Movies like The Nun 2005

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The Nun (2005)
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The Nun (2005)
Original name: La monja
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to take her revenge. She possesses the body of Eva, the daughter of one of her killers. In order for the Sister Ursula to be properly laid to rest Eva herself must be killed.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough, serious, british horror
Plot: ritual murder, evil nun, ghost, curses spells and rituals, curse, vengeance, supernatural, religions or cults, supernatural ability, boarding school, danger, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, teenage life, split personality, violence, priest, clergy, gore, school, crimes, youth, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and slasher films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, ghost, gory, curses spells and rituals and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Nun: Tamara (2005), Scary Hair (2005), The Forest (2011), The Unleashed (2011), The Chair (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, church, religions or cults, danger, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, deadly, supernatural ability, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1947
Place: africa, kenya
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Tamara (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tamara, an unattractive girl who is picked on by her peers, returns after her death as a sexy seductress to enact revenge.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, high school, witchcraft, seduction, back from the dead, gory, social misfits, supernatural ability, youth, frame up, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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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, ghost, danger, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, gore, rivalry, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, teenage life, terminal illness, family problems, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, danger, supernatural, urban legend, profanity, rivalry, deadly, in the woods, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, danger, deadly, ouija board, imaginary, neck breaking, dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, serial killer, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, mental institution, doctors and patients, isolation, supernatural, social misfits, serial killer, youth, danger, mind game ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, curses spells and rituals, murder, serial killer, youth, genie, supernatural, seance, vengeance, afterlife, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Trespassers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: survival, ghost, supernatural, buddies, leadership, curses spells and rituals, isolation, wilderness, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, danger, filmmaking, captivity, homecoming, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts a curse on the four girls tormenting them through a Ouija ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: curse, ghost, vengeance, ouija board, youth, danger, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, mute or deaf, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, danger, crimes, survival, woman in danger, destiny, gory, cons and scams, ancient mystery, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
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Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
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The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: demon, murder, small town, mysterious character, curse, supernatural ability, amateur detective, teenage life, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, mind game, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, family problems, danger, deadly, graphic violence, countryside, violence spree, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, ghost, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, family life, captivity, isolation, danger, curse, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 329
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gory, chaos, survival, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, imaginary, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals, plague, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ocean or sea, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, danger, imaginary, gory, deadly, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, murder, gory, small town life, dark and stormy night, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, danger, teenage life, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, survival, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Boo (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, haunted by the past, mysterious character, danger, ghost, mental institution, human experiment, deadly, supernatural, violence, childhood trauma, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Drowning Ghost (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hundred years ago, three students at the Hellestads Boarding School were brutally slaughtered, the murderer drowned himself in a lake nearby and his body was never found. The story has become a legend for generations of students as well as a yearly ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, boarding school, investigation, ghost, vengeance, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, youth, legends and myths, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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5ive Girls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five wayward teenage girls are sent to a reformatory and discover they possess unique powers to battle the ancient demon, Legion, which holds thrall over the sinister institution.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, scary, serious
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Time: contemporary
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The Cry (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, reincarnation, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, missing child, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, imaginary, investigation, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Legend of Bloody Mary (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ryan has been plagued with nightmares since the night his sister Amy went missing 8 years earlier after playing the game "Bloody Mary." Amy had stumbled onto a website on the Internet (www.marked4mary.com) about a witch called Bloody Mary ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspense
Plot: college, ghost, witch, priest, monster, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, gory, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, supernatural, captivity, mystery, survival, gory, ghost, isolation, danger, riddles and clues, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: danger, supernatural, religions or cults, pregnancy, gory, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, deadly, demon, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, prison, danger, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, deadly, captivity, frame up, golden years, crimes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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