5 Movies like ‘Get Out’ that will make you scream

The movie ‘Get Out’ is a psychological horror film that is quite dark and tackles issues such as race within it. The main characters are an interracial couple played by Daniel Kuluuya and Alison Williams. Jordan Peele wrote and directed this film in 2017.

Chris Washington, played by Kuluuya, is a young black photographer who is quite nervous to meet his girlfriend’s parents. His girlfriend is Rose Armitage, a pretty white girl played by Alison Williams. Within the course of the movie Chris realizes strange things when meeting Rose’s family and soon surprising secrets come to face reality. This movie received many rewards and exceptional reviews from everyone. If you enjoyed the thrill of this movie, you will definitely enjoy watching the following:

  1. Us (2019)
  2. Ma (2019)
  3. Split (2016)
  4. The Watch (2015)
  5. Hush (2016)

1. Us (2019)

Us is a horror movie that premiered in 2019. It will definitely give you a thrill and send chills down your spine. In this movie, a group of doppelgangers attacks an innocent family. It is mostly about people possessing other’s bodies, creating a very dark and scary atmosphere. The story is about a normal family who gets visited by a group of menacing and terrifying people who are identical to them. They even think the same way as the family as well. Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss, Winston Duke, and Tim Heidecker are part of the main cast of the film.

This film is directed by Peele as well, just like how ‘Get Out’. The movie received a lot of praise from critics and audiences alike.

  • Release Date: March 22, 2019
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Run Time: 2 hours 1 minute
  • Main Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker

2. Ma (2019)

The film Ma is also a psychological horror film just like Get Out which is directed and co-written by Tate Taylor. Even in this movie new introductions and meetings lead to dark and unsettling secrets that slowly come to the surface. The film is based on a group of teenagers who are preparing to have a party and ask a random woman to purchase liquor for them. This woman ends up being their friend and gives them permission to throw parties in the basement of her house. However, she does make them promise that they can’t go upstairs. One day they end up going upstairs and that’s when a cycle of horror and darkness builds up turning things really ugly.

The main character of the movie is Octavia Spencer whose acting was strongly highlighted for saving the grade of the movie. This movie is definitely the horror you never want to miss out on.

  • Release Date: May 31, 2019
  • IMDb Rating: 5.6/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Main Cast: Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis, McKaley Miller, and Corey Fogelmanis

3. Split (2016)

Produced, written, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, Split is a psychological thriller horror movie that you have to watch if you had fun watching ‘Get Out’. This movie is very different from the usual horror films in which people possess other’s bodies. In this film, there is a man called James McAvoy (Kevin Wendell Crumb) who has twenty-four separate personalities.

One of his negative personalities includes him kidnapping some teenage girls and locking them up for ‘The Beast’. As we watch the film, many personalities fight to be in the light, which makes us as the audiences understand that most of these personalities are evil and sinister.

Even though critics loved this movie, mental health activists were against it. All in all, this movie is a big success and will keep you on your toes continuously. Definitely recommended to you all to watch this film.

  • Release Date: September 26, 2016
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 57 minutes
  • Main Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula

4. The Witch (2015)

The movie ‘The Watch’ is directed by Robert Eggers as a period supernatural horror film. This movie can get on your nerves and frighten you on a different level. If Get Out is a film that suits your cup of tea, this movie will not disappoint you.

This movie is based in the 1630s and is about a family who escapes their town due to religious points of view with their community. They are on the hunt for a new place and end up near a farm next to a forest. As soon as they shift, pregnant Kathrine goes missing which shifts the movie dynamics of a normal household to scary and spine-chilling happenings.

The main cast of this movie includes Anya Taylor Joy, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson, Harvey Scrimshaw, and Ellie Grainger. This movie received positive reviews from everyone and they ended up making $40.4 million from this movie with a budget of only $4 million.

  • Release Date: July 27, 2015
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
  • Main Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, and Julian Richings

5. Hush (2016)

Mike Flanagan directed and edited the slasher, psychotic horror film ‘Hush’. This movie is all about a character dealing with attackers in close confinements. The entire movie takes place in one location making it feel more sinister.

This movie is about Maddie Young, who is a deaf and mute author who went off to live alone in the countryside to complete her novel. One night her friend and neighbor is being attacked by a killer, so she runs to Maddie’s house to save herself but gets murdered in the process. The killer then trails after Maddie, who has to save herself from this masked killer. They both have a mouse and cat situation going on. This movie gained a lot of positive reviews and is on Netflix for you to watch it now!

  • Release Date: March 12, 2016
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Run Time: 1 hour 22 minutes
  • Main Cast: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco, and Samantha Sloyan


If ‘Get Out’ is a movie you enjoyed and had a great time watching then the movies we have mentioned here are definitely a must-watch. They are all psychological horror films that will leave you with a feeling of thrill and spine-chilling. You can only love these films if you love to get scared every now and then. They can also be quite mentally difficult movies to watch because of their content. If you are a soft-hearted, pure individual this is a warning to prepare yourself before watching the movie. However, if you have seen dark days, then these movies are definitely up your alley as you will love the excitement of the thrill. If you have seen all these films, then do not worry. We will soon come out with a list that will give you something new to watch. 

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