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The Exorcist III
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surreal, bleak, frightening, rough, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, supernatural, investigation, murder, police investigation, slasher, hospital, brutality, blood, violence, death, torture, curses spells and rituals, demons, splatter, dialogue, crimes, adaptation, danger, devil, deadly, exorcism, priest, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: usa, virginia, copenhagen denmark, india, washington d.c.
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The Shining
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UK, USA
144 min.
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The Exorcist
Horror
USA
122 min.
 8.0
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Alice Sweet Alice
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Duration: 98 min.
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Exorcist: The Beginning
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have ...
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Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
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One Missed Call
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Maniac
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Friday the 13th Part 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: new jersey
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Witchboard
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Playing around with a Ouija board, a trio of friends succeeds in contacting the spirit of a young boy. Trouble begins when the evil spirit, Malfeitor, takes over one of their bodies.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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The Dark Half
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, suspenseful, serious ...
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    User:   64%
 
Ju-on: The Curse
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, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
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Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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 ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. ...
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
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The Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, mystery, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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 6.2
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The Ugly
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, gore, blood, revenge, mysterious character, dark fantasy, splatter, psychiatrist, bullying, stylish ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
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The Amityville Horror
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Jacob's Ladder
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, paranoia, dreams, death, guilt, imagination, memory, conspiracy, hospital, oldies, losing-it hero, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, new york
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