20 Movies Like Mama

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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 supernatural horror film based on the true story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. They are called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse, leading to a terrifying battle against an evil entity.

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” and must fight supernatural forces to save him. They enlist the help of paranormal experts to navigate through the haunting and bring their son back.

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 within seven days. A journalist investigates the tape’s origins and tries to find a way to break the curse before her own time runs out.

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 follows a true-crime writer who discovers a box of disturbing home movies that plunge him into a terrifying supernatural investigation, leading to a malevolent entity that threatens his family’s safety.

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 haunted by a mysterious creature from a children’s book that manifests their deepest fears and anxieties, ultimately threatening their sanity and lives.

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place
A Quiet Place
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 37 wins & 128 nominations total
Writer: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski
Actors: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
Language: American Sign , English
Country: United States
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“A Quiet Place” is a post-apocalyptic horror film where a family must live in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. They navigate a world where any noise can be deadly as they try to protect themselves and communicate using sign language.

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 her after a sexual encounter, forcing her to find a way to escape its deadly pursuit.

The Grudge

The Grudge
The Grudge
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Stephen Susco, Takashi Shimizu
Actors: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Grudge” is a horror film about a vengeful spirit that haunts a cursed house, spreading a deadly curse to anyone who enters. As the curse takes hold, a detective and a single mother must uncover the dark secrets of the house to break the cycle of terror.

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 & 20 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, prompting her mother to seek the help of two priests to perform an exorcism and save her daughter’s soul. The movie explores themes of faith, evil, and the battle between good and evil.

Poltergeist

Poltergeist
Poltergeist
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 4 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor
Actors: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Poltergeist movie is about a suburban family whose home is invaded by malevolent spirits. They must fight to save their daughter who has been abducted into another dimension by the poltergeists.

Hereditary

Hereditary
Hereditary
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 50 wins & 112 nominations
Writer: Ari Aster
Actors: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Hereditary” is a horror film about a family haunted by a series of disturbing events following the death of their secretive grandmother, unraveling dark secrets and sinister supernatural forces. As the family’s sanity unravels, they must confront their inherited fate and face the terrifying truth of their lineage.

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity
Paranormal Activity
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Oren Peli
Actors: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs
Language: English
Country: United States
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Paranormal Activity is a found footage horror film that follows a couple who experience increasingly disturbing supernatural occurrences in their home. As they try to capture evidence of the paranormal activity, they become terrorized by a malevolent presence that threatens their lives.

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 psychological thriller about a young boy who can communicate with the dead and seeks help from a child psychologist to understand and cope with his supernatural abilities.”

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 horror/thriller film about a group of young thieves who break into the home of a blind man, only to find themselves trapped and hunted by him. As they struggle to escape, they uncover dark secrets that make their situation even more terrifying.

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 and her two children who live in an isolated mansion, where they begin to experience strange occurrences that lead them to believe they are not alone. As they uncover the truth, they realize that they are the ghosts haunting the house.

The Witch

The Witch
The Witch
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 45 wins & 70 nominations
Writer: Robert Eggers
Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, United Kingdom
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“The Witch” is a horror film set in 17th century New England, following a Puritan family that is plagued by supernatural occurrences after the disappearance of their infant son, leading to paranoia, suspicion, and a descent into madness.”

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 psychological horror film about a young African American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, only to discover a sinister secret involving the exploitation of black bodies and minds.”

Annabelle

Annabelle
Annabelle
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 37/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Gary Dauberman
Actors: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Annabelle movie is about a possessed vintage doll that terrorizes a young couple, leading them to seek help from paranormal investigators. They soon realize that the doll is a conduit for evil spirits and must find a way to escape its malevolent influence.

Lights Out

Lights Out
Lights Out
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Eric Heisserer, David F. Sandberg
Actors: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Lights Out movie is about a supernatural entity that can only be seen in the dark, terrorizing a family and their struggle to survive its relentless attacks. As they uncover the truth behind the entity, they must find a way to overcome their fear and find a way to defeat it.

Drag Me to Hell

Drag Me to Hell
Drag Me to Hell
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 7 wins & 24 nominations
Writer: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi
Actors: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier
Language: English, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech
Country: United States
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“Drag Me to Hell” is a horror film about a young woman who is cursed by a malevolent spirit after denying a loan extension to an elderly woman, leading to a terrifying battle to save her soul from eternal damnation.”

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