Top rated unnerving movies with an underlying concept

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

1 In the Earth (2021)

As a deadly virus ravages the world, Dr. Martin Lowery embarks on a mission to reach test site ATU327A, a research hub deep in the Arboreal Forest. The arduous journey, guided by park scout Alma, is set back by a nighttime attack that leaves the two bruised and shoeless. When they run into Zach, a man living off the grid, they gratefully accept his help. Zach’s intentions aren’t exactly what they seem, however, and a path out of the forest and into safety quickly fades as the line between myth and science blurs.

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2021-04-16 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Joel Fry, Ellora Torchia

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    trippy theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acid trip
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hallucinatory

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2 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
    dark and disturbing
  3. Ranked #7 for
    build up of tension

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3 Little Joe (2019)

Alice, a single mother who is more dedicated to her work as a genetic engineer than to her teenage son Joe, develops a new variety of flower that is supposed to have the ability to make its owner happy thanks to its special chemical properties.

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2019-11-01 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw

Rating

rating icon 5.722
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-pitched voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ambient sound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bright colors

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4 The Hole in the Ground (2019)

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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2019-03-01 | Horror

Cast

Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey

Rating

rating icon 5.631
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unexplained
  2. Ranked #2 for
    eerie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    payoff at ending

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5 Vivarium (2019)

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

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2019-09-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg

Rating

rating icon 6.056
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meaningless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cuckoo
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like The Twilight Zone

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6 Come True (2020)

Looking for an escape from her recurring nightmares, 18-year-old Sarah submits to a university sleep study, but soon realizes she's become the conduit to a frightening new discovery.

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2020-09-24 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gloomy mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ambient music
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tense atmosphere

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7 Possessor (2020)

Tasya Vos, an elite corporate assassin, uses brain-implant technology to take control of other people’s bodies to terminate high profile targets. As she sinks deeper into her latest assignment, Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.

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2020-10-02 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 6.365
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disturbing imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grisly image
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexual imagery

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8 Smile (2022)

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain.

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2022-09-23 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Sosie Bacon, Kyle Gallner

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relying on gore
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fakeout
  3. Ranked #1 for
    false scare

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9 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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10 Us (2019)

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

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2019-03-14 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke

Rating

rating icon 6.97
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    illogical
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with WTF moments
  3. Ranked #4 for
    hyped up

Trailer

Us trailer
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