10 best movies like The Witch (2016)

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The Witch 2016
In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.
List of the best movies like The Witch (2016): Gretel & Hansel, An American Haunting, Dead Night, Gothika, The Last Broadcast, Final Girl, They, Haunter, Lord of Illusions, Oculus.

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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

An American Haunting (2005)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23

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

Dead Night (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA

A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods culminates in absolute terror.

Gothika (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38

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.

The Last Broadcast (1998)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA

Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect in the disappearances of the other two. However, a local filmmaker examines extensive footage found at the scene and arrives at a different conclusion.

Final Girl (2015)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:30

Veronica, the new girl in town, is lured into the woods by a group of senior boys looking to make her a victim. But the boys don't know that Veronica's been trained to handle herself in surprisingly lethal ways.

They (2002)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..

Haunter (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryCanada, France
Duration01:37

A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.

Lord of Illusions (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Oculus (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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Darlin' (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of the church. But Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the "sins" she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman who raised her, equally fierce and feral, is ever present in the shadows of Darlin’s psyche and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to get in her way.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA

Newly released from a mental ward, Jessica hopes to return to life the way it was before her nervous breakdown. But when Jessica moves to a country house with her husband and a close friend, she finds a mysterious girl living in there who may or may not be a vampire. Jessica's terror and paranoia resurface as evil forces surround her, making her wonder: Are the visions real or is she slipping back into madness?

The Craft (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

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.

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses a bizarre killing and promises never to tell what he saw and the "in-between" bit is the story of a woman preparing to cook her newspaper boy for supper.

Silver Bullet (1985)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Netherlands
Duration01:35

The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. People lock themselves up at night, but there's one boy who's still outside, he's preparing the barbecue.

Take Shelter (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is too late. Meanwhile, the bride has to figure out if it is all in her imagination or not, aided by her ex-boyfriend...

Dark Corners (2006)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A troubled young woman wakes up one day as a different person - someone who is stalked by creatures.

The Leopard Man (1943)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.

The Last Heist (2016)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A bank heist descends into violent chaos when one of the hostages turns out to be a serial killer. Trapping the well-organized team of bank robbers in the building, the killer is now picking them off one by one.

Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

After a freak, fatal accident, the soul Karl—aka The Address Book Killer—ends up trapped in the electrical grid. He targets Terry and her son for his next victims, turning home technology against them as deadly weapons.

Dementia 13 (1963)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:15

When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the family fortune if her husband is alive. The Halorans are a strange family, still grieving over the death of the youngest daughter Kathleen who drowned in a pond when she was just a child. They hold an annual ceremony of remembrance every year on the anniversary of her death. This year however, someone is wielding an ax intent on murder.

The Wraith (1986)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with his girlfriend, a mysterious power creates Jake Kesey, an extremely cool motor-biker who has a car which is invincible. Jake befriends Jamie's girlfriend Keri Johnson, takes Jamie's sweet brother Bill under his wing and manages what Sheriff Loomis couldn't; eliminate Packard's criminal gang the hard way...

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

The Wind (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryUSA

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.

The Believers (1987)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada

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.

Grace (2009)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a grief-stricken Matheson demands to carry the child to term -- even if it endangers her own life to do so. Curiously, little Grace emerges undead -- and with a craving for human blood.

Curtains (1983)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:29

Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.




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