Movies like One Missed Call 2003

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One Missed Call (2003)
 6.2
 16K
One Missed Call (2003)
Original name: 着信アリ
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot thickens as the surviving characters persue the answers to this mystery which could save their live
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre, psychological, tense, serious, surprise ending, sinister, asian horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, haunted by the past, urban legend, missing child, curses spells and rituals, child abuse, good versus evil, tv show, orphanage, police detective, mysterious death, telephone call, knife, destiny, zombie, murder, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, psychological and serious films with plots about supernatural, ghost, deadly, danger, death, splatter and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like One Missed Call: The Ring (2002), Oculus (2013), Ring (1998), The Messengers (2007), Ju-on: The Curse (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, death, sms, delusion, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 301K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, restaurant, deadly, gory, investigation, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, afterlife, slasher, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, japan, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 108K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 59K
Ring (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, macabre, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, woman in danger, back from the dead, danger, mysterious death, supernatural power, dark secret, journalist, curse, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 37K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, supernatural, child murder, death threat, mystery, uncover truth, family in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, mobile phone, teenage life, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, high school, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, vengeful ghost, afterlife, mystery, danger, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 12K
The Ring 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While investigating the horrifying death of her boyfriend, Mai Takano (Miki Nakatani) learns about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a disturbing girl named Sadako, which kills anyone who watches it exactly one week later. When her boyfriend’s ...
Style: scary, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, curse, supernatural, vengeance, mystery, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes, couple relations, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 132K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, ghosts, gory, murder, suicide, vengeance, mystery, curse, nurse, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems, woman in danger, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.7
 27K
The Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: able to see the dead, hospital, supernatural ability, woman in danger, transplant, blindness, afterlife, ghosts, hanging, disfigurement, ghost, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 87K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, deadly, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, murder, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 80K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 16K
The Grudge 3 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, curse, dollhouse, supernatural, goth, slasher, murder, mental institution, investigation, serial killer, ghost, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 201K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 1998 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 50K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, mind game, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, rivalry, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 98K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, family in danger, mirror, evil, uncover truth, family problems, hallucination, possession, death, medication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, mental institution, danger, haunted by the past, survival, gory, vengeance, mystery, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 101K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, 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 ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, psycho film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 38K
Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: asian horror, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, car accident, nightmare, supernatural, polaroid, suicide, secret lover, danger, uncover truth, revenge, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, village, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, supernatural, danger, gory, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, visceral ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, darkness, suicide, haunted by the past, danger, mind game, child in peril, demons, dark and stormy night, slasher, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 28K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, investigation, mental illness, track down, mind game, haunted by the past, manic, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, lebanon, australia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, uncover truth, man versus machine, danger, rescue, ghost, psychopath, crimes, deadly creature, technology gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, family in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, woman in danger, good versus evil, ghost, strangulation, anthology ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 2K
Cello (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, family problems, mentally unstable, deadly, vengeance, obsession, danger, family in danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 31K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: honeymoon, ghost, supernatural, obsession, death, car accident, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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