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Noroi: The Curse (2005)
 7.0
 8K
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Original name: ノロイ
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: scary, tense, serious, disturbing, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, curse, journalist, disappearance, dark secret, found footage, occult, danger, demon, uncover truth, paranormal phenomena, fear, clairvoyance, mental institution, secret, hearing voices, looking at the camera, supernatural, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, deadly, woman in danger, mystery, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and dark films with plots about danger, violence, murder, blood, death, fear and supernatural mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Noroi: The Curse: Occult (2009), 8213: Gacy House (2010), Paranormal Entity (2009), The Conjuring (2013), Atrocious (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 801
Occult (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances surrounding strange occurrences and interview the survivors.
Style: psychological, rough, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, supernatural, parallel world, gory, deadly, imaginary, crimes, mystery, accident, corpse, blood splatter, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
8213: Gacy House (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, dark
Plot: serial killer, investigation, danger, ghost, found footage, supernatural, mystery, crime, crimes, suburbs, deadly, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: based on supposedly true story, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, demonic possession, paranormal, danger, woman in danger, deadly, suburbs, mystery, widow, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 389K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.1
 5K
Atrocious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, dark
Plot: supernatural, danger, murder, family vacation, found footage, country house, blood, urban legend, haunted by the past, investigation, family in danger, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark
Plot: mannequin, cellar, darkness, found footage, telephone, cell phone, halloween, handheld camera, violence, brutality, basement, bible ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 196K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, danger, fear, small town, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1979, year 1998 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 295K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, journalist, ghost, telephone, death, fear, race against time, little girl, island, axe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, videotaping, couples, danger, invisibility, demonic possession, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.6
 320
Classroom 6 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A local reporter and her assembled TV crew go into a school haunted by a horrific past. The team spends the night locked inside the building, capturing any and everything they find.
Style: dark
Plot: talking to the camera, night, paranormal phenomena, missing person, cell phone, mirror, screaming, panic, investigation, classroom, evil, dark secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 119K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, death, sacrifice, violence, cult, danger, demonic possession, paranormal activity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, dark, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, treasure hunt, confined, uncover truth, ancient mystery, ghost, escapades, death, survival, found footage, archaeology, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, demon, found footage, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, parallel world, urban ghetto, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 58K
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, psychological, tense, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, good versus evil, psychic, urban legend, loss of daughter, family in danger, teacher, scientist, supernatural, divorced divorcee, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dark Tapes (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.
Style: dark
Plot: creature, ghost, kidnapping, ghoul, anthology, demon, paranormal, serial killer, webcam, found footage, fear, flashback ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 28K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, drowning, child custody, water, supernatural, mystery, danger, single parent, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 130K
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: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, gory, vengeance, mystery, suicide, hospital, attic, ghosts, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.2
 2K
Inner Demons (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: INNER DEMONS follows an 'Intervention'-style reality show crew that films an episode about a sixteen-year old girl, a former A-student, who is fighting addiction but may in fact be suffering from something even more destructive: demonic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: found footage, demonic possession, heroin addiction, curses spells and rituals, kids in trouble, drug abuse, mentally unstable, custody, rehabilitation, addiction, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 1K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, stalking, found footage, off the road, confined, survival, slasher, deadly, isolation, university student, screaming in fear, cold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 369
99.9 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lara, the host of a radio call-in show dealing in psychic phenomena, discovers that her estranged lover has been found dead in a small Spanish village. She learns that he was conducting secret experiments searching for tortured souls trapped behind ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, radio show, ghost, village, experiment, secret, radio, love, amateur detective, estrangement, investigation, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 15K
The Grudge 3 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, curse, dollhouse, supernatural, goth, slasher, murder, isolation, serial killer, haunted by the past, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 20
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, driving, screaming, killer, man with glasses, violence, running, basement, hallway, evil, car, darkness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, mystery, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, investigation, tv show, good versus evil, ghost, knife, spirit, supernatural, mystery, destiny, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators sojourned to the Chicago walk-up where deranged drifter Richard Speck systematically slew eight student nurses back in ’66, looking for restless spirits. Their unfortunate success gets shockingly documented in ...
Style: dark
Plot: paranormal phenomena, night, obscurity, decapitation, investigation, panic, haunted house, screaming, paranormal activity, found footage, violence, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 43K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ouija board, spiritualism, danger, fear, sister sister relationship, evil, paranormal activity, characters killed one by one, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 69K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: hypnosis, psychic, ghost, afterlife, murder, obsession, haunted house, paranoia, party, nightmare, hearing voices, repressed memory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 44K
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, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, hospital, murder, ghost, high school, curse, little boy, goth, supernatural, intern, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, usa, asia, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: atmospheric, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, grudge, fear, curse, stalker, supernatural, gory, family relations, imaginary, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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