20 Movies Like Sinister

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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 horror film based on real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. It follows their investigation of a haunted farmhouse and their battle against a malevolent entity that terrorizes a family living there.

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 must confront supernatural forces and navigate a dark, otherworldly realm known as “The Further” in order to save their comatose son from malevolent entities.

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 who becomes plagued by a sinister children’s book character that manifests in her life. As she struggles to protect herself and her son from the entity, she begins to question her own 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 receive a phone call, informing them that they will die in seven days. A journalist investigates the tape’s origins and must find a way to break the curse before her own time runs out.

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 possessed by a demonic entity, and the desperate attempts of two priests to save her through an exorcism.

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 about a vengeful spirit named Freddy Krueger who terrorizes and kills teenagers in their dreams, ultimately leading to their deaths in the real world. The movie follows a group of friends as they try to stay awake and find a way to defeat Freddy before they become his next victims.

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.”

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 about three student filmmakers who venture into the Black Hills Forest to document the legend of the Blair Witch but soon find themselves lost and tormented by an unseen presence, leading to their mysterious disappearance.”

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 and tragic events after the death of their secretive grandmother, unraveling a dark and sinister family legacy.”

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. She must find a way to escape its grasp and prevent it from passing on to someone else.

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 for the weekend, only to uncover a dark and disturbing secret about their intentions.”

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 suspenseful horror film about a group of young burglars who break into the house 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 perilous.

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 terrifying supernatural occurrences in their home. As they document the events, they uncover a malevolent presence that threatens their lives.

Orphan

Orphan
Orphan
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, Alex Mace
Actors: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman
Language: English, American Sign , Estonian
Country: United States, Canada, Germany, France
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The movie “Orphan” is about a couple who adopts a young girl, only to discover that she is not who she appears to be and has dark intentions. As they uncover her true nature, they must protect themselves and their family from her sinister plans.

The Descent

The Descent
The Descent
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Neil Marshall
Actors: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Descent” is a horror film about a group of female friends who go on a caving expedition and become trapped underground, where they encounter terrifying creatures. As they struggle to survive and find a way out, tensions rise and their worst fears are realized.

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In
Let the Right One In
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award76 wins & 58 nominations total
Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Actors: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
Language: Swedish, Spanish
Country: Sweden, Norway, France
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“Let the Right One In” is a Swedish horror film about a young boy named Oskar who befriends a mysterious girl named Eli, who turns out to be a vampire. As their bond grows, Oskar must confront the dark secrets of Eli’s existence and the violence that surrounds them.

Midsommar

Midsommar
Midsommar
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 27 wins & 74 nominations
Writer: Ari Aster
Actors: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden
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“Midsommar” is a horror film that follows a group of friends who travel to a remote Swedish village to partake in a midsummer festival, only to discover that the seemingly idyllic event takes a dark and sinister turn. The movie explores themes of grief, cults, and the breakdown of relationships in a visually stunning and unsettling manner.

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 who lives with her two photosensitive children in a secluded mansion, where they begin to experience strange occurrences that lead them to believe the house is haunted. As the suspense builds, the family’s dark secrets and the truth about their haunting reality are revealed.

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 directed by Stanley Kubrick. It follows a writer who becomes the winter caretaker of an isolated hotel, where his sanity unravels as he experiences supernatural occurrences and the dark history of the hotel.

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 devout Puritan family who begins to suspect supernatural forces at work when their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail. As paranoia and religious fervor escalate, they question their own sanity and the true nature of evil.

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