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
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, blood splatter, found footage, domestic disturbance, death, kitchen, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, killings, running, paranormal, house, abandoned house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, murder and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: The Conjuring (2013), Grave Encounters (2011), Amityville 3-D (1983), Sinister (2012), 8213: Gacy House (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, witch, seance, riddles and clues, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, found footage, paranormal, danger, deadly, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, screaming in horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, 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, psychotronic, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, burned alive, ghost, supernatural, island, family relations, rivalry, family in danger, danger, good versus evil, family problems, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark
Plot: danger, church, escapades, village, zombie, ghost, wizards and magicians, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, village life, talking to the camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 201K
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: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, attic, family in danger, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1979, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, danger, ghost, crime, frame up, deadly, supernatural, paranormal activity, murder, found footage, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, confined, murder, danger, isolation, time warp, deadly, son murders father, killer child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, spirit, ouija board, halloween, insanity, found footage, murder, dormitory, paranormal investigation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, uncover truth, danger, fear
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, electric chair, prison, possession, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, supernatural, urban legend, female nudity, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, family problems, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, gory, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, vengeance, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, child killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: mind bending, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, danger, chase, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, gory, death, bodily possession, blood on wall, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, demonic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, evil, psychological torment, brutality, fear, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, haunted house, supernatural, danger, couple relations, husband wife relationship, paranormal phenomena, ghost story, female protagonist, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 1950s, 1840s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, filmmaking, ghost, zombie, danger, curses spells and rituals, estate, deadly, supernatural power, actor, living dead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 575
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, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: filmmaking, ghost, found footage, supernatural, deadly, danger, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, doctor, filmmaker, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, demonic possession, paranormal, deadly, woman in danger, danger, suburbs, mystery, room, fireplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, serial killer, supernatural, fear, hallucination, blood, evil, piano, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, danger, evil, fear, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, mute or deaf, family problems, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, family in danger, gory, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, demon, revenge, murder, road trip, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, countryside, gory, couples, isolation, danger, couple relations, supernatural power, spirit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, afterlife, investigation, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, paranormal activity, found footage, supernatural, supernatural horror, haunted house, ouija board, woman in danger, evil force, couples, terrorizing, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 2K
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: rough, scary, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, couples, isolation, confined, abandoned hospital, dark secret, paranormal phenomena, ghost, missing person, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, danger, couples, videotaping, handheld camera, invisibility, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: old house, haunted house, ghost, inheritance, demon, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, creature, locked room, dark past, fireplace ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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