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Ju-on: The Grudge
Original name: 呪怨じゅおん
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, frightening, mind bending, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, death, ghosts, blood, murder, hospital, investigation, missing child, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, brutality, crimes, mythology, gory, transformation, panic, danger, demons, storytelling, deadly, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about mentor, brutality, supernatural, danger, catastrophe, demons and dialogue mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ju-on: The Grudge: One Missed Call (2003), The Legend of Hell House (1973), The Amityville Horror (1979), Grave Encounters (2011), Black Sabbath (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ju-on: The Curse
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Duration: 70 min.
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One Missed Call
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
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The Grudge 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
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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 ...
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Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 117 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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Black Sabbath
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Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, russia
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Salem's Lot
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
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Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
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The House of the Devil
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Country: Italy, USA
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Audience: teens
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Place: usa, west virginia
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The Awakening
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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The Quiet Ones
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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Amityville Dollhouse
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