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A Haunting in Salem (2011)
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A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, curses spells and rituals, pursuit, moving, sheriff, parents and children, danger, witchcraft, blood, imaginary, corpse, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, haunted house, murder and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Haunting in Salem: Haunting of Winchester House (2009), The Appearing (2014), House of Bones (2010), Ouija (2014), The Haunting of Whaley House (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, showdown, standoff, evil, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, imaginary, confined, survival, escapades, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, tv show, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, ouija board, board game, ghosts, supernatural power, haunted house, medium, seance, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, possession, murder, haunted house, survival, supernatural, seance, legends and myths, deadly, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, danger, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, parents and children, family in danger, isolation, supernatural, mystery, forces of nature, in the woods, family relations, danger, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Haunt (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An introverted teen sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the haunted house that is family has unknowingly just purchased.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, parallel world, supernatural, youth, death, abusive father, murder, ghost, teen romance, teenagers, mystery, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, violence, death, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Plot: serial killer, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, woman, violence, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, christmas, family in danger, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, human host, couples, found footage, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
House Hunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: captivity, survival, supernatural, confined, family in danger, rivalry, haunted house, deadly, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, pursuit, mourning, decapitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, parents and children, new house, murderer, dead man, supernatural horror, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa
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Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, family in danger, murder, danger, mystery, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, resort, lake or river, river, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, couples, danger, family relations, family problems, parents and children, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, south america
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Kill Katie Malone (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle "Dixie" Canning, pool their cash to buy a "ghost" in an online auction. The three think it's all a goof, but once they open up the antique box to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeful ghost, college, deadly, danger, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, ghost, family, fear, demon, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
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62%
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The Mine (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, sacrifice, paranormal activity, survival, danger, youth, adventurer, confined, trapped, halloween, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, vengeance, survival, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, possession, prison, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, human host, urban legend, youth, deadly, electric chair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The House Next Door (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site, for what turns out to be the widely acclaimed first house ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, supernatural, mysterious character, couples, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, family problems, curse, suburbs, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, deadly, friendship, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, wilderness, survival, violence, death, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, supernatural, theme park, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, amusement park, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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