Top rated genuinely frightening movies with a pessimistic view

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

1 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas (2021)

In this true-life twist on a holiday fable, Jeremy Morris brings a whole new meaning to Christmas spirit when his extravagant seasonal display sparks a dispute with his neighbors that lands them all in court.

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2021-11-24 | Documentary

Cast

Jeremy Morris

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loony character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely nuts
  3. Ranked #1 for
    punching bag

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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
    psychological character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath
  3. Ranked #1 for
    paranoid

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3 Slapface (2022)

A boy deals with the loss of his mother by creating a relationship with a dangerous monster.

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2022-04-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

August Maturo, Mike C. Manning

Rating

rating icon 5.87
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    disciplined
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of cute
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most terrifying

Trailer

Slapface trailer
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4 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
    fearing the dark
  2. Ranked #1 for
    getting under my skin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    frightening

Trailer

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5 Boys State (2020)

This raucous journey into the heart of democracy captures an unusual rite of passage: 1,100 teenage boys from across Texas coming together to build a representative government from the ground up.

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2020-01-24 | Documentary

Cast

Ben Feinstein, Steven Garza

Rating

rating icon 7.093
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark underbelly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gung-ho
  3. Ranked #1 for
    machismo

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6 Boys from County Hell (2021)

A crew of hardy road workers, led by a bickering Father and Son, must survive the night when they accidentally awaken an ancient Irish vampire.

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2021-08-06 | Horror / Comedy

Cast

Jack Rowan, Nigel O'Neill

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    average Hollywood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    humorous dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    always welcome actor

Trailer

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7 Vivarium (2019)

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

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2019-09-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg

Rating

rating icon 6.063
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meaningless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cuckoo
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like The Twilight Zone

Trailer

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8 Come True (2020)

Looking for an escape from her recurring nightmares, 18-year-old Sarah submits to a university sleep study, but soon realizes she's become the conduit to a frightening new discovery.

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2020-09-24 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shadowy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tense atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    groggy

Trailer

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9 Z (2019)

A family find themselves terrorized by their eight-year-old son's imaginary friend.

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2019-09-19 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Keegan Connor Tracy, Jett Klyne

Rating

rating icon 6.617
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downright creepy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    giving willies

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Z trailer
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10 Master (2022)

At an elite New England university built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill, two black women strive to find their place. Navigating politics and privilege, they encounter increasingly terrifying manifestations of the school's haunted past… and present.

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2022-03-18 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Regina Hall, Zoe Renee

Rating

rating icon 5.314
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lingering question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    firm
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enormously talented

Trailer

Master trailer
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