Top rated movies with poor acting that have tense atmosphere

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

1 The Isle (2019)

1840 and another ship crashes on the rocks of an almost deserted island in Scotland. Three sailors survive the wreck and make it to shore where the few locals take them in as they wait for the mainland boat to come for them. But the sailors' survival story has only just started as they uncover the strange past of the once vibrant island.

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2019-02-08 | Thriller / Adventure

Cast

Conleth Hill, Alex Hassell

Rating

rating icon 4.722
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    awfully slow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely boring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sluggish pace

Trailer

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2 The Reckoning (2021)

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her landlord, she is falsely accused of being a witch and thrown in jail for a crime she didn’t commit. She must endure physical persecution at the hands of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter and face her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.

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2021-02-05 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Charlotte Kirk, Sean Pertwee

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    late night movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tepid plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interesting ending

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The Reckoning trailer
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3 We Need to Do Something (2021)

Seeking shelter from a storm, a family finds themselves trapped in a bathroom for days with no sign of rescue and untold evils lurking just beyond the walls.

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2021-09-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sierra McCormick, Vinessa Shaw

Rating

rating icon 5.336
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    final insult
  2. Ranked #1 for
    copping out
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wrapped-up nicely

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We Need to Do Something trailer
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4 Offseason (2022)

Upon receiving a mysterious letter that her mother's grave has been vandalized, Marie travels to the desolate island town where she's buried. Just as she arrives, the island closes for the season, leaving Marie trapped in a nightmare.

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2022-03-11 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Joe Swanberg

Rating

rating icon 5.311
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flimsy premise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheap thrills
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious

Trailer

Offseason trailer
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5 Hideout (2021)

Evading police at a remote farmhouse after fumbling a robbery, four criminals discover that the family living there is not who they appear to be.

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2021-11-09 | Horror / Crime

Cast

Katie Lyons, Bryan Enright

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright painful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    poorly put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    weird camera angle

Trailer

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6 The Dinner Party (2020)

A budding playwright and his wife attend a dinner party hosted by wealthy, cultural elites, who have promised to bankroll the writer's latest play to Broadway, but, in fact, have darker designs in mind for the couple.

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2020-05-29 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sawandi Wilson, Mike Mayhall

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented filmmaker
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sinuously beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    build up of tension

Trailer

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7 Widow's Walk (2019)

Eve's husband has been killed in Afghanistan. She takes her young son to a Suffolk beach house on the edge of the North Sea to grieve. But someone else is in the house grieving her loss from another war.

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2019-10-19 | Horror

Cast

Miranda Raison, Anthony Howell

Rating

rating icon 4.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evocative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for a cold winter night
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nice shooting

Trailer

Widow's Walk trailer
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8 Hosts (2020)

On Christmas Eve, an innocent couple become hosts to a malicious entity. Throughout the night they terrorise a family of five in unimaginably violent and disturbing ways.

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2020-10-02 | Horror

Cast

Neal Ward, Samantha Loxley

Rating

rating icon 4.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    decently budgeted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    personification of evil
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fever dream

Trailer

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9 Fatal Affair (2020)

Ellie tries to mend her marriage with her husband Marcus after a brief encounter with an old friend, David, only to find that David is more dangerous and unstable than she'd realized.

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2020-07-16 | Thriller

Cast

Nia Long, Stephen Bishop

Rating

rating icon 5.624
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    easily forgettable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unconvincing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    redeeming value

Trailer

Fatal Affair trailer
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10 Unearth (2020)

The relationship between two neighboring farm families are strained when one of them chooses to lease their land to an oil and gas company. In the midst of growing tension, the land is drilled, and something long dormant and terrifying, deep beneath the earth's surface is released. "Unearth" is about the horrifying repercussions sown by short-sighted decisions, and what our children reap from our actions.

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2020-08-25 | Horror

Cast

Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas

Rating

rating icon 3.905
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    real downer
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pretty picture
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dramatic climax

Trailer

Unearth trailer
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