Top rated awfully slow movies that are also suspenseful

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and suspenseful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and suspenseful, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 26 2021

1 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cryptic theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mystified

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2 I See You (2019)

When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor, in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.

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2019-09-11 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plot twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprising turn
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unpredictable twist

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3 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-03-02 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glad
  3. Ranked #2 for
    reasonably enjoyable

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4 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit slow
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #4 for
    braindead

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5 The Lodge (2020)

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

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2020-01-16 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    regretful character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    nicely put together
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tense atmosphere

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6 The Clovehitch Killer (2018)

A picture-perfect family is torn apart after Tyler finds a cache of disturbing images in his father's possession. He begins to suspect that the man he trusts most in the world may be responsible for the murder of 13 women ten years prior.

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2018-11-16 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with tense moments
  2. Ranked #3 for
    nail biting moments
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with suspenseful moments

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7 Alone (2020)

A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.

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2020-09-10 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Jules Willcox, Marc Menchaca

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    zero character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    heart-pounding
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unlikely event

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8 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hardworking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding

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9 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    no dull moments
  3. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly

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10 The House of the Devil (2009)

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

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2009-04-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    building momentum
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slowly building up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shattering climax

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