Top rated for in-depth character study movies with macabre atmosphere

Check out today’s highest ranked for in-depth character study movies with macabre atmosphere! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best for in-depth character study movies with macabre atmosphere, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Saint Maud (2020)

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

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2020-10-09 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle

Rating

rating icon 6.571
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fanaticism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fanatic

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2 A White, White Day (2019)

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. A story of grief, revenge and unconditional love.

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2019-07-25 | Drama

Cast

Ingvar E. Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ably portrayed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deceptively simple
  3. Ranked #1 for
    consoling

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3 You Are Not My Mother (2022)

In a North Dublin housing estate Char's mother goes missing. When she returns Char is determined to uncover the truth of her disappearance and unearth the dark secrets of her family.

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2022-03-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Hazel Doupe, Carolyn Bracken

Rating

rating icon 5.484
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark and ominous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    folkloric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    inflecting voice

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4 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
    payoff at ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eerie

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5 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lovecraftian
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely insane
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crazy

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6 Deerskin (2019)

A man's obsession with owning the designer deerskin jacket of his dreams leads him to turn his back on his humdrum life in the suburbs, blow his life savings, and even turn him to crime.

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2019-06-19 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 6.455
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    becoming obsessed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stretched to breaking point
  3. Ranked #1 for
    irregular

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7 John and the Hole (2021)

While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker — a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, where he holds them captive. As they anxiously wait for John to free them from the hole, the boy returns home, where he can finally do what he wants.

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2021-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Charlie Shotwell, Taissa Farmiga

Rating

rating icon 5.439
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    limited role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    naturalistic dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dumbfounded

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8 The Deep House (2021)

While diving in a remote French lake, a couple of YouTubers who specialise in underwater exploration videos discover a house submerged in the deep waters. What was initially a unique finding soon turns into a nightmare when they discover that the house was the scene of atrocious crimes. Trapped, with their oxygen reserves falling dangerously, they realise the worst is yet to come: they are not alone in the house.

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2021-06-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

James Jagger, Camille Rowe

Rating

rating icon 6.095
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    claustrophobic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    American Gothic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    novel concept

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9 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
    hard-pressed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lugubrious

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10 Rent-A-Pal (2020)

Set in 1990, a lonely bachelor named David searches for an escape from the day-to-day drudgery of caring for his aging mother. While seeking a partner through a video dating service, he discovers a strange VHS tape called Rent-A-Pal. Hosted by the charming and charismatic Andy, the tape offers him much-needed company, compassion, and friendship. But Andy's friendship comes at a cost, and David desperately struggles to afford the price of admission.

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2020-10-11 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Brian Landis Folkins, Wil Wheaton

Rating

rating icon 6.429
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lonely character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching indispensably
  3. Ranked #2 for
    homesick

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