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Hold Your Breath (2012)
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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 his/her breath when driving by a graveyard, allowing the spirit of a recently executed serial killer to get inside him/her to begin a spree of body-jumping carnage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, supernatural, urban legend, youth, human host, electric chair, graphic violence, sexual content, female nudity, sex scene, cemetery, redneck, characters murdered one by one, danger, deadly, bare breasts, gore, blood splatter, throat ripping
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, curses spells and rituals, murder and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hold Your Breath: Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014), Seance: The Summoning (2011), Kill Katie Malone (2010), The Appearing (2014), Closed for the Season (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, prison, rivalry, captivity, frame up, contests and competitions, amateur detective, golden years, crimes, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, serious, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, human host, friendship, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, seance, morgue, death, graphic violence, ouija board, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 ⇓
82%
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 ⇓
81%
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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, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, amusement park, haunted by the past, supernatural, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, evil clown, roller coaster, car, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.5
 2K
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 ⇓
80%
 4.7
 714
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, supernatural, couples, dishonesty, isolation, crimes, murder, curses spells and rituals, demon, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
62%
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The Ghostmaker (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college friends discover a 15th century coffin that allows them to experience the world as ghosts. While their first adventures in the spirit world are playful and innocent, the "Box of Shadows" soon brings out the group's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, death, deathtrap, buddies, supernatural, college, survival, violence, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 2K
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 ⇓
56%
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, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, small town, murder, supernatural, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.9
 405
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, fear, phobia, missing person, murder, afterlife, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.1
 167
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, urban legend, forest, rivalry, violence, murder, supernatural ability, graphic violence, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 3K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, on the road, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.6
 855
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 ⇓
48%
 4.1
 438
The Sacred (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fresh off the success of her first horror novel, Jessie is revered by the literaly world as the next Stephen King. While her editor anxiously awaits her next novel, she is suffering from writer's block. Out of fear of becoming a one-hit ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, ghost, supernatural, americana, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, female protagonist, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.2
 558
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, woman in danger, ghost, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural, haunted house, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 645
Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, occult, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
41%
 2.8
 479
The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, survival, curses spells and rituals, dangerous animal, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence, isolation, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, youth, haunted by the past, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, teenager, evil, small town, graphic violence, journalism, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1K
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 ⇓
40%
 3.2
 642
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ouija board, ghost, paranormal, halloween, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, island, murder, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, confined, curses spells and rituals, isolation, farmhouse, escapades, vegan, flashback, stabbed in the back ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, mental illness, ghost, crimes, couple relations, father son relationship, supernatural power, obsession, memory loss, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sometimes what happens at Spring Break doesn't stay at Spring Break... it follows you home.
Style: sexy, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: succubus, obsession, curses spells and rituals, stalking, supernatural, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, womanizer, air disaster, nightmare comes true, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.6
 2K
The Graves (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two inseparable sister's visit to a remote mine town turns into a mind-bending fight for survival against menaces both human and supernatural.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: survival, supernatural, ghost, obsession, escapades, stalking, road trip, mine, desert, supernatural ability, siblings relations, sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%