Indie Horror Movies You May Not Have Seen

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 1 month ago

Looking for some horror titles to add to your Watchlist? Some of these indie horror movies may just fit the bill.

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The Babadook (2014)

The Babadook (2014)

A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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It Follows (2014)

It Follows (2014)

A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

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You're Next (2011)

You're Next (2011)

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

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Neil Maskell in Kill List (2011)

Kill List (2011)

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

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The Witch (2015)

The Witch (2015)

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

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Jane Levy in Don't Breathe (2016)

Don't Breathe (2016)

Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.

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Lights Out (2016)

Lights Out (2016)

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with an entity attached to their mother.

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The Descent (2005)

The Decent (2005)

A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.

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[Rec] (2007)

[Rec] (2007)

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

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The Mist (2007)

The Mist (2007)

A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

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Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

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May (2002)

May (2002)

A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin.

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Teeth (2007)

Teeth (2007)

Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student discovers she has a physical advantage when she becomes the object of male violence.

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The House of the Devil (2009)

The House of the Devil (2009)

In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

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Jessica McNamee in The Loved Ones (2009)

The Loved Ones (2009)

When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

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Inside (2007)

Inside (2007)

Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

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Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In (2008)

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

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Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out (2017)

Get Out (2017)

It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.

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Malin Akerman, Alia Shawkat, Alexander Ludwig, Angela Trimbur, Chloe Bridges, Nina Dobrev, Adam Devine, Thomas Middleditch, Tory N. Thompson, Daniel Norris, and Taissa Farmiga in The Final Girls (2015)

The Final Girls (2015)

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.