Top rated barmy movies with a gripping start

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with barmy character and a gripping start! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with barmy character and a gripping start, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Haunting of the Murder House (2023)

In October, four filmmakers disappeared in a haunted house while live streaming on social media. A year later, their footage was found.

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2023-05-25 | Horror

Cast

Kellan Rudnicki, Tyler Miller

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too bright
  2. Ranked #1 for
    undemanding mood
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bated breath

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2 Help (2021)

Sarah seems to have found her calling working in a Liverpool care home where she has a special talent for connecting with the residents. Then, in March 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic hits.

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2021-09-16 | Drama

Cast

Jodie Comer, Stephen Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.073
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for pandemic era
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit hard

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3 The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2019)

After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting could set off a chain reaction of copycat violence across the country, Gannon quarantines his fellow militiamen in the remote lumber mill they call their headquarters. There, he sets about a series of grueling interrogations, intent on ferreting out the killer and turning him over to the authorities to prevent further bloodshed.

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2019-01-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty

Rating

rating icon 6.162
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    taut
  3. Ranked #1 for
    contrived plot

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4 Surge (2020)

A man goes on a bold and reckless journey of self-liberation through London. After he robs a bank he releases a wilder version of himself, ultimately experiencing what it feels like to be alive.

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2020-06-17 | Thriller

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Ellie Haddington

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dizzy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hand-held shot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling queasy

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5 Caveat (2021)

A lone drifter suffering from partial memory loss accepts a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house on an isolated island.

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2021-10-20 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jonathan French, Leila Sykes

Rating

rating icon 5.978
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    ominous mood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    catatonic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creepier

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6 The Retaliators (2022)

An upstanding pastor uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter's brutal murder.

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2022-09-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Michael Lombardi, Marc Menchaca

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely captivating
  2. Ranked #3 for
    unpolished
  3. Ranked #3 for
    waited for long time

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7 Old Man (2022)

Deep in the woods, a lost hiker stumbles upon the cabin of an erratic and reclusive old man. What starts off as cordial conversation soon turns dangerous as it becomes clear that one or both of them might be hiding a terrifying secret.

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2022-10-14 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Stephen Lang, Marc Senter

Rating

rating icon 5.779
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    funky
  2. Ranked #2 for
    off-kilter
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for analyzing

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8 Becky (2020)

A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.

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2020-07-23 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Lulu Wilson, Kevin James

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dastardly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    villainous role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychotic villain

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9 Night Hunter (2019)

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.

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2019-08-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 6.562
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat confusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    little bit better
  3. Ranked #1 for
    recommended

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10 The Stylist (2020)

Claire is a lonely hairstylist who secretly murders and scalps her clients. When Olivia makes the well-intentioned mistake of asking Claire to style her hair for her wedding, she becomes dangerously obsessed, and her sanity starts to slip away with bloody consequences.

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2020-09-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Najarra Townsend, Brea Grant

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    becoming obsessed
  2. Ranked #2 for
    swift pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tight editing

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