Playing god movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant playing god movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, bleak and slasher films and TV shows about / with playing god, brutality, violence, death, murder, revenge, fear, trapped, vengeance and chase plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as playing god: Saw (2004), Incision (2020), The Law of Ueki (2005), Antidote (2021), Cube (2021), Save Yourself (2015), The Odds (2018), BnB HELL (2017), Game of Death (2017), Dangerous People (2015).

List of playing god movies

 7.6
 423K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 4.5
 2K
Incision (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Beauty Blogger Alexa Landry only had one fear, plastic surgery. She ultimately had to face this fear when she was kidnapped with her friends by Dr. Cunningham. A deranged plastic surgeon who is obsessed with beautifying his victims.
Style: tense, scary, psychotronic, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: locked in a room, playing god, fear, chase, vengeance, sadist, society, serial killer, death, psychopath, evil doctor, confinement indoors ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Law of Ueki (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Law of Ueki is a Japanese manga series by Tsubasa Fukuchi. It was first serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday in 2002 and ended in 2005. Sixteen tankōbon volumes was compiled and published by Shogakukan. An anime adaptation was ...
Style: disturbing, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: intelligence, playing god, rivalry, moral dilemma, deity, magic realism, mind game, teenage life, fantasy world, supernatural ability, supernatural power, justice ...
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 5.0
 2K
Antidote (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman is held captive in an underground medical facility where selected individuals are perpetually mutilated and then healed using an experimental miracle drug: a panacea.
Style: experimental, scary, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: sadistic horror, torture, trapped, captivity, violence, confinement indoors, characters in danger, deathtrap, violent, playing god, serum, sadist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.5
 1K
Cube (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Six complete strangers with widely varying personalities are involuntarily placed in an endless maze of interlocking cube-shaped rooms containing deadly traps.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: trap, trapped, mystery, locked in a room, confined, code, murder, stranger, japanese woman, death, mistrust, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 4.3
 304
Save Yourself (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five female filmmakers en route to screen their new horror film in Los Angeles, experience their own real life terror when they cross paths with deranged scientist hellbent on using them for his twisted experiments.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, scary, slasher
Plot: mad scientist, game of death, playing god, heroes, woman in danger, vengeance, vigilante, characters in danger, confinement indoors, fear, human experiment, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.8
 2K
The Odds (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman enlists in an underground game of pain endurance in the hope of winning the million dollar prize. She soon learns the real opponent is the man who's running the game, as he employs horrific methods to manipulate and defeat her.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: female protagonist, insanity, deathtrap, woman in danger, chase, violence, brutality, playing god, heroes, trapped, game of death, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.5
 688
BnB HELL (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young woman's hunt for her missing sister ends at a rundown bed and breakfast in the Hollywood Hills run by an ill-tempered woman called Mommy. Disturbing messages left by former guests suggest unsettling secrets lay buried there.
Style: tense, psychotronic, scary, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: hallucination, nightmare, locked in a room, violence, deathtrap, isolation, death, extreme violence, youth, confined, captivity, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Game of Death (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kill or be killed is the golden rule of the Game of Death. Sucks for seven millennials who ignored that rule. Now each one's head will explode unless they kill someone. Will they turn on each other to survive, or will this sunny day be the last ...
Style: slasher, suspense, splatter, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenage murderer, board game, game of death, killing spree, small town, psycho killer, death, murder, sick child, psychopath, mind game, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Dangerous People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous People takes place in the early 1970's and is about two murders who pick up a girl in a bar and then take her back to their apartment. A moment of brutal violence occurs which leads to a series of mind games to see who lives and who ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychotronic, scary
Plot: murder, violence, extreme violence, deathtrap, vigilante, escape attempt, vengeance, playing god, isolation, race against time, mind game, revenge ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 3.5
 712
Invoked (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of young people went on a abandoned hostel in Sligo, Ireland. After they play a really creepy game, all of them disappear.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, slasher, psychotronic ...
Plot: found footage, hostel, vigilante, youth, friendship, extreme violence, characters in danger, deathtrap, captivity, life & death, chase, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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 3.6
 1K
Phobias (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five dangerous patients, suffering from extreme phobias at a government testing facility, are put to the ultimate test under the supervision of a crazed doctor and his quest to weaponize fear.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: phobia, fear, doctor, patient, evil doctor, deathtrap, characters killed one by one, isolation, survival horror, murder, characters in danger, sadism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.1
 215
Fractional (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychiatrist John Hatchett awakens disorientated, tied to a chair, In a dirty abandoned warehouse. David Crowe holds him captive. John has a past that he wishes to remain secret, a secret David Crowe is willing to do anything to reveal.
Style: scary, surprise ending, dark, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: torture, claustrophobia, kidnapping, revenge, psycho, murderer, confined, insanity, life & death, vigilante, killings, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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 4.4
 124
Kill (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six strangers awake to find themselves the new tenants of a mysterious old house. Terrorized by insane Tiki-men in masks and taunted by their deranged captors,it soon becomes clear that only one singular action will save them: Kill.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, scary, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: game of death, survival, murder, videotaping, death, fear, trapped, violence, game, victim, island, house ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.9
 29
X Game 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school girl and four other people were forced to play a X-game to take responsibility for what they did in the past.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: revenge, isolation, friends, race against time, vigilante, trap, killings, characters killed one by one, trapped, mystery killer, characters in danger, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 5.2
 158
Terror Nation (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a criminal gang botch a heist they find themselves drawn into a terrifying government conspiracy to cull the population.
Style: bleak, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, heist, criminal, gang, exploitation, revenge, society, game of death, heroes, survival, abuse, isolation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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 5.1
 3K
The Dare (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A rare family night for Jay takes a brutal twist when he awakens in a basement with three other prisoners. As their vengeful captor runs riot, Jay engages in a twisted battle to solve the puzzle to his past and save his family's future.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: game of death, murderer, torture, vengeance, sadistic horror, revenge, who done it, extreme violence, murder, brutality, uncover truth, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.9
 417
Trophy Heads (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An obsessed fan and his mother kidnap former 'scream queens' and force them to reenact their famous film roles...with deadly results.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: scream queen, kidnapping, dungeon, obsessed fan, abduction, murder, psychopath, escape attempt, locked in a room, strong violent content, extreme violence, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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We Are the Flesh (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world.
Style: slasher, disturbing, erotic, avant garde, psychotronic ...
Plot: erotica, brother sister incest, incest, male nudity, erection, sex, brother sister sex, explicit sex, menstruation, masturbation, murder, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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 9.0
 321K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, adult animation, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: mind game, intelligence, secret identity, crimes, battle of wits, law enforcement, supernatural ability, supernatural, rivals, vigilante, heart attack, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
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 6.7
 153K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, post apocalypse, memory loss, isolation, survival horror, spacecraft, mission, end of the world, mutation, monster, twists and turns ...
Time: future
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 5.9
 26K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, cyborgs, disney, mad scientist, astronaut, black hole, robot, escapades, heroic mission, distopia, space exploration ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 5.8
 632
Kamikaze (1986)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientist is fired from his job and bored with doing nothing at home he goes crazy and invents a system which allows him to reach through the airwaves and transform live TV cameras into weapons to kill the people he hates the most - TV presenters.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: investigation, assassin, murder, television, lonely man, costume party, science gone wrong, psychological manipulation, inventor, killing spree, terrorism, television studio ...
Place: paris france
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, mad doctor, car accident, monster, zombie, experiment, surgery, cult, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, stripper ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, virginia, usa
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 6.5
 88K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, supernatural, medical student, experiment gone awry, near death experience, resurrection, manipulation, memory, nightmare, hallucination, medical school ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois
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 4.5
 85K
Death Note (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, deity, notebook, mind game, police, violence, murder, revenge, fbi, chase, betrayal, mass suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york state, seattle, tokyo
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 6.6
 254K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, torture, trap, twists and turns, serial murder, mind game, sadistic horror, brutality, insanity, antidote, hostage, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: philosophical, clever, funny, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: alternate reality, atheism, rags to riches, distopia, satire, love and romance, society, misfit, sarcasm, life philosophy, existentialism, creativity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 13th century
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 5.3
 10K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine strangers wake up in a house with no recollection how they got there and no way out. The voice on the PA introduces them to a grisly game they must play. The prize is $5 million and their life.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, isolation, captivity, murder, game, sole survivor, deathtrap, group of strangers, mind game, characters killed one by one, psychological torture, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: frankenstein, vengeance, supernatural, mad scientist, monster, obsession, science, justice, rescue, experiment gone awry, death, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland
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