Movies like The Apparition

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The Apparition (2012)
 4.1
 19K
The Apparition (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, mysterious, scary, serious, surprise ending, tragic ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, experiment, danger, couple relations, suburbs, survival, loss of loved one, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, paranormal, fear, disappearance, experiment gone awry, domestic disturbance, pandora\'s box, dog, demon, scientist, hotel, kitchen, female nudity, suicide, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to The Apparition

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Apparition: Amityville: The Awakening (2017), The Skeptic (2009), Dark House (2009), House of Fears (2007), Mama (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: twin brother, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin sister, murder, brother sister relationship, coma, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 4K
The Skeptic (2009)
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, lawyer, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, missing person, deadly, afterlife, danger, domestic disturbance, family problems, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 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, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
House of Fears (2007)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, confined, ghost, danger, haunted house, survival, deadly, crimes, teenage life, supernatural power, halloween, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 164K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, imaginary friend, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 380
Purgatorio (2014)
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: tense, psychological, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, danger, isolation, reincarnation, woman in danger, supernatural, loneliness, neighbor, family in danger, haunted house, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, family in danger, supernatural, danger, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, legends and myths, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 941
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: haunted by the past, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, danger, rivalry, riddles and clues, haunted house, mystery, woman in danger, farm
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, on the road, supernatural ability, deadly, escapades, estate, mansion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, gory, cons and scams, danger, deadly, exorcism, experiment, one night, mansion ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, race against time, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, death, violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
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: psychological, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, confined, isolation, danger, woman in danger, haunted house, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dishonesty, haunted by the past, supernatural, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 3K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 53K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, poltergeist, family in danger, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family problems, paranormal, ghost, child in peril, new house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, danger, couples, videotaping, handheld camera, demonic possession, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, mental institution, survival, supernatural, gory, isolation, vengeance, evil spirit ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mentally unstable, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, mystery, death, violence, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, danger, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, uncover truth, supernatural, fear, violence, deadly, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 494
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, spirit, ouija board, halloween, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 37K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, child murder, death threat, family in danger, haunted by the past, mystery, uncover truth, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Greystone Park (2012)
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: ghost, mental institution, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, haunted house, mental illness, ghost story, life is a bitch, profanity, abandoned hospital, flickering light ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, imaginary, family problems, danger, demon, ghost, psychic, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, macabre, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, ghost, nightmare comes true, family, fear, seance, nightmare, demon, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 4K
Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, countryside, isolation, danger, couples, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, gory, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, confined, murder, survival, haunted house, isolation, estate, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 3K
Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, mental institution, doctors and patients, social misfits, gory, supernatural, serial killer, danger, youth, isolation ...
Time: 30s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, ghost, mentally unstable, haunted house, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, family problems, woman in danger, supernatural, stalking, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 13K
Demonic (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: haunted house, seance, demon, investigation, video camera, possession, trance, characters killed one by one, rescue, supernatural, prank, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
 723
Delirium (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young men dare a classmate to reach the porch of a legendary old house, said to be haunted by the thirteen victims of a family massacre. In hopes of making a viral video they arm him with a video camera to prove he was there or to capture ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: haunted house, massacre, video camera, found footage, missing, teenage boy, investigation, supernatural, demon, danger, legend, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 7K
Kristy (2014)
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, melancholic, bleak, cynical, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, survival, youth, danger, woman in danger, college life, student life, campus, gang, murder, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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