Top rated genuinely frightening movies with an unanswered question

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

1 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
    creepy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    payoff at ending

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The Hole in the Ground trailer
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2 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 6.969
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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Us trailer
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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 6.074
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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

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Relic trailer
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4 Moloch (2022)

Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient.

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2022-05-19 | Horror

Cast

Sallie Harmsen, Alexandre Willaume

Rating

rating icon 5.919
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    generating suspense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shocking moment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rounded

Trailer

Moloch trailer
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5 Barbarian (2022)

In town for a job interview, a young woman arrives at her Airbnb late at night only to find that it has been mistakenly double-booked and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay the night anyway.

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2022-09-08 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 6.841
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #5 for
    shaky start
  3. Ranked #5 for
    picking up pace

Trailer

Barbarian trailer
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6 Ma (2019)

Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

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2019-05-29 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers

Rating

rating icon 5.826
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    half-baked
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of lame
  3. Ranked #3 for
    slow beginning

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7 Caveat (2021)

A lone drifter suffering from partial memory loss accepts a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house on an isolated island.

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2021-10-20 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jonathan French, Leila Sykes

Rating

rating icon 5.978
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    total darkness
  2. Ranked #2 for
    chilling moments
  3. Ranked #2 for
    anticlimactic

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8 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
    absolutely terrifying

Trailer

The Black Phone trailer
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9 Lair (2021)

A fractured family are forced to face their demons, metaphorically and literally, as they unwittingly become embroiled in a man's attempt to prove the existence of the supernatural in order to overturn a friend's murder conviction.

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2021-11-09 | Horror

Cast

Corey Johnson, Anya Newall

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    supernatural theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    special kudos
  3. Ranked #2 for
    loose thread

Trailer

Lair trailer
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10 The Inheritance (2020)

A woman's inheritance leads her to Eastern Europe to uncover a dark and disturbing family secret.

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2020-09-18 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Andrea Stefancikova, Natalia Ryumina

Rating

rating icon 3.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unanswered
  2. Ranked #2 for
    vigilant character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shady character

Trailer

The Inheritance trailer
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