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List of the best movies like The Ward (2010): The Attic Expeditions, The Dead Zone, Gothika, Get Out, As Above, So Below, The Haunting of Whaley House, The Wind, Dark Floors, Lost Voyage, The Bunker.

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Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSurgeons
PlotOn real events, Superpowers, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Black humor, Serious

Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor in an attempt to learn the whereabouts of a powerful occult book. As other patients start to disappear, Trevor begins to wonder who and where he really is.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Psychics, Losers, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Superpowers, Investigation, Supernatural
PlaceIslands, Ships, Antarctica, USA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38
CharactersSerial killers, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Gothic

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:43
CharactersDogs, Family, Photographers, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Slavery, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceParty, Estate, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersArchaeologists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceParis, France, Tomb
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Philosophical, Serious, Disturbing

When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTourists
PlotSurvival, Travel, Supernatural, Pursuit, Ghosts
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDemons
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceSmall cities
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Depressive, Serious

A supernatural thriller set in the Western frontier of the late 1800s, The Wind stars Caitlin Gerard as a plains-woman driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryFinland, Iceland
Duration01:25
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Autistic, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Investigation, Obsession, Supernatural
PlaceShips, Ocean, The Bermuda Triangle
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious

Twenty five years ago, the SS Corona Queen disappeared in the region known as, "The Bermuda Triangle". Now, it has returned. Seven people go on board to learn the truth behind her disappearance but the ship did not return alone...

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Viruses
PlaceBunker
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

In 1944, in the Belgian - German border, seven German soldiers survive an American attack in the front and lock themselves in a bunker to protect the position. Under siege by the enemy and with little ammunition, they decide to explore underground tunnels to seek supplies and find an escape route. While in the tunnel, weird things happen with the group.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23
CharactersWitch, Teens, Family
PlotOn real events, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Creepy, Gothic

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersSerial killers, Submariners, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Investigation, Supernatural, Shipwreck
PlacePrison, Submarines, Court
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this is about to become a journey into the sensory delusions, mental deceptions and runaway fear that lurk just below the surface of the ocean.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Curses, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:21
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Snow, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceForest, USA
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceLighthouse
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant country house owned by a friend and begins a relationship with charming local Angus. But, just as her life is taking a turn for the better, Rachel realizes she's being romanced by a ghost, leading her to doubt her own sanity.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceCastle, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Gothic, Serious

Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersLosers, Businessmen
PlotObsession, Mental disorders, Experiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Sects
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A young journalist goes deep undercover within a mountain commune and becomes manipulated by a duplicitous cult leader.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:56
CharactersHeroes
PlotSuperpowers, Obsession, Supernatural, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceEstate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Family, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow
PlaceCountry houses
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersSerial killers, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Split personality, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersHeroes, Psychologists
PlotSplit personality, Supernatural, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceSmall cities, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Fancy

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Weapon, Voodoo
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Creepy

Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:44
CharactersLawyers, Old man, Nurses
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Voodoo, Rites of passage
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Gothic

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFathers, Terminally ill, Nurses, Mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Mystery, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Mansions
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing

A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, James, fancies himself in charge of the manor house with his terminally ill mother, and barricades the two of them into the house.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersVampire, Indians, Cannibals, Gypsies, Psychics
PlotAbduction, Superpowers, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural
PlaceTrains, Labyrinths, Beach, Hotels
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Gothic, Serious, For men

A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off of people like them in order to remain immortal. Doctor Sleep is a sequel to Stephen King's 1977 novel "The Shining". Doctor Sleep is set several decades after the events of the first "Shining".

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Friends
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceAntarctica, USA, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious Lady In White lives. As he discovers the secret of the woman he soon finds that the killer may be someone close to him.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Supernatural, Depression, Mystery
PlaceIreland
TimeNew Year, Dark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, David begins to unravel, and the house’s eerie history threatens to repeat itself. Dripping with tension and chilling to the core, this visceral Irish ghost story is a visually arresting and genuinely shocking journey into the darkness within.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersWriters, Singers
PlotSupernatural, Curses, Ghosts
PlaceLake
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Serious

Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him.





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