Sinister movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sinister movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out sinister, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, macabre and gothic films and TV shows about / with blood, death, violence, murder, danger, corpse, brutality, blood splatter, fear and gore plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, Japan, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sinister: Suspiria (1977), Berserk (1997), Frontier(s) (2007), Out of the Dark (2014), Cynthia (2018), Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011), The Follower (2016), Mandy (2018), Overlord (2018), The Nun (2018).

List of sinister movies

 7.5
 66K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, witch, dancer's life, coven, ballet, killing off one by one, mystery, supernatural, woman in danger, student life, brutality, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
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 8.5
 22K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, supernatural, vengeance, danger, supernatural ability, battles, military, one man army, heroes, mercenary, destiny, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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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, cruelty, violence, mad scientist, sadism, life is a bitch, execution, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Spain, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, couples, family problems, danger, youth, family in danger, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
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 4.5
 228
Cynthia (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cynthia is a horror film about the 'perfect' couple and their desperate obsession to have a child which descends into a terrifying dark comedy.
Style: sinister
Plot: baby, gay, creature, gay couple, sister sister relationship
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: She has a loving family and best friends, laughs and cries from time to time... Madoka Kaname, an eighth grader of Mitakihara middle school, is one of those who lives such a life. One day, she had a very magical encounter. She doesn't know if ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: magical girl, witch, surrealism, magic, dark fantasy, wizards and magicians, young heroes, school, imaginary kingdom, friendship, friends, apprentice ...
Place: japan
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 4.4
 108
The Follower (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes when Chelsea's flight back home crashes in the wilderness. The only other urvivor of the crash, Evelyn King, who just so happens to be a huge fan of Chelsea, pulls her to safety. As Evelyn cares for Chelsea's wounds, she ...
Style: sinister
Plot: wilderness, fanatic, fan, pregnant woman, country singer, stalker, survivor, plane crash, obsession
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, offbeat, sinister
Plot: surrealism, teenage girl, magic, dark fantasy, magical girl, danger, hopes, wish come true, wizards and magicians, supernatural, schoolgirl, female friendship ...
Place: japan
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As the young girls have discovered the truth about the cruel fate of a magical girl, one magical girl after another is destroyed. Throughout it all, there is one magical girl who continues to fight alone - Homura Akemi. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the ...
Style: sinister
Plot: magic, magical girl, dark fantasy, schoolgirl, surrealism, teenage girl, psychological thriller, mercy killing, wish fulfillment, christ allegory, cemetery, witch ...
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 6.6
 44K
Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, sinister ...
Plot: revenge, cult leader, cabin in the woods, religious cult, husband wife relationship, chainsaw, biker gang, lumberjack, violence, motorcycle, rescue, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983
Place: united states, usa, california
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 6.7
 55K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, macabre, suspense, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: paratrooper, nazi, zombie, supernatural, fascist, war, violence, wartime, brutality, soldier, danger, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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 5.4
 88K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: scary, bleak, surprise ending, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, murder, priest, evil nun, nun, spirit, murder mystery, demonic possession, supernatural horror, mysterious death, father ...
Place: romania
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Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Overlooking View (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When an odd string of suicides begins to occur at a local high rise building, most of the townsfolk treat it as an unfortunate series of events. One girl, however, senses something more sinister at work - especially when a close friend of hers falls ...
Style: enigmatic, sinister
Plot: supernatural, death, pool of blood, woman smoker, body count, refrigerator, woman in a towel, psychic power, ghost girl, long hair, possessed human, attempted murder ...
Time: 1990s, year 1998
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 6.4
 12K
The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, government agency, espionage, danger, telepathy, government agent, vengeance, family relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
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 2.8
 287
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: realistic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, captivity, danger, violence, confined, forceful separation, survival, good versus evil, gory, deadly, rivalry, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 50K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, resistance, survival, artifact, save the world, revenge, danger, machine, post apocalypse, love and romance, robot, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
Place: asia, big ben london
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 6.9
 227K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: disturbing, suspense, ambiguous ending, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: expedition, transformation, scientist, mutation, quarantine, psychologist, research, missing person, dna, mission, female protagonist, mutant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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 8.9
 567K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: monster, friendship, parallel world, supernatural, missing person, experiment, government conspiracy, middle school, missing child, love and romance, brother brother relationship, small town sheriff ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
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The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: sinister, suspense, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, machine gun, torture, mercilessness, beating, battle, stabbed in the back, necklace, church, panic, shot in the head ...
Time: future, near future
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, sadism, double life, murder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
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 6.7
 272K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: superhero, laboratory, violence, experiment gone awry, super villain, car chase, mutation, first contact, alien, destruction, warrior, spacecraft ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 5.8
 24K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, ambiguous ending, sinister, bloody ...
Plot: body horror, murder, hospital, gore, blood, morgue, insanity, monster, nurse, doctor, burned alive, mutilation ...
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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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: radiation, torture, deadly, military life, prison, prison life, moral dilemma, military, soldier, survival, gory, against the rules ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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 6.6
 136K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Plot: female assassin, training, deception, spy, russian spy, seduction, manipulation, torture, secret agent, secret mission, female spy, traitor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, europe ...
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: suspense, stylized, entertaining, gothic, surprise ending ...
Plot: dinosaur, volcano, genetic engineering, prehistoric creature, tyrannosaurus rex, rescue mission, wild animal, vehicle, sea creature, cattle prod, evil businessman, suit and tie ...
Time: 2010s
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, danger, imaginary, heroes, monster, immortality, good versus evil, anti heroes, gunfight, supernatural, death, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: survival horror, party, murder, abuse of power, nazism, sadism, experiment, night, terrorism, african american, psychological thriller, money ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: patient, therapist, treatment, violence, darkness, health, employee, mountain, cure, torture, death of father, dark secret ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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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, murder, prisoner, brutality, russian soldier, anguish, all male cast, cruelty, beating, jail cell ...
Place: russia
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, sinister, tragic ending
Plot: desert, cure, fight, scientist, battle, zombie, murder, city, survival, good versus evil, doctor, mad scientist ...
Time: future
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