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, scary, serious, suspense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with blood, danger, death, murder, violence, brutality, mentor, supernatural, gory and storytelling plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as macabre: Frontier(s) (2007), A Serbian Film (2010), Secret Window (2004), Brightburn (2019), The Void (2016), Tales from the Crypt (1989), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008), Pet Sematary (1989), Jessabelle (2014).

List of macabre movies

 6.2
 24K
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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, confined, sadism, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, sadistic horror, life is a bitch, execution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Czech Republic, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Latvia, UK
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, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, psychopath, dark fantasy, insanity, perfume, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, killings, deadly, corpse, genius ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 5.1
 52K
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: brutal, banned film, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: rape, pedophilia, sexual abuse, sadism, strong sexual content, pornography, incest, murder, necrophilia, insanity, mentally unstable, gory ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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 6.6
 172K
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, macabre, scary, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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 6.2
 44K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: macabre, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, super villain, evil, fear, child, assassin, family, creature feature, danger, bloody violence, wife husband relationship, adoption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kansas
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 5.8
 26K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: macabre, dark, sinister, ambiguous ending, bloody ...
Plot: lovecraftian, body horror, insanity, violence, monster, murder, another dimension, hospital, nurse, mutation, survival, transformation ...
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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: macabre, dark humor, suspenseful, witty, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, supernatural ability, nightmare, amateur detective, danger, deadly, hidden identity, monster, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 579K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
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: fairy tale, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: dark fantasy, fairy, creature, monster, legends and myths, good versus evil, imaginary, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, in the woods, magical, death ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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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, macabre, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: therapy, surgery, support group, opera, life is a bitch, future dystopia, against humanity, powerful corporation, terminal illness, stabbing, grudge, makeover ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 6.6
 87K
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, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, supernatural, back from the dead, pet, indian burial ground, family in danger, grief, coffin, loss of pet, grave robbing, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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 5.4
 21K
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, curses spells and rituals, danger, ghost, nightmare, uncover truth, haunted by the past, disability, estate, woman in danger ...
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, maniac, murder, violence, sadism, investigation, riddles and clues, found footage, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, torture ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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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, halloween, supernatural ability, parents and children, accountant, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, mischievous children, supernatural, family, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.6
 60K
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, urban, slavery, cult, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, 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: teens, date night
Plot: dentist, flower, murder, nerd, experiment gone awry, workplace, unlikely criminals, crimes, down on your luck, deadly creature, plan gone awry, impossible love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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 6.7
 30K
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, macabre, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, virus, gory, gunfight, deadly, danger, supernatural, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
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 6.9
 91K
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: gothic, scary, humorous, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, experiment, reincarnation, afterlife, horror for children, back from the dead, monster, supernatural, pets, animal death, loss of loved one, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
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 3.7
 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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, python, snake, scientist, race against time, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, military, small town life, chaos and mayhem, giant snake ...
Time: 90s
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 6.8
 176K
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, dark fantasy, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, single mother, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, nightmare comes true, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: torture, against humanity, violence, sadism, human experiment, execution, brutality, death, mercilessness, dehumanization, cruelty, extreme violence ...
Time: 40s, 30s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, violence, parasite, danger, humanity, murder, survival, rivalry, gore, body horror, fight scenes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted ...
Style: dark, scary, macabre, suspenseful, based on legend
Plot: found footage, fear, mental institution, crew, youth, ghosts, friends, video camera, violent death, night, drone, wig ...
Place: south korea
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 7.6
 438K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, yuppie, fear, confession, victim, unlikely criminals, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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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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Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, ...
Style: macabre, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: indian burial ground, life after death, father daughter relationship, cat, back from the dead, zombie, parent child relationship, confession, family relations, afterlife, parents and children, family ...
Place: maine
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 6.1
 66K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, gothic, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, tough heroes, supernatural, danger, heroes, sorcerer, adventure, murder, redemption, mercenary, gothic horror, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
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 5.9
 6K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious ...
Plot: castle, haunted by the past, death, cannibalism, gory, danger, parents and children, cellar, freak, slasher, prostitute, captive ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon, europe, italy
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 6.9
 38K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, torture, back from the dead, multiple storylines, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 19th century, 1830s
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 6.0
 18K
Child's Play (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A remake of the 1988 film.
Style: serious, scary, macabre, bloody, suspenseful ...
Plot: killer doll, artificial intelligence, reboot, evil doll, violence, murder, neighbor, danger, friendship, slasher, close up of eye, watching television ...
Place: japan, vietnam
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 6.7
 234K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, quarantine, infected, zombie apocalypse, imaginary, virus, experiment gone awry, mutant, gory, survival, monster ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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