Top rated excruciatingly slow movies that are also downbeat

Check out today’s highest ranked excruciatingly slow and downbeat movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are excruciatingly slow and downbeat, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Dark Touch (2013)

Niamh is the lone survivor of a mysterious massacre in which the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house took on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories, and the neighbours and social worker who take her into their care try to introduce her to a new life. But Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

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2013-09-27 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Missy Keating, Marcella Plunkett

Rating

rating icon 4.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    dark and gloomy
  2. Ranked #5 for
    dark and grim
  3. Ranked #6 for
    abusive

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2 The Maus (2017)

Alex and Selma are a couple in love on a trip to the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Suddenly, Selma feels a mysterious force is chasing them.

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2017-09-21 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Alma Terzić, August Wittgenstein

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    little confusing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of confusing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    maintaining tension

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3 Shifter (2020)

A young woman struggles with the painful and gruesome side effects of an experiment with time travel gone wrong that causes her to lose control and shift through time at random.

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2020-03-06 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Nicole Fancher, Ashley Mandanas

Rating

rating icon 3.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    most horrifying
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tone shifting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    too thrilling

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4 Seed (2007)

After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.

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2007-04-27 | Horror

Cast

Michael Paré, Will Sanderson

Rating

rating icon 3.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    act of cruelty
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grossest
  3. Ranked #4 for
    brutally violent

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5 The Assent (2020)

After a series of disturbing supernatural events in his home, Joel a young single father, comes to suspect that his young son may be possessed. Soon Joel receives a visit from Father Lambert, a controversial exorcist in town whose last patient died during his treatment. As increasing chilling occurrences begin to unfold, the priest informs a resistant Joel that unless he can successfully perform an exorcism, the devil will soon take full control of his boy.

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2020-01-09 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Robert Kazinsky, Peter Jason

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and grim
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chromatic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acid trip

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6 Abattoir (2016)

A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.

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2016-12-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jessica Lowndes, Joe Anderson

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    requiring a second watch
  2. Ranked #5 for
    novel concept
  3. Ranked #5 for
    illogical decision

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7 Chimera Strain (2018)

A brilliant but disturbed scientist freezes his children alive, while he races to cure their deadly genetic disease by decoding the DNA of the immortal Turritopsis jellyfish.

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2018-02-24 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat confusing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    intellectually stimulating

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8 Horrors of War (2006)

HORRORS OF WAR derives from the "B" movie, Grindhouse tradition, made to play like a like a midnight movie. It is an independently-produced film made in a B-movie style, yet with a dramatic grounding and an eye toward bigger production values.......FILM SYNOPSIS: 'Feeling the pressure from Allied advance, Hitler unleashes his secret weapons giving rise to a type of warfare the world has never seen. Throughout the European theater of WWII, Lieutenant John Schmidt comes face to face with these "weapons." The Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S., precursor to the C.I.A.) initiates missions behind enemy lines to find the source of the weapons terrorizing U.S. soldiers fighting the Third Reich. Schmidt is joined by Captain Joe Russo and his group of war-hardened GIs who have experienced for themselves the all-too-real horrors of war in battle. Together, they must find and destroy Hitler's horde of nightmare weapons before his horrific vision can be fully realized

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2006-03-25 | Action / Horror

Cast

Jon Osbeck, Joe Lorenzo

Rating

rating icon 2.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more streamlined
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shitty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    wild-eyed character

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9 The Ghouls (2003)

Eric Hayes is a stringer. One notch below the lowest rung of the journalistic ladder. A video vulture preying on police chases, ambulance runs, and random street violence, selling his footage to the highest bidder and living on a steady diet of cigarettes and bloodlust. For years, Eric has lived off of other people's pain and misery. But he's about to discover something beneath the streets of Los Angeles even hungrier for blood than he is. He's about to discover THE GHOULS.

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2003-11-06 | Horror

Cast

Timothy Muskatell, Tina Birchfield

Rating

rating icon 3.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    so disgusted
  2. Ranked #3 for
    basically a rehash
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unspeakable act

Trailer

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10 Skew (2011)

When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a descent into the ominous as unexplained events threaten to disrupt the balance between the three close friends. Each one of them must struggle with personal demons and paranoia as friendships are tested and gruesome realities are revealed...and recorded.

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2011-04-19 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Rob Scattergood, Amber Lewis

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fine and dandy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    requiring a second watch
  3. Ranked #6 for
    scratching head

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