Terror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant terror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, slasher and psychological films and TV shows about / with terror, murder, violence, blood, danger, death, survival, crimes, corpse and brutality plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
terror movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as terror: Fauda (2015), Dawn of the Dead (2004), The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Kirlian Frequency (2017), High Tension (2003), Mischief Night (2013), Hereditary (2018), American Psycho (2000), Misery (1990), Annihilation (2018).

List of terror movies

Fauda (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
Style: suspense, realistic, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, war on terror, covert operation, terror, espionage, israeli, operation, disguise, government agency, assassination, murder ...
Place: israel, palestine
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, plague, living dead, survival horror, walking dead, zombie outbreak, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
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The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, dark, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, demonic possession, ghost, paranormal investigation, psychic, single mother, demon, child in peril, fear, terror, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1976, 20th century, year 2003 ...
Place: england, london
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The Kirlian Frequency (2017)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 9 min.
TV show
Story: In the midnight hour, a lone DJ broadcasts the strangest - and scariest - tales from the outer edges of Kirlian, a lost city somewhere in Argentina.
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, exciting, captivating
Plot: terror, radio, cold war, culture clash, propaganda, rivalry, escapades, mystery, society, government, paranoia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: argentina
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High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, disturbing, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, home invasion, kidnapping, brutality, survival, psycho killer, killing spree, torture, massacre, split personality, homicidal maniac, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france
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Mischief Night (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother's life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, home invasion, masked killer, masked man, home alone, terror, halloween, survival, psychopath, confined, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural horror, cult, fear, ghost, possession, secret society, supernatural, evil spirit, grief, demon, seance, spiritualism ...
Place: utah
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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, surreal, brutal, macabre, twist ending ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, dark humor, satire, sociopath, materialism, yuppie, psycho, killings, hidden identity, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, insanity, female psychopath, snow, loneliness, hostage, kidnapping, psychopath, torture, mentally unstable, obsessed fan, captivity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
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Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: suspense, macabre, intellectual, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: female protagonist, dna, scientist, mutation, expedition, creature, research, secret mission, genetics, transformation, biologist, psychologist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, pakistan
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Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, mental disorder, investigation, motel, stranded, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, characters killed one by one, psychiatrist, psycho ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, rough, brutal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, paranoia, forest, infection, fear, dog, infected, interracial couple, survival, cabin in the woods, nightmare ...
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Landmine Goes Click (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Georgia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After an American tourist steps on a landmine, he is forced to watch his girlfriend get assaulted.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: revenge, rape, rape and revenge, survival, terror, hunter, friendship, regret, sex scene, trapped, tourist, girlfriend ...
Place: eastern europe
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: torture, serial killer, murder, death, nightmare, nightmare comes true, sleeping, revenge, monster, burned alive, youth, serial murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, homicidal maniac, maniac, deathtrap, violence, held captive, massacre, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Psych:9 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman with a troubled past takes a job at recently closed down hospital. Working the night shift alone she begins to experience a series of unsettling events that lead her to believe that the hospital may be connected to a number of recent ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hospital, haunted by the past, terror, mystery, mentally unstable, serial killer, troubled past, nightshift, nurse, pedophilia, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, motivational
Plot: basketball, sport team, sport, basketball player, olympics, disabled child, terror, kgb, dedication, miraculous event, coach, athlete ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1972, 20th century
Place: munich germany, moscow russia
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Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, 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: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: masked killer, halloween, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, violence, evil, boogeyman, murderer, serial murder, stalker, murder, maniac ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: illinois, midwest
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Jackals (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back.
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: cult, isolated house, home invasion, family in danger, brother brother relationship, baby, remote location, evil cult, father son relationship, family home, kidnapping, terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
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Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, psychological, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, serial killer, schizophrenia, psycho, violence, survival, murder, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Veronica (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: ouija board, possession, demonic possession, blind woman, supernatural, nun, solar eclipse, nightmare, crucifix, police, widow, family ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, epic, suspense ...
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, clown, evil, fear, creature, good versus evil, panic, carnival, murder, haunted house, asthma ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 80s, year 2016
Place: maine, usa, new york, los angeles
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, animal attack, shark attack, sea, killer shark, ocean, surfing, trapped, beach, island, strong female character ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
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Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hallucination, rape, schizophrenia, delusion, surrealism, female protagonist, murder, isolation, repression, insanity, rabbit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, serial killer, fear, teenager, murder, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, teenage life, disfigurement, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
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The Breath (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A major who had just lost two people in his command in a combat with PKK militants arrives at the station and takes charge. He finds it very difficult to step out of the state of depression due to his recent loss and so intimidates his soldiers into ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: military, turkish army, ambush, military life, against the odds, anti war, characters in danger, adventure, war, terror, wartime life, army ...
Time: 20th century, year 1993, 90s
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, turkey, asia, kurdistan
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, rough, political, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: genocide, racism, against humanity, war, hotel, war crime, cruelty, un, politics, murder, human spirit, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, rwanda, congo, somalia, tanzania
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, death, torture, serial killer, murder, serial murder, lake, forest, violence, camp, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: sadism, serial killer, torture, torment, home invasion, bad guy wins, violence, family in danger, psychopath, egg, kidnapping, lake ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, brutality, psychopath, killer clown, sadism, sheriff, humiliation, murder, insanity, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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