20 Movies Like Lights Out

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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 evil spirits, leading them to seek the help of paranormal experts to save him from being trapped in a dangerous realm called “The Further.”

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 terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. As they uncover the sinister history of the house, they must confront malevolent spirits and protect the family from the evil that threatens to consume them.

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 videos depicting gruesome murders, leading him to uncover a supernatural entity that threatens his family. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he becomes entangled in a horrifying web of evil.

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 tormented by a mysterious children’s book monster that threatens her and her young son. As she struggles to protect her family, she must confront her own inner demons and face the darkness within.

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 post-apocalyptic horror film where a family must live in silence to avoid being hunted by mysterious creatures that are attracted to sound. They navigate their treacherous world while trying to communicate and protect each other in the face of imminent danger.

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 to save herself and her son from its deadly curse.

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 that follows a curse that haunts a house, spreading its malevolent spirit to anyone who enters, leading to a series of terrifying and deadly encounters. As the curse continues to claim victims, a detective and a single mother must uncover the dark secrets behind the haunting in order to survive.

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 in a remote mansion with her two photosensitive children, who becomes convinced that her house is haunted. As she tries to unravel the mysteries surrounding her family and the strange occurrences in the house, shocking secrets are revealed.

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 suspenseful horror film about a group of young thieves who break into the house of a blind man, only to discover that he is far more dangerous than they anticipated. As they struggle to escape, they find themselves trapped in a terrifying game of cat and mouse.

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 pass on the curse before it’s too late.

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 psychological thriller about a young boy who can see and communicate with ghosts. A child psychologist tries to help him while uncovering a dark secret.”

Orphan

Orphan
Orphan
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, Alex Mace
Actors: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman
Language: English, American Sign , Estonian
Country: Canada, United States, Germany, France
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The Orphan movie is about a couple who adopts a mysterious and seemingly innocent young girl, only to discover that she is not who she appears to be, leading to a series of chilling and dangerous events.

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 and must fight for their lives against terrifying creatures lurking in the darkness. As they struggle to find a way out, their sanity and trust in each other are tested, leading to a suspenseful and harrowing journey.

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 widow. As he uncovers the dark secrets of the house, he encounters a vengeful ghost that haunts the town and seeks to harm anyone who sees her.

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, following the trial of a priest accused of negligent homicide after a young woman dies during an exorcism. The movie explores the clash between science and religion as the lawyer defending the priest tries to prove that Emily’s possession was real and not a result of mental illness.

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 woman and her daughter who move into a rundown apartment and experience supernatural occurrences linked to a mysterious water leak. As they investigate the origins of the leak, they uncover a haunting secret that threatens their safety and sanity.

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 young woman who returns home from a mental institution, only to suspect that her mother’s new boyfriend is responsible for her mother’s mysterious death. As she investigates, she uncovers dark secrets and a supernatural presence that threatens her sanity and life.

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 that it is haunted by the spirits of the children who once lived there. As she investigates the mysterious occurrences, she uncovers dark secrets from her past that threaten her own sanity.

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 in the woods years after their disappearance, and the dark and haunting presence that follows them as they are taken in by their uncle and his girlfriend.”

The Skeleton Key

The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Ehren Kruger
Actors: Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Skeleton Key” is a supernatural horror film about a young woman who takes a job as a live-in caretaker for an elderly couple in a remote Louisiana mansion. As she uncovers dark secrets about the house and its history, she becomes entangled in a dangerous world of voodoo and black magic.

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