Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with a derivative plot

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

1 A Classic Horror Story (2021)

Five people travelling by camper crash into a tree. When they recover, the road they were driving on has been replaced by an impenetrable forest and a wooden house.

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2021-07-01 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Matilda Lutz, Francesco Russo

Rating

rating icon 5.836
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hodgepodge
  2. Ranked #1 for
    derivative plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less enthusiastic

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A Classic Horror Story trailer
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2 Escape Room (2019)

Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.

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2019-01-03 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Taylor Russell, Logan Miller

Rating

rating icon 6.538
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining romp
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of cool
  3. Ranked #3 for
    keeping attention

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Escape Room trailer
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3 Underwater (2020)

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.

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2020-01-08 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel

Rating

rating icon 6.286
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Monster Movie
  2. Ranked #2 for
    respite
  3. Ranked #4 for
    claustrophobic

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Underwater trailer
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4 Smile (2022)

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain.

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2022-09-23 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sosie Bacon, Kyle Gallner

Rating

rating icon 6.661
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    false scare
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fakeout
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cheap jump scares

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Smile trailer
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5 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Stella and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

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2019-08-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Zoe Colletti, Dean Norris

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with creep factors
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scared to death
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual representation

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6 Run (2020)

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

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2020-11-20 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen

Rating

rating icon 7.256
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heart-pounding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tension-filled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most effective

Trailer

Run trailer
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7 Meander (2021)

After getting a car ride from an unknown man, Lisa wakes up in a tube. On her arm is strapped a bracelet with a countdown. She quickly understands that every 8 minutes, fire burns an occupied section. She has no choice but to crawl into safe sections to survive. To know why she’s there and how to get out, Lisa will have to face the memories of her dead daughter…

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2021-07-01 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Gaia Weiss, Peter Franzén

Rating

rating icon 6.01
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    purgatory
  2. Ranked #2 for
    narrow
  3. Ranked #2 for
    crawling along

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Meander trailer
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8 The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

In 1970s Los Angeles, ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own young kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.

Info

2019-04-17 | Horror

Cast

Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz

Rating

rating icon 5.692
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jump scare
  2. Ranked #1 for
    not scary
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stale

Trailer

The Curse of La Llorona trailer
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9 The Invitation (2022)

After the death of her mother, Evie is approached by an unknown cousin who invites her to a lavish wedding in the English countryside. Soon, she realizes a gothic conspiracy is afoot and must fight for survival as she uncovers twisted secrets in her family’s history.

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2022-08-24 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Nathalie Emmanuel, Thomas Doherty

Rating

rating icon 6.149
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fine and dandy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    creaky and old
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dark and gothic

Trailer

The Invitation trailer
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10 The Hole in the Ground (2019)

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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2019-03-01 | Horror

Cast

Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey

Rating

rating icon 5.632
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unexplained
  2. Ranked #2 for
    creepy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    payoff at ending

Trailer

The Hole in the Ground trailer
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According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with a derivative plot list are rated as unoriginal, lacking originality, using horror trope, derivative plot, heart-pounding, with suspenseful moments, cheap thrills, fakeout, like The Grudge, relying on gore.
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