Top rated exceptionally talented directing movies with sinister atmosphere

Check out today’s highest ranked exceptionally talented directing movies with sinister atmosphere! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best exceptionally talented directing movies with sinister atmosphere, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Night House (2021)

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg

Rating

rating icon 6.605
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically horrifying
  2. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gotcha

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2 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.142
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somber mood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unrewarding

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3 Relic (2020)

When elderly mother Edna inexplicably vanishes, her daughter rushes to the family's decaying home, finding clues of her increasing dementia scattered around the house in her absence.

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2020-07-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Emily Mortimer, Bella Heathcote

Rating

rating icon 6.071
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deathly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slowly building up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    climactic ending

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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
    relying on gore
  2. Ranked #1 for
    false scare
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fakeout

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5 The Black Phone (2022)

Finney Blake, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

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2022-06-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mason Thames, Ethan Hawke

Rating

rating icon 7.617
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bone chilling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #4 for
    disfigured character

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6 The Humans (2021)

Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare.

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2021-11-24 | Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell

Rating

rating icon 6.13
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavy dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    talky
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bumping at night

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7 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
    genuinely eerie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eerie

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8 Nanny (2022)

Aisha, a Senegalese immigrant who takes a job as a nanny for a wealthy white family in New York City, finds herself consumed by unsettling visions and a growing rage.

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2022-11-23 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Anna Diop, Michelle Monaghan

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tacked on
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending rather abruptly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    holding interest

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9 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 6.97
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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10 Color Out of Space (2019)

The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land and the properties of space-time with a strange, otherworldly colour. To their horror, the family discovers this alien force is gradually mutating every life form that it touches—including them.

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2019-09-07 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson

Rating

rating icon 6.017
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spaced out character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rich color
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Cosmic Horror

Trailer

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