20 Movies Like Alan Wake

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The Shining

The Shining
The Shining
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Drama, Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Shining” is a psychological horror film based on Stephen King’s novel. It follows a writer and his family as they become caretakers of an isolated hotel, where supernatural forces begin to unravel the father’s sanity, leading to a terrifying descent into madness.

In the Mouth of Madness

In the Mouth of Madness
In the Mouth of Madness
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Michael De Luca
Actors: Sam Neill, Jürgen Prochnow, Julie Carmen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“In the Mouth of Madness” is a psychological horror film about an insurance investigator who is hired to find a missing horror author and ends up being drawn into a nightmarish world where fiction and reality blur, ultimately questioning his own sanity and the nature of existence.”

Dark Water

Dark Water
Dark Water
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Kôji Suzuki, Hideo Nakata, Takashige Ichise
Actors: Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Dark Water movie is a psychological horror film about a mother and daughter who move into a rundown apartment, where they encounter strange occurrences and a mysterious water leak that leads to a disturbing secret. As they unravel the truth, they must confront their own fears and fight to protect their sanity and survival.

The Ring

The Ring
The Ring
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 14 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Ehren Kruger, Kôji Suzuki, Hiroshi Takahashi
Actors: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Ring” is a horror film about a mysterious videotape that, when watched, leads to a phone call announcing the viewer’s death in seven days. As a journalist investigates the deadly curse, she discovers a dark secret behind the tape and must race against time to break the curse and save herself and her son.

The Mothman Prophecies

The Mothman Prophecies
The Mothman Prophecies
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Richard Hatem, John A. Keel
Actors: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, David Eigenberg
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Mothman Prophecies” is a supernatural thriller film based on true events, following a reporter investigating strange occurrences in a small town where a mysterious creature called the Mothman is said to appear before tragic events. As he delves deeper, he discovers a web of paranormal phenomena and unsettling prophecies that blur the line between reality and the supernatural.

The Others

The Others
The Others
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 29 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan
Language: English
Country: Spain, United States, France, Italy
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“The Others” is a psychological horror film about a woman living in an isolated mansion with her two children who believe their house is haunted, leading to a series of eerie events and shocking revelations about their true reality.

Session 9

Session 9
Session 9
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Brad Anderson, Stephen Gevedon
Actors: David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Session 9” is a psychological horror film about a group of asbestos removal workers who become haunted by the dark history of an abandoned mental asylum they are tasked with cleaning. As they delve deeper into the building, their sanity begins to unravel, leading to a terrifying descent into madness.

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin
Actors: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Jacob’s Ladder” is a psychological horror film that follows a Vietnam War veteran named Jacob Singer, who experiences disturbing hallucinations and flashbacks as he tries to uncover the truth about his past. The movie explores themes of trauma, guilt, and the blurred line between reality and delusion.

Insidious

Insidious
Insidious
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Leigh Whannell
Actors: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Insidious movie is about a family who discovers that their son is trapped in a realm called The Further, where evil spirits and demons lurk. They must navigate through a series of supernatural events and enlist the help of paranormal experts to save their son’s soul.

Sinister

Sinister
Sinister
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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The Sinister movie is about a true crime writer who moves his family into a new home, only to discover a box of disturbing home movies that unravel a dark and terrifying mystery. As he delves deeper into the films, he realizes that a malevolent supernatural force is at work, threatening his family’s safety and sanity.

The Babadook

The Babadook
The Babadook
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 56 wins & 64 nominations
Writer: Jennifer Kent
Actors: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall
Language: English
Country: Australia, Canada
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“The Babadook” is a psychological horror film about a single mother and her troubled son who are tormented by a malevolent creature from a mysterious children’s book. As the entity’s influence grows, their sanity and relationship are pushed to the brink.

The Conjuring

The Conjuring
The Conjuring
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 15 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes
Actors: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Conjuring” is a horror film based on real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. The movie follows the couple as they help a family plagued by a malicious presence in their new home, ultimately uncovering a dark history and fighting to save their souls.

Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak
Crimson Peak
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 7 wins & 43 nominations
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins
Actors: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“Crimson Peak” is a gothic romance film about a young woman who marries a mysterious man and moves into his crumbling mansion, only to discover dark secrets and supernatural occurrences that haunt the house. As she unravels the truth, she must confront her own fears and escape the clutches of her husband and the haunted estate.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 37 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Language: English, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Sixth Sense is a supernatural thriller about a young boy who can see and communicate with ghosts. As a child psychologist tries to help him, they uncover a dark secret that connects them both.”

Stir of Echoes

Stir of Echoes
Stir of Echoes
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Richard Matheson, David Koepp
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe
Language: English, Spanish, Korean
Country: United States
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The Stir of Echoes movie is about a man who becomes haunted by supernatural visions after being hypnotized, leading him to uncover a dark secret in his neighborhood. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he becomes consumed by the haunting and must confront the truth at all costs.

The Village

The Village
The Village
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Village” is a psychological thriller directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Set in a secluded 19th-century village, the film follows a community living in fear of mysterious creatures that inhabit the surrounding woods, while uncovering surprising secrets about their own existence.

Don’t Look Now

Don't Look Now
Don't Look Now
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Daphne Du Maurier, Allan Scott, Chris Bryant
Actors: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason
Language: English, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, Italy
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“Don’t Look Now” is a psychological thriller about a grieving couple who encounter a psychic in Venice, Italy, and are haunted by a series of mysterious and disturbing events that lead them to question their perception of reality.”

The Orphanage

The Orphanage
The Orphanage
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 32 wins & 43 nominations
Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez
Actors: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
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“The Orphanage” is a Spanish horror film about a woman who returns to the orphanage where she was raised, only to discover that it is haunted by malevolent spirits. As she investigates the supernatural occurrences, she unravels dark secrets from her past and seeks to protect her adopted son from the vengeful ghosts.

The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 5 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Susan Hill, Jane Goldman
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Sweden
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“The Woman in Black” is a supernatural horror film about a young lawyer who is sent to a remote village to settle the estate of a deceased client. As he uncovers dark secrets and encounters a vengeful ghost, he becomes entangled in a haunting mystery with deadly consequences.

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
A Tale of Two Sisters
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 23 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Jee-woon Kim, Kim Jee Woon
Actors: Lim Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Kap-su
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“A Tale of Two Sisters” is a psychological horror film that follows two sisters returning home from a mental institution and uncovering dark secrets within their family. As they navigate their troubled relationships and a haunting presence, the film explores themes of trauma, memory, and the blurred lines between reality and hallucination.

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