20 Movies Like Wait Until Dark

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Rear Window

Rear Window
Rear Window
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 6 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich
Actors: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rear Window” is a suspenseful thriller about a wheelchair-bound photographer who becomes convinced that a murder has taken place in a neighboring apartment building. As he obsessively watches his neighbors from his window, he enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the suspicious activities unfolding before his eyes.

Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award5 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Frederick Knott
Actors: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dial M for Murder” is a classic thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It follows a man who plots to murder his wealthy wife, but when his plan goes awry, he must outsmart the police and his wife’s lover to avoid being caught.

The Birds

The Birds
The Birds
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Daphne Du Maurier, Evan Hunter
Actors: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Birds” is a suspenseful horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, where a small coastal town is suddenly besieged by flocks of aggressive birds, leading to a terrifying battle for survival against the unexplained avian attacks.

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 steals money and ends up at a secluded motel run by a disturbed young man named Norman Bates, leading to a series of horrifying events.

Vertigo

Vertigo
Vertigo
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 9 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor, Pierre Boileau
Actors: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Vertigo” is a psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It follows a retired detective who suffers from acrophobia as he becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman, leading him down a path of deception, manipulation, and obsession.

Rope

Rope
Rope
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 80 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Hume Cronyn, Patrick Hamilton, Arthur Laurents
Actors: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Rope” is a psychological thriller about two friends who commit a murder as an intellectual exercise and then host a dinner party where the body is hidden in plain sight, challenging their guests to solve the crime. As tension rises, their carefully constructed facade begins to unravel, leading to a suspenseful climax.

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 he forms a bond with a child psychologist, they uncover a dark secret that connects them both.”

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, France, United States
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“The Others” is a supernatural horror film about a woman named Grace who lives with her two photosensitive children in a secluded mansion, and strange occurrences begin to happen when a new group of servants arrive. As Grace tries to unravel the mysteries surrounding her home, she discovers a shocking truth that changes everything she thought she knew.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden, Norway
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“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a thriller film based on the novel by Stieg Larsson. It follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a decades-old disappearance, uncovering a dark and twisted conspiracy along the way.

Panic Room

Panic Room
Panic Room
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: David Koepp
Actors: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Panic Room movie is about a divorced woman and her daughter who move into a new house and are forced to hide in a specially designed panic room when three burglars break in, leading to a tense cat-and-mouse game of survival.

Misery

Misery
Misery
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, William Goldman
Actors: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Misery movie is about a famous author who is held captive by his obsessed fan after a car accident, and he must find a way to escape her increasingly dangerous and deranged behavior.

Cape Fear

Cape Fear
Cape Fear
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 21 nominations total
Writer: John D. MacDonald, James R. Webb, Wesley Strick
Actors: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Cape Fear movie is about a convicted rapist seeking revenge on the lawyer who defended him, terrorizing his family in the process. The lawyer must confront his own moral compass and protect his loved ones from the relentless pursuit of the vengeful criminal.

Copycat

Copycat
Copycat
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Ann Biderman, David Madsen
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Copycat movie is a psychological thriller about a criminal psychologist and a detective who team up to catch a serial killer who replicates the crimes of famous murderers. As they delve deeper into the investigation, they become the target of the killer themselves.

The Gift

The Gift
The Gift
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Joel Edgerton
Actors: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia, China
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“The Gift” is a psychological thriller about a married couple whose lives are disrupted when a mysterious acquaintance from the husband’s past reappears, bringing dark secrets to light. As the couple’s relationship is tested, they must confront their own demons and make choices that will determine their future.

Frailty

Frailty
Frailty
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Brent Hanley
Actors: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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The movie “Frailty” follows a man who believes he has been chosen by God to kill demons disguised as humans, leading to a series of brutal murders. As his actions escalate, his two young sons are forced to confront their father’s twisted beliefs and the darkness within their own family.

The Vanishing

The Vanishing
The Vanishing
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Tim Krabbé, George Sluizer
Actors: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege
Language: Dutch, French, English
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
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“The Vanishing” is a psychological thriller about three lighthouse keepers who mysteriously disappear from a remote island. As the investigation unfolds, dark secrets and paranoia unravel, leading to a gripping and unsettling climax.

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Amanda Silver
Actors: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” is a psychological thriller about a vengeful nanny who poses as a caregiver to a family she blames for her husband’s suicide, with the intention of destroying their lives. As she becomes closer to the family, her true sinister motives are gradually revealed, leading to a tense battle of wits and a fight for survival.

The Call

The Call
The Call
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Richard D'Ovidio, Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokenkamp
Actors: Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Call” is a thriller film about a 911 operator who receives a distress call from a teenage girl who has been kidnapped and must utilize her skills to save her before time runs out. The movie follows the intense race against time as the operator navigates through a dangerous cat-and-mouse game to rescue the girl.

Hush

Hush
Hush
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Mike Flanagan, Kate Siegel
Actors: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco
Language: English, American Sign
Country: United States
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The movie “Hush” is a thriller about a deaf woman who lives alone in a secluded house, and must fight for her life when a masked intruder begins stalking her. As she struggles to outsmart her assailant, her disability becomes both a hindrance and a source of strength.

The Invisible Guest

The Invisible Guest
The Invisible Guest
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Oriol Paulo, Lara Sendim
Actors: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, Jose Coronado
Language: Spanish, English
Country: Spain
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“The Invisible Guest” is a Spanish thriller film about a successful businessman who wakes up in a hotel room next to the dead body of his lover, and hires a prestigious lawyer to help him prove his innocence by unraveling the truth behind the mysterious events that led to her death.”

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