American horror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american horror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, rough and intense films and TV shows about / with american horror, murder, blood, violence, death, gore, slasher, serial killer, homicidal maniac and psychopath plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Israel and other countries.
american horror
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american horror movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as american horror: Open Graves (2009), Hell Fest (2018), Fender Bender (2016), Willow Creek (2013), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Angel Heart (1987), The Amityville Horror (1979), Alien (1979), Carl (2012).

List of american horror movies

 4.3
 3K
Open Graves (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: One day, Jason finds an unusual board game called Mamba. When his surfer friends start to play, the games unleashes its deadly curse, killing the losers in a gruesome fashion. Supposedly it will grant the winner a wish. As his companions die off, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, teenage life, buddies, danger, burned alive, witch, american horror, dice, game of death, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 5.5
 8K
Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Plot: psycho, amusement park, slasher, masked killer, serial killer, psychopath, halloween, psycho killer, unknown killer, bad guy, maniac, text message ...
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Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vena Norris and her parents get jobs at Mr. Malatesta's carnival running a midway games booth. But they are really part of the traveling show circuit under incredibly false pretenses. Vena's brother disappeared one night while visiting the ...
Plot: carnival, ghoul, monster, cannibal, american horror, dwarf, terror, good versus evil
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Fender Bender (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small New Mexico town, a 17-year-old high school girl who just got her driver’s license gets into her first Fender Bender, innocently exchanging her personal information with an apologetic stranger. Later that stormy night, she is joined in ...
Style: suspense
Plot: stalker, violence, murder, masked killer, thunderstorm, killer, serial killer, unfaithful boyfriend, break-up, retro, bad guy wins, car ...
Place: new mexico
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 5.1
 9K
Willow Creek (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple ventures into the woods to capture footage of the elusive Bigfoot.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: creek, motel, sasquatch, ranger, hiking, bigfoot, forest, found footage, tent, flashlight, video camera, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: scary, humorous, offbeat, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, good versus evil, ufo, evil alien, punk, shadow puppet, clown, ice cream truck, net, evil clown, parody, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, biting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: blood, good versus evil, temptation, siege, prostitute, demon, chosen one, gory, supernatural, hotel, small town, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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 7.3
 72K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, private detective, incest, investigation, missing person, amnesia, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, murder, neurosis, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, new york, usa, southern usa, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
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 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, outer space, scientist, deadly creature, alien, alien encounter, monster, survival, mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 2.8
 281
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, danger, violence, confined, woman in danger, gory, deadly, good versus evil, survival, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.1
 842
The Ranger (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.
Plot: punk, on the run, slasher, ranger, teenager, serial killer, shoplifting, theft, insanity, stabbing, cocaine, bear trap ...
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The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, mysterious villain, murder, double life ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, psychopath, dead teenager, gory, small town, witch, small town life, youth, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
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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, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, divorce, stalking, psychology, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
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 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, race against time, danger, monster, quarantine, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
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 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, kidnapping, vengeance, psychopath, reunion, serial killer, rape, revenge, survival, rivalry, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, lake, telekinesis, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 7.0
 68K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, murder, execution, devil, police detective, mystery, angel, psychic, psychopath, police, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Dentist 2 (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: slasher, serial killer, mental illness, mental institution, psychopath, dentist, who done it, dangerous attraction, small town, voyeurism, small town life, gory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 5.2
 7K
The Dentist (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Feinstone has everything, a beautiful wife and a successful career in dentistry; but when he discovers his wife's affair, he realizes that behind every clean, white surface lies the stench of decay.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: dentist, murder, mentally unstable, slasher, violence, infidelity, victim, vengeance, obsession, sadistic psychopath, hallucination, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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 5.7
 60K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, law enforcement, resistance, danger, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Point of Terror (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A nightclub singer has nightmares about being involved in adultery and murder, only to wake up and find that they may not be nightmares.
Plot: murder, adultery, lecher, wheelchair, sex, female nudity, exploitation, funeral, big breasts, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, inheritance, nightclub singer ...
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The Love Butcher (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Caleb, and his alter ego Lester. After being pushed around too far, Caleb transforms into Lester and returns to those who have wronged him.
Plot: proto-slasher, blood, schizophrenia, gardener, sadistic psychopath, body count, serial killer, villain, slasher, maniac, homicidal maniac, human monster ...
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 5.3
 308
Warlock Moon (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: demonic
Plot: spa, cannibalism, old woman, ritual, satanism, abandoned, cook, braless, mini dress, bad guy, old mansion, trenchcoat ...
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Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, truck driver, mentally unstable, danger, disorder, deadly, on the run, crimes, chases and races, car race, killer, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary, rough ...
Plot: chase, slasher, mad scientist, torture, scientist, danger, woman in danger, mystery, deadly creature, chases and races, hospital, zombie ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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