Movies like Inheritance 2004

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Inheritance (2004)
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Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one fateful night Lillian passes away in her sleep. Abigail is obviously upset & attends Lillian's funeral to say her goodbyes, it soon comes to light that Lillian has left Abigail her large house & it's entire contents a situation which Lillian's daughter Joan (Kathryn Mesney-Hetter) is unhappy with. The reason for Lillian's generosity becomes clear as her spirit starts to possess Abigail & take complete control of her body...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mental illness, mentally unstable, danger, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia, master and servant, power relations, sex, teacher, female nudity, spirit, house, pursuit, tea, midwife, woman on top
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, afterlife and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Inheritance: Half Light (2006), Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007), Deadline (2009), Dark Mirror (2007), Presence of Mind (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, lighthouse, loss of child, death in the family, uncover truth, death of child, mentally unstable, woman in danger, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
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Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, investigation, supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, journalism, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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100%
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Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
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Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, danger, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, curses spells and rituals, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, zombie, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, master and servant, family relations, family problems, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain
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50%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, mysterious character, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, family in danger, uncover truth, supernatural romance, afterlife, mental illness, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, stalking, danger, supernatural, family in danger, hotel, legends and myths, supernatural ability, filmmaking, master and servant, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
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44%
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 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, adoption, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, supernatural, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4K
The Skeptic (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, lawyer, haunted by the past, uncover truth, deadly, danger, supernatural, afterlife, missing person, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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40%
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First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, family problems, parents and children, danger, mind game, suburbs, isolation, obsession, ghost, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
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The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young college students agree to fix up an abandoned home for rent, only to discover the demons within and an open doorway... to Hell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, danger, supernatural ability, demon, ghost, uncover truth, afterlife, rivalry, good versus evil, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new england
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39%
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Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: ghost, family in danger, mystery, supernatural, missing child, supernatural ability, uncover truth, parents and children, deadly, single parent, pregnancy, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, found footage, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, haunted by the past, ghost, very little dialogue, excavation, digging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
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Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, mental institution, isolation, gory, supernatural, social misfits, serial killer, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, supernatural, family problems, darkness, good versus evil, dealing with death, death in the family, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
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35%
The House of Usher (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her ...
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, mental illness, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, estate, family secret, secret, family curse, twin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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34%
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The Garden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A troubled young boy and his father on a road trip stumble upon a rural farm where the elderly owner has sinister plans for the both of them involving witchcraft and evil.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, futuristic
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, gory, parents and children, haunted by the past, countryside, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, deadly, mental institution, alcohol abuse, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While driving, the pregnant horror-movie actress Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash caused by the Toshio's friend. Kyôko loses her baby and her fiancé winds up in a coma. Kyôko was cursed together with a television crew when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, crimes, danger, supernatural, revenge, deadly, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, abandoned house, vengeful ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 542
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, ouija board, spirit, halloween, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, denial, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, phobia, fear, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Antichrist (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, paralysis, past, faith, inquisition, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, disability ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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32%
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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32%
 5.6
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The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, domestic disturbance, danger, family problems, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, grudge, gory, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 494
Feng shui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Joy and her family have just moved into a new home, in a sparsely populated village. For them, it’s time for new beginnings- a new chance and a new hope. But what for fortune awaits them.. and woe the tragedies to follow. On what should be the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, supernatural, danger, superstition, siblings relations, family relations, getting home, buddha, horoscope, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 942
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, mentally unstable, ghost, crimes, mental institution, chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, violence, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 2K
The Eye 3 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Eye 10 (Chinese: 見鬼10; The Eye 3), or The Eye Infinity, is a 2005 Thai-Hong Kong horror film directed by the Pang brothers, starring Wilson Chen, Kate Yeung, Isabella Leong, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Ray MacDonald and Kris Gu. The number ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, siblings relations, woman in danger, graphic violence, ouija board, levitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
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31%