20 Movies Like The Decent

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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, as they help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. The couple must confront the malevolent entity and protect the family from its evil intentions.

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 being haunted by malevolent spirits, and they must uncover the truth behind the haunting to save him from being trapped in a realm called “The Further.”

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 discovers a box of home movies depicting grisly murders, leading him to uncover a supernatural entity that is responsible for the killings. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he becomes trapped in a terrifying web of evil and must confront his own demons to save his family.

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 widow and her troubled son who are haunted by a mysterious creature from a disturbing children’s book. As they struggle to confront their fears, their sanity is tested and the line between reality and nightmare blurs.

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 supernatural entity that relentlessly pursues and kills its victims, who can only pass on the curse through sexual encounters. The protagonist, Jay, must find a way to escape the entity’s pursuit and break the cycle before it’s too late.

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 suspenseful horror film set in a post-apocalyptic world where a family must live in silence to avoid attracting deadly creatures that hunt by sound. As they navigate their silent existence, they must find a way to protect themselves and communicate without making a sound.

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 family who faces supernatural forces and paranoia after their newborn son mysteriously disappears, leading to a series of unsettling and terrifying events that test their faith and sanity.

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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The movie “Hereditary” is about a family that becomes haunted by a sinister presence after the death of their secretive grandmother, unraveling dark secrets and unleashing a series of terrifying events that threaten their sanity and lives.

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 after her niece dies and discovers a dark secret that puts her own life in danger.

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 a secluded mansion, believing they are haunted by mysterious entities. As they uncover dark secrets, the line between reality and the supernatural becomes blurred.

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 a group of friends who break into the house of a blind man, only to discover that he is not as helpless as he seems. As they try to escape, they find themselves trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

The Exorcism of Emily Rose
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson
Actors: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo
Language: English, Syriac, German, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Aramaic
Country: United States
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“The Exorcism of Emily Rose” is a supernatural horror film based on a true story, following the trial of a priest accused of negligent homicide after a young woman dies during an exorcism. The movie explores the clash between science and religion as it delves into the disturbing events surrounding Emily Rose’s possession and subsequent tragic death.

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 grew up to open a home for disabled children. As she settles in, her own son goes missing and she begins to uncover dark secrets about the orphanage’s past.

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 that follows a vengeful spirit haunting a house, cursing anyone who enters and causing a chain of terrifying events. As the curse spreads, a detective and a single mother must uncover the dark secrets of the house to break the curse and survive.

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 young couple who set up cameras in their home to capture evidence of a supernatural presence haunting them at night. As the paranormal activity intensifies, they must confront the increasingly malevolent entity and its chilling intentions.

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 communicates with the dead and seeks help from a child psychologist to understand his abilities. As the psychologist tries to unravel the truth, he discovers a shocking revelation about the boy’s unique gift.”

REC

REC
REC
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 78 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 16 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Jaume Balagueró, Luiso Berdejo, Paco Plaza
Actors: Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano
Language: Spanish, Japanese
Country: Spain
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The REC movie is a found footage horror film that follows a television reporter and her cameraman as they document a nightmarish outbreak of a mysterious virus in an apartment building, resulting in a fight for survival against infected residents.

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 building plagued by a mysterious water leak, which leads to terrifying supernatural occurrences and a disturbing secret.

Oculus

Oculus
Oculus
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard, Jeff Seidman
Actors: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Oculus movie is a psychological horror film about a woman who tries to prove that her brother is innocent of a crime by documenting the malevolent supernatural force within an antique mirror, only to become trapped in its nightmarish grip herself.

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 women who go on a cave exploration expedition and become trapped underground, where they encounter terrifying creatures. As they struggle to survive, tensions rise within the group, leading to a battle for survival against both the creatures and each other.

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