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The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
 3.9
 9K
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to her very soul. On the eve of her 18th birthday, Molly is about to discover the truth of just who or what she is destined to become.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, serious, gloomy, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, supernatural, high school life, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, danger, haunted by the past, dealing with death, teenage girl, mental illness, father daughter relationship, back from the dead, graduation, teenage love, deal with the devil, supernatural horror, youth, family relations, graphic violence, starting over, hopes, coming of age, deadly, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Haunting of Molly Hartley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, murder, graphic violence, ghost and family relations mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Haunting of Molly Hartley: The New Daughter (2009), Body Hunt (2012), A Resurrection (2013), Camp Hell (2010), The Messengers (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Daughter (2009)
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: suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, life turned upside down, teenage girl, countryside, indian burial ground, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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95%
 5.6
 73K
Body Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, haunted by the past, youth, cross dressing, danger, small town, parents and children, friendship, family relations, insanity, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, supernatural, social relations, ghost, teenage boy, psychiatrist, investigation, fear, death of brother, high school, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 3.5
 2K
Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, confined, curses spells and rituals, youth, deadly, isolation, danger, society, clergy, in the woods, resort, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 5.4
 38K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, 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, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, memory loss, exorcism, good versus evil, evil, prophecy, father daughter relationship, murder, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, high school, serial killer, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, prank, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.8
 870
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, haunted by the past, best friends, losing-it hero, deadly, danger, crimes, violence, friends, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, desert, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, family relations, uncover truth, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 8K
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, student life, youth, danger, woman in danger, college life, campus, gang, murder, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three girls take a pre-college trip to a cabin in the woods. Their night is interrupted by a visitor who, they begin to believe, may have killed a babysitter some years before. An original twist on the teens-in-peril film.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, captivity, mystery, deadly, mysterious character, youth, confined, danger, wilderness, teenage life, isolation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.8
 1K
The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, suburbs, parents and children, couples, deadly, kidnapping, danger, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 1.3
 376
C Me Dance (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenage dancer in training for the Los Angeles ballet discovers that she is dying of cancer, only to discover that the Devil is real after getting the miracle that she and her father both prayed for. Shortly after discovering that her dream of ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, family relations, parents and children, youth, society, dancer's life, danger, imaginary, religions or cults, life turned upside down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.3
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, deadly, danger, youth, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, evil, teenager, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1994
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: ghost, survival, rescue, wilderness, danger, isolation, supernatural, estrangement, escapades, deadly, stalking, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, family in danger, parents and children, supernatural, estate, deadly, danger, family problems, haunted house, isolation, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mystery, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, brother sister relationship, coma, mother daughter relationship, murder, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 82K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, haunted by the past, plot twist, small town, split personality, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, family relations, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.9
 374
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, denial, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, fear, phobia, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, crimes, religions or cults, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, courtroom, priest, demons, evil force, curses spells and rituals, religion, halloween, teenage girl, christianity, supernatural, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 8K
Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, confined, supernatural, evil child, murder, baby, doctor, curse, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, crimes, drugs/alcohol, missing person, uncover truth, danger, clergy, religions or cults, woman in danger, life is a bitch, church, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 92K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nervous breakdown, delusion, nightmare, fear, family relations, dreams, insanity, sanity, obsession, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 10K
Carrie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, gory, psychic power, social misfits, teenage life, parents and children, youth, high school, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 2K
Baby Blues (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a secluded family farm, a mother suffers a psychotic break due to postpartum depression, forcing the eldest son to protect his sibling from the mother they have always known and loved.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mental illness, danger, deadly, family relations, siblings relations, isolation, babies and infants, countryside, chase, ghost, slingshot, mother kills own child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, haunted by the past, student life, danger, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.0
 898
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: slasher, ghost, school, supernatural, danger, confined, high school, isolation, prank, youth, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Daisy Chain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family in danger, supernatural, danger, mentally challenged, family problems, couples, family relations, starting over, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%