24 Movies Like Unfriended

Shelley Hennig attended the 2012 Emmy Awards.

If you enjoyed watching Unfriended, then you will undoubtedly have a chilling good time viewing the terrifying 24 movies we have installed for you! Just to recap, Unfriended is about six teenagers who all join in an online group chat session. During their conversation, another user, Billie227, enters their chat uninvitedly.

The friends assume that it must be a technical glitch or something and continue chatting. Then, Blaire starts receiving messages from a person who claims they are Laura Barns. But Laura Barns committed suicide a year ago, so who is Blaire talking to?

Movies Like Unfriended

  • Truth Or Dare
  • Ratter
  • Countdown
  • Searching
  • Ouija
  • Polaroid
  • Happy Death Day 2 U
  • Pulse
  • Host
  • Escape Room
  • Super Dark Times
  • The Den
  • V/H/S
  • Cam
  • Keep Watching
  • The Gallows
  • Autopsy
  • Case 39
  • Nightlight
  • Unfriended 2: Dark Web
  • Friend Request
  • Wish Upon
  • One Missed Call

Keep reading if you dare, as this article provides a list of twenty-four terrifying, bone-chilling, nail-biting, and scary movies that are sure to send shivers down your spine!

1. Truth Or Dare                                                                                       

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare

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Director: Jeff Waldow

Cast: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posie, Nolan Gerard Funk, Violette Beane

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

Before graduation, Lucas and Olivia travel to Mexico with some of their friends from college for one last getaway. A stranger tells one of the friends to play a harmless game of truth or dare during their trip.

When one of the guys tells an ugly truth, his girlfriend pulls him aside to confront him. With terror in his eyes and voice, he tells her that the game is real and they have no other choice but to play it by the rules!

They decide to play, unaware that they will soon awaken an evil demon that will torture the friends to confront their deepest fears and share their darkest secrets. The game rules are simple; do the dare or die, tell the truth or die, stop playing the game, you die!

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2. Ratter (2015)

Ratter [Blu-ray]

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Director: Branden Kramer

Cast: Ashley Benson, Matt McGorry, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Karl Klusman

Genre: Thriller, Drama

Movie Plot

Emma, a graduate student, is excited to live alone in her cozy apartment in New York City. Everything in her life is going great, and she has her whole life ahead of her, full of opportunity. However, following some rather strange occurrences, she realizes that a stalker has watched her every move through every technological device she owns.

Emma is horrified and tries to minimize her devices to prevent the stalker from spying on her but to no avail.

Eventually, a video feed of Emma isn’t enough for the psycho stalker, and he starts physically stalking her. Her life starts falling apart, and she knows there is nowhere to run or hide when you are being watched 24/7.

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3. Countdown (2019)

Countdown

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Director: Justin Dec

Cast: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Peter Facinelli, Talitha Bateman

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

A young nurse is skeptical about this new app that predicts the exact time that you will die. However, after hearing about people that have been killed according to the time shown on the Countdown app, she decides to download it herself to see what all the fuss is about.

The doctors and nurses start calling out the years they have left, and when she looks down at the clock on her phone, it shows that she only has two days left to live. She gets scared when people close to her start dying at the predicted time and decides to investigate.

With her time slowly ticking away and a mysterious dark figure haunting her, she must find a way to delete the app to save her life.

She decides to buy a new phone and get a new number seeing she is unable to delete the killer app, but just as she leaves the phone store, the app automatically downloads itself on her new phone. She will need to find another way to beat death, and fast!

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4. Searching (2018)

Searching

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Director: Aneesh Chaganty

Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La, Sara Sohn

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Movie Plot

David Kim and his 16-year-old daughter have a very close relationship. Even while they are far apart, they speak to each other online every day. When Margot disappears into thin air one day, David immediately reports her missing, but sadly the investigation goes absolutely nowhere.

Desperate and worried, David decides to search in the one place that nobody has looked yet; his daughter’s laptop. As he tries to track her digital footsteps to find her, he talks to her friends and looks for any clues in photos or videos on her social media in hopes of finding clues to her whereabouts.

To his horror, he discovers that everything his daughter has been telling him is a lie. She claimed to be popular amongst her peers, but he finds out she does not have friends, and she sits alone at lunch every day. Then, he makes a chilling discovery; his daughter hasn’t been seen for the past six months. Who has he been talking to?

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5. Ouija (2014)

Ouija

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Director: Stiles White

Cast: Olivia Cooke, Shelley Hennig, Daren Kagasoff, Ana Coto

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

When Laine’s best friend, Debbie, suddenly dies, she struggles to accept the fact that she is gone forever and she will never get to see or speak to her friend ever again. However, when she finds an old Ouija board in Debbie’s room, she invites some of her closest friends to join her in trying to contact her spirit with the Ouija board.

At first, they are all skeptical about the idea of summoning a ghost, but they soon change their minds when they make contact with a spirit that calls itself DZ.

Bizarre things start to happen, leaving the friends no choice but to try and find out who DZ really is. As they delve deeper, the friends discover that Debbie’s death was no accident, and if they don’t find a way to close the portal, they will suffer the same fate as Debbie!

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6. Polaroid (2019)

Polaroid

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Director: Lars Klevberg

Cast: Kathryn Prescott, Madelaine Petsch, Tyler Young, Samantha Logan

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

Bird Fitcher is somewhat of a high school loner. One day she discovers a vintage Polaroid camera and decides to start taking pictures the old school way.

But the camera holds a dark and mysterious secret; whoever gets their picture taken dies an untimely, tragic death soon afterward. Bird needs to find a way to destroy the evil camera before it kills any more people.

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7. Happy Death Day 2 U (2019)

Happy Death Day 2U

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Director: Christopher Landon

Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

To her horror, a college student wakes up and learns that she is trapped in a parallel universe. Her fellow students and friends are different versions of themselves, and her boyfriend, Carter, is in a relationship with someone else.

While desperately searching for answers, she makes the horrifying discovery that her now “ex-boyfriend’s” roommate altered time. Once again, she relives the terrifying ordeal as a target of a killer wearing a mask. Tree realizes that to save everyone from the masked psychopath; she has to die over and over again, forever!

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8. Pulse (2001)

Pulse

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Director: Kiyoshi Kurasawa

Cast: Haruhiko Kato, Koyuki, Kumiko Aso, Shinji Takeda

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

After a college student commits suicide, several people residing in Tokyo start to witness horrific visions transferred across the internet. More and more people go missing, and malevolent spirits have found their breeding ground inside the internet.

Three young adults, Ryosuke, Michi, and Harue, try to solve the mystery behind the creepy visions that seep beyond the computer monitors.

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9. Pulse (2006)

Pulse

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Director: Jim Sonzero

Cast: Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Cristina Millan, Rick Gonzalez

Genre: Horror, Teen

Movie plot

Following the tragic suicide of her boyfriend, a psychology student and her friends started to receive unsettling video messages and emails. 

Students begin disappearing all across campus, and she decides to find out what is happening to them. She asks a computer hacker to try and shut down the evil force before it affects the entire world.

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10. Host (2020)

Host

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Director: Rob Savage

Cast: Hailey Bishop, Emma Louise Webb, Jemma Moore, Radina Drandova

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Movie Plot

When six friends decide to do an online séance, they accidentally invite a demonic presence into their lives. Strange, unnerving things start to happen in each of their homes, and they need to find a way to exorcise the demon before it kills them all.

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11. Escape Room (2019)

Escape Room

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Director: Adam Robitel

Cast: Taylor Russell, Deborah Ann Woll, Logan Miller, Adam Robitel

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi

Movie Plot

Six complete strangers are all invited to a mysterious building for an escape room adventure and a chance to win $10 000. All they need to do is solve a series of puzzles to escape the room. While in the waiting room waiting for instructions, they realize that the waiting room is the escape room.

The game starts off great, and the strangers seem to get along ok despite their differences. But when one of them turns what looks to be an oven timer, it sets off heating elements, and they realize that they are in the oven. They need to escape the room before they are all cooked alive.

Just when they escape and think it’s all over, they find themselves in another escape room. What they thought would be a chance at a better life and a good time turns into a deadly nightmare for the whole group. The two women and four men realize that every room they enter is an elaborate trap set up as a sadistic life or death game.

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12. Super Dark Times (2017)

Super Dark Times

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Director: Kevin Phillips

Cast: Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Sawyer Barth

Genre: Thriller, Drama

Movie Plot

Since birth, Josh and Zach have been friends, but when an unfortunate, gruesome accident happens, the teenagers have to cover it up. The secret slowly starts to tear the friends apart, leading them down into a rabbit hole of escalating violence and paranoia.

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13. The Den (2013)

The Den | NON-USA Format | PAL | Region 4 Import - Australia

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Director: Zachary Donohue

Cast: Melanie Papalia, Matt Riedy, Adam Shapiro, David Schlachtenhaufen

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

A young woman who studies the habits of the people who use webcams bears witness to an online murder. After reporting the incident to the police, she realizes that she has made a big mistake. Her mistake forces her to fight for her life and those of her loved ones before they become the killer’s next online murder victims.

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14. V/H/S (2012)

V/H/S

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Directors: Timo Tjahjanto, Simon Barrett

Cast: Anna Hopkins, Gina Philips, Christian Potenz, Donny Alamsyah

Genre: Horror

Movie Plot

A sinister cult is discovered on a VHS tape that contains prerecorded material of a horrifying conspiracy.

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15. Cam (2018)

Madeline Brewer In-person Autographed Photo

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Director: Daniel Goldhaber

Cast: Madeline Brewer, Samantha, Robinson, Devin Druid, Patch Darragh

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Movie Plot

When an erotic webcam performer’s doppelganger hijacks her channel, she needs to try everything in her power to get her identity back.

Not only has this person stolen her identity and her followers, but the look-alike is making it look like she is pushing the sexual envelope a bit too far. Is the doppelganger a real person, or is it something more sinister that is trying to destroy her life?

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16. Keep Watching (2017)

Keep Watching

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Director: Sean Carter

Cast: Bella Thorne, Chandler Riggs, Natalie Martinez, Ioan Gruffudd

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

In this chilling horror, a family is forced by home intruders to play a deadly game of life and death. As they begin to understand the sick rules, they discover that their nightmarish ordeal is streaming life around the world for all to see.

They need to find a way out before they die, but that is easier said than done with the intruding psychopaths and the entire world watching your every move.

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17. The Gallows (2015)

The Gallows [Blu-ray] [2015] [Region Free]

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Directors: Chris Lofing, Travis Cluff

Cast: Pfeifer Brown, Travis Cluff, Reese Mishler, Ryan Shoos

Genre: Thriller

Movie Plot

In 1993, during the high school production of “The Gallows,” a freak accident involving a noose tragically ended the life of Charlie Grimille. On the eve of the play’s revival twenty years later, school students Ryan, Cassidy, Pfeifer, and Reese find themselves trapped in the very auditorium where the accident took place.

They soon realize that finding their way out is the least of their problems. They are not alone. There lurks an evil, malevolent entity that they believe to be the ghost of Charlie Grimille! Will they survive the night of terror, or will Charlie finally have his curtain call?

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18. Autopsy (2008)

After Dark Horrofest III: Autopsy [DVD]

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Director: Adam Gierasch

Cast: Jessica Lowndes, Jenette Goldstein, Robert Patrick, Robert LaSardo

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Movie Plot

Four college graduates, Bobby, Emily, Jude, and Claire, decided to take one last cross-country vacation before they had to deal with the real world. On their way, they make an accident that leaves them stranded and injured on the side of a lonely Louisiana road.

Luckily, the ambulance arrives and takes them to Mercy Hospital, which seems to be very low on staff, and most of the hospital’s floors appear to be empty. It is rather an unsettling and eerie place to be, but they could never be able to prepare themselves for what happens next!

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19. Case 39 (2009)

Case 39

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Director: Christian Alvart

Cast: Jodelle Ferland, Renee Zellweger, Bradley Cooper, Ian McShane

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

Emily Jenkins is a social worker who has seen it all. She has dealt with some of the saddest, most complicated cases in her career, but when she meets a 10-year-old girl named Lilith, it takes her job to a whole new realm of horror.

Emily must protect the girl from her cruel and abusive parents, who are trying to bury her and send her back to hell. Emily decides to assume custody of the poor girl until she can find her a foster family. However, while investigating the case, Emily discovers that the parents have locks installed on their bedroom door.

It seems like they are trying to protect themselves from something on the other side. The social worker soon learns that Lilith isn’t as innocent as she thought, and an eerie, evil force surrounds her.

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20. Nightlight (2015)

Nightlight [DVD + Digital]

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Directors: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods

Cast: Chloe Bridges, Shelby Young, Mitch Hewer, Carter Jenkins

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

The dark and eerie Covington Forest has been the suicide spot for troubled youths for many years. After one of their classmates takes his own life in the legendary forest, five unphased teenagers decide to go into the forest for a night of scary ghost stories and flashlight games.

All seems to go well until they awaken a demonic entity that will feed off their deepest and darkest fears. What was supposed to be a fun, scary night with friends has turned into their worst living nightmare!

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21. Unfriended 2: Dark Web (2018)

Unfriended: Dark Web

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Director: Steven Susco

Cast: Betty Gabriel, Colin Woodell, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Stephanie Nogueras

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

When a young man finds a mysterious laptop, he uses it to go online and play a game with five of his best friends. A strange file on the laptop contains disturbing videos of people who seem to be in terrible danger and distress.

The friends receive a message from an unknown source, and the message warns that they will die if they contact the police or disconnect. What they thought would be a night of fun has become a disturbing fight for survival.

The young man who found the laptop will regret not handing it in to lost and found because he has just become the number one target of something sick and sinister, and his helpless friends all have to watch!

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22. Friend Request

Friend Request

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Director: Simon Verhoeven

Cast: Alycia Debnam-Carey, Connor Paolo, Liesl Ahlers, William Moseley

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

When Laura, a popular college student, graciously accepts a friend request from a young social outcast named Marina. However, when Laura decides to unfriend her, something completely unexpected happens; Marina commits suicide!

A very mysterious and disturbing video pops up on Laura’s profile, and then, one by one, her friends on her profile suddenly start to die. Is it Marina’s ghost taking her revenge on Laura, and how does she stop this carnage before more people die?

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23. Wish Upon (2017)

Wish Upon

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Director: John R. Leonetti

Cast: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Sydney Park

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Movie Plot

Imagine having a music box that grants you seven wishes. That is exactly what Jonathan Shannon gave to his 17-year-old daughter Clare. Clare is a bit skeptical at first, but she soon becomes seduced by its evil powers.

All her wishes are coming true, and it has drastically improved her life. She could not be happier! However, the magic soon runs out when she realizes that each time she makes a wish, the people that are close to her die horrible and elaborate deaths.

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24. One Missed Call (2008)

One Missed Call (Un appel manquant) (2008) Ed Burns; Ray Wise

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Director: Eric Valette

Cast: Shannyn Sossamon, Edward Burns, Azura Skye, Ray Wise

Genre: Horror, Mystery

Movie Plot

Beth Raymond’s had to watch as two of her best friends died terrifying, tragic deaths. What upsets Beth is that both of her friends received a mysterious voice message that sounds like themselves dying of terrible deaths. Could this just be a coincidence?

Beth tries to explain to the police that she thinks something sinister is going on, but they think she is crazy. Only detective Jack Andrews believes her, and together they try to solve the mystery behind the horrifying messages. They need to act fast before they also receive a deadly missed call.

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