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, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense, serious, sinister, surprise ending, asian horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, 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, police detective, mysterious death, knife, orphanage, 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 suspenseful, scary, serious and psychological films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, murder, deadly, mystery and splatter mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like One Missed Call: The Ring (2002), Ring (1998), Oculus (2013), Ju-on: The Curse (2000), The Ring 2 (1999). 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, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, ghost, death, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, delusion, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 312K
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, investigation, mystery, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, deadly, teenage life, danger, curses spells and rituals, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 61K
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, danger, back from the dead, dark secret, supernatural power, mysterious death, curse, journalist, scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 113K
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, family relations, murder, insanity, demons, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, vengeful ghost, danger, mystery, afterlife, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mystery, supernatural ability, crimes, high school, teenage life, danger, fright, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, curse, supernatural, vengeance, couple relations, grudge, haunted by the past, deadly, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 89K
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, investigation, deadly, family problems, good versus evil, small town, female reporter, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, oregon
⇓ 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, death, panic, vengeance, mystery, haunted by the past, missing child, woman in danger, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.7
 28K
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, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: able to see the dead, hospital, woman in danger, supernatural ability, transplant, blindness, afterlife, ghosts, disfigurement, surgery, ghost, hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 136K
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, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 82K
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, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, family in danger, obsession, mystery, losing-it hero, family problems, vengeance, mentally unstable, supernatural, teachers and students, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, investigation, supernatural ability, mind game ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 210K
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, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, fear, attic, family in danger, danger, investigation, evil force, crime, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, supernatural, obsession, evil spirit, deadly, teenage life, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 29K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, child custody, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, custody, losing-it hero, parents and children, family problems, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 51K
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: twist ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, mental institution, supernatural, mind game, haunted by the past, rivalry, mentally unstable, lobotomy, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted house, deadly, curses spells and rituals, mystery, losing-it hero, grudge, danger, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, rescue, ghost, danger, psychopath, deadly, race against time, technology gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 17K
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, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: demonic possession, curse, dollhouse, supernatural, slasher, murder, curses spells and rituals, investigation, haunted by the past, profanity, graphic violence, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 10K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, ghost, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 39K
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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, ghosts, photographer, car accident, nightmare, supernatural, suicide, secret lover, polaroid, danger, uncover truth, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, mysterious character, ghost story, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, vengeance, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 100K
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, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family in danger, demon, mirror, evil, uncover truth, investigation, family problems, hallucination, possession, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, mental institution, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, survival, supernatural, gory, isolation, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 104K
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: scary, psychological, psycho film, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, mystery, crazy, psychiatrist, mental institution, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, gory, deadly, slasher, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 135K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, paranormal activity, sacrifice, violence, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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