Movies like The Apparition

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The Apparition (2012)
 4.1
 18K
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: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1973
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to The Apparition

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted house, death, supernatural horror and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Apparition: Amityville: The Awakening (2017), Jessabelle (2014), Dark House (2009), The Skeptic (2009), 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: supernatural, danger, mystery, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, twin sister, mother daughter relationship, coma, murder, sister sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
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100%
 5.4
 21K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, macabre, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, nightmare, ghost, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, uncover truth, disability, sacrifice, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ 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, child killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: halloween, priest, child abuse, lawyer, doll, scientist, haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, missing person, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 161K
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, psychologist, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, danger, gory, deadly, cons and scams, exorcism, experiment, one night, mansion ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 52K
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, suspense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, poltergeist, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, paranormal, ghost, child in peril, new house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Spain, United Arab Emirates
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, family problems, couples, parents and children, family relations, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, danger, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, invisibility, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, supernatural, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, mental institution, survival, gory, isolation, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, mental institution, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, life is a bitch, doll, hospital, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspense, macabre, bad ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, seance, ghost, paranormal activity, nightmare comes true, family, fear, nightmare, possession, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, mental institution, social misfits, serial killer, supernatural, isolation, youth, danger, gory ...
Time: 30s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.0
 873
The Morgue (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Trapped between the physical world and the afterlife, between dusk and dawn, six strangers, brought together through a series of unusual events, are an enigma to themselves and go mysteriously unnoticed by others. In their futile attempt for ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: morgue, ghost, survival, memory loss, danger, isolation, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, confined, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 710
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, suspense, rough
Plot: haunted house, video camera, found footage, massacre, missing, teenage boy, supernatural horror, investigation, supernatural, danger, legend, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 11K
Apartment 143 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in a newly occupied apartment. Telephone calls with no caller, mysterious shadows, extraordinary light emissions, flying objects, and exploding light ...
Style: serious, scary, enigmatic, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, investigation, supernatural horror, demonic possession, psychic, father daughter relationship, levitation, doctor, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, cynical, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, survival, youth, woman in danger, danger, college life, student life, gang, murder, fear, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 12K
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, investigation, demon, video camera, possession, trance, characters killed one by one, rescue, supernatural, teenage boy, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, demon, haunted house, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, ghost, investigation, imaginary, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, found footage, paranormal, danger, deadly, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, screaming in horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family in danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, violence, mysterious death, fear, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, supernatural, invisibility, witch, found footage, haunted house, mystery, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, ghost, couples, evil force ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, dishonesty, couple relations, haunted by the past, supernatural power, supernatural, infidelity, scientist, murder, seance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 18K
The Quiet Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, experiment, possession, mad doctor, poltergeist, seance, danger, skepticism, off the grid, point of view, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tied to a chair ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, theme park, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, evil clown, cadillac, amusement park, roller coaster, car, ferris wheel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, isolation, danger, confined, manipulations, supernatural, in the woods, haunted house, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, demon, christmas, ghost, found footage, curses spells and rituals, danger, couples, terror, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 61K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, gothic, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, teacher, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, estate, on the road, haunted house, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, supernatural, deadly, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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