Movies like Gothika 2003

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

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1 House Of Wax 2005

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

Genres:

Horror, Drama

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Charles Belden (story), Chad Hayes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3

2 Devil 2010

A group of people are trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, and one of them is the devil.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

Brian Nelson (screenplay), M. Night Shyamalan (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

3 Dead Silence 2007

Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair, where Shaw used to perform and is buried. But Jamie is in for more than he expected.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

James Wan

Writers:

Leigh Whannell (screenplay), James Wan (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

4 Stay Alive 2006

After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the kids begin to play the grisly game but soon make a chilling connection -- they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same way as the characters they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the teens must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... stay alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

William Brent Bell

Country:

United States of America
5.1

5 Mirrors 2008

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Alexandre Aja (screenplay), Grégory Levasseur (screenplay) (as Gregory Levasseur) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Romania, United States of America
6.2

6 The Exorcism Of Emily Rose 2005

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Scott Derrickson

Country:

United States of America
6.7

7 Ghost Ship 2002

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Steve Beck

Writers:

Mark Hanlon (story), Mark Hanlon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.5

8 Panic Room 2002

Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul and Junior - during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

David Fincher

Writer:

David Koepp

Country:

United States of America
6.8

9 Case 39 2009

In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Christian Alvart

Writer:

Ray Wright

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

10 The Uninvited 2009

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Directors:

Charles Guard (as The Guard Brothers), Thomas Guard (as The Guard Brothers)

Writers:

Craig Rosenberg (screenplay), Doug Miro (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

11 Orphan 2009

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay) (as David Leslie Johnson), Alex Mace (story)

Countries:

Canada, France, Germany, United States of America
6.9

12 The Eye 2008

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.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Writers:

Sebastian Gutierrez (screenplay), Yuet-Jan Hui | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

13 The Skeleton Key 2005

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Iain Softley

Writer:

Ehren Kruger

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

14 Darkness Falls 2003

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Jonathan Liebesman

Writers:

Joe Harris (story), John Fasano (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5

15 The Fourth Kind 2009

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

Genres:

Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Olatunde Osunsanmi

Writers:

Olatunde Osunsanmi (screenplay), Olatunde Osunsanmi (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

16 White Noise 2005

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Geoffrey Sax

Writer:

Niall Johnson

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.5

17 The Mothman Prophecies 2002

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Mark Pellington

Writers:

Richard Hatem (screenplay), John A. Keel (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

18 The Haunting 1999

Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery

Director:

Jan de Bont

Writers:

David Self (screenplay), Shirley Jackson (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5

19 Hide And Seek 2005

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Polson

Writer:

Ari Schlossberg

Country:

United States of America
6

20 An American Haunting 2005

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Courtney Solomon

Writers:

Brent Monahan (novel), Courtney Solomon

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.1

21 What Lies Beneath 2000

When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire investigates, she discovers that the man she loves might know more than he's letting on.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Clark Gregg (screenplay), Sarah Kernochan (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

22 The Bone Collector 1999

Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Phillip Noyce

Writers:

Jeffery Deaver (book), Jeremy Iacone (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

23 Taking Lives 2004

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

Michael Pye (novel), Jon Bokenkamp (screen story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

24 The Boy 2016

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

William Brent Bell

Writer:

Stacey Menear

Countries:

United States of America, China, Canada
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