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: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, found footage, haunted house, blood splatter, danger, domestic disturbance, family in danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, paranormal, evil, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, violence, death, kitchen, female nudity, killings, running, house, abandoned house, fear, night, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, murder and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: Grave Encounters (2011), The Conjuring (2013), 8213: Gacy House (2010), Hold Your Breath (2012), Haunting of Winchester House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, ghost, supernatural, danger, paranormal, deadly, found footage, insanity, abandoned hospital, blood, screaming in horror, tv host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
 7.5
 369K
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, danger, paranormal activity, witch, seance, exorcism, paranormal investigation, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1971, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
8213: Gacy House (2010)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Plot: serial killer, found footage, ghost, investigation, danger, crime, suburbs, crimes, mystery, deadly, frame up, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, electric chair, prison, possession, danger, urban legend, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, youth, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)
Genre: Horror
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: talking to the camera, looking at the camera, ghost, found footage, murder, violence, death, fear, rat, blood, camera, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
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: suspenseful, serious, 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 ⇓
44%
Paranormal Entity (2009)
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: based on supposedly true story, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, paranormal, demonic possession, supernatural, murder, suburbs, deadly, mystery, woman in danger, danger, found footage, evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
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, drowning, curses spells and rituals, small town, family in danger, danger, imaginary, supernatural, parents and children, corpse, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, scary, suspenseful, tense, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, found footage, dormitory, ouija board, spirit, paranormal investigation, halloween, murder, insanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, chase, riddles and clues, crimes, found footage, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
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, tour guide, haunted house, murder, possession, gory, danger, house, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, danger, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 189K
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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, ghost, attic, danger, small town, filmed killing, investigation, crime, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, anthology, mistreatment, woman with glasses, trap, evil, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 4K
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, scary, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, time warp, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, murder, killer child, son murders father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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: serious, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: found footage, danger, gory, survival, isolation, estate, supernatural, deadly, confined, couples, female nudity, abandoned hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
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, ghost, demon, christmas, haunted house, found footage, curses spells and rituals, terror, danger, family in danger, couples, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 556
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: filmmaking, found footage, ghost, gory, hospital, confined, danger, deadly, artists and showbiz, escapades, supernatural, topless woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, countryside, supernatural, ghost, gory, danger, couples, isolation, couple relations, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, murder, haunted, supernatural, indian burial ground, mystery, paranormal, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: evil force, obscurity, door, corridor, husband wife relationship, camera, money, video camera, bedroom, fear, bathroom, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House of Bones (2010)
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, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, psychic, danger, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark, demonic
Plot: supernatural, danger, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, psychological torment, fear, brutality, evil, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, based on supposedly true story, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, burned alive, island, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, seance, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, child killer, actor, gore, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, dollhouse, occult, missing child, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, 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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, demonic possession, ouija board, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, danger, couples, woman in danger, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, hollywood, zombie, woman in danger, danger, deadly, haunted house, supernatural, best friends, violence spree, friends, decadence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, found footage, haunted house, invisibility, paranormal activity, ghost, curses spells and rituals, sibling relationship, danger, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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