10 best movies like V/H/S: Viral (2014)

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Movies similar to V/H/S: Viral (2014): The Kid, Daybreak, Holy War: A History of Runet, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Low Tide, Strange But True, Extra Ordinary, Countdown, Fractured, Voldemort: Origins of the Heir.

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The Kid (2019)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreadventure, western
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Sheriffs, Cowboys, Tough guys
PlaceWild West, USA

New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ruthlessly pursued by a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garret.

Daybreak (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama
Duration02:51
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters
PlotLove, Fight, Death, Fear, Confrontation
PlaceUSA

Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs.

Holy War: A History of Runet (2019)
Mark
CharactersScientists, Friends
PlotInternet
PlaceRussia, Moscow, USA

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
Duration01:36
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Friends, Zombie
PlotDamn things, Supernatural, Investigation
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing, For a group of friends

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

Low Tide (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

Strange But True (2019)
CharactersPregnant, Family, Teens
PlotMystery, Cheating
StyleUnexpected ending, Fancy, Disturbing, Action, Heavy

A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she's pregnant with his child.

Extra Ordinary (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
Duration01:56
CharactersNeighbors
PlotFear, Witchcraft, Obsession, Supernatural
PlaceIreland
StyleDisturbing

A driving instructor must use her other-worldly gifts to save a lonely man’s daughter from a rock star looking to use her for Satanic purposes.

Countdown (2019)
PlotFear, Cheating, Supernatural, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleTense

A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Fractured (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, detective
Duration02:08
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Unexpected ending, Heavy, Disturbing

Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray's family ever being checked in.

Voldemort: Origins of the Heir (2018)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryItaly
CharactersWizards, Teens, Students, Friends
PlotRevenge, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleCreepy

A fan made prequel to the Harry Potter series based on Tom Riddle and his progression to becoming The Dark Lord.

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The Little Witch (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
Duration02:19
CharactersWitch, Wizards, Teens
StyleKind, For winter evenings, For relax, For sleep, For a cozy evening, For background, Womens in main roles, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

The little witch is only 127 years old – too young for the annual coven of witches. Although she is not yet old enough to be a real witch she wants to become a really good one. This decision causes trouble inside her magic world.

The Snow Queen: Mirror Lands (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
Duration01:23
CharactersWizards, Kings, Troll
PlotAdventure
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleKind, For children, Touching, Cute, Soulful

A powerful king nearly lost his family due to the Snow Queen's evil deeds. He finds a way to ban all the magic from the world - all the possessors of magic powers are now trapped in Mirrorlands. The only one who can stop him and keep the fairy-tale in our world is Gerda - as her own biggest power is not magic but her faith in kindness and friendship. In Gerda's new adventures, she will be helped by trolls, pirates and even the Snow Queen herself.

Eighth Grade (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Photographers
PlotInternet, Social Media, Technology
PlaceSchool
StyleLight

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

The Gateway (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic
CountryAustralia
Duration01:28
CharactersScientists, Family
PlotDeath, Teleportation, Time travel
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleAtmospheric

A particle physicist grieving over the loss of her husband in a car crash uses a revolutionary machine to bring him back, with dire consequences for her family.

No One Would Tell (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
Duration01:00
CharactersTeens
PlotRelationship, Revenge
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleHeavy, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Laura Collins, single mom to daughter Sarah, has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison, Laura is thrilled with what she sees. But when it becomes increasingly clear that Rob has a darker, possessive side, Laura lives in a state of denial about her daughter’s relationship until Sarah goes missing. Laura must find the will to fight for justice for Sarah when a case against Rob is brought to trial and presided over by a powerful judge.

Selfie from Hell (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 3)
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:36
PlotInternet, Social Media, Technology, Supernatural, Death
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending

Julia, an online vlogger from Germany, comes to the US to visit her cousin Hannah. Upon her arrival, Julia falls fatefully ill, prompting Hannah's suspicion of the strange and sudden illness. When unusual happenings start taking place in her home, Hannah begins a relentless internet search to discover the cause. She comes across Julia's vlog entries and finds herself immersed deep in the web - too deep - in a place where terror knows no end.

Ghostland (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:23
CharactersWriters, Maniacs, Captives, Sisters
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Fear, Survival
StyleCreepy, Tense, Disturbing, Action

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange...

Headgame (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Fear, Experiments, Survival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A group of young people awake, locked inside a warehouse with cameras screwed into their heads. It becomes apparent that they are unwilling competitors in a deadly game, and they will need to murder each other if they hope to survive.

The Endless (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersBrothers
PlotMystery, Fear, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceUSA

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Military
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Disasters, Skirmishes
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleTense

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Rememory (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersScientists, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Fear
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Unexpected ending, Disturbing

The widow of a wise professor stumbles upon one of his inventions that's able to record and play a person's memory.

Newness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:46
PlotLove, Internet, Fear
PlaceUSA

In contemporary Los Angeles, two millennials navigating a social media–driven hookup culture begin a relationship that pushes both emotional and physical boundaries.

The Dark Tapes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Demons, Serial killers
PlotGhosts, Internet, Fear
PlaceUSA

A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.

Dismissed (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Pupils
PlaceSchool
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A straight-edged teacher finds trouble when an honors student is willing to do anything to get an A.

The Man from Earth: Holocene (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersScientists
PlotAdventure, Mystery, Investigation, Seduction
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

14,000 year-old "Man from Earth" John Oldman, now teaching in northern California, realizes that not only is he finally starting to age, but four students have discovered his deepest secret, putting his life in grave danger and potentially destroying the world's most popular religion.

Atomica (2017)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersScientists
PlaceUSA, Deserts
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

In the near future, when communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out to bring them back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange behaviors cause Abby to have doubts about the sanity, and perhaps identities, of the two employees onsite.

Bedeviled (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotDeath, Fear, Supernatural, Funeral
PlaceUSA

A group of friends download a Siri-like App which, at first, seems like a harmless way to get directions or a restaurant recommendation. But the sinister nature of the App soon reveals itself. The App not only knows each person’s deepest, darkest fears, but is able to manifest these fears into the real world to literally scare the kids to death.

Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotSupernatural, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Heavy

Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house including the miraculous recovery of her brother, Belle begins to suspect her Mother isn't telling her everything and soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house.

Devil in the Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersBrothers, Deer
PlotSupernatural
PlaceForest
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

When estranged brothers Adam and Clint attempt to reconnect over a week-long hunting trip in remote British Columbia, they find the tables turned by a mysterious presence lurking in the forest. Convinced that they are now besieged by a supernatural presence, the siblings begrudgingly agree on only one thing: they will have to put aside their differences and work together if they plan on making it out these dark woods alive.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWizards, Monsters, Scientists
PlotMulti-part, Adventure, Travel, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Belgium, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersWizards, Childrens, Family, Teens, Orphans
PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Gothic

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Arrival (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Linguists
PlotTime travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Smart

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Fight, Chase, Adventure, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Slash (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersTeens, Writers, Pupils
PlotSuccess, Internet, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new universe.

Mercury Plains (2016)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTeens, Police, Heroes
PlotAdventure
PlaceMexico, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.

The Horde (2016)
Mark4 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends, Pupils, Cannibals
PlotDeath, Fear, Martial Arts
PlaceMountains, USA
StyleAction, Tense

The film follows John Crenshaw as he accompanies his girlfriend and her students on a weekend nature-photography expedition deep into the woods. What should be an educational and fun-filled weekend turns into horror as the group is besieged by an unspeakable evil - a horde of hideously disfigured, mutated humans with an insatiable taste for blood. As things go from bad to worse, Crenshaw becomes their only hope if they are going to get out alive.

The Infiltrator (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersMafia, Brides
PlotDeath, Fear, Undercover, Money
PlaceMexico, USA

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Cabin Fever (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Friends, Dogs
PlotLove, Death, Skirmishes, Vacation
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Depressive

In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.

Don't Hang Up (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDeath, Internet
PlaceEngland, Party
StyleTense, Disturbing

An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.

We Go On (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersScientists, Demons
PlotTime travel, Money, Supernatural, Life after death, Death
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing

WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that can prove that we go on after our deaths. He narrows the responses down to three viable candidates a scientist, a medium, and a worldly entrepreneur. Along with his fiercely protective mother, he embarks on an adventure that will spiral into an unthinkable nightmare.

The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersArtists, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Supernatural
PlaceEngland
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric

Ray Winstone heads a cast of acclaimed actors in four H. G. Wells stories

Spectral (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersScientists, Soldier, Military
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
PlaceLaboratory
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, For men

A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.

Rebirth (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersFathers, Snipers
PlotTime travel, Blackmail, Seduction, Death
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Exciting, Unexpected ending, For men

A man's life is turned inside out after a visit from his college friend leads him into the unexpected.

Shangri-La Suite (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Karen and Jack met in a mental hospital and fell in love. They set out to follow what Jack thinks is his destiny: killing Elvis Presley.

The Family (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration04:11
CharactersFamily
PlotMystery, Political
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?

Beyond the Gates (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersBrothers, Fathers
PlotDeath, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it.

Satanic (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends
PlotMystery, Supernatural
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing

Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.

Damien (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Fate, Religious
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Tense

After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.

Jack Goes Home (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersMothers, Fathers
PlotDeath, Mystery, Relationship, Supernatural
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense

After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.

Incarnate (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDemons
PlotObsession, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

An exorcist comes up against an evil from his past when he uses his skills to enter the mind of a nine year old boy.

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