Top rated charming and charismatic movies with ratcheting up tension

Check out today’s highest ranked charming and charismatic movies with ratcheting up tension! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best charming and charismatic movies with ratcheting up tension, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Guest (2014)

A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

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2014-09-05 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    blowing socks off
  2. Ranked #7 for
    ambient music
  3. Ranked #8 for
    more than welcome

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2 The Fog (1980)

Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses a mystical fire; and hitchhiker Elizabeth discovers the mutilated corpse of a fisherman. Then a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, and more people start to die.

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1980-02-08 | Horror

Cast

Jamie Lee Curtis, Ty Mitchell

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brooding atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moody atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ominous atmosphere

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3 The Sacrament (2013)

A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a sinister edge to the commune that belies the seemingly peaceful setting.

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2013-09-02 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    obvious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    nut job
  3. Ranked #4 for
    truly horrifying

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4 Madison County (2011)

A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where to be found and the towns people act like they haven't seen him in years. They also say that the killer never existed and the murders never happened. However, when the kids start digging around to get their own answers, they find out that the stories maybe more real than the townspeople are letting on!

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2011-10-11 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Colley Bailey, Matt Mercer

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nice change
  2. Ranked #2 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creating tension

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5 Villains (2019)

When their car breaks down, a couple on the run headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark secret, and a sweet-as-pie pair of homeowners who will do anything to keep it from getting out.

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2019-09-20 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    comic tone
  2. Ranked #4 for
    caught off -guard
  3. Ranked #4 for
    engaging enough

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6 Wolf Creek 2 (2013)

Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site's most infamous local, the last man any traveller to the region ever wants to meet—Mick Taylor. As the backpackers flee, Mick pursues them on an epic white knuckled rampage across hostile wasteland.

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2013-08-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

John Jarratt, Ryan Corr

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    wrong turns
  2. Ranked #6 for
    anti-hero
  3. Ranked #8 for
    sick and twisted

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7 Creep 2 (2017)

After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer. Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on, she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole from which she can’t escape.

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2017-10-14 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mark Duplass, Desiree Akhavan

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more gripping
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interesting dynamic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    consistently engaged

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8 The Wretched (2020)

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

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2020-03-09 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    creative and original directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    original and creative directing
  3. Ranked #6 for
    fairly decent

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9 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

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2009-06-10 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Denzel Washington, John Travolta

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    flashy camera work
  2. Ranked #4 for
    crony
  3. Ranked #4 for
    evil genius

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10 The Tracker (2002)

Somewhere in Australia in the early 20th century outback, an Aboriginal man is accused of murdering a white woman. Three white men are on a mission to capture him with the help of an experienced Indigenous man.

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2002-08-08 | Drama / History

Cast

David Gulpilil, Gary Sweet

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    haunting soundtrack
  2. Ranked #3 for
    invasive voice
  3. Ranked #4 for
    one-dimensional

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