20 Movies Like The Messengers

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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 real-life paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, as they help a family plagued by a malevolent spirit in their new home, leading to a terrifying battle for their lives.

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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“Sinister” is a horror film about a true-crime writer who discovers a box of disturbing home movies that unravel a dark and supernatural mystery, leading him and his family into a terrifying and deadly ordeal.”

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 mystery behind the tape to save her own life and uncover the dark secrets behind its creation.

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, killing anyone who enters and spreading its malevolence to others. As the curse spreads, a detective investigates the origins of the haunting and tries to put an end to the cycle of terror.

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 unravels a haunting secret that threatens their sanity and safety.

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 supernatural horror film about a woman living in an isolated mansion with her two photosensitive children, who becomes convinced that their house is haunted by malevolent spirits. As she tries to protect her family from the unknown, dark secrets and shocking revelations about their existence are unveiled.

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. With the help of a child psychologist, he unravels the mystery behind a disturbing secret that haunts him.

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 supernatural horror film about a woman who returns to the orphanage where she grew up, only to discover that her adopted son has gone missing and strange occurrences begin to haunt her. As she delves into the dark history of the orphanage, she uncovers a heartbreaking secret that connects her past to the present.

Mama

Mama
Mama
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Andy Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, Neil Cross
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier
Language: English
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
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“Mama” is a supernatural horror film about two young girls who are found abandoned in a cabin in the woods and are taken in by their uncle and his girlfriend. However, they soon discover that a malevolent entity, believed to be the girls’ deceased mother, is haunting them and will stop at nothing to keep them in her possession.

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 grieving mother and her troubled son who are haunted by a malevolent creature from a mysterious children’s book. As their lives unravel, they must confront their deepest fears and find a way to survive the sinister presence.

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 supernatural forces, particularly targeting their young daughter. They must uncover the truth behind the haunting and find a way to rescue their daughter from the clutches of the poltergeists.

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, leading 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.

The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror
The Amityville Horror
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 24%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Scott Kosar, Jay Anson, Sandor Stern
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, Jimmy Bennett
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Amityville Horror” is a horror film based on a true story, where a family moves into a haunted house in Amityville, New York, and experiences terrifying paranormal activities that threaten their sanity and lives.

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 sinister and unexplained supernatural occurrences in their home. As they set up cameras to document the activity, they uncover a malevolent presence that threatens their safety and sanity.

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 horror film about a young lawyer who travels to a remote village to settle the estate of a deceased client. As he uncovers the dark secrets of the town and encounters a vengeful ghost, he becomes trapped in a terrifying battle to save himself and those around him.

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 series of terrifying and supernatural experiences as she desperately tries to break the curse and save her soul.

The Uninvited

The Uninvited
The Uninvited
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 32%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Craig Rosenberg, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard
Actors: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, Germany
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“The Uninvited” is a psychological horror film about a teenage girl who returns home from a mental institution and begins to suspect that her father’s new girlfriend is hiding a dark secret, leading her to uncover a shocking truth about her own past.

The Haunting in Connecticut

The Haunting in Connecticut
The Haunting in Connecticut
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 17%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Adam Simon, Tim Metcalfe
Actors: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Haunting in Connecticut” is a supernatural horror film based on a true story. It follows a family who moves into a new house only to discover that it was once a funeral home, and they soon encounter terrifying paranormal activities that threaten their sanity and well-being.

The Devil’s Backbone

The Devil's Backbone
The Devil's Backbone
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz
Actors: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain, Mexico
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“The Devil’s Backbone” is a Spanish-language supernatural horror film set during the Spanish Civil War. It follows a young orphan who arrives at a haunted orphanage and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a ghostly apparition and the hidden secrets of the institution.

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