Macabre movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant macabre movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out macabre, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious and psychological films and TV shows about / with death, brutality, blood, violence, murder, mentor, storytelling, deadly, danger and supernatural plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as macabre: A Serbian Film (2010), Frontier(s) (2007), Z Nation (2014), Jessabelle (2014), The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007), Candyman (1992), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), The Addams Family (1991), Pet Sematary (1989), The Babadook (2014).

List of macabre movies

 5.1
 51K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: rough, brutal, macabre, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: rape, sadism, sexual abuse, insanity, gory, necrophilia, murder, strong sexual content, mentally unstable, incest, pedophilia, pornography ...
Time: ancient history, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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 6.3
 23K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: rough, suspenseful, macabre, scary, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, cannibalism, survival, torture, confined, sadism, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, life is a bitch, execution, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.7
 28K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: macabre, exciting, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, chaos, gory, gunfight, virus, danger, zombie apocalypse, on the road, deadly, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
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 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, uncover truth, haunted by the past, disability, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, murder, violence, sadism, investigation, riddles and clues, found footage, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, maniac ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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 6.6
 58K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: gothic, macabre, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, urban, slavery, cult ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: macabre, humorous, feel good, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dentist, flower, murder, nerd, experiment gone awry, workplace, crimes, unlikely criminals, plan gone awry, down on your luck, impossible love, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, supernatural ability, halloween, parents and children, accountant, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, mischievous children, supernatural, family problems, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.6
 79K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, back from the dead, indian burial ground, pet, family in danger, grief, supernatural, grave robbing, coffin, loss of pet, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, chicago illinois, new england
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, erotic, macabre ...
Plot: sex, kidnapping, rape, captivity, sexual torture, fascism, sexual relations, sexual perversion, obsession, violence spree, confined, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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 6.8
 168K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, macabre, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, nightmare comes true, deadly creature, single mother, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, serial killer, insanity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, killings, perfume, corpse, genius, deadly, dark fantasy ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, isolation, suburban life, crime, mentally unstable, threat, captivity, family problems, basement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.4
 52K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.3
 362K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, serial killer, insanity, schizophrenia, violence, psycho, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, survival, mercilessness, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 5.7
 25K
Thinner (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, vengeance, supernatural, legal action, weakness, weight loss, death, justice, husband wife relationship, manslaughter, cover up, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
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 7.0
 88K
Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince ...
Style: scary, gothic, humorous, offbeat, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, experiment, reincarnation, back from the dead, monster, afterlife, supernatural, pets, animal death, loss of loved one, horror for children, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 565K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, monster, creature, dark fantasy, young heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, death, fascism, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: sadistic, macabre, art house, rough, sinister
Plot: violence, prison, exploitation, brutality, murder, prisoner, russian soldier, anguish, all male cast, cruelty, beating, jail cell ...
Place: russia
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 6.6
 156K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: disturbing, macabre, suspenseful, psychological, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, cannibalism, uninvited guest, cult, poet, pregnant woman, brutality, death of son, nameless character, husband wife relationship, baby, family argument ...
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: therapy, support group, surgery, opera, powerful corporation, life is a bitch, against humanity, future dystopia, terminal illness, grudge, blackmail, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 6.2
 78K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: murder, funeral, legend, ventriloquist, ghost, doll, small town, mystery, supernatural, gory, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.1
 5K
Mara (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which ...
Style: macabre, scary, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: fear, demon, characters killed one by one, danger, death, sleeping, psychologist, murder, guilt, bedroom, strangulation, insomnia ...
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I Still See You (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bella Thorne stars in this spellbinding and romantic supernatural thriller. Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni (Thorne) receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious ...
Style: mysterious, macabre, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, life & death, high school, ghost, murder, post apocalypse, paranormal phenomena, teenage girl, young adult, dead, fear ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Roadside Massacre (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five college friends take a detour while traveling to their spring break destination. They end up in the remote mountain town of Blueridge, where Karen (Marina Resa) believes her older sister went missing 2 years before. After a few odd encounters ...
Style: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: slasher, cannibal, ghost town, murder, massacre, highway, group of friends, uncover truth, danger, missing girl, hotel, human experimentation ...
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Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, witty, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, nightmare, deadly, supernatural ability, master villain, nightmare comes true, deadly creature, amateur detective, danger, hidden identity, vampire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 168K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
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 3.8
 3K
Python (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and destruction... Growing violent and more savage with each attack the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, snake, python, scientist, race against time, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, military, small town life, chaos and mayhem, toxic waste ...
Time: 90s
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Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, island, cannibal, serial killer, psychopath, stranded, confined, survival, gory, danger, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
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Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.
Style: macabre, scary, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, chainsaw, uncle nephew relationship, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, deadly, danger, voyeurism, down on your luck, love and romance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
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