Movies like Dead End 2003

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

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1 Cabin Fever 2002

A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Eli Roth

Country:

United States of America
5.7

2 The Strangers 2008

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Bryan Bertino

Writer:

Bryan Bertino

Country:

United States of America
6.2

3 Thir13en Ghosts 2001

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine "designed by the devil and powered by the dead" to open the Eye of Hell. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Steve Beck

Writers:

Robb White (story), Neal Marshall Stevens (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.6

4 Wolf Creek 2005

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman, who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Writer:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Country:

Australia
6.2

5 Creep 2004

Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Christopher Smith

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom
5.6

6 The Descent 2005

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

Genres:

Adventure, Horror

Director:

Neil Marshall

Writer:

Neil Marshall

Country:

United Kingdom
7.2

7 The Blair Witch Project 1999

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.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Directors:

Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez (as Eduardo Sanchez)

Writers:

Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez (as Eduardo Sanchez)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

8 Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon 2006

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Scott Glosserman

Country:

United States of America
6.7

9 Session 9 2001

Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Brad Anderson

Country:

United States of America
6.4

10 The Midnight Meat Train 2008

The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror

Director:

Ryûhei Kitamura

Writers:

Jeff Buhler (screenplay), Clive Barker (short story "The Midnight Meat Train")

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 High Tension 2003

Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Country:

France
6.8

12 Stir Of Echoes 1999

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

David Koepp

Writers:

Richard Matheson (novel), David Koepp (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

13 Vacancy 2007

A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nimród Antal

Writer:

Mark L. Smith

Country:

United States of America
6.2

14 Shutter 2004

A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the scene of an accident. As they investigate the phenomenon, they find other photographs contain similar supernatural images, that Thun's best friends are being haunted as well, and Jane discovers that her boyfriend has not told her everything. It soon becomes clear that you can not escape your past.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Writers:

Parkpoom Wongpoom (screenplay), Banjong Pisanthanakun (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Thailand
7.1

15 The Mist 2007

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 their lives, and worse, their sanity.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Frank Darabont

Writers:

Frank Darabont (screenplay), Stephen King (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

16 Inside 2007

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Animation, Family

Directors:

Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen (co-director)

Writers:

Pete Docter (original story by), Ronnie Del Carmen (original story by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.2

17 The Abandoned 2006

A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) and the appearance of another man who has been drawn to the farm for the same reasons.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nacho Cerdà

Writers:

Karim Hussain (screenplay), Nacho Cerdà (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Bulgaria, Spain, United Kingdom
5.6

18 Them 2006

Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Horror

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writers:

Ted Sherdeman (screenplay), Russell S. Hughes (adaptation) (as Russell Hughes) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

19 The Changeling 1980

After a tragic event happens, composer John Russell moves to Seattle to try to overcome it and build a new and peaceful life in a lonely big house that has been uninhabited for many years. But, soon after, the obscure history of such an old mansion and his own past begin to haunt him.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Peter Medak

Writers:

Russell Hunter (story), William Gray (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Canada
7.2

20 Jacob's Ladder 1990

After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Horror

Director:

Adrian Lyne

Country:

United States of America
7.5

21 100 Feet 2008

After Marnie Watson kills her abusive husband in self-defense, she is condemned to house arrest... only to discover that the house is possessed by the enraged and violent spirit of her dead husband.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Eric Red

Writer:

Eric Red

Country:

United States of America
5.5

22 The Hole 2001

Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nick Hamm

Writers:

Guy Burt (novel), Ben Court (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.2

23 Frailty 2001

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Bill Paxton

Writer:

Brent Hanley

Countries:

Germany, United States of America, Italy
7.2

24 End Of The Line 2007

Karen, a young psychiatric nurse, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop in the middle of the tunnel. Suddenly, her nightmare begins: a mysterious cult has decided that it's the end of the world and the only way to save the souls of the living is to kill them in cold blood. As those around her are brutally murdered, Karen and a handful of survivors must face the homicidal cult, supernatural forces and their own fears of Armageddon in order to survive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Maurice Devereaux

Country:

Canada
5.9