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1. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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61 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 673,094

2. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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64 Metascore

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Votes: 760,618 | Gross: $293.50M

3. Insidious (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye

Votes: 223,997 | Gross: $53.99M

4. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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80 Metascore

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 159,569 | Gross: $75.28M

5. Sinister (I) (2012)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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53 Metascore

Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson

Votes: 175,591 | Gross: $48.06M

6. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Votes: 288,947 | Gross: $96.47M

7. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.6
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30 Metascore

When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!

Director: Steve Beck | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 68,765 | Gross: $41.87M

8. The Awakening (I) (2011)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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53 Metascore

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu

Votes: 54,601

9. The Uninvited (2009)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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43 Metascore

Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother.

Directors: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard | Stars: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn

Votes: 66,352 | Gross: $28.57M

10. Sinister 2 (2015)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.

Director: Ciarán Foy | Stars: James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan

Votes: 32,810 | Gross: $27.74M

11. Ouija (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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38 Metascore

A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.

Director: Stiles White | Stars: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff, Bianca A. Santos

Votes: 38,573 | Gross: $50.82M

12. The Grudge (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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49 Metascore

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, William Mapother

Votes: 122,317 | Gross: $110.18M

13. The Woman in Black (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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62 Metascore

A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Director: James Watkins | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds, Emma Shorey

Votes: 152,547 | Gross: $54.32M

14. V/H/S (2012)

R | 116 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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55 Metascore

When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman

Votes: 48,069 | Gross: $0.10M

15. The Haunting (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

Votes: 61,570 | Gross: $91.19M

16. V/H/S/2 (2013)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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49 Metascore

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.

Directors: Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Gareth Evans, Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sánchez, Timo Tjahjanto, Adam Wingard | Stars: Lawrence Michael Levine, Kelsy Abbott, Adam Wingard, Hannah Hughes

Votes: 29,798 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.7
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48 Metascore

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 34,046 | Gross: $0.33M

18. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 8,480

19. Witchboard (1986)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A woman (Kitaen) finds an interest in her friend Brandon's Ouija Board when he brings it by her party.

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 4,680 | Gross: $7.37M

20. Lady in White (1988)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.

Director: Frank LaLoggia | Stars: Lukas Haas, Len Cariou, Alex Rocco, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 5,102 | Gross: $1.71M

21. Marchlands (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 1,287

22. Madhouse (2004)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.

Director: William Butler | Stars: Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, Natasha Lyonne, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 5,555

23. Ano hi mita hana no namae o bokutachi wa mada shiranai. (2011– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group, Jintan, is currently aimless in life and it is ... See full summary »

Stars: Griffin Burns, Ray Chase, Erica Lindbeck, Erica Mendez

Votes: 3,533

24. From Time to Time (2009)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.

Director: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith, Christopher Villiers

Votes: 3,697

25. Boo (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.3
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A handful of college students get trapped in a haunted hospital on Halloween.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Trish Coren, Rachel Harland, Jilon VanOver, Happy Mahaney

Votes: 4,253

26. La casa muda (2010)

Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.4
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The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late '40s in a small village in Uruguay. The film focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house, which hides an ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Hernández | Stars: Florencia Colucci, Abel Tripaldi, Gustavo Alonso, María Salazar

Votes: 6,791

27. Ju-on (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 70 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Yûrei Yanagi, Yue, Ryôta Koyama, Hitomi Miwa

Votes: 5,859

28. The Haunting of Julia (1977)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti, Jill Bennett

Votes: 1,314

29. The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972)

G | 99 min | Family, Mystery, Fantasy

7.1
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A mysterious, very old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in her squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family become the ... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison, Benjamin Smith

Votes: 804

30. Fingerprints (2006)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.

Director: Harry Basil | Stars: Leah Pipes, Kristin Cavallari, Josh Henderson, Andrew Lawrence

Votes: 2,257

31. The Noise (II) (2015)

96 min | Horror

5.6
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New married couple moves into an old house located at suburbs think that their new home would bring them serenity and a happy life in. However, both not aware that this house would one day becomes their nightmare.

Director: Adrian Teh | Stars: Adrian Teh, Lenna Lim, Sawyer Leong, Phoebe Huang

Votes: 59

32. Ju-on: White Ghost (2009)

Not Rated | 61 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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Akane begins seeing visions of a female ghost wearing the same yellow hat and red satchel she wore as a school child.

Director: Ryûta Miyake | Stars: Hiroki Suzuki, Ichirôta Miyakawa, Natsuki Kasa, Akina Minami

Votes: 1,427

33. Zwart water (2010)

112 min | Horror

5.6
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Moving into her parents' mansion after she inherits it, a woman, her husband and their daughter stumble upon a dark and terrible family secret.

Director: Elbert van Strien | Stars: Hadewych Minis, Barry Atsma, Isabelle Stokkel, Charlotte Arnoldy

Votes: 1,082

34. 11:11 (2004)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

3.6
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A troubled young woman, haunted by her mother's ghost, is suddenly confronted by paranormal events which are wreaking havoc on her small college town. She struggles to understand the meaning of these supernatural events...

Director: Micheal Bafaro | Stars: Laura Mennell, Paul Dzenkiw, Christie Will, Kristina Copeland

Votes: 1,198

35. The Maize: The Movie (2004)

R | 100 min | Horror

2.1
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A father's psychic abilities are put to the test when his two daughters are trapped inside of a corn maze haunted by the spirits of two young girls who disappeared a year earlier.

Director: Bill Cowell | Stars: Bill Cowell, Kelleigh Murray, Alyssa Cowell, Elena Pezzino

Votes: 2,551

36. The Maid (2005)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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"Every year, for thirty days during the lunar seventh month, the Chinese believe that the gates of hell are thrown open. Vengeful spirits or hungry ghosts wander among the living, seeking ... See full summary »

Director: Kelvin Tong | Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Huifang Hong, Benny Soh, Zhenwei Guan

Votes: 1,034

37. Vesper (2017)

23 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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Marge Ofenbey shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband. She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets ... See full summary »

Director: Keyvan Sheikhalishahi | Stars: Götz Otto, Agnès Godey, Keyvan Sheikhalishahi, Claire Sheikhalishahi

Votes: 8

38. Arang (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-hoon Ahn | Stars: So-yeong Choo, Won-joong Jung, Hae-in Kim, Ok-bin Kim

Votes: 1,138

39. Ju-on: Black Ghost (2009)

Not Rated | 60 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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After losing her child at birth, the dark horror of the grudge begins growing within her.

Director: Mari Asato | Stars: Kôji Seto, Kuniteru Shigeyama, Kana Tsugihara, Ai Kago

Votes: 1,077

40. Gui si (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading ... See full summary »

Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Chen Chang, Yôsuke Eguchi, Kar Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 2,729

41. Necrosis (2009)

90 min | Horror, Thriller

3.3
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In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party.

Director: Jason Robert Stephens | Stars: James Kyson, George Stults, Tiffany, Penny Vital

Votes: 876

42. El libro de piedra (1969)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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A governess Julia comes to work in a bourgeois family that live in an afforested property that they have recently bought. Julia is to take care of little girl named Silvia, whose unusual ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Marga López, Joaquín Cordero, Norma Lazareno, Aldo Monti

Votes: 639

43. The Portal (I) (2010)

86 min | Horror

4.1
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Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.

Director: Serge Rodnunsky | Stars: Jenna Colby, Michael Muhney, Michael Madsen, Stacy Keach

Votes: 396

44. Chum thaang rot fai phii (2007)

88 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

3.7
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Five teenagers : Joke (the gang-leader), transvestite Ake, Mued the junkie, Kai the big mouth and June, insolently rob a kindergarten. During the police chase, their get-away car swerves ... See full summary »

Director: Sukhum Mathawanit | Stars: Kett Thantup, Savika Chaiyadej, Sura Theerakon, Chaleumpol Tikumpornteerawong

Votes: 129

45. Dark Awakening (2014)

95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.4
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A thriller centered on a couple who makes an old estate their new home and soon begin to see the spirits of dead children.

Director: Dean Jones | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Jason Cook, Valerie Azlynn, William Pifer

Votes: 160

46. 19 Doors (2011)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

3.0
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When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the long-abandoned Lyndora seems the perfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Koehler | Stars: Natalie Bail, Norm Wash, Bryan Koehler, John W. Iwanonkiw

Votes: 117

47. Unholy Women (2006)

107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment, "Rattle Rattle", tells the story of a young woman who is pursued by an evil ... See full summary »

Directors: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, Keisuke Toyoshima | Stars: Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Kobayashi, Riko Suzuki, Miharu Morina

Votes: 492

48. Lurkers (1988)

R | 90 min | Horror

3.8
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A woman is haunted by flashbacks of her dead mother and visions of dead people floating.

Director: Roberta Findlay | Stars: Christine Moore, Gary Warner, Marina Taylor, Roy MacArthur

Votes: 227

49. The Cradle (2007)

107 min | Horror, Thriller

4.2
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When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Brown | Stars: Lukas Haas, Emily Hampshire, Amanda Smith, Libby Adams

Votes: 613

50. Séance (2006)

R | 88 min | Horror

4.7
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In an attempt to rid their dorm of a troublesome little girl ghost a group of college students inadvertently bring back the little girl's killer.

Director: Mark L. Smith | Stars: Bridget Shergalis, Tori White, Chauntal Lewis, Kandis Fay

Votes: 751