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The list contains the best, new and most relevant fear movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with fear, danger, blood, death, murder, violence, supernatural, brutality, deadly and knife plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as fear: Cape Fear (1991), It (2017), Masters of Horror (2005), American Horror Story (2011), Antichrist (2009), Sleuth (2007), It Comes at Night (2017), The Phobos (2010), Eden Lake (2008), 30 Days of Night (2007).
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Black Mirror
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.9
American Horror Story
Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.1
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Shatter Me
Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
Rampage
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
107 min.
 6.2

List of fear movies

 7.3
 146K
Cape Fear
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, fear, lawyer, family in danger, crime, dangerous attraction, violence, betrayal, criminal's revenge, psychology, brutality, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 7.4
 304K
It
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, surprise ending, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, fear, crime, group of friends, monster, child in peril, missing person, abandoned house, death of brother, flashback, traumatic childhood, supernatural power ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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Masters of Horror
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Masters of Horror is an informal social group of international film writers and directors specializing in horror movies and an American television series created by director Mick Garris for the Showtime cable network.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, fear, evil force, mysterious character, murder, gory, danger, deadly, ghost, wrong place wrong time, mysterious place, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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American Horror Story
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, fear, haunted house, death, anthology, family in danger, ghost, couple relations, sadism, serial killer, nun, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, new orleans, usa, north carolina ...
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 6.6
 102K
Antichrist
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, scary, sexual ...
Plot: violence, torture, brutality, depression, obsession, guilt, insanity, death, surrealism, strong sexual content, cruelty, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 28K
Sleuth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, intellectual, suspense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, verbal byplay, dialogue driven, writers, one on one, game playing, fear, manipulation, rivalry, brutality, greed, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
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It Comes at Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, psychological, rough
Plot: survival, infected, cabin in the woods, paranoia, forest, fear, hopelessness, violence, pandemic, nightmare, darkness, murder of family ...
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 3.8
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The Phobos
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Estonia, Russia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is reconstructed to become a club. At first, the party sees ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: group of strangers, fear, torture, bomb shelter, confined, isolation, danger, survival, panic, club, ghost, dj ...
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 6.8
 67K
Eden Lake
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bad ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, chase, murder, gang, brutality, revenge, forest, teenagers, torture, insanity, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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30 Days of Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: scary, tense, suspense, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, gory, survival, violence, brutality, isolation, fear, blood, transformation, winter, sunrise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
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Paranormal Activity
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, surveillance, danger, couples, family, fear, videotaping, desperation, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, dark humor, philosophical, disturbing ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, technology, politician, news, media satire, corruption, alternate reality, reporter, fear ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 5.2
 29K
Flatliners
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light
Plot: medical student, death, guilty conscience, near death experience, medical experiment, paranoia, guilt, paranormal, haunted by the past, experiment, car accident, bullying ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
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 6.2
 80K
Rampage
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching, surprise ending
Plot: mutation, destruction, animal attack, gorilla, wolf, monster, animal human communication, revenge, betrayal, military, rage, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, colorado, wyoming, illinois, san diego california ...
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 6.1
 12K
The Den
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, video chat, cyberspace, brutality, fear, danger, woman in danger, hacking, talking to the camera, violence, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.6
 25K
Suburbicon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns
Plot: murder, racism, boy, father son relationship, scam, investigation, black american, dark secret, prejudice, child in peril, police, home invasion ...
Time: 1950s
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 5.0
 14K
Leatherface
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, bleak
Plot: extreme violence, chainsaw murder, masked villain, chainsaw, violence, murder, countryside, face mask, trap, panic, survival, fear ...
Time: year 1965, year 1955
Place: texas
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 5.9
 26K
Kidnap
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: abduction, determination, rescue, track down, female protagonist, danger, car chase, kidnapping, perseverance, child in peril, strong female lead, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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The Horde
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, gory, gang, danger, murder, deadly, violence spree, wrong place wrong time, fear, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: storytelling, horror for children, campfire story, fear, mystery, riddles and clues, supernatural, danger, youth, mischievous children, in the woods, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
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 4.7
 11K
Final Girl
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Veronica, the new girl in town, is lured into the woods by a group of senior boys looking to make her a victim. But the boys don't know that Veronica's been trained to handle herself in surprisingly lethal ways.
Style: serious, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: young heroes, in the woods, teenage life, youth, on the run, survival, danger, fear, truth or dare, most dangerous game, hunting, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 24K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, isolation, stranded, gory, dangerous animal, crocodile, island, animal horror, death, animal attack, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiance Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, truck driver, fear, serial killer, gory, chase, mind game, prank, murder, woman in danger, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
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 5.0
 180K
The Happening
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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 5.4
 48K
The Eye
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blindness, supernatural, afterlife, woman in danger, ghost, seeing dead people, supernatural ability, eye, danger, demons, fear, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
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Cradle of Fear
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel ...
Style: rough, gothic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious character, gory, slasher, mind game, murder, violence spree, serial killer, obsession, danger, fear, sadism, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Blair Witch Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, in the woods, witch, danger, supernatural, legend, mysterious place, panic, mystery, friends, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
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The Last Days
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: epidemic, danger, survival, confinement indoors, apocalypse, agoraphobia, chaos and mayhem, plague, deadly, obsessive quest, tunnel, extinction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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When the Lights Went Out
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Yorkshire, 1974, the Maynard family moves into their dream house. It's a dream that quickly descends into a panic stricken nightmare as the family discovers a horrifying truth, a truth that will make the history books. The house is already ...
Style: scary, bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, teenage life, danger, mother daughter relationship, fear, seance, exorcism, family relations, power outage, haunted house, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An artist finds and rescues a mermaid in a sewer. He takes her home with him and she develops sores all over her body that begin to pustulate and bleed. He uses what oozes from her sores to paint her portrait. When he can no longer handle it anymore ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, bleak, offbeat
Plot: mermaid, mysterious character, gory, woman in danger, violence, sewer, dealing with death, fear, creature, blood, worm, cut into pieces ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
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