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, suspenseful, serious, dark, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, violence, husband wife relationship, fear, murder, paranormal activity, mysterious death, found footage, blood splatter, fright, strong violent content, domestic disturbance, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, kitchen, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, killings, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Amityville Haunting

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, deadly, murder and violence mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: The Conjuring (2013), Sinister (2012), 7 Nights Of Darkness (2011), Paranormal Entity (2009), An American Ghost Story (2012). 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, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, witch, fear, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, evil force, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
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Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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, sinister, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted house, fear, danger, evil force, family in danger, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, attic, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2011, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri, sacramento california
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100%
7 Nights Of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2010 six reality television show contestants spent seven nights in an abandoned and haunted asylum. The show never aired but an editor for the network was able to piece together some footage. The prize for staying all seven nights was a share of ...
Style: psychotronic, dark, disturbing, scary
Plot: paranormal, pursuit, mental institution, ghost, paranormal phenomena, house, haunted house, darkness, fear, violence, paranormal activity, found footage ...
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100%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, dark ...
Plot: paranormal, ghost, murder, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, supernatural power, paranormal activity, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
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, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, good versus evil, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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, bleak, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, danger, mysterious death, supernatural, deadly, evil, paranormal activity, professor, camera, characters killed one by one, fear, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vatican
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41%
The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 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, rough ...
Plot: danger, church, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, deadly, ghost, zombie, village, investigation, research, mysterious event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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41%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, couples, isolation, danger, countryside, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: old house, haunted house, ghost, inheritance, danger, supernatural ability, demon, curses spells and rituals, fireplace, creature, dark past, locked room ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, anthology, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, fear, brutality, violence, death, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, murder, paranormal activity, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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37%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, murder, isolation, supernatural, confined, danger, time warp, killer child, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, fear, married couple, husband wife relationship, paranormal activity, house, darkness, panic, danger, found footage, paranormal, living room ...
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34%
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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, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, investigation, paranormal phenomena, paranormal activity, danger, evil, ghost, fear, girl, found footage, paranormal, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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34%
Exorcist Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Across the world, demonic possessions are on the increase. Two specialists are brought in and uncover a dark and terrifying worldwide plot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, religions or cults, world spanning, human host, supernatural, exorcist, possession, beast, paranormal, murder, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
The Dead Want Women (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Beginning at a stylish mansion in the roaring 1920's, a socialite, flappers, and the men who love them come to their ultimate demise. These ghosts continue to haunt the mansion throughout the decade. Now they've come back to haunt and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, danger, violence spree, murder, mansion, hallucination, best friends, friends ...
Time: 1920s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, doctor, filmmaker, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: desert, family in danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, death, violence, dealing with death, losing-it hero, family problems, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, murder, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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32%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, deadly, mental institution, danger, maze, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
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43%
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, scary, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, violence, investigation, murder, evil, research, corpse, haunted house, death, fear, blood, darkness ...
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31%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, filmmaking, zombie, ghost, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa
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30%
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, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: occult, satanic ritual, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, demonic possession, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, brutality, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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29%
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: gothic, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: pregnancy, ghost, husband wife relationship, haunted house, couple relations, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, hallucination, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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29%
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, danger, crimes, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, graphic violence, religions or cults, hotel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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