20 Movies Like The Boy

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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 the true story of 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 an evil entity that threatens their lives.

Annabelle

Annabelle
Annabelle
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 37/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Gary Dauberman
Actors: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Annabelle movie is about a possessed doll that terrorizes a couple and their young daughter, causing supernatural and horrifying events in their home. They must find a way to stop the evil entity before it takes control of their lives completely.

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 receive a phone call, informing them that they have only seven days left to live. As the protagonist investigates the origins of the tape, she uncovers a dark secret and must find a way to break the curse before time runs out.

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 ghost that haunts a cursed house, causing anyone who enters to experience a violent and terrifying death. As the curse spreads, a detective investigates the origins of the haunting, uncovering a dark and tragic history that fuels the malevolent spirit’s wrath.

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 is haunted by evil spirits after their son falls into a coma, and they must uncover the truth behind the haunting in order to save him from being trapped in a dark realm.

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 disturbing home movies that lead him to uncover a supernatural entity haunting his family. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he becomes entangled in a terrifying and deadly struggle to save his loved ones from the sinister force.

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 in the woods after being missing for five years, and are taken in by their uncle and his girlfriend. However, they soon discover that a supernatural entity, believed to be the girls’ deceased mother, is still haunting them.”

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 movie “Orphan” is about a couple who adopts a young girl, only to discover that she is not as innocent as she seems, leading to a series of terrifying events that unfold within their family.

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 supernatural horror film that follows a mother and her two children who live in a secluded mansion, where they begin to experience strange and unsettling occurrences. As they unravel the mystery surrounding their home, they discover a dark secret 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 communicate with the dead and a child psychologist who helps him navigate his abilities. As they uncover dark secrets and unravel a haunting mystery, they must confront their own fears and beliefs.

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 malevolent creature from a mysterious children’s book. As they struggle to confront their fears, their sanity and relationship are pushed to the brink.

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-thriller that follows a mother and daughter who move into a new apartment, only to discover a dark secret involving a mysterious water leak that haunts their lives. As they delve deeper into the mystery, they uncover a terrifying connection to the building’s past and must confront their own fears to survive.

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 forces that threaten her and her family. As she investigates the mysterious occurrences, she uncovers a tragic history that connects her past to the present.

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 and starts to suspect that her stepmother is hiding a dark secret. As she investigates, she unravels a twisted web of secrets and betrayal that puts her life in danger.

The Possession

The Possession
The Possession
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Juliet Snowden, Stiles White, Leslie Gornstein
Actors: Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick
Language: English, Polish, Yiddish
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Possession” is a horror film about a young girl who becomes possessed by a malevolent spirit after purchasing an antique box at a yard sale. As her behavior becomes increasingly erratic and disturbing, her family must find a way to rid her of the evil entity before it consumes her completely.

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, only to discover a vengeful ghost haunting the area. As he uncovers the dark secrets of the town, he becomes increasingly entangled in a terrifying battle with the supernatural entity.

The Haunting in Connecticut

The Haunting in Connecticut
The Haunting in Connecticut
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 17%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Adam Simon, Tim Metcalfe
Actors: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Haunting in Connecticut” is a horror film based on a true story, following a family who moves into a new home to be closer to their son’s cancer treatment, only to discover that the house is haunted by malevolent spirits. As they uncover the dark secrets of the house, they must confront their own fears and fight to save their son from the supernatural forces that threaten their lives.

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 a ghostly presence and uncovers dark secrets about the people around him.

The Awakening

The Awakening
The Awakening
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 4 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy
Actors: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton
Language: English, French, Latin
Country: United Kingdom
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The Awakening is a supernatural thriller set in post-World War I England, where a skeptical ghost hunter is called to investigate a haunting at a boarding school and uncovers a dark secret that challenges her beliefs about the afterlife.

The Eye

The Eye
The Eye
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Sebastian Gutierrez, Yuet-Jan Hui, Oxide Chun Pang
Actors: Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Canada, United States
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“The Eye” is a supernatural horror film about a blind woman who undergoes a cornea transplant and begins seeing terrifying visions of the dead. As she investigates the origins of her new eyes, she unravels a dark mystery that puts her life in danger.

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