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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, once watched, causes the viewer to receive a phone call informing them they will die in seven days unless they can solve the mystery behind the tape. As the days count down, a journalist investigates the origins of the tape and uncovers a dark and vengeful spirit behind it.

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 continues to claim victims, a detective must unravel the dark secrets of the house to save herself and others from its malevolent grip.

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, who help a family plagued by a malevolent presence in their farmhouse, leading to terrifying encounters and a battle against a powerful demonic 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 that must confront supernatural forces when their son falls into a coma and becomes a vessel for malevolent spirits, leading to a terrifying battle to save his soul.

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 true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt as he moves his family into a new home and discovers a box of disturbing home movies that unravel a dark and supernatural mystery, leading to a terrifying confrontation with an ancient evil force.

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 entity that manifests from a children’s book. As they struggle to cope with its growing presence, their own sanity and relationship are pushed to the brink.

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 woman named Rebecca who discovers that a malevolent supernatural entity only appears in the darkness and threatens her family. She must uncover the truth behind the entity and find a way to protect her loved ones before they fall victim to its deadly powers.

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 horror film about two young girls who are found living alone in a forest and are taken in by their uncle and his girlfriend. However, they soon discover that a supernatural entity known as “Mama” is still watching over them and will stop at nothing to protect them.

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 set in a secluded mansion during World War II, where a mother and her two photosensitive children believe their house is haunted, leading to a shocking twist that challenges their perception of reality.

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 the dead. As a child psychologist tries to help him, they uncover a dark secret that binds them together.”

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
A Tale of Two Sisters
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 23 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Jee-woon Kim, Kim Jee Woon
Actors: Lim Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Kap-su
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“A Tale of Two Sisters” is a South Korean psychological horror film that follows two sisters who return home from a mental institution and encounter mysterious and disturbing events within their family home. As they struggle to uncover the truth about their past and the secrets that haunt them, the line between reality and delusion becomes increasingly blurred.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins, Nigel McKeand
Actors: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia, Mexico
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“Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” is a horror film about a young girl who discovers a hidden basement in her new home, unleashing a terrifying force of dark creatures that threaten her and her family’s safety. As she tries to convince her skeptical father and stepmother of the danger, they must fight to survive and protect themselves from the malevolent beings.

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 supernatural horror film about a young lawyer who is sent to a remote village to settle the affairs 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.

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, Mexico, France, Belgium
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“The Orphanage” is a Spanish horror film about a woman who returns to the orphanage where she was raised, only to discover that her son has made contact with a group of ghostly children. As she investigates the mystery, she uncovers dark secrets about the orphanage’s past and must confront supernatural forces to save her son.

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. It follows the trial of a priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of a young woman named Emily Rose, who was believed to be possessed by demons.

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 adventurous women who become trapped in an unexplored cave system, where they encounter terrifying creatures lurking in the darkness. As they struggle to survive and find a way out, their own fears and tensions threaten to tear them apart.

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 set up cameras to document the activity, they uncover a malevolent presence that threatens their lives.

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 supernatural horror film about a young woman who is cursed by a malevolent spirit after denying a loan extension to an elderly woman, leading her to experience terrifying and increasingly dangerous supernatural encounters as she desperately tries to break the curse and save her soul.”

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 boy who arrives at an orphanage haunted by the ghost of a former student, uncovering dark secrets and mysteries surrounding the school.

The Haunting.

The Haunting of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
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Runtime: 572 min
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 9 wins & 36 nominations
Writer: Mike Flanagan
Actors: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Haunting” is a psychological horror film about a group of people who participate in a sleep study at a haunted mansion, where they experience terrifying supernatural occurrences that threaten their sanity and lives.”

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