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, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with death, brutality, blood, murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, violence, gory and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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macabre movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as macabre: Frontier(s) (2007), Z Nation (2014), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Candyman (1992), The Addams Family (1991), The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007), Pet Sematary (1989), A Serbian Film (2010), Creepshow (1982), The Collector (2009).

List of macabre movies

 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, cannibalism, torture, confined, violence, cruelty, sadism, mad scientist, execution, life is a bitch, fascism ...
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, apocalypse, gunfight, virus, gory, on the road, zombie apocalypse, deadly, loneliness, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
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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, nerd, murder, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, impossible love, workplace, down on your luck, crimes, unlikely criminals, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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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, suspenseful, macabre, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, urban, slavery, cult ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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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, not serious, macabre, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, supernatural ability, halloween, parents and children, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family relations, family, accountant, mischievous children, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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: disturbing, macabre, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, found footage, investigation, murder, violence, sadism, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, riddles and clues, criminal psychologist ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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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, serious, macabre, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, indian burial ground, pet, back from the dead, family in danger, grief, gory, grave robbing, supernatural, loss of pet, coffin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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 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, disturbing, scary, brutal, macabre ...
Plot: rape, insanity, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, sadism, murder, incest, strong sexual content, pedophilia, gory, perversity, evil ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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 6.9
 37K
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, macabre, dark humor, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, cult, gory, danger, death, revenge, violence, torture, multiple storylines, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 19th century, 1830s
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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, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.3
 339K
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, survival, teenage girl, paranoia, psychiatrist, dissociative identity disorder, held captive ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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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, weight loss, weakness, death, justice, husband wife relationship, cover up, manslaughter, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
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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: macabre, mysterious, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, life & death, death, high school, ghost, murder, paranormal phenomena, fear, dead, young adult, teenage girl, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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, exploitation, prison, brutality, russian soldier, jail cell, beating, anguish, prisoner, murder, cruelty, all male cast ...
Place: russia
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 6.6
 151K
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, absurd, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, cannibalism, surrealism, uninvited guest, pregnant woman, brutality, death of son, poet, nameless character, vandalism, baby, death ...
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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, atmospheric, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: therapy, surgery, support group, opera, future dystopia, life is a bitch, powerful corporation, against humanity, terminal illness, mercilessness, panic, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, future
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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: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, alien, gore, rivalry, violence, danger, survival, murder, humanity, body horror, fight scenes, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: legend, ventriloquist, murder, ghost, doll, mystery, small town, funeral, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 5K
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, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Plot: castle, gory, death, haunted by the past, cannibalism, danger, parents and children, freak, cellar, blind girl, brutality, family drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon, europe, italy
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 6.7
 230K
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, exciting, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, experiment gone awry, infected, imaginary, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, mutant, gory, survival, danger, virus ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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 5.4
 85K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, nightmare, ghost, supernatural, deadly, mental institution, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, haunted by the past, son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
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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, psychopath, serial killer, stranded, gory, survival, isolation, ocean or sea, confined, anthropophagus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, athens greece, greece
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 7.0
 91K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, supernatural, demon, murder, gory, adultery, vengeance, danger, monster, blood, death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, brutality, violence, masked killer, youth, characters killed one by one, blood spatter, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1960
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, amateur detective, hidden identity, verbal byplay, supernatural ability, gory, mysterious character, danger, crime, deadly, deadly creature, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, psychology, divorce, serial killer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, scientist, military, deadly creature, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, python, chaos and mayhem, small town life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, witch, murder, monster, black cat, anthology, supernatural, vengeance, transformation, storytelling, held captive, gargoyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon, new york
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 7.5
 136K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, orphan, haunted by the past, ghost, missing child, seance, afterlife, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, parents and children, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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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, bleak, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, deadly creature, parent child relationship, depression, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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