Top rated movies with an arch villain and a few jump scares

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an arch villain and a few jump scares! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an arch villain and a few jump scares, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 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
    disfigured character

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2 Brightburn (2019)

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

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2019-05-09 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Jackson A. Dunn, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.132
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil incarnated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    lack of character development

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3 Doctor Sleep (2019)

Still scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook Hotel, Dan Torrance faces the ghosts of the past when he meets Abra, a courageous teen who desperately needs his help -- and who possesses a powerful extrasensory ability called the "shine".

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2019-10-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Kyliegh Curran

Rating

rating icon 7.153
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #5 for
    tough acting

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4 The Dare (2019)

A rare family night for Jay takes a brutal twist when he awakens in a basement with three other prisoners. As their vengeful captor runs riot, Jay engages in a twisted battle to solve the puzzle to his past and save his family's future.

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2019-08-09 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Richard Brake, Bart Edwards

Rating

rating icon 5.883
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wafer-thin plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unnecessarily gory
  3. Ranked #1 for
    excessively gore

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5 The Boy Behind The Door (2020)

Bobby tries to save himself and his best friend when they are kidnapped on their way home from school.

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2020-09-27 | Horror

Cast

Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey

Rating

rating icon 6.307
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    illogical decision
  2. Ranked #1 for
    idiotic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    talented enough director

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6 Superhost (2021)

Two travel vloggers check into a vacation rental with a host that will do anything for a good review.

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2021-08-14 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Sara Canning, Osric Chau

Rating

rating icon 5.874
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wild and crazy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wild-eyed character

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7 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 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    half-baked
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kind of lame
  3. Ranked #4 for
    slow beginning

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8 The Invisible Man (2020)

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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2020-02-26 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically thrilling
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with WTF moments

Trailer

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9 The Retreat (2021)

Renee and Valerie, a couple at a cross roads in their relationship, leave the city to spend the week at a remote cabin with friends. But when they arrive, their friends are nowhere to be found. As they stumble through their relationship woes, they discover they are being hunted by a group of militant extremists who are determined to exterminate them.

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2021-05-21 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Tommie-Amber Pirie, Sarah Allen

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dim lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pacey
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably entertaining

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10 X (2022)

In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.

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2022-03-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega

Rating

rating icon 6.736
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like The Final Girls
  2. Ranked #2 for
    throwback movie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gonzo

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