Top rated movies with excellent performance that have feeling of dread

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with excellent performance and feeling of dread! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with excellent performance and feeling of dread, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Daniel Isn't Real (2019)

Troubled college freshman Luke suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope. Charismatic and full of manic energy, Daniel helps Luke to achieve his dreams, before pushing him to the very edge of sanity and into a desperate struggle for control of his mind -- and his soul.

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2019-12-06 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inside the head
  2. Ranked #1 for
    outside realm
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-caliber

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2 Watcher (2022)

As a serial killer stalks the city, Julia — a young actress who just moved to town with her husband — notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street.

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2022-06-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Maika Monroe, Karl Glusman

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    building tension
  3. Ranked #2 for
    primal fear

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3 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
    paranoid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply unsettling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath

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4 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.142
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    attention grabbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and brooding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gloomy

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5 7500 (2019)

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.

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2019-12-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar

Rating

rating icon 6.13
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    white-knuckled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intense
  3. Ranked #1 for
    realistic

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6 What Josiah Saw (2021)

A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins.

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2021-08-13 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Robert Patrick, Nick Stahl

Rating

rating icon 5.907
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    above par
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly convincing acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    completely believable

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7 Censor (2021)

A film screener at the BBFC, who has earned an unsavory reputation for being the strictest censor of violent films, begins to spiral out of control after viewing a low budget horror movie with similarities to the disappearance of her sister.

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2021-06-11 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Niamh Algar, Michael Smiley

Rating

rating icon 5.818
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    severe editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    increasingly violent

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8 Men (2022)

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to find a place to heal. But someone — or something — from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her, and what begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears.

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2022-05-20 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear

Rating

rating icon 6.124
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    figurative concept
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like a mirror
  3. Ranked #1 for
    symbolic imagery

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9 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iconography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely insane

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10 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 7.118
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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