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J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
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J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Original name: 怪談
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the handsome son of Shinzaemon, coincidentally meets Toyoshiga, the daughter of Soetsu. They fall in love. It is a doomed love, as the spirit of Soetsu is far from dead
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, reincarnation, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, vengeance, heroes, destiny, dealing with death, grudge, rivalry, showbiz, fight, snake, death, water, suicide, ghost story, female singer, impossible love, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: feudal japan

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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
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Blood Legend (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young witch gathers her coven to methodically fulfill her uncle's demands to help resurrect a demon lover from centuries past. Believing that she has completed her tasks she waits for the resurrection and her eternal rewards only to find ...
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Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, ghost, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, blood, gore, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, scary
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Black Cat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: ghost, murder, samurai, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, danger, black cat, love, seduction, battles, trap ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sacred (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fresh off the success of her first horror novel, Jessie is revered by the literaly world as the next Stephen King. While her editor anxiously awaits her next novel, she is suffering from writer's block. Out of fear of becoming a one-hit ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
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Sadako (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Akane is a high school teacher who hears a rumor from her students that there is actual footage on the Internet of someone's suicide. The footage is said to drive anyone who sees it to also commit suicide. Akane does not believe the rumor at ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Scary Hair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
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The Complex (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tattooist (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
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Duration: 115 min.
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