Movies like The Amityville Haunting

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The Amityville Haunting (2011)
 2.6
 2K
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, found footage, blood splatter, fright, strong violent content, domestic disturbance, death, kitchen, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, killings, running, paranormal ...
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, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, haunted house, murder and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Amityville Haunting: The Conjuring (2013), Grave Encounters 2 (2012), An American Ghost Story (2012), Grave Encounters (2011), Amityville 3-D (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 421K
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, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, witch, paranormal investigation, haunted by the past, evil force, fear, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ouija board, haunted house, murder, found footage, insanity, halloween, spirit, paranormal investigation, dormitory, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, uncover truth, supernatural, fear, violence, deadly, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, abandoned hospital, deadly, danger, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, screaming in horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, cult film, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, burned alive, ghost, supernatural, island, parents and children, domestic disturbance, family relations, family in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark
Plot: danger, church, curses spells and rituals, village, zombie, ghost, escapades, deadly, supernatural, wizards and magicians, village life, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 208K
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, 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 1986, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, anthology, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural, fear, brutality, violence, death, slasher, patient, stabbed with scissors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, danger, investigation, ghost, crimes, crime, deadly, frame up, supernatural, paranormal activity, murder, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 4K
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, countryside, isolation, danger, couples, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: ghost, murder, supernatural, paranormal, woman in danger, deadly, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, paranormal activity, supernatural power, mother daughter relationship, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, possession, prison, curses spells and rituals, human host, danger, supernatural, urban legend, youth, deadly, electric chair, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, danger, mystery, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.1
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, danger, isolation, supernatural, confined, murder, time warp, deadly, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.2
 548
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, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, desert, death, violence, dealing with death, family problems, losing-it hero
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, missing child, family problems, family in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, bleak, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, danger, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, gory, chase, characters killed one by one, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, danger, murder, parents and children, deadly, supernatural ability, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.9
 2K
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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, filmmaking, ghost, zombie, curses spells and rituals, danger, estate, deadly, supernatural power, actor, living dead ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, couple relations, danger, hallucination, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, paranormal phenomena, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, demonic
Plot: supernatural, occult, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, brutality, fear, evil, psychological torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 594
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, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: filmmaking, ghost, found footage, supernatural, deadly, danger, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, doctor, filmmaker, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, murder, violence, investigation, fear, blood, corpse, death, research, darkness, evil, haunted house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, afterlife, haunted by the past, investigation, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ability, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 657
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, hotel, religions or cults
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: mental institution, danger, deadly, woman in danger, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, graphic violence, haunted house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples and another friend from college decide to visit the Goldfield Hotel in Nevada to make a documentary about ghosts – then their nightmares begin!
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, danger, stalking, uncover truth, supernatural, supernatural ability, master and servant, filmmaking, family in danger, deadly, hotel, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 992
The Complex (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, riddles and clues, apartment complex, haunted house, death, golden years, family problems, domestic disturbance, retirement home life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, haunted by the past, family in danger, ghost, mute or deaf, family problems, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%