20 Movies Like Shining

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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 who becomes possessed by a demonic entity, and the desperate efforts of her mother and a priest to save her through an exorcism. The movie explores themes of faith, religion, and the battle between good and evil.

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 woman who stays at a secluded motel run by a disturbed young man, leading to a series of terrifying events and a shocking revelation about the motel owner’s true identity.

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 named Rosemary who becomes pregnant and suspects that her neighbors are part of a sinister plot to use her unborn child for their own dark purposes. As she unravels the truth, she must confront her fears and protect her baby from evil forces.

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 grieving widow and her troubled son who are haunted by a mysterious creature from a children’s book that manifests their deepest fears and threatens their sanity. As they struggle to confront their own inner demons, they must find a way to overcome the Babadook before it consumes them completely.

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 a dark and sinister secret left behind by their recently deceased grandmother, leading to a series of terrifying and supernatural events that threaten their sanity and 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 psychological horror film about a young African-American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family for the first time, only to discover a dark and disturbing secret about them and their intentions.”

Don’t Look Now

Don't Look Now
Don't Look Now
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Daphne Du Maurier, Allan Scott, Chris Bryant
Actors: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason
Language: English, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, Italy
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“Don’t Look Now” is a psychological thriller about a grieving couple who travel to Venice after the death of their daughter and encounter a series of eerie events that blur the lines between reality and the supernatural, ultimately leading to a shocking climax.”

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“A Clockwork Orange” is a dystopian film set in a future society where a violent and sadistic young man named Alex leads a gang of delinquents. After being caught by the authorities, he undergoes an experimental aversion therapy that attempts to eliminate his violent tendencies, raising questions about free will and the ethics of using violence to control behavior.

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’s descent into paranoia and fear as they suspect a witch is plaguing them after their youngest child disappears.”

The Omen

The Omen
The Omen
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: David Seltzer
Actors: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens
Language: English, Latin, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Omen” is a horror film about a couple who unknowingly adopts the Antichrist as their son, leading to a series of supernatural events and deaths as the child’s true nature is revealed. As they uncover the truth, they must confront the terrifying consequences of their decision and try to prevent the end of the world.

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 it is a front for a coven of witches. As she unravels the dark secrets of the academy, she becomes entangled in a terrifying web of violence and occult rituals.

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. As she tries to escape its pursuit, she discovers the only way to pass on the curse is to have sex with someone else.

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 terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. The couple must confront their own fears and unravel the sinister secrets of the haunted house to save the family from the malevolent spirits.

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. As he forms a bond with a troubled child psychologist, they uncover dark secrets and navigate a world of supernatural encounters.”

Black Swan

Black Swan
Black Swan
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 279 nominations total
Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin
Actors: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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The Black Swan is a psychological thriller that follows the journey of a ballerina named Nina, who becomes increasingly obsessed with perfection and descends into madness while preparing for the lead role in “Swan Lake.” As she struggles to maintain her sanity, Nina’s pursuit of perfection blurs the line between reality and fantasy, leading to a shocking and tragic climax.

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In
Let the Right One In
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award76 wins & 58 nominations total
Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Actors: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
Language: Swedish, Spanish
Country: Sweden, Norway, France
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“Let the Right One In” is a Swedish horror film about a young boy who befriends a vampire girl living in his apartment complex, and together they navigate the complexities of friendship, love, and survival in a dark and cold world.”

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 that follows a group of friends who encounter a family of cannibals in rural Texas, including the infamous Leatherface, a chainsaw-wielding killer. They must fight for their lives as they try to escape the sadistic family’s clutches.

Carrie

Carrie
Carrie
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen
Actors: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Carrie” is about a shy and introverted high school girl with telekinetic powers who seeks revenge on her classmates after they humiliate her at prom. It explores themes of bullying, isolation, and the consequences of unchecked power.

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 that follows three student filmmakers who venture into the Black Hills Forest to document the legend of the Blair Witch. As they become lost, tensions rise and supernatural occurrences intensify, leading to their terrifying and mysterious disappearance.

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 and her two children who live in an isolated mansion, believing they are haunted by a supernatural presence. As the story unfolds, dark secrets and unexpected twists reveal the true nature of their reality.

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