Movies like The Apparition

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The Apparition
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they run. Desperate, Kelly and Ben turn to a paranormal researcher, but even with his aid, it may already be too late to save themselves from the terrifying presence.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tragic ending, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted house, suburbs, domestic disturbance, couple relations, haunted by the past, experiment gone awry, paranormal, experiment, disappearance, fear, pandora\'s box, lovecraftian, locking a door, malfunction, entity, surveillance camera, female nudity, seance, dead dog, paranormal phenomena, gardening, warning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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The Fog
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USA
89 min.
 6.8
The Skeptic
Horror, Thriller
USA
89 min.
 5.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, haunted house, blood and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Apparition: Dark House (2009), Kristy (2014), The Skeptic (2009), The Culling (2015), Demonic (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark House
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, child killer, actor, blood, gore
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Kristy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: college, survival, thanksgiving, woman in danger, danger, deadly, youth, college life, student life, friends, fear, target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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The Skeptic
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
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The Culling
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Five college pals head out of town for a fun weekend, but plans quickly change after they encounter a strange 7-year old girl at an abandoned roadside cafe and offer to drive her home - and come face to face with evil incarnate.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, haunted house, friends, ghost, survival, curses spells and rituals, isolation, pot smoking, caged human, stable, convulsion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   80%
    User:   86%
 
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Demonic
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
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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 ...
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Nightlight
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, danger, in the woods, supernatural, buddies, teenage life, imaginary, ghost story, forest, suicide, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   76%
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House of Fears
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, ghost, haunted house, survival, confined, danger, supernatural, deadly, buddies, teenage life, crimes, youth ...
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System:   75%
    User:   68%
 
The New Daughter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John James is a writer; his wife has left him. He moves with his two middle-school children to an isolated house off a dirt road in South Carolina. The property has an Indian burial mound, which fascinates his daughter, Louisa, who's entering ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, supernatural ability, farm, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, countryside, family in danger, danger, imaginary, family relations, supernatural, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   80%
 
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, drugs/alcohol, danger, blood, imaginary, murder, dog, demons, urban ghetto, ghost, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: california, usa, tokyo
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System:   74%
    User:   85%
 
The Amityville Haunting
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, found footage, deadly, supernatural, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, talking to the camera, looking at the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   65%
 
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, ghost, on the road, gory, slasher, psychopath, crimes, deadly, gas station, kidnapping, supernatural, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   82%
 
Succubus: Hell-Bent
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, vengeance, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, femme fatale, succubus, womanizer, violence spree, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   84%
 
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Greystone Park
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
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System:   73%
    User:   64%
 
Closed for the Season
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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: haunted by the past, theme park, danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, car, amusement park, clown, roller coaster, ferris wheel, evil clown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   67%
 
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The Marsh
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   58%
 
A Resurrection
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, high school, vengeance, rivalry, supernatural, siblings relations, high school life, youth, teenage life, danger, deadly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   76%
 
 2.5
 757
Lizzie
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
Plot: ghost, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, vengeance, haunted by the past, memory loss, murder, crimes, deadly, unfulfillment, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   75%
 
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Necrosis
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party. But, are they true ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, scary
Plot: ghost, zombie, gory, dealing with death, rehabilitation, family in danger, forces of nature, isolation, danger, deadly, survival, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   58%
 
 2.3
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Nine Lives
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, survival, vengeance, haunted house, isolation, estate, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 5.0
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The Grudge 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, haunted house, murder, ghost, death, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, goth, revenge, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, usa, pasadena california ...
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System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
 5.0
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Purgatorio
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, woman in danger, danger, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, reincarnation, loneliness, broken mirror, blood, neighbor, sandwich ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   75%
 
 5.9
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The Possession
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, father daughter relationship, divorce, ghost, jewish, demons, ancient mystery, brutality, hospital, death, blood, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   80%
 
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Animal
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, survival, in the woods, confined, danger, deadly, isolation, vacation, supernatural, friends, predator, animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
 4.2
 17K
The Gallows
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, suspense, dark, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, murder, supernatural, revenge, violence, school, death, splatter, high school life, found footage, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, year 1993 ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
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The Presence
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, manipulations, in the woods, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, dishonesty, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   72%
 
The Deaths of Ian Stone
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deaths tells the story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day by horrifying pursuers, only to wake up in slightly different lives to experience the terror of being murdered again.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: ghost, dealing with death, haunted by the past, deadly, life is a bitch, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, memory loss, crimes, danger, hockey player ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   63%
 
Killer Instinct
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: slasher, factory, gory, domestic disturbance, hospital, mental institution, stalking, vengeance, small town, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   57%
 

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The Morgue
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
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Commander
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, halloween, haunted house, male nudity, death, blood, zombie, drugs/alcohol, danger, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa
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System:   64%
    User:   62%
 
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