Movies like One Missed Call 2003

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One Missed Call (2003)
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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: macabre, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, tense, serious, slasher, sinister ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, death, hospital, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, supernatural, mystery, mysterious death, vengeance, haunted by the past, missing child, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, child abuse, tv show, police detective, orphanage, destiny, murder, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to One Missed Call

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, psychological and serious films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, death, mystery and vengeance mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like One Missed Call: The Ring (2002), Oculus (2013), Ringu (1998), Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), The Messengers (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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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, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, asthma, death, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, destiny, cowardice, friendship, delusion, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 127K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, mirror, paranormal activity, family relations, hallucination, artifact, insanity, magical mirror, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa
⇓ 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, cell phone, curse, mystery, investigation, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.2
 69K
Ringu (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, macabre, scary, psychological, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, curse, woman in danger, back from the dead, dark secret, supernatural power, mysterious death, journalist, good versus evil, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, afterlife, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 40K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, family in danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, ghost, murder, afterlife, fear, grudge, supernatural, missing child, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ability, high school, cell phone, fright, abandoned house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, ghost, curses spells and rituals, a vision, good versus evil, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 179K
Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, college, serial murder, chase, wannabe, postmodernism, psychopath, female psychopath, mystery killer, masked killer, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 13K
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: curse, ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, supernatural, vengeance, couples, grudge, rivalry, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 18K
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, slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curse, demonic possession, ghost, supernatural, murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, haunted house, hospital, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 144K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, mystery, murder, suicide, vengeance, family curse, paranormal activity, attic, catatonia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 95K
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, macabre, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, ghost, nightmare, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, family problems, small town, nun, videotaping, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
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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, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, doll, legend, ventriloquist, murder, small town, mystery, urban legend, investigation, clown, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 3K
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, family in danger, obsession, losing-it hero, mystery, vengeance, supernatural, mentally unstable, family problems, teachers and students, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 3K
The Marsh (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: swamp, ghost, investigation, supernatural, countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, missing person, little girl, small town, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 32K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, custody, losing-it hero, family problems, single parent, dead girl, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 9K
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: macabre, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology gone awry, psychopath, exorcism, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, rescue, race against time, ghost, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, uncover truth, supernatural, haunted house, losing-it hero, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, grudge, urban legend, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 243K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, fear, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.0
 44K
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: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, secret lover, car accident, nightmare, supernatural, photographer, suicide, uncover truth, revenge, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 12K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 97 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: gothic, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, vampire, afterlife, family in danger, destiny, woman in danger, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 34K
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, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, revenge, photographer, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 80K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, sadistic horror, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, violence, perversion, obsession, dancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 5K
Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, investigation, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, evil spirit, crimes, mentally unstable, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 34K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, isolated house, ghost, supernatural, murder, inheritance, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, vengeance, seance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, abandoned hospital, paranormal, ghost, supernatural, paranormal investigation, claustrophobia, mental institution, maze, ghost hunter, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%