Fear movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fear movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with fear, danger, blood, death, storytelling, survival, dialogue, murder, violence and deadly plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fear: 1408 (2007), Antichrist (2009), Red Eye (2005), The Thing (1982), I Am Legend (2007), Jaws (1975), Monsters, Inc. (2001), The Mist (2007), Pandorum (2009), Buried (2010).

List of fear movies

 6.8
 244K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, fear, ghost, survival, insanity, paranormal activity, evil, trapped, hotel, paranoia, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 108K
Antichrist (2009)
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: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, violence, cruelty, insanity, torture, guilt, hypnosis, isolation, male nudity, confined, brutality, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
 106K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: psychological, exciting, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, fear, terrorism, woman in danger, crimes, kidnapping, hitman, airport, villain, danger, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 8.1
 337K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, survival, alien encounter, monster, isolation, space and aliens, fear, danger, alien, supernatural, transformation, evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, post apocalypse, danger, heroes, chaos, isolation, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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 8.0
 517K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, shark, fear, police chief, shark attack, survival, animal horror, great white shark, danger, underwater, beach, responsibility ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa, atlantic ocean, long island, new york
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 8.0
 752K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, fear, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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 7.1
 264K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, fog, monster, trapped, alternate dimension, fear, creature, deadly creature, insanity, death, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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 6.7
 138K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 141K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, fear, desperation, buried alive, characters in danger, terrorism, race against time, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iraq, middle east
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 6.8
 71K
Eden Lake (2008)
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: brutal, bleak, suspense, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, fear, gang, forest, camping, slasher, gory, weekend, in the woods, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, fear, nightmare, disfigurement, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, dreams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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 6.7
 403K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, survival, danger, rebellion, fighting the system, society, mentor, young heroes, training, rebelliousness, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.7
 197K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, emotional, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, blindness, fear, bird, suicide, survival horror, murder, creature, chase, end of the world, parents and children, running ...
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 7.4
 384K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, bleak, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, missing person, fear, clown, death of brother, group of friends, monster, abandoned house, death, good versus evil, small town, child ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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 6.7
 105K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, woman in danger, psycho, danger, fear, murder, investigation, 911, lifesaver, cell phone, control room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 139K
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, surprise ending, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, missing child, haunted by the past, seance, haunted house, disappearance, ghost, death, paranormal activity, fear, ghosts, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, fear, walking dead, post apocalypse, danger, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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 7.3
 156K
Cape Fear (1991)
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, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: family in danger, rapist, lawyer, fear, dangerous attraction, rape, crime, violence, prison, serial killer, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, desert, survival, cannibalism, victim, kidnapping, fear, rape, escape attempt, danger, genetically altered, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, mine, usa
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, epidemic, rage, scientist, infected, virus, fear, survivor, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: death, survival, cabin in the woods, in the woods, supernatural, trapped, zombie, monster, danger, youth, creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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 8.4
 357K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, demon, good versus evil, monster, search, angel, death, killings, characters in danger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, arizona
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 8.2
 102K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: scary, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, witch, fear, mysterious character, haunted by the past, monster, secret, supernatural ability, scientist, deadly ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
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 6.8
 201K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, haunted house, ghost, family in danger, attic, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1998, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
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 6.8
 258K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, parents and children, parallel world, ghosts, psychic, danger, paranormal activity, nightmare, fear, demons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Harper's Island (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: A group of family and friends travels to a secluded island for a destination wedding. They've come to laugh... to love... and, though they don't know it... to die. As the wedding festivities begin, friendships are tested and secrets ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: island, serial killer, gory, murder, haunted by the past, danger, friends, fear, sheriff, plan gone awry, family relations, killing off one by one ...
Place: washington state
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It Comes at Night (2017)
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, brutal, psychological, suspenseful, rough
Plot: post apocalypse, infected, fear, pandemic, darkness, nightmare, violence, hopelessness, paranoia, forest, dog, survival ...
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 7.6
 181K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspense, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, disaster film, death, fear, tragic event, parents and children, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 7.4
 84K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nightmare, nervous breakdown, delusion, fear, construction worker, insurance, dreams, sanity, insanity, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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