Top 12 Horror Movies Like The Mist

Top 12 Horror Movies Like The Mist

Based on a 1980 novella “the mist” by Stephen King, The mist is a 2007 horror movie directed by Frank Darabont.

After a violent storm hits a town in Maine, a mist appears. David Drayton (Thomas Jane) and his son Billy (Nathan Gamble), together with their neighbor, head into town to get supplies and find themselves trapped in the grocery store with some other persons.

They soon discovered that The Mist is accompanied by creatures intent on killing humans.

If you love horror, suspense, mysterious creatures, thriller, survival, apocalypse, bad endings, movies like The Mist, here are a similar films to check out!

Best Movies Like the Mist

The Descent (2005)After a tragic accident, A woman (Shauna Macdonald) and a group of friends embark on a cave expenditure.

Deep in the cave, a rock collapses, and they get trapped and are left with little supplies.

They struggle for survival, their friendship deteriorates, and they turn on each other. They have one more thing to contend with-strange looking bloodthirsty creatures

The Descent is a horror movie directed by Neil Marshall.

1. The Road (2009)

It is a post-apocalyptic world. A man (Viggo Mortensen) and his teenage son embark on a journey across the land towards the sea, searching for civilization.

As they come across chaos and cannibals, they struggle to maintain their supplies, caught between doing what’s right or wrong.

The Road is a post-apocalyptic movie directed by Joe Penhall.

2. Silent Hill (2006)

A desperate mother takes her sick daughter to a faith healer in a town and a mysterious village called a silent hill, where a darkness hovers and evil creatures await every corner.

Silent Hill is a solid psychological -horror movie directed by Christophe Gans and stars Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, and Laurie Holden.

3. Infini (2015)

After a biological outbreak in space, a search and rescue mission is organized to save survivors. They travel through deep space to a distant mining colony only to find out there’s a lone survivor.

They also stumble upon a lethal weapon set to arrive on Earth.

This science-fiction film is directed by Shane Abbess and stars Luke Helmsworth, Daniel McPherson, and Grace Huang.

4. Circle (2015)

Can you imagine trusting a bunch of your friends with your life?… Players of a game must make heart-wrenching decisions as they plan for survival.

The circle is a psychological science fiction directed by Aaron Hann and Mario Miscoine. It stars Carter Jenkins, Julie Benz, and Allegra Masters.

5. The Bye Bye Man (2017)

Three colleague students unintentionally set free a mysterious being known as The Bye Bye man when they move into an old house off-campus.

Unknown to them this entity preys on anybody who discovers his name. To save themselves and others, they must keep the Bye Bye mans’ existence a secret.

This is a supernatural horror movie directed by Stacy Title and written by Jonathan Penner. It stars Douglas Smith, Cressida Bonas, and Doug Jones.

6. Megalodon (2018)

A monstrous shark lurks in the deep blue sea where a military vessel is in search of unidentified submersibles.

They’re forced to defend themselves against the monstrous beast when they encounter the shark.

This is a science fiction movie directed by James Thomas, and it stars Dominic Pace, Caroline Harris, and Michael Madsen.

7. Crawl or Die (2014)

A virus devastates Earth, destroying plants and making the women infertile, all but one. A group of elite soldiers is tasked with keeping the woman safe and bringing her to Earth two, the new sanctuary.

Unfortunately, they’re forced underground, coming face to face with a bloodthirsty creature in a labyrinth of shrinking burrows and running low on ammunition.

They must crawl out in time to survive.

Crawl or Die is a horror thriller movie directed by Oklahoma Ward, and it stars Nicole Alonso, Tommy Ball, and Torey Byrne.

8. Leatherface (2017)

After a young nurse is abducted by a group of vicious teens who flee from a mental sanitarium and take her on a hell-like road trip, a revenge-fuelled deranged lawyer is in pursuit of one of the teens, a young lad with a mind filled with evil and horrors molding him into a monster; Leatherface.

This is a horror film directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Burrillo; it stars Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Grasse, and Sam Strike.

9. Dead Sea (2014)

Rumor has it that a creature thought to be legendary has mysteriously caused the deaths of marine life in an inland saltwater lake, which prompts an investigation by a marine biologist.  

Dead sea Is an action sci-fi movie directed by Brandon Slagle and stars James Duval, Alexis Lacono, and Brith Griffith.

10. Jurassic Games (2018)

A virtual reality game structured for convicts to battle to the death is developed, and Ten convicts are pitted to battle dinosaurs and themselves.

This mystery and thriller movie is directed by Ryan Bellgardt and stars Ryan Merriman, Perry Reeves, and Cate Jones.

11. Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)

Countless populations varnish after a strange universal blackout, leaving their belongings behind.

A group of survivors strategizes to combat the end-time horror in a tavern on 7th Street.

This is a horror thriller movie directed by Brad Anderson and stars Hayden Christensen and ThandiweNewton.

12. The Crazies (2010)

After a strange plane crash in the city of Ogden Marsh, toxins virus begin to turn residents into violent psychopaths; with no cure or antidote in sight, deadly force is used by authorities to keep anyone from getting in or out.

Sheriff Dutten, his wife, and a few companions must find a way to stay ahead of the madness and stay alive.

The Crazies is a science-fiction horror film directed by Breck Eisner and stars Lane Carroll, W.G. McMillian, and Harold Waynes Jones.


The Mist is an excellent movie made the more special with magnificent performances from the cast. The film also grossed over $57 million worldwide.

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