20 Movies Like Evil Dead

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The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 20 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard
Actors: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Cabin in the Woods” is a horror film that follows a group of friends who visit a remote cabin and unwittingly become part of a twisted experiment orchestrated by a mysterious organization. As they encounter various supernatural threats, they uncover a dark truth about the purpose behind their terrifying ordeal.

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 events that threaten her sanity and soul.”

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 4 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper, Scott Kosar
Actors: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is a horror film about a group of friends who encounter a family of cannibalistic killers while on a road trip, leading to a terrifying fight for survival.

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 & 21 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 named Regan 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.

Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead
Night of the Living Dead
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins
Writer: John A. Russo, George A. Romero
Actors: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Night of the Living Dead” is a classic horror film about a group of people trapped in a farmhouse during a zombie apocalypse, as they fight to survive and escape the relentless attacks of the undead. The film explores themes of fear, racism, and the breakdown of societal norms in the face of a terrifying and chaotic world.

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 group of teenagers who are haunted by a vengeful spirit named Freddy Krueger, who attacks them in their dreams, leading to real-life consequences. As they try to stay awake and unravel the mystery behind Freddy, they must find a way to defeat him before they become his next victims.

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 woods to investigate the legend of the Blair Witch, only to face unexplainable and terrifying occurrences that test their sanity and survival.

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 must find a way to break the curse before time runs out.

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 caving expedition and become trapped underground, only to encounter a terrifying species of humanoid creatures that hunt them down. As they struggle to survive and find a way out, tensions rise and the line between reality and nightmare becomes blurred.

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 the death of her husband, who becomes convinced that a sinister creature from a children’s book is haunting her and her young son. As their lives spiral into chaos, she must confront her darkest fears to protect her family from the malevolent presence.

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 can only be passed on through sexual encounters. She must evade and outsmart the relentless entity to survive.

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 horror-thriller film about a group of young thieves who break into the house of a blind man, only to find themselves trapped and hunted down by him in a deadly game of survival.

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 that follows the Graham family as they unravel the dark secrets and terrifying events that unfold after the death of their secretive grandmother. As supernatural occurrences escalate, the family members find themselves haunted by a malevolent presence that threatens to consume their lives.

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 about a young African-American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family and discovers a disturbing secret that puts him in a fight for his life against a sinister plot involving racial exploitation and manipulation.

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 a true story, following paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they help a family plagued by a malevolent presence in their new home, leading to terrifying encounters and a fight against evil forces.

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 that reveal a series of gruesome murders, leading him to uncover a supernatural entity haunting his own family. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he realizes the sinister force may be more powerful and dangerous than he ever imagined.

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 moves into a new home and soon discovers that it is haunted by malevolent spirits. They must uncover the secrets of the house and find a way to save their son who has fallen into a coma-like state and is trapped in a dark realm known as “The Further.”

Suspiria

Suspiria
Suspiria
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi, Thomas De Quincey
Actors: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci
Language: Italian, Russian, English, German, Latin
Country: Italy
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“Suspiria” is a horror film about a young American dancer who joins a prestigious dance academy in Berlin, only to discover that the school is a front for a sinister coven of witches. As she delves deeper into the dark secrets of the academy, she becomes entangled in a web of supernatural horrors and must fight for her survival.

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 grieving woman who, along with her friends, travels to a remote Swedish village to participate in a midsummer festival, only to discover a disturbing and twisted cult-like community. As the festivities unfold, they become entangled in a nightmarish and increasingly violent pagan ritual.

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 experiences supernatural occurrences after their baby mysteriously disappears, leading to suspicion and paranoia tearing them apart.”

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