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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
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 4K
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, supernatural, afterlife, infidelity, dangerous attraction, deadly, woman in danger, mysterious character, supernatural ability, family problems, husband wife relationship, seance, diary, medium, wedding, couple relations, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle

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Most similar movies to The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, mystery, supernatural ability and uncover truth mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: Rose Red (2002), The Others (2001), Half Light (2006), The Echo (2008), The Turn of the Screw (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
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Story: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, afterlife, psychic power, mystery, supernatural, mansion, supernatural ability, research, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1914, year 1915, 1910s ...
Place: seattle washington, africa, seattle
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 7.6
 336K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, psychic, parallel world, spiritualism, single parent, nightmare, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
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100%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, lighthouse, loss of child, death in the family, uncover truth, death of child, mentally unstable, woman in danger, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 5K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, domestic disturbance, danger, family problems, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, grudge, gory, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Turn of the Screw (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: nanny, governess, ghost, possession, pursuit, curses spells and rituals, youth, mysterious character, family problems, family relations, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, master and servant, family relations, family problems, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain
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31%
 6.1
 5K
Re-cycle (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting-yin, a young novelist, is struggling to come up with a followup to her best-selling trilogy of romance novels. After drafting her first chapter, she stops and deletes the file from her computer. She then starts seeing strange, unexplainable ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hallucination, parallel world, confusion, afterlife, mystery, ghost, deadly, writer's life, supernatural, danger, losing-it hero, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 980
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, couples, murder, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, deadly, golden years, pregnancy, disappearance, neighbor, young couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, pursuit, death, basement, haunted house, couples, family problems, family relations, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 636
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, investigation, hopes, deadly, uncover truth, mentally unstable, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 256
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, family in danger, uncover truth, supernatural romance, afterlife, mental illness, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 479
Restless Souls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple and their daughter move into a rambling old house. Soon, an increasingly alarming string of events and supernatural disturbances connects the house, and them, with a series of unsolved murders committed three years earlier. They are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, mystery, family relations, couple relations, danger, couples, parent child relationship, supernatural power, research, child murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 78K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, mental institution, demons, danger, murder, evil force, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 741
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: ghost, family in danger, mystery, supernatural, missing child, supernatural ability, uncover truth, parents and children, deadly, single parent, pregnancy, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 1K
Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, supernatural, danger, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal, venice, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 3.4
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: psychological, rough, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, attic, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, woman in danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 440
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal
Plot: hospital, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, ghost, afterlife, woman in danger, memory loss, family problems, deadly, supernatural ability, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, danger, deadly, mysterious character, pursuit, female protagonist, neighbor, woman in danger, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Living with the Dead (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural ability, uncover truth, mysterious character, ghost, life is a bitch, police investigation, mystery, psychopath, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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 ⇓
23%
 6.3
 18K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, danger, family life, paranormal activity, deadly, mystery, parents and children, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: secret, orphan, uncover truth, family problems, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost, adoption, couple relations, youth, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 996
The Evictors (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1940s, a young couple moves into a remote house near a small town in Louisiana. The house has a history of violence that seems to be repeating itself…
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, deadly, mentally unstable, crimes, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, village, plague, legends and myths, mystery, ghost, family problems ...
Time: 70s, year 1942
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 16K
The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, supernatural ability, deadly, investigation, book, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: According to local legend, the ghosts of tortured slaves still haunt New Orleans' Lalaurie House. For The St. Francisville Experiment, a paranormal researcher, a self-proclaimed psychic, a Louisiana historian, and a filmmaker were given digital ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, gory, cons and scams, deadly, danger, exorcism, one night, mansion, experiment ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%