20 Movies Like Halloween

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Psycho

Psycho
Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 8 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch
Actors: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Psycho” is a psychological horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It follows the story of Marion Crane, who steals money from her employer and ends up at the Bates Motel, where she encounters the disturbed owner Norman Bates.

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 22/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Victor Miller, Ron Kurz
Actors: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Friday the 13th movie is a horror film franchise that follows the story of a vengeful killer named Jason Voorhees, who terrorizes and hunts down unsuspecting campers at Camp Crystal Lake.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Wes Craven
Actors: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Nightmare on Elm Street” is a horror film that follows a group of teenagers who are haunted and terrorized in their dreams by a vengeful serial killer named Freddy Krueger. As they struggle to stay awake and find a way to defeat him, they uncover a dark secret from their past that connects them to Freddy’s deadly reign of terror.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 4 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper, Scott Kosar
Actors: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a horror film about a group of friends who encounter a family of sadistic cannibals in rural Texas, leading to a terrifying fight for survival.

Scream

Scream
Scream
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 12 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Kevin Williamson
Actors: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Scream movie is a slasher film that follows a group of high school students who are targeted by a masked killer known as Ghostface. As they try to survive, they must unravel the mystery of the killer’s identity and his connection to their past.

The Exorcist

The Exorcist
The Exorcist
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 18 wins & 21 nominations total
Writer: William Peter Blatty
Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair
Language: English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish
Country: United States
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“The Exorcist” is a horror film about a young girl who becomes possessed by a demonic entity, leading to a desperate battle between her family and a Catholic priest to save her soul.

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 the true story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. As they uncover the horrifying secrets of the house, they must confront a malevolent entity to save the family from its grip.

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 & 9 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 drive the father to madness and violence.

Hush

Hush
Hush
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Mike Flanagan, Kate Siegel
Actors: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco
Language: English, American Sign
Country: United States
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The movie “Hush” is a suspenseful thriller about a deaf and mute writer who must fight for her life when a masked intruder terrorizes her in her secluded home.

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 plagued by a mysterious creature from a children’s book that manifests as a malevolent presence in their lives, testing their sanity and survival. As they struggle to confront their deepest fears, the line between reality and nightmare becomes increasingly blurred.

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 follows a family as they navigate a series of supernatural events and encounters after their son falls into a coma, revealing a dark and malevolent presence that seeks to possess his body. They must uncover the truth behind their haunted house and find a way to save their son’s soul before it’s too late.

It Follows

It Follows
It Follows
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 25 wins & 44 nominations
Writer: David Robert Mitchell
Actors: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi
Language: English
Country: United States
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“It Follows” is a horror film about a young woman who becomes the target of a supernatural entity that relentlessly pursues its victims, passing from one person to another through sexual encounters. As she tries to escape its clutches, she discovers that there is no easy way to break free from the curse.

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 23 wins & 26 nominations
Writer: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez, Heather Donahue
Actors: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blair Witch Project” is a found footage horror film that follows three student filmmakers who venture into the Black Hills Forest to investigate the legend of the Blair Witch. As they become lost and experience supernatural events, their sanity and lives are slowly consumed by the mysterious presence lurking in the woods.

The Omen

The Omen
The Omen
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: David Seltzer
Actors: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens
Language: English, Latin, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Omen” is a horror film about a couple who discovers that their adopted son is the Antichrist, and they must uncover the truth before he unleashes chaos upon the world. As supernatural events unfold, they are forced to confront the terrifying reality of their child’s true identity.

Child’s Play

Child's Play
Child's Play
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Don Mancini, John Lafia, Tom Holland
Actors: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Child’s Play” is a horror film about a possessed doll named Chucky who terrorizes a young boy and his mother, as he goes on a killing spree to transfer his soul into a human body. The movie explores themes of supernatural possession and the fear of inanimate objects coming to life.

Suspiria

Suspiria
Suspiria
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi, Thomas De Quincey
Actors: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci
Language: Italian, Russian, English, German, Latin
Country: Italy
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“Suspiria” is a horror film about a young American dancer who joins a prestigious dance academy in Berlin, only to discover that it is a front for a coven of witches. As she unravels the dark secrets of the academy, she becomes entangled in a web of supernatural horror and violence.

Don’t Breathe

Don't Breathe
Don't Breathe
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues
Actors: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette
Language: English
Country: United States, Hungary
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“Don’t Breathe” is a thriller film about three friends who break into the house of a blind man, only to discover that he is far more dangerous than they anticipated. As they struggle to escape, they realize they are trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Get Out

Get Out
Get Out
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 153 wins & 213 nominations total
Writer: Jordan Peele
Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford
Language: English, Swahili
Country: United States, Japan
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“Get Out” is a horror film that follows a young African American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, only to discover a sinister secret involving hypnotism and the exploitation of black bodies for immortality. As he tries to escape, he uncovers a disturbing conspiracy that challenges notions of racial harmony.

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 71 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Silence of the Lambs” is a psychological thriller about a young FBI trainee who seeks the help of a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch another serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. As they delve deeper into the case, a deadly cat-and-mouse game ensues, testing their wits and sanity.

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 cursed videotape that causes anyone who watches it to die seven days later. A journalist investigates the tape’s origins to save herself and her son from its deadly curse.

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