Movies like Insidious

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Insidious (2010)
 6.8
 301K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, twist ending, serious, macabre, tense, psychotronic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, evil spirit, psychic, family in danger, parallel world, nightmare comes true, evil force, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, demon, coma, parents and children, afterlife, spouse in danger, child in peril, heaven and hell, missing child, trapped, terrorizing, medium, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Insidious

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, suspenseful and macabre films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, demon, supernatural horror, supernatural power and storytelling mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Insidious: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), The Conjuring (2013), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Sinister (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, family, fear, nightmare comes true, demon, child in peril, psychic, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 491K
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, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, fear, family in danger, evil, paranormal activity, witch, seance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1968 ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, ghost, psychic, supernatural power, seance, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.3
 260K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, psychic, family in danger, demon, single mother, paranormal investigation, child in peril, terror, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 2000s, year 1977 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 243K
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, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, fear, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.4
 155K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 60K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural horror, evil force, supernatural, ghost, artifact, paranormal activity, family relations, parents and children, ancient mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: psychotronic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, supernatural, kidnapped girl, haunted, ghost, supernatural horror, medium, psychic, ghost child, hypnosis, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, year 2010, year 1953
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, seance, curses spells and rituals, evil force, paranormal phenomena, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.5
 52K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, spiritualism, ouija board, board game, supernatural power, haunted house, supernatural horror, seance, evil spirit, medium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychotronic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, paranormal activity, demon, psychic, supernatural, supernatural horror, ghost, evil, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, connecticut, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 54K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, murder, twins, investigation, burned alive, found footage, nightmare, brother brother relationship, boogeyman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 58K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, chaos, family in danger, family problems, good versus evil, human host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, asthma, priest, ghost, supernatural power, child in peril, nanny, corpse, hiding, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.2
 1K
Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, evil spirit, nightmare, supernatural, demon, family in danger, parents and children, fear, paranormal activity, evil force, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 217K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, tense, macabre, scary, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, isolation, monster, sleeping, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 178K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, frightening, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adoption, afterlife, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, forest, family relations, parents and children, children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 154K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, missing child, ghost, supernatural, death, fear, orphan, haunted by the past, afterlife, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 358K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth, spiritualism, psychic, nightmare, single parent, parallel world, able to see the dead ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 17K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, time loop, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, rescue, house, uncover truth, youth, trapped, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, 80s, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, paranormal activity, family problems, parents and children, mystery, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 199K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, macabre, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil, curses spells and rituals, ghost, witch, evil wins, dark humor, life turned upside down, supernatural, heaven and hell, gypsy, curse, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, year 2009, 60s ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 212K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: orphan, female psychopath, killer child, family in danger, adoption, mysterious character, murderer, parents and children, family problems, domestic disturbance, insanity, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 342K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 127K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, mirror, paranormal activity, family relations, hallucination, artifact, insanity, magical mirror, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 144K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, mystery, murder, suicide, vengeance, family curse, paranormal activity, attic, catatonia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 85K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, mental institution, mysterious character, social worker, uncover truth, family in danger, murder, evil force, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 158K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, psychic, good versus evil, kidnapping, child in peril, missing child, nightmare, parallel world, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 76K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evil, psychology, ghost, insomnia, delusion, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, child in peril, creature, haunted house, teeth, hearing voices, estate, family relations, family in danger, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%