Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with an absurd premise

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

1 Skyfire (2019)

Tianhuo Island is as beautiful as a paradise. It almost makes people forget that it is located in the "Ring of Fire" the world-famous Pacific Rim volcanic belt. The volcano erupts, and the fates of the people on the island are entangled.

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2019-12-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Wang Xueqi, Hannah Quinlivan

Rating

rating icon 6.387
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular special effect
  2. Ranked #1 for
    improbable situation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with a bag of popcorn

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2 Ready or Not (2019)

When a young bride marries into a ridiculously rich and delightfully deranged family, her wedding night becomes her worst nightmare as she's forced to play a lethal game of hide-and-seek and must fight to stay alive.

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2019-08-21 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Samara Weaving, Adam Brody

Rating

rating icon 7.061
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining finish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scream queen
  3. Ranked #3 for
    naff

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3 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 6.541
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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
    with suspenseful moments

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Escape Room trailer
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4 The Prodigy (2019)

A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

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2019-02-06 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott

Rating

rating icon 6.155
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gotcha
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gifted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    quite impressive

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5 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

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2019-02-01 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Rene Russo, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 5.366
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hammy performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    high art

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6 Us (2019)

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

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2019-03-14 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke

Rating

rating icon 6.969
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with WTF moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    illogical
  3. Ranked #4 for
    exact replica

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7 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
    total darkness
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creepier

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8 Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

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2020-12-31 | Horror / Action

Cast

Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gender-bending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sounding ridiculous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    physically impossible

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9 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 7.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nail-biting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suspenseful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tense and suspenseful

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10 Barbarian (2022)

In town for a job interview, a young woman arrives at her Airbnb late at night only to find that it has been mistakenly double-booked and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay the night anyway.

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2022-09-08 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 6.841
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #5 for
    picking up pace
  3. Ranked #5 for
    shaky start

Trailer

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