Movies like Insidious

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Insidious (2010)
 6.8
 280K
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, psychotronic, macabre, atmospheric, intense, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, evil spirit, parallel world, psychic, ghosts, danger, paranormal activity, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, fear, evil force, deadly creature, demons, afterlife, coma, demon, spouse in danger, parents and children, nightmare comes true, deadly, imaginary, child in peril, medium ...
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, suspenseful, suspense and macabre films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, demon, ghosts, supernatural horror and storytelling mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Insidious: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Sinister (2012), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015). 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, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, ghost, family, fear, demon, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 444K
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, danger, witch, paranormal activity, fear, evil force, haunted by the past, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.3
 227K
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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, psychic, supernatural, paranormal investigation, ghost, demon, family in danger, danger, riddles and clues, child in peril, single mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1976, year 2003
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 223K
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, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, ghost, fear, danger, evil force, family in danger, paranormal activity, attic, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ 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, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, danger, imaginary, ghost, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 57K
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, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, artifact, family relations, ancient mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 142K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, evil doll, priest, supernatural power, ghost, asthma, child in peril, nanny, corpse, hiding, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psychotronic, dark, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, exorcism, psychic, supernatural power, paranormal activity, supernatural, ghost, evil, characters in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 55K
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, psychological, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, poltergeist, ghost, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, human host, chaos, danger, family in danger, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Insidious: Chapter 4 (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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, psychic, supernatural, kidnapped girl, supernatural horror, medium, ghost, ghosts, ghost child, hospital, supernatural power ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, evil force, curses spells and rituals, seance, reverend, hallucination, cancer, family in danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.5
 49K
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, scary, psychotronic, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, ouija board, board game, ghosts, supernatural power, haunted house, medium, seance, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 49K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: found footage, supernatural, haunted house, twins, family in danger, murder, investigation, ghost, brother brother relationship, burned alive, boogeyman, home movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ 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, murder, danger, supernatural, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 169K
Mama (2013)
Genre: 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, frightening, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, paranormal activity, adoption, children, haunted house, parents and children, redemption, secrets, cabin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 192K
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, adoption, mysterious character, female psychopath, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, deadly, insanity, murderer, killer child, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 322K
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, race against time, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, murder, ghost, danger, crimes, parents and children, uncover truth, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.6
 339K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
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: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, mysterious character, psychic, spiritualism, uncover truth, ghosts, supernatural, nightmare, parallel world, single parent ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 118K
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, crimes, murder, insanity, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 147K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
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, macabre, surprise ending, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, orphan, supernatural, missing child, fear, death, haunted by the past, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 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, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, family in danger, demon, nightmare, supernatural, danger, fear, paranormal activity, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, ghosts, rescue, danger, house, serial killer, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1953, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, fear, panic, paranormal activity, supernatural, nightmare, danger, videotaping, evil force, desperation, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 50K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, danger, ghosts, woman in danger, death, twins, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
May the Devil Take You: Chapter 2 (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two years after escaping from demonic terror, Alfie and Nara try to continue their lives. However, Alfie's worst nightmare has just begun and the dangers that await are increasingly threatening.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, scary, suspense
Plot: curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, paranormal activity, afterlife, danger, supernatural, demon, deadly creature, family in danger, deadly, ghost, fear ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 79K
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, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, mental institution, demons, danger, murder, evil force, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 38K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, satanic cult, religion, evil spirit, human sacrifice, supernatural horror, ghost, satanic ritual, preacher, cheating, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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, danger, child in peril, haunted house, old house, estate, creature, teeth, family relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%