Top rated intelligent movies on Shudder

Check out today’s highest ranked intelligent movies on Shudder! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best intelligent movies on Shudder, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfect pace

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2 The Wailing (2016)

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

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2016-05-12 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious woman
  2. Ranked #2 for
    inflecting voice
  3. Ranked #3 for
    haunting soundtrack

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3 Absentia (2011)

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia—and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

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2011-03-03 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Katie Parker, Courtney Bell

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    atmosphere of dread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more sinister
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with eeriness

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4 Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

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2014-10-08 | Horror / Romance

Cast

Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    deft directing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    interesting take
  3. Ranked #6 for
    alluring

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5 Heathers (1989)

A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.

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1989-03-31 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Winona Ryder, Christian Slater

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stinging lines
  2. Ranked #2 for
    catty dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hip

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6 Stake Land (2010)

Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden.

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2010-09-30 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steady pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    smooth pace

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7 Coherence (2013)

On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events.

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2013-09-19 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    irrational character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    improvised dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    uncritical

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8 Dog Soldiers (2002)

A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to prepare for some action as the there will be a full moon tonight...

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2002-05-10 | Horror / Action

Cast

Sean Pertwee, Kevin McKidd

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    above par
  2. Ranked #1 for
    above average acting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    quite impressive

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9 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

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2006-08-29 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    undemanding mood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    meticulously planned
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fresh look

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10 House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

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2003-04-11 | Horror

Cast

Sid Haig, Bill Moseley

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    derivative plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sickly twisted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    undemanding mood

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