Top rated uncanny movies with a downbeat tone

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

1 The Dark and the Wicked (2020)

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

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2020-10-29 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.144
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely unsettling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    oppressive atmosphere

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2 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
    dark and gloomy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    renegade
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somber mood

Trailer

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3 Mad God (2022)

A figure known as "The Assassin" descends from the heavens into a nightmarish pit full of monsters, titans, and cruelty.

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2022-06-16 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Alex Cox, Niketa Roman

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    coherent story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pure visual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nightmarish

Trailer

Mad God trailer
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4 The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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2021-12-05 | Drama / War

Cast

Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 6.949
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exquisite cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    noir lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    low-key performance

Trailer

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5 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
    absolutely insane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crazy

Trailer

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6 The Wonder (2022)

Haunted by her past, a nurse travels from England to a remote Irish village in 1862 to investigate a young girl's supposedly miraculous fast.

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2022-11-02 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Florence Pugh, Kíla Lord Cassidy

Rating

rating icon 6.628
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    awfully slow
  2. Ranked #3 for
    minx
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rationalism

Trailer

The Wonder trailer
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7 The Lodge (2020)

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

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2020-01-16 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.13
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    mentally unstable
  2. Ranked #7 for
    build up of tension
  3. Ranked #7 for
    slow burning

Trailer

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8 Caveat (2021)

A lone drifter suffering from partial memory loss accepts a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house on an isolated island.

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2021-10-20 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jonathan French, Leila Sykes

Rating

rating icon 5.978
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    anticlimactic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    total darkness
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ominous mood

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9 I Am All Girls (2021)

A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

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2021-05-14 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Erica Wessels, Deon Lotz

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    harsh truth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sensitive topic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comeuppance

Trailer

I Am All Girls trailer
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10 The Innocents (2021)

Four children become friends during the summer holidays, and out of sight of the adults they discover they have hidden powers. While exploring their newfound abilities in the nearby forests and playgrounds, their innocent play takes a dark turn and strange things begin to happen.

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2021-09-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Rakel Lenora Fløttum, Alva Brynsmo Ramstad

Rating

rating icon 6.938
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    class act
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cruel
  3. Ranked #2 for
    director with uncanny ability

Trailer

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