20 Movies Like Countdown

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Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day
Happy Death Day
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Actors: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Happy Death Day” is a horror-comedy film about a college student named Tree Gelbman who is forced to relive her birthday, which ends with her being murdered, over and over again until she discovers the identity of her killer. As she continues to die and reset the day, she must uncover the truth and break the time loop to save herself.

Escape Room

Escape Room
Escape Room
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik
Actors: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis
Language: English
Country: United States, South Africa
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The Escape Room movie follows a group of strangers who are invited to a high-stakes escape room, only to realize that it is a deadly game where they must solve puzzles to survive. As they navigate through various themed rooms, they uncover a dark secret linking them all together.

The Final Destination

The Final Destination
The Final Destination
Internet Movie Database: 5.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 27%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Eric Bress, Jeffrey Reddick
Actors: Nick Zano, Krista Allen, Andrew Fiscella
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Final Destination” is a horror film that follows a group of friends who cheat death after a premonition of a disastrous accident. However, death begins to hunt them down one by one, as they try to find a way to escape their fate.

Saw

Saw
Saw
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 9 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Leigh Whannell, James Wan
Actors: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Saw movie is about a serial killer named Jigsaw who sets up elaborate traps to test his victims’ will to live and make them appreciate life. The victims are forced to make difficult choices in order to survive and escape his deadly games.

Unfriended

Unfriended
Unfriended
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Nelson Greaves
Actors: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson
Language: English
Country: United States, Russia
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“Unfriended” is a horror film that follows a group of friends who are haunted by a vengeful spirit during a video chat. As they try to uncover the truth behind a classmate’s suicide, they are forced to confront their darkest secrets and face the consequences of their actions.

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 and tries to break the curse before her own time runs out.

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 supernatural horror film about a vengeful spirit that haunts a cursed house, spreading a deadly curse to anyone who enters. As the curse continues to claim its victims, a detective must uncover the truth behind the haunting to save herself and those around her.

Final Destination 2

Final Destination 2
Final Destination 2
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress, Jeffrey Reddick
Actors: A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Tony Todd
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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Final Destination 2 is a horror film where a group of people who narrowly escape a freeway pile-up start dying one by one as they realize they were never meant to survive, and must find a way to cheat death once again.

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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The movie “Don’t Breathe” is a thriller about a group of friends who break into the house of a blind man to steal his money, but soon realize that he is not as helpless as he seems. As they fight to survive, they uncover dark secrets that make their escape even more challenging.

The Purge

The Purge
The Purge
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James DeMonaco
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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The Purge movie is set in a dystopian future where all crime, including murder, is legal for 12 hours once a year. It follows a family’s struggle to survive the night as they are targeted by a group of masked assailants.

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 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, who help a family plagued by a malevolent presence in their new home, leading to a terrifying battle against evil forces.

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. The film follows their struggle to survive and protect each other in a world where noise can mean instant death.

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 uncover a disturbing secret involving hypnosis and the sinister intentions of the family’s affluent friends.”

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 movie “Sinister” follows true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt as he moves his family into a new home and discovers a box of disturbing home movies that uncover a dark and supernatural secret. As he investigates further, he becomes entangled in a malevolent force that threatens his family’s safety and sanity.

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 a supernatural horror film about a malevolent entity that can only be seen in the dark, tormenting a family and threatening their lives. As they uncover the truth behind the entity, they must find a way to defeat it before it consumes them all.

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 when their son falls into a coma and becomes a vessel for malevolent spirits, leading them to seek the help of paranormal experts to save him.

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 are haunted by a supernatural presence in their home. As they document the escalating paranormal activity, they become increasingly terrified and desperate for answers to stop the haunting.

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, plagued by a mysterious creature from a children’s book, who struggles to protect her son from its malevolent influence while battling her own inner demons.

The Strangers

The Strangers
The Strangers
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 15 nominations
Writer: Bryan Bertino
Actors: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Strangers” is a horror film about a young couple who are terrorized by three masked strangers in their secluded vacation home. As the night unfolds, the couple must fight to survive the relentless and sadistic attacks of their mysterious assailants.

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