Movies like Sauna

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Sauna (2008)
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Sauna (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It is 1595. Brutal wars have just ended in an uneasy peace between Protestant Sweden and Orthodox Russia. We focus on the spiritual defeats of two conquered Finnish brothers, one a hardened near-psychopathic war hero, the other a gentle scientist in an age with no use for such men. They find themselves in the swampy interior, demarcating the new border with a unit of sadistic Russians.
Style: gothic horror, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense, harsh, gloomy, tense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, redemption, village, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, curses spells and rituals, guilt, post war, dark secret, russian, brother brother relationship, religious differences, murderer, forest, border, swamp, obsession, family relations, imaginary, deadly, siblings relations, medieval, ritual, finnish ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: finland, europe, russia

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Most similar movies to Sauna

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, ghost, curses spells and rituals, murder and vengeance mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sauna: An American Ghost Story (2012), Fear of the Dark (2003), Black Sabbath (1963), Boo (2005), The Haunting (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fear of the Dark (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Plot: darkness, dark and stormy night, supernatural, danger, deadly, family relations, brother brother relationship, supernatural ability, ghost, siblings relations, shadow, blowtorch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.1
 11K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, vampire, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.2
 5K
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 ⇓
79%
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 7.5
 37K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, obsession, old dark house, ghost, disappearance, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Prison of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kristof, an eccentric rich kid, tricks his high school friends into getting back together for a reunion of sorts, under the pretense of a funeral. The group of twenty-somethings is forced to spend the night in an old abandoned witches' prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prank, danger, supernatural, ghost, survival, curses spells and rituals, seance, deadly, buddies, supernatural power, funeral ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.8
 812
Damned by Dawn (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: During a violent thunderstorm, a family is awoken by piercing shrieks which summon the dead to rise again. Their lives explode in a blood soaked fury as they battle malevolent spirits, whilst fighting to save their souls from eternal torment with... ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic horror, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death in the family, danger, mysterious character, family secret, grandmother, homecoming, family curse, farm, profanity, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, danger, fear, ghost, curse, family in danger, haunted by the past, evil, mute or deaf, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Whistle and I'll Come to You (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: After placing his ailing wife Alice in a care home elderly academic James Parkin goes to stay at a wintry out-of-season hotel which they used to visit together. Walking on a deserted beach he finds a ring with a Latin inscription,which translates as ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: beach, hotel, vengeance, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, deadly, imaginary, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic horror, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, mysterious character, femme fatale, curse, danger, crimes, serial killer, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, 15th century ...
Place: england, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, mystery, haunted by the past, missing child, family problems, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.7
 1K
The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, mental illness, stalking, evil doll, fear, weekend, experiment, demon, demons ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In March 1963, a black mass was held at a ruined church in Clophill, Bedfordshire by a coven of dark witches. Tombs were looted, animals sacrificed and human bones arranged during a macabre ceremony. Further defilements continued at Clophill in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense ...
Plot: danger, church, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, deadly, ghost, zombie, village, investigation, research, mysterious event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 19K
Darkness (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, solar eclipse, supernatural ability, psychopath, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, family, mysterious character ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Grave Halloween (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After inadvertently unleashing an ancient curse, a documentary crew of American exchange students is haunted by angry spirits in Japan's infamous Suicide Forest.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, forest, suicide, uncover truth, curse, supernatural, haunted by the past, vengeance, isolation, danger, curses spells and rituals, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Haunted Forest (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Indian descendent Sean comes to a forest with his friends Josh and Flipp trying to find the track to a mysterious cursed tree and a secret burial ground.
Style: scary, atmospheric, slasher, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, vengeance, missing person, curses spells and rituals, gory, danger, crimes, deadly, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, murder, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, curse, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, family in danger, afterlife, gory, vampire, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Satan's Playground (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: SATAN'S PLAYGROUND is a supernatural shocker chronicling a family's spine-tingling odyssey in New Jersey's legendary Pine Barrens region. En route to a wilderness camping retreat, their car inexplicably breaks down. As darkness falls, ...
Style: slasher, surreal, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, ghost, serial killer, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, psychopath, isolation, survival, youth, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.9
 1K
Dark Remains (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After their daughter is brutally murdered in their home, a grieving young couple, Allena and Julie Pkye; escape the city to find solace in the mountains. Julie photographs an abandoned prison she finds in the woods. Upon developing the prints, she ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: losing-it hero, ghost, family in danger, obsession, haunted by the past, supernatural, isolation, deadly, family problems, murder, death in the family, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Awakening (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a British archaeologist violates an Egyptian queen's tomb, her evil spirit enters his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, curse, obsession, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, supernatural, mummy, vengeance, heroic mission, deadly creature, danger, spirit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, demon, escapades, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 7K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
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: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, vengeance, missing person, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, uncover truth, haunted house, supernatural, investigation, danger, deadly, mystery, grudge, losing-it hero, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: burned alive, curse, ghost, monster, village, mutant, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary, dealing with death ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%