30 Best Movies Like The Skeleton Key ...

30 Best Movies Like The Skeleton Key ...

If you liked this one , you will probably love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. The Others (2001)

1h 41m Horror Drama Mystery Thriller

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

2. The Sixth Sense (1999)

1h 47m Mystery Thriller Drama

Following an unexpected tragedy, a child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe meets an eight year old boy named Cole Sear, who is hiding a dark secret.

3. Gothika (2003)

1h 38m Horror Thriller

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

4. Get Out (2017)

1h 44m Mystery Thriller Horror

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

5. Angel Heart (1987)

1h 53m Horror Mystery

Down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered by the mysterious Louis Cyphre to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself, as he goes on a supernatural journey into his own soul.

6. What Lies Beneath (2000)

2h 10m Drama Horror Mystery Thriller

When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire investigates, she discovers that the man she loves might know more than he's letting on.

7. Shutter Island (2010)

2h 18m Drama Thriller Mystery

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

8. Dark Water (2005)

1h 45m Horror

Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. From the time she arrives, there are mysterious occurrences and there is a constant drip from the ceiling in her daughter's bedroom.

9. Jessabelle (2014)

1h 30m Thriller Horror

A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.

10. Secret Window (2004)

1h 36m Mystery Thriller

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

11. Dream House (2011)

1h 24m Drama Thriller Mystery

Publisher Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby, and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered there, and the surviving husband is the town's prime suspect. With help from a neighbor who was close to the murdered family, Will pieces together a horrifying chain of events.

12. Hereditary (2018)

2h 7m Horror Mystery Thriller

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

13. Hide and Seek (2005)

1h 41m Horror Mystery Thriller

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

14. The Eye (2008)

1h 38m Drama Horror Thriller

Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.

15. Dead Silence (2007)

1h 29m Horror

Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair, where Shaw used to perform and is buried. But Jamie is in for more than he expected.

16. Half Light (2006)

1h 50m Mystery Thriller Drama Horror

Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant country house owned by a friend and begins a relationship with charming local Angus. But, just as her life is taking a turn for the better, Rachel realizes she's being romanced by a ghost, leading her to doubt her own sanity.

17. Marrowbone (2017)

1h 51m Drama Thriller Mystery Horror

A young man and his three younger siblings are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

18. Gone Girl (2014)

2h 29m Mystery Thriller Drama

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

19. Devil (2010)

1h 20m Horror Mystery Thriller

A group of people are trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, and one of them is the devil.

20. Ghost Story (1981)

1h 50m Horror Drama Thriller

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.

21. The Gift (2000)

1h 51m Horror Drama Thriller Mystery

When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the arrest of an abusive husband, but did he really do it?

22. A Dark Song (2016)

1h 40m Horror Drama Fantasy Mystery

A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

23. Crimson Peak (2015)

1h 59m Horror Thriller Romance Mystery

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

24. Dark Water (2002)

1h 41m Horror Thriller Mystery

A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.

25. An American Haunting (2005)

1h 23m Horror Thriller

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

26. The Guardian (1990)

1h 32m Drama Horror Mystery Thriller

The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.

27. Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

1h 39m Horror Thriller

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

28. The Prestige (2006)

2h 10m Drama Mystery Thriller

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

29. The Forest (2016)

1h 35m Horror Thriller Mystery

Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.

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