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Hangman's Curse (2003)
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Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High School. The only hope is the Veritas Project, a highly trained investigative team working undercover to expose the truth. Lives hang in the balance as they scramble to unravel the mystery and protect the student body from their own hatred and fear.
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, rough, suspense, scary, tense, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: high school, curse, ghost, urban legend, secret mission, supernatural, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, teenage life, youth, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, who done it, deadly, curses spells and rituals, bullying, bully, suicide, hanging, teen suicide, spider, school, crimes ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Hangman's Curse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, ghost, murder and mystery mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hangman's Curse: The Hollow (2004), The Source (2002), From Within (2008), GhostWatcher (2002), The Sight (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, curse, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 3.9
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The Source (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four outcast teenagers acquire mystical powers that allow them to become gods on campus, with deadly consequences.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, social misfits, teenage love, vengeance, rivalry, youth, danger, prank, curses spells and rituals ...
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68%
 5.6
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From Within (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The residents of a small American town begin to die one-by-one apparently by suicide...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, vengeance, supernatural, mystery, social misfits, danger, deadly, society, youth, social relations, afterlife, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
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61%
 4.1
 607
GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: woman in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, ghost, impossible love, deadly, mind game, danger, crimes, isolation, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.9
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 3K
Fingerprints (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: rehabilitation, ghost, urban legend, small town, murder, uncover truth, missing child, haunted by the past, small town life, school, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.0
 916
Detention (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, school, danger, confined, high school, youth, deadly, prank, teenage life, isolation, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, deadly, danger, ghost, a vision, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 1K
Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, manipulations, mind game, supernatural, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal, venice, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 89K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, legend, ventriloquist, murder, doll, small town, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, uncover truth, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
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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, mental institution, doctors and patients, isolation, supernatural, social misfits, serial killer, youth, danger, mind game ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Suicide Song (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Original story by Yasushi AKIMOTO, writer of the mega hit movie One Missed Call (Chakushin Ari) series. As the project was in development with an idea of an "infectious song (Densen-Uta)", one of the staff called out..."There was a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: urban legend, investigation, school, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, suicide, song, teenage girl, curse, danger, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mind game, mystery, psychopath, obsession, teenage life, dark humor, danger, youth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, murder, prison, danger, ghost, rivalry, confined, deadly, crimes, supernatural, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 3K
Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, ghost, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, track down, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 682
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, mentally unstable, hopes, mystery, danger, investigation, haunted house, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
8213: Gacy House (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, danger, investigation, crime, crimes, supernatural, deadly, frame up, found footage, paranormal activity, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: swamp, undercover, ghost, investigation, private detective, supernatural, mystery, crime, mind game, rivalry, deadly, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
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Innocence (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her mother in a tragic accident, Beckett Warner realizes that her troubles may be far worse—her school is run by a coven of beautiful women who perpetuate their youth by drinking the blood of virgins.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, high school, uncover truth, danger, adventure, heroes, social relations, good versus evil, imaginary, supernatural, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 20K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, drowning, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, paranormal activity, deadly, family life, mystery, danger, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.1
 331K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, curse, race against time, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, parents and children, uncover truth, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
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Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, deadly creature, legends and myths, survival, supernatural, imaginary, ghost, murder, student life, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Whispering Corridors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies and Mrs. Park is attacked and killed by a ghost. On the next ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, high school, who done it, supernatural ability, paranormal, bullying, dark past, revenge, school, serial killer, maniac ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 899
Possessed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her elder sister Hee-Jin returns to the apartment of their religious-maniac mother. Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case seriously is confronted with more and more suicides that are difficult to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, police investigation, deadly, supernatural, danger, ghost, life turned upside down, track down, family problems, death in the family, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 20K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dead teenager, youth, murder, found footage, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, social relations, deadly, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2013, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 50K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, spiritualism, ouija board, board game, ghosts, supernatural power, haunted house, medium, seance, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%