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, macabre, scary and serious films and TV shows about / with murder, blood, violence, danger, death, supernatural, fear, deadly, corpse and gore plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
sinister movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sinister: Sinister (2012), The Collector (2009), Martyrs (2008), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Supernatural (2005), Wrong Turn (2003), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Inferno (1980), Re-Animator (1985), One Missed Call (2003).

List of sinister movies

Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, fear, supernatural horror, danger, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2011, year 1986 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
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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: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, gory, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, hostage, masked man, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, rough, sinister, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, brutality, child abuse, violence, cult, kidnapping, torture chamber, torment, afterlife, gory, suffering, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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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, dark, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, torture, employee, health, treatment, violence, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, manhattan new york city, new york
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Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, ghost, supernatural power, death, deadly creature, angel, vampire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, disfigurement, massacre, manhunt, deadly, youth, trap, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, banned film, scary, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, psychopath, gas station, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, loss of friend, massacre, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: dark, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, danger, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, new york, italy
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Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, splatter, humorous, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, murder, experiment gone awry, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, zurich switzerland, massachusetts
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One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: macabre, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, death, hospital, supernatural, urban legend, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, mystery, mysterious death, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
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The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, telepathy, supernatural, rescue, family relations, danger, government agency, espionage, conspiracy, government agent, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
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The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: radiation, conspiracy, investigation, danger, journalism, media, control room, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, swat team, power plant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
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Carry on Screaming! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores. Fortunately for Dr Watt, Detective-Sergeant Bung is on the case, and he doesn't have a clue! In ...
Style: parody, humorous, semi serious, cult film, horror spoof ...
Plot: mummy, kidnapping, missing person, mad scientist, monster, mannequin, wife, police officer, kidnapped woman, femme fatale, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, brutality, young heroes, youth, imaginary, survival, dark past, murder, prank, student ...
Place: japan, asia
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The Appointment (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is confronted by an unseen evil force
Style: surreal, sinister
Plot: car accident, nightmare comes true, nightmare, husband wife relationship, skepticism, black magic, missing girl, name calling, schoolgirl, blood, father daughter relationship, rottweiler ...
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Kesurupan (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A College Teen Gets Possessed By Three Satanic Spirits After Retrieving A Mysterious Odd Doll,With The Help Of Her Two Friends They Must Race Against Time In Order Of What Is Something Sinister Happening To Her Before Time Runs Out.
Style: macabre, gothic horror, suspense, gothic, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, murder, curse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, race against time, transformation, occult, friendship, paranormal, pursuit ...
Place: indonesia
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The Healing (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A community rushes to a faith healer after learning that one of them was miraculously healed from a deadly disease by the same person. They are torn apart afterwards as the healing brings them a terrible curse that wreaks harm and death.
Style: gothic, macabre, suspense, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: mysterious woman, evil spirit, survival, supernatural power, mysterious event, surrealism, characters killed one by one, dark past, murder, curse, cure, dying ...
Place: the philippines
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Don't Click (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror movie about the mysterious happenings that happen to a pair of sisters after watching an unidentified video. Directed by Kim Tae-kyeong, Park Bo-yeong plays Se-hee who tries to save her sister Jeong-mi, her boyfriend Joo Won and Kang Byeol ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: curse, ghost, surrealism, mysterious death, paranormal phenomena, death, terror, fear, murder, evil, survival, danger ...
Place: south korea
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Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bad Blood...The Hunger! For several College Students embarked on a summer of sun and fun find that their adventure turns eerily Macabre when dark and ancient forces propel them into a sinister Enclave peopled by Human, Night-Stalking, Ravenous, ...
Style: macabre, suspense, rough, scary, neo noir ...
Plot: trapped, forbidden love, murder, insanity, young love, human sacrifice, flesh eating, summer vacation, ritual sacrifice, stranded, sect, supernatural power ...
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Ghastly (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Desperately wanting a child, Ga-hee receives help from an exorcist and kidnaps and seals a child in a jar. After she gives birth to her son Bin, Ga-hee is brutally murdered. Along with her husband Jang-hwan and her sister Yoo-rin, Sunny moves into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, evil spirit, exorcism, haunted house, murder, paranormal phenomena, missing person, nightmare, terror, deception, intrigue, dark secret ...
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Ebola Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A restaurant employee wanted for murder contracts Ebola by raping a woman in South Africa and starts an outbreak there and in Hong Kong when he returns home.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rapist, psychopath, village, infected, vengeance, destiny, violence spree, deadly, danger, brutality, perversion ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: south africa, africa, asia, hong kong, johannesburg south africa
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The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, social differences, couple relations, society, manipulations, love and romance, ghost, supernatural, mystery, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
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The Satan Bug (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, ...
Style: exciting, scary, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, laboratory, bio weapon, race against time, undercover, mad scientist, chase, danger, heist, plague, thief, virus ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: florida, los angeles, california, usa
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Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Nigeria, Kenya
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.
Style: suspense, political thriller, sinister, slasher
Plot: dictator, atrocity, historical figure, party, doctor, blood, paranoia, husband wife relationship, luxury, soldier, military, speech ...
Place: uganda, africa
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The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, war criminal, war crime, murder, espionage, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, execution, suicide, mass murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963, post world war two ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, vienna, munich germany ...
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Manhattan Baby (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, investigation, foreknowledge, violence spree, murder, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, usa, middle east, new york, africa
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Kite (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Sawa may seem innocent and naive, but don’t be fooled. She is a cold-blooded killer, and if you’re on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target. Not content to just watch as the imperfect justice system lets more and more criminals ...
Style: hentai, adult animation, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, orphan, rape, psychopath, investigation, crimes, teenage girl, pedophilia, vengeance, good versus evil, chase, police detective ...
Time: 90s, future, near future, 1990s
Place: japan
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: dark fantasy, exciting, epic, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, one man army, vengeance, mercenary, massacre, destiny, heroes, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, danger, virus, airplane, countryside, survival, apocalypse, violence spree, race against time, chaos, infected ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, southern italy
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