Top rated genuinely frightening movies with a dour subject

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

1 The Dark and the Wicked (2020)

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

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2020-10-29 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.144
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very haunting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    using horror trope
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with eeriness

Trailer

The Dark and the Wicked trailer
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2 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
    fanaticism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    psychological character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply unsettling

Trailer

Saint Maud trailer
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3 Isabelle (2019)

A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.

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2019-05-24 | Horror

Cast

Amanda Crew, Adam Brody

Rating

rating icon 5.123
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly unlikely
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mystic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    little confusing

Trailer

Isabelle trailer
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4 The Good Nurse (2022)

Suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse risks her own life to uncover the truth.

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2022-10-19 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

Rating

rating icon 6.907
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber
  2. Ranked #2 for
    absorbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    captivating directing

Trailer

The Good Nurse trailer
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5 Hatching (2022)

12 year old Tinja is desperate to please her mother, a woman obsessed with presenting the image of a perfect family. One night, Tinja finds a strange egg. What hatches is beyond belief.

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2022-03-04 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    greatest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    allegoric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    best

Trailer

Hatching trailer
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6 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
    climactic ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deathly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slowly building up

Trailer

Relic trailer
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7 Vortex (2022)

Lui, a struggling author with a heart condition, and his wife Elle, a retired psychiatrist, find their idyllic life shattered when Elle begins to succumb to the effects of dementia.

Info

2022-01-27 | Drama

Cast

Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    innovative technique
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unmistakable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cross-cut editing

Trailer

Vortex trailer
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8 The Lodge (2020)

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

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2020-01-16 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.13
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    mentally unstable
  2. Ranked #7 for
    dark and disturbing
  3. Ranked #7 for
    carefully planned

Trailer

The Lodge trailer
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9 FX's A Christmas Carol (2019)

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.

Info

2019-12-19 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis

Rating

rating icon 7.025
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful rendition
  2. Ranked #1 for
    timeless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    darkest

Trailer

FX's A Christmas Carol trailer
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10 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.

Info

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

Trailer

The Humans trailer
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