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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, mind bending, asian horror, frightening, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, missing child, social worker, attic, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, vengeance, danger, deadly, rivalry, couple relations, family problems, grudge, evil force, secret hideout, couples, suburbs, haunted by the past, afterlife ...
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 supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals and gory mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ju-on: The Grudge: One Missed Call (2003), Ring (1998), One Missed Call 3: Final (2006), Reincarnation (2005), Grave Encounters (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: gothic, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, murder, gory, vengeance, mystery, suicide, hospital, family curse, nurse, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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100%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, stalker, curse, fear, gory, supernatural, grudge, curses spells and rituals, vengeful ghost, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
One Missed Call (2003)
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, hospital, ghost, investigation, knife, spirit, good versus evil, tv show, mystery, supernatural, slasher, clinic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 57K
Ring (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, family in danger, obsession, good versus evil, urban legend, loss of daughter, psychic, teacher, scientist, supernatural, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mobile phone, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, mystery, supernatural ability, high school, crimes, danger, teenage life, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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: asian horror, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, traffic accident, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, curse, abandoned house, spirit, vengeful ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Reincarnation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mental institution, serial killer, small town, chase, fainting, gory, haunted by the past, vengeance, couple relations, siblings relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, found footage, paranormal investigation, paranormal, tv show, escapades, anchor, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: suicide, ghost, uncover truth, woman in danger, apartment, vengeful ghost, mystery, haunted house, danger, deadly, losing-it hero, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Grudge 2 (2006)
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, ghost, curse, little boy, murder, supernatural, good versus evil, high school, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, usa, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, vengeful ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, pregnancy, crimes, family problems, family relations, grudge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Darker Than Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, danger, supernatural, best friends, woman in danger, cat, broken promise, characters killed one by one, family secret, old house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ 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, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Legend holds that 30 years ago, a suburban town was terrorized by the spirit of a woman whose horrid face had been grotesquely disfigured. Roaming the streets wearing a long coat and carrying large scissors, the spirit would approach her young ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, childhood trauma, urban legend, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, dedicated educator, suburbs, slasher, female psychopath, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, vengeance, afterlife, psychopath, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, missing child, dollhouse, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, danger, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, found footage, haunted house, invisibility, paranormal activity, ghost, curses spells and rituals, sibling relationship, danger, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, restaurant, gory, supernatural ability, mobile phone, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia, japan, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, psychic, noise, road accident, bodyguard, industrialist, threat, tape recording, music box, lecturer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century
Place: seattle, usa, new york, new york state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sweet Home (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A TV production crew are making a documentary about the infamous painter Mamiya Ichiro. When they start filming at his old home, they come under attack from the ghost of the painter's wife.
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, ghost, deadly, documentary filmmaking, old mansion, murder, painter, mansion, evil spirit, darkness, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, isolation, haunted house, ghost, investigation, physicist, psychic, gory, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Ghost of Mae Nak (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mak and Nak are a young couple who have just moved into their first home as a married couple. But the house they own has a history much older than them and spirits who won't rest until they get what they want. And this time, love won't ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, domestic disturbance, haunted house, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, knife murder, fear, evil, nightmare, murder, danger, gory, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, found footage, demon, christmas, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, terror, danger, family in danger, couples, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gloomy
Plot: ghost, supernatural, rape, haunted house, curse, possession, gory, mysterious character, old house, supernatural ability, palaces castles and temples, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two Eyes Staring (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Lisa discovers her sinister new friend is the ghost of the dead twin of Lisa's mother. Lisa's father also begins to suspect his wife of hiding a terrible secret, resulting in deadly consequences
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, countryside, supernatural, parents and children, siblings relations, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, family relations, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the prompting of his diplomat friend, Alex, writer Ted Fletcher takes his wife, Laura, and daughter, Amy, on an extended working holiday. Alex finds a house for them in Kyoto, Japan, and the Fletchers move in, laughing off rumors that the place ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, samurai, murder, possession, adultery, witch, love affair, gory, sex, affair, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, siblings relations, haunted house, danger, hallucination, mirror, insanity, demons, deadly, plot twist, gory, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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