Top rated perfunctory movies that are also foreboding

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and foreboding movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and foreboding, 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 Damien: Omen II (1978)

Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle. Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's business empire—and the world. Anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise.

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1978-06-09 | Horror

Cast

William Holden, Lee Grant

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ominous tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unholy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and ominous

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2 Hellraiser (1987)

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

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1987-09-11 | Horror

Cast

Ashley Laurence, Andrew Robinson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rather unpleasant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    corporeal theme
  3. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief

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3 Antebellum (2020)

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Info

2020-09-02 | Horror

Cast

Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misleading
  2. Ranked #3 for
    promising start
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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4 The Stepford Wives (1975)

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

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1975-02-12 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obedient
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chore-like
  3. Ranked #3 for
    inquisitive character

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5 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

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2007-01-25 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spurting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    underacting

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6 Pet Sematary (1989)

Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At first, only the family's cat makes the return trip, but an accident forces a heartbroken father to contemplate the unthinkable.

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1989-04-21 | Horror

Cast

Dale Midkiff, Fred Gwynne

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truly terrified
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely terrifying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fairly faithful to book

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7 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ironic twist
  2. Ranked #4 for
    locked in
  3. Ranked #4 for
    compulsory watch

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8 Long Weekend (1979)

When a suburban couple goes camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.

Info

1979-03-29 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

John Hargreaves, Briony Behets

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    very haunting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    deliberate pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unfriendly character

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9 Let the Right One In (2008)

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

Info

2008-01-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scaled back
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eerily beautiful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefinable acting

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10 The Ring (2002)

It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring.

Info

2002-10-18 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    horrific imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    little scary
  3. Ranked #2 for
    left unexplained

Trailer

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