Movies like The Amityville Haunting

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The Amityville Haunting (2011)
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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 lives there. This is the footage retrieved from the camera.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, haunted house, blood splatter, found footage, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, domestic disturbance, violence, death, kitchen, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, killings, running, paranormal, house, abandoned house, evil, fear, night, murder, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Amityville Haunting

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and dark films with plots about danger, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, deadly, murder and death mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: The Conjuring (2013), Grave Encounters (2011), Amityville 3-D (1983), 8213: Gacy House (2010), Chasing the Devil (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, frightening, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, witch, seance, riddles and clues, investigation, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
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100%
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, paranormal, danger, paranormal investigation, deadly, found footage, insanity, blood, abandoned hospital, tv host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In March 1963, a black mass was held at a ruined church in Clophill, Bedfordshire by a coven of dark witches. Tombs were looted, animals sacrificed and human bones arranged during a macabre ceremony. Further defilements continued at Clophill in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Plot: danger, church, deadly, village, zombie, ghost, village life, escapades, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, wizards and magicians, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, based on supposedly true story, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, deadly, family problems, danger, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, found footage, supernatural, deadly, suburbs, frame up, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chasing the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Patrick McCord doesn't accept the explanation of his sister's mysterious death as suicide, and instead teams up with a team of paranormal investigators to delve deeper into the inexplicable circumstances that surround what he believes to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, danger, chase, crimes, riddles and clues, gory, deadly, paranormal, characters killed one by one, house, handheld camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, possession, prison, electric chair, deadly, danger, youth, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ouija board, spirit, murder, halloween, dormitory, found footage, insanity, paranormal investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, haunted house, ghost, family in danger, attic, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1998, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: based on supposedly true story, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, paranormal, demonic possession, mystery, woman in danger, danger, deadly, suburbs, evil force, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bake Street Hauntings (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple accept an offer for $2 million to stay in a haunted house for a week. Based on real footage and events.
Plot: bed, panic, haunted house, violence, bathroom, paranormal activity, house, screaming, evil, evil force, screaming in horror, screaming in fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, artists and showbiz, writer's life, danger, fear
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horror anthology of shorts themed around the five senses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, deadly, serial killer, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, telephone, cell phone, gore, accident, video camera, mistreatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Possession of Michael King (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film tells the story of documentary filmmaker Michael King (Shane Johnson), who doesn’t believe in God or the Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, Michael decides to make his next film about the search for the existence of the ...
Style: dark, serious, suspenseful, scary, demonic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, fear, psychological torment, evil, brutality, skepticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, time warp, murder, isolation, danger, haunted by the past, deadly, confined, ghost, supernatural, killer child, son murders father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, family problems, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Reel Evil (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Struggling filmmakers - Kennedy, Cory and James - finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: filmmaking, ghost, found footage, escapades, artists and showbiz, confined, deadly, gory, danger, hospital, supernatural, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators sojourned to the Chicago walk-up where deranged drifter Richard Speck systematically slew eight student nurses back in ’66, looking for restless spirits. Their unfortunate success gets shockingly documented in ...
Style: dark
Plot: research, night, found footage, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, camera, blood, fear, no survivors, paranormal activity, flashlight, decapitation ...
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36%
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sxtape (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: From the director of CANDYMAN and the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY comes a found-footage nightmare of lust, possession, and destruction. Jill's an artist. Ian's a filmmaker. And their love life is off the chain. There's no ...
Style: realistic, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, couples, confined, isolation, paranormal phenomena, missing person, dark secret, ghost, abandoned hospital, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, countryside, couples, gory, isolation, danger, couple relations, supernatural power, spirit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Rorschach (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two skeptic researchers investigate a mother's claim that an unknown presence may be trying to communicate with her 7-year-old daughter.
Style: dark
Plot: daughter, found footage, haunted house, evil, panic, bed, investigation, screaming, flashlight, darkness, house, paranormal phenomena ...
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35%
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Fertile Ground (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate’s ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. When Nate’s behavior undergoes a ...
Style: scary, serious, gothic, suspense
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, haunted house, supernatural, danger, couple relations, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 1950s, 1840s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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35%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, danger, filmmaking, deadly, investigation, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, gory, family in danger, vengeance, danger, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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34%
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just as Dan and Kristi welcome a newborn baby into their home, a demonic presence begins terrorizing them, tearing apart their perfect world and turning it into an inescapable nightmare. Security cameras capture the torment, making every minute ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, ouija board, found footage, supernatural, haunted house, evil force, young people, couples, paranormal activity, attic, nightmare comes true, terrorizing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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32%
The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns them not to mess with things they do not understand (the murders were occult related), but the director wants to be as authentic as possible and has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, zombie, haunted house, filmmaking, ghost, house, estate, deadly, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, danger, child killer, gore, actor, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, inheritance, demon, danger, supernatural ability, old house, curses spells and rituals, creature, locked room, dark past, fireplace ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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31%
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