Movies like The Apparition

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The Apparition (2012)
 4.1
 20K
The Apparition (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 82 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, suspense, psychotronic, atmospheric, mysterious, surprise ending, tragic ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, disappearance, paranormal, experiment, fear, haunted by the past, haunted house, experiment gone awry, pandora\'s box, domestic disturbance, suburbs, couple relations, survival, supernatural power, loss of loved one, demon, paranormal phenomena, rescue, research, surrealism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, paranoia, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s, year 1973
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to The Apparition

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, supernatural power, haunted house, death and chase mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Apparition: Pulse (2006), The Skeptic (2009), Dark House (2009), The Inhabitants (2015), Poltergeist (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 29K
Pulse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, ghost, hacker, college, paranoia, computer virus, fear, college life, computers and web, graphic violence, afterlife, survival ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, lawyer, ghost, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, missing person, family problems, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, doll ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 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, scary, serious, suspense, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, androids and robots, supernatural being, ghost, graphic violence, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Inhabitants (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young couple gets more than they bargained for when they buy an historic bed and breakfast in New England only to discover that the old house is hiding a dark secret within its walls.
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, young couple, haunted house, couple relations, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, demon, chase, deadly creature, peril, characters in danger, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.9
 58K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, macabre, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, clown, demon, family relations, monster, brutality, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, supernatural horror, ghost, demon, single father, curses spells and rituals, teenager, family in danger, family problems, monster, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, survival, supernatural, ghost, confined, crimes, teenage life, killer clown, supernatural power, amusement park, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, frightening, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, demon, nightmare comes true, family, fear, child in peril, serial killer, psychic, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, coma, mystery, investigation, ghost, nightmare, twin brother, murder, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: 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, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, isolation, woman in danger, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, marriage proposal, island, travel, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Paranormal Prison (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A paranormal investigation YouTube channel is getting ready to shut down if they don't have a video that goes viral in time. In this last ditch attempt, a long-time mystery is solved.
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, paranormal, demon, deadly creature, investigation, chase, peril, rescue, supernatural power, evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.3
 30
Bleach (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A man goes through extreme measures to attempt to stop the ghosts of the girls he murdered in a snuff film from haunting while trying to keep the authorities off his back as well.
Style: surreal, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, paranormal, murder, characters in danger, haunted by the past, death, rescue, vengeance, hunting, chase, paranormal phenomena, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 532
The Harvesting (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: To escape their marital problems, a young family travels from the city to spend the summer in Amish Country where a malevolent presence grips them. They soon discover that they were brought there for a reason and they must break free before the ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, violence, demon, peril, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, paranormal investigation, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, chase, murder, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, 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, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, infidelity, adultery, supernatural, woman in danger, couple relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, losing-it hero, supernatural horror, spiritualism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 337
Day 13 (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Colton is left at home to babysit his little sister for the summer, he develops a crush on Heather, the beautiful girl who just moved into a mysterious old house across the street. He falls in love with her from afar — but also ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: evil, supernatural, haunted by the past, family relations, peril, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, youth, rescue, heroes, exorcism, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 426
Interior (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: What starts as a simple paranormal investigation inside a mundane Florida house soon becomes a terrifying experience through the unknown and beyond.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: paranormal, haunted house, ghost, house, violence, demon, supernatural power, revenge, chase, vengeance, evil, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: amusement park, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, killer clown, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, evil clown, car, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, 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, slasher, rough, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, survival, mental institution, murder, haunted by the past, abandoned hospital, isolation, characters killed one by one, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.3
 15K
Demonic (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, video surveillance, car accident, characters killed one by one, demon, investigation, seance, missing person, possession, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 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: scary, serious, enigmatic, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, found footage, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural horror, demonic possession, psychic, levitation, doctor, father daughter relationship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, found footage, supernatural, cons and scams, experiment, mansion, exorcism, paranormal, social satire, high society ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 160K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, poltergeist, psychic, suburban life, child in peril, haunted, nightmare, parallel world, good versus evil, missing child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.2
 654
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ouija board, halloween, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, murder, violence, death, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2.5
 859
Lizzie (2012)
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, nightmare, murder, haunted by the past, memory loss, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, childhood trauma, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends move into a vacation home with a sinister past in Fall River, Massachusetts. Suspicious of the home's owner, Taryn feels a strong connection to the house and finds herself at the center of one of the most deadly poltergeists ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: poltergeist, haunted house, chase, friendship, murder, violence, friends, evil, ghost, paranormal phenomena, exorcism, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 248
Bloody Ballet (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When beautiful ballerina dancer Adriana Mena lands the lead role in the upcoming Nutcracker performance, she's forced to face her demons as jealousy and tension begin to provoke the supernatural.
Style: bleak, suspense, disturbing, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: jealousy, demon, dancehall girl, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, fear, murder, ghost, vengeance, victim, exorcism, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 62K
V/H/S (2012)
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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, halloween, ghost, zombie, survival, haunted house, demon, confined, petty criminal, videotaping, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 43K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suicide, missing person, forest, haunted house, destiny, sisters, mental illness, family relations, hallucination, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 421
Purgatory (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, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, reincarnation, isolation, loneliness, woman in danger, supernatural, neighbor, paranormal activity, family in danger, evil force, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Amityville Harvest (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While staying at an aging manor to research its liquor-smuggling history, Christina and her documentary video team interview their spooky host Vincent—but no one can capture his image or voice on video. After shocking dreams and bloody encounters, ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, deadly creature, exorcism, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, evil, creature, hunting, ghost, supernatural, peril, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%