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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, ghost, small town, murder, supernatural, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff, parents and children, chase, possession, corpse, sex, danger, blood, imaginary, pursuit
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 suspense films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, haunted house, deadly, murder and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Haunting in Salem: House of Bones (2010), The Haunting of Whaley House (2012), Haunting of Winchester House (2009), The Pact II (2014), Ghost Lake (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, murderer, dead man, parents and children, evil man, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, revenge ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, tv show, supernatural, confined, curses spells and rituals, survival, escapades, media, isolation, no survivors, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, seance, tour guide, murder, possession, haunted house, survival, supernatural, legends and myths, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, nightmare comes true, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, abduction, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, mystery, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, ghost, zombie, mentally unstable, dealing with death, river, small town life, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, small town, curse, showdown, evil, murder, religions or cults, graphic violence, possession, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Knock Knock 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the night before Halloween, four friends decided to go on a self made tour of famous Hollywood murders and celebrity haunted houses. The tour led them to a house known as 1666. They have been missing ever since.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, survival, supernatural, confined, isolation, ghost, hollywood, friends, legends and myths, graphic violence, found footage, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, macabre, scary, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, spiritualism, ouija board, board game, supernatural power, haunted house, supernatural horror, seance, evil spirit, medium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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100%
The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, violence, husband wife relationship, paranormal activity, fear, mysterious death, murder, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, survival, ghost, isolation, family in danger, parents and children, mystery, forces of nature, forest, family relations, confined, winter ...
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, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, youth, parallel world, murder, death, ghost, teen romance, mystery, teenager, family, abusive father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: ghost, supernatural, rivalry, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted house, woman in danger, farm, game, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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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, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, curses spells and rituals, found footage, family in danger, haunted house, couples, human host, supernatural power, christmas, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, small town, ghost, pregnancy, possession, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, memory loss, nightmare, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, graphic violence, child killer, actor, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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
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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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, mourning, decapitation, very little dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, supernatural, urban legend, youth, human host, electric chair, sexual content, graphic violence, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa
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56%
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, violence, murder, hospital, sanitarium, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, graphic violence, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
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55%
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, uncover truth, supernatural, fear, violence, artists and showbiz, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, ghost, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
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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, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: haunted house, captivity, survival, family in danger, confined, supernatural, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, real estate agent, car accident, dead girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, family, fear, nightmare comes true, demon, child in peril, psychic, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vengeful ghost, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, friends, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, youth, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, ghost, psychic, supernatural power, seance, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, teenage girl, murder, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, coma, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
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