Movies like Insidious

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Insidious (2010)
 6.8
 241K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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, suspense, tense, twist ending, psychological, serious, surprise ending, frightening, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, parallel world, fear, danger, evil spirit, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, psychic, demons, deadly creature, nightmare, coma, ghosts, afterlife, alternate reality, spouse in danger, children, nightmare comes true, evil force, deadly, heaven and hell, woman strangled to death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Insidious

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, suspenseful and bad ending films with plots about storytelling, supernatural, catastrophe, danger, ghosts, mentor and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Insidious: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), The Conjuring (2013), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015), Sinister (2012), The Possession (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, serious, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, possession, demon, ghost, nightmare, family, heaven and hell, parents and children, family in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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%
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, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, danger, deadly, seance, family relations, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, 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, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, artifact, family in danger, supernatural, ancient mystery, danger, parents and children, legends and myths, imaginary, family relations, family reunited, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, domestic disturbance, murder, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 102K
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, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, insanity, demons, plot twist, gory, murder, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 181K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, danger, ghost, riddles and clues, single mother, demonic possession, paranormal investigation, demon, psychic, seance, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1977, year 2003
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 154K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, children, adoption, parents and children, redemption, paranormal activity, secrets, afterlife, hospital, imaginary friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 51K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, poltergeist, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, danger, family problems, family relations, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 112K
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, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, death, sacrifice, violence, toy comes to life, cult, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 168K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family in danger, family problems, mysterious character, domestic disturbance, parents and children, life turned upside down, manipulation, deadly, fear, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 128K
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: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, murder, gory, vengeance, mystery, suicide, hospital, ghosts, family curse, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 134K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: 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, psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, ghost, haunted house, psychic, haunted by the past, supernatural, missing child, seance, death, paranormal activity, hallucinations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 197K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, suffering, insanity, evil, sadism, revenge, violence, torture, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 304K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 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: scary, surprise ending, atmospheric, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, supernatural, mysterious character, psychic, seance, losing-it hero, single parent, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 40K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: twins, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, danger, crime, deadly, ghost, crimes, murder, dysfunctional family, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, funeral home, hallucination, cousin cousin relationship, occult, crematorium, desecration, rosary, hide and seek, boy in peril, reverend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 69K
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, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, child abuse, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, social worker, uncover truth, murder, evil child, woman in danger, demons, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, danger, monster, supernatural, bathtub, teeth, creature, deadly creature, haunted house, old house, estate, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.2
 95K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, family in danger, hallucination, evil, possession, medication, schizophrenia, uncover truth, store, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 123K
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, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, supernatural, missing child, poltergeist, parents and children, parallel world, child in peril, good versus evil, little girl, haunted ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.0
 58K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, memory loss, supernatural, murder, family in danger, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, riddles and clues, plot twist, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, uncover truth, countryside, wartime life, danger, death, hospital, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, voodoo, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, disability, nightmare, uncover truth, woman in danger, haunted by the past, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 82K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, nightmare, ghost, supernatural, deadly, mental institution, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, haunted by the past, son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 48K
The Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, danger, eye, woman in danger, ghost, blindness, seeing dead people, supernatural, fear, supernatural ability, panic attack, demons ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, supernatural, sunflower, kitchen, little boy, child murder, raven, heavy rain, death threat, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%