M3GAN is a sci-fi horror film with M3GAN being a top-notch A.I. outfitted in a doll, which can listen, learn, protect, and teach, in short, a child’s greatest friend. When the scientist behind the project has to take care of her 8-year-old niece she gives her M3GAN as a friend. But what comes next could not have been expected by anyone. So, if you like the film and are wondering what to watch next here are some more films like M3GAN you could invest your time in.
Annabelle (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Before The Conjuring, there was Annabelle. Capable of unspeakable evil, the actual Annabelle doll exists locked up in an occult museum in Connecticut — visited only by a priest who blesses her twice a month. In this supernatural thriller from producer James Wan, Annabelle’s story begins before the evil was unleashed. John Form (Ward Horton — The Wolf of Wall Street) has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia (Annabelle Wallis — X Men: First Class) — a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia’s delight with Annabelle doesn’t last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now…Annabelle.
Child’s Play (Purchase on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.
Annabelle: Creation (Hulu)
Synopsis: She’s back! In “Annabelle: Creation”, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
The Boy (Netflix)
Synopsis: A young American named Greta takes up a job as a nanny for an eight-year-old boy in a remote English village. To her surprise, Greta learns that the child of her new employers is a life-size doll. They care for the doll as if it was human, which helps the couple to cope with the death of their own son twenty years earlier. When Greta violates a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring her worst fears to life, leading her to believe that the doll is alive.
Dead Silence (Purchase on Prime Video)
Synopsis: From the writers and director of Saw comes this relentless thriller about the terrifying legend of Mary Shaw and the chilling reason why when you see her, you should never, ever scream.
Malignant (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Director James Wan, architect of The Conjuring universe, Insidious, and Saw, returns to his original horror roots with Malignant. Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens when she discovers that these waking dreams are really terrifying realities.
Happy Death Day (Hulu Premium Subscription)
Synopsis: Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in HAPPY DEATH DAY, in which a college student (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.