20 Movies Like Hereditary

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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 about a grieving woman who joins her boyfriend and his friends on a trip to a remote Swedish village, only to find themselves caught in a sinister pagan cult’s disturbing rituals and traditions. As the festivities unfold, they are subjected to increasingly horrifying and surreal experiences.

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 supernatural horror film set in 17th century New England, following a Puritan family who becomes plagued by sinister forces after their youngest child mysteriously disappears, leading to a descent into madness and paranoia.”

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 who becomes plagued by a malevolent creature from a children’s book, which starts to manifest in her life and threatens her and her son’s sanity. As the presence of the Babadook intensifies, it forces the mother to confront her own repressed grief and trauma.

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 discover a sinister secret involving the exploitation of black individuals. As he uncovers the truth, he must escape before he becomes the next victim.

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, forcing her to constantly be on the run to avoid 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 that follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they help a family plagued by a malevolent presence in their farmhouse, 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 horror film set in a post-apocalyptic world where a family must live in silence to avoid deadly creatures that hunt by sound. As they navigate the dangers of their silent existence, they must find a way to protect themselves and communicate without making any noise.

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary's Baby
Rosemary's Baby
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Drama, Horror
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski
Actors: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rosemary’s Baby” is a psychological horror film about a young woman who becomes pregnant and begins to suspect that her neighbors are part of a sinister cult with dark intentions for her unborn child. As her paranoia grows, she must navigate a web of deception and betrayal to protect herself and her baby.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a psychological thriller about a troubled teenager who starts experiencing strange visions of a giant rabbit, leading him on a path of time travel and existential exploration. As he navigates through a series of bizarre events, Donnie questions the nature of reality and the concept of fate.

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.

The Shining

The Shining
The Shining
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Drama, Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Shining” is a psychological horror film based on Stephen King’s novel. It follows a writer who becomes the winter caretaker of an isolated hotel, where he slowly descends into madness while his psychic son experiences terrifying visions.

Mother!

Mother!
Mother!
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 9 wins & 53 nominations
Writer: Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Mother!” is a psychological horror film that follows a young woman whose tranquil life with her husband is disrupted by the arrival of unexpected guests, leading to a series of increasingly chaotic and surreal events that test the limits of her sanity and reality.”

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 supernatural 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 coven of witches. As she unravels the dark secrets of the academy, she becomes entangled in a nightmarish world of violence and supernatural forces.

The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man
The Wicker Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Anthony Shaffer, David Pinner
Actors: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Wicker Man” is a 1973 British horror film about a devout Christian police sergeant who investigates the disappearance of a young girl on a remote Scottish island, only to uncover a pagan cult’s sinister plot. As he delves deeper into the island’s dark secrets, he becomes trapped in a terrifying and deadly ritual.

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 living with her two children in a remote mansion, who becomes convinced that their house is haunted. As she tries to protect her family from the supernatural presence, dark secrets are gradually revealed, leading to a shocking twist.

Psycho

Psycho
Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 8 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch
Actors: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Psycho movie is about a young woman who steals money and ends up at a secluded motel run by a disturbed man named Norman Bates, who has a deeply unsettling secret.

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-like state and becomes a vessel for malevolent spirits. They seek the help of paranormal experts to save him from the dark realm known as “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 home movies that reveal a series of gruesome murders, leading him to uncover a supernatural entity that threatens his family.”

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 grew up, only to discover dark secrets and supernatural occurrences that threaten her family. As she investigates the mysterious happenings, she becomes entangled in a haunting and emotional journey to uncover the truth.

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 connects them both.”

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