Movies like The Amityville Haunting

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The Amityville Haunting
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, found footage, deadly, supernatural, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, paranormal, evil, cell phone, obscurity, killings, evil force, staircase, fright, scare, living room, abandoned house, room, mysterious death ...
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 serious, suspenseful, scary and surprise ending films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, haunted house, death and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: 8213: Gacy House (2010), Hold Your Breath (2012), Grave Encounters (2011), Grave Encounters 2 (2012), Paranormal Entity (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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8213: Gacy House
Genre: Horror
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, crime, crimes, suburbs, deadly, mystery, ghost, found footage, investigation, danger, frame up, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
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System:   95%
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Hold Your Breath
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, danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, youth, electric chair, prison, possession, urban legend, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa
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System:   81%
    User:   87%
 
Grave Encounters
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, insanity, ghosts, blood, reality tv, danger, witches, afterlife, goth, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   100%
 
Grave Encounters 2
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, scary, suspenseful, tense, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, danger, deadly, found footage, escapades, murder, halloween, insanity, ouija board, paranormal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   76%
 
Paranormal Entity
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: serious, scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, deadly, suburbs, mystery, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, demonic possession, paranormal, danger, evil, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   77%
 
Haunting of Winchester House
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family in danger, estate, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, nightmare comes true, abduction, murder, house
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   60%
 
The Haunting of Whaley House
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, tour guide, haunted house, danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, survival, murder, possession, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   81%
 
A Haunting in Salem
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, small town, danger, imaginary, supernatural, drowning, parents and children, murder, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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System:   73%
    User:   74%
 
Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horror anthology of shorts themed around the five senses.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, anthology, gore, fear, murder, sex, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   81%
 
Chasing the Devil
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: gory, deadly, chase, investigation, riddles and clues, danger, crimes, supernatural, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, found footage, blood on wall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
House of Bones
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted house, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   76%
 
Under the Bed
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, suburbs, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, teenage life, kids in trouble, danger, deadly, youth, family relations, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
Sightings: Heartland Ghost
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, haunted house, mystery, afterlife, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   65%
 
The Possession of Michael King
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark, demonic
Plot: supernatural, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, danger, filmmaking, imaginary, found footage, cemetery, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, satanic ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   66%
 
Torture Chamber
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 13-year-old Jimmy Morgan is possessed by an evil too powerful to be exorcised by any religion. After escaping from a mental institution, Jimmy is back with a vengeance - and an army of children who follow his every murderous desire.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, danger, deadly, supernatural, clergy, castle, possession, evil, hell, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
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Reel Evil
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: filmmaking, gory, confined, hospital, danger, ghost, deadly, artists and showbiz, found footage, escapades, supernatural, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
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Dark Circles
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, couple relations, haunted house, countryside, danger, supernatural, couples, ghost, isolation, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
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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: serious, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: survival, gory, estate, isolation, danger, found footage, deadly, confined, couples, supernatural, abandoned hospital, abandoned building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   76%
 
The Dead Want Women
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
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, hollywood, zombie, woman in danger, danger, deadly, haunted house, supernatural, best friends, violence spree, friends, waterfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, demons, danger, family, found footage, demon, imaginary friend, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
The Devil Inside
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, found footage, woman in danger, demonic possession, exorcism, deadly, supernatural, death, investigation, haunted by the past, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 2009
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   75%
 
Amityville Dollhouse
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, zombie, demons, dysfunctional family, supernatural ability, family, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, lame ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
Paranormal Activity 3
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, witch, imaginary friend, ghost, cult, ghosts, demons, curses spells and rituals, danger, witches, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
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Anna's Eve
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, afterlife, custody, family in danger, missing child, crimes, danger, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
Satan's Playground
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: SATAN'S PLAYGROUND is a supernatural shocker chronicling a family's spine-tingling odyssey in New Jersey's legendary Pine Barrens region. En route to a wilderness camping retreat, their car inexplicably breaks down. As darkness falls, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, atmospheric
Plot: babies and infants, gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, survival, wilderness, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, new jersey, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
Amityville 3-D
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, idiotic, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, island, death, ghost, domestic disturbance, demons, curses spells and rituals, ghosts, family, family in danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
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The Task
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Something diabolical is taking place on the set of "The Task" a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, prison, gory, contests and competitions, tv show, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, isolation, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
Exorcist Chronicles
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, religions or cults, beast, omen, catholic, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   69%
 
Paranormal Activity 4
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, imaginary friend, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, danger, demons, family, parents and children, natural disaster, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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Lynch Mob
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The rural town of Leesburg Georgia holds a dark secret. A century old curse has condemned the citizens to a diet of human flesh. Unable to leave the city limits the town folks must lure unsuspecting travelers to their quaint town where they soon ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: confined, gory, danger, deadly, small town, supernatural, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cannibal, zombie, mafia, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
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