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Noroi: The Curse (2005)
 7.0
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Noroi: The Curse
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: disturbing, serious, scary, tense, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, uncover truth, disappearance, found footage, danger, curses spells and rituals, mystery, deadly, occult, dark secret, journalist, demon, curse, imaginary, supernatural, woman in danger, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, window, clairvoyance, evil force, obscurity, door, conversation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan

Most similar movies to Noroi: The Curse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychological films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, blood, death, deadly and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Noroi: The Curse: Occult (2009), Atrocious (2010), One Missed Call 2 (2005), Dark Water (2002), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.6
 760
Occult
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: serious, scary, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly, investigation, gory, mystery, parallel world, crimes, supernatural, imaginary, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, found footage, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.1
 4K
Atrocious
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, dark
Plot: supernatural, amateur detective, gory, domestic disturbance, countryside, siblings relations, danger, family in danger, farm, estate, deadly, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
One Missed Call 2
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, gory, restaurant, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan, japan, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 6.7
 27K
Dark Water
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, mother daughter relationship, divorce, ghosts, single parent, imaginary friend, custody, parents and children, missing child, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
Insidious: Chapter 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family, serial killer, parents and children, ghosts, hospital, investigation, afterlife, demons, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 4.8
 15K
The Grudge 3
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, murder, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, male nudity, splatter, hospital, danger, family, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 5.9
 128K
The Grudge
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, vengeance, murder, ghost, mystery, suicide, family curse, hospital, death, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 6.4
 2K
Retribution
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, track down, uncover truth, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
One Missed Call
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, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, mystery, supernatural, investigation, destiny, murder, zombie, child abuse, ghost, blood, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 5.0
 43K
The Grudge 2
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, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, haunted house, murder, ghost, death, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, goth, revenge, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, usa, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
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, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
 5.7
 360
99.9
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing
Plot: village, amateur detective, ghost, mad scientist, mentally unstable, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability, love, radio, secret, experiment ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 7.5
 148K
[Rec]
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 5.2
 2K
Inner Demons
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, realistic, scary
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, found footage, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, demonic possession, drug rehabilitation, heroin addiction, curses spells and rituals, custody, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
As Above, So Below
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, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
The Taking of Deborah Logan
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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, investigation, supernatural, demons, surveillance, insanity, memory loss, surveillance footage, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
Hangman's Curse
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ghost, mystery, serial killer, school, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, curses spells and rituals, secret mission, urban legend, bullying ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
Paranormal Entity
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: serious, scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, deadly, suburbs, mystery, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, demonic possession, paranormal, danger, evil, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
 6.4
 648
Possessed
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her elder sister Hee-Jin returns to the apartment of their religious-maniac mother. Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case seriously is confronted with more and more suicides that are difficult to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, mystery, missing person, who done it, deadly, supernatural, track down, death in the family, teenage life, life turned upside down, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 57K
Ring
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: investigation, supernatural, obsession, ghost, television, paranoia, murder, psychology, mystery, family in danger, visceral, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
Hellraiser: Deader
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape where an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies. Amy finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, religions or cults, danger, suicide, deadly, supernatural, zombie, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, romania, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 6.8
 241K
Insidious
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, supernatural, demons, family in danger, evil spirit, afterlife, alternate reality, parents and children, children, blood, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 4.2
 1K
Evil Things
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: serious, scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, slasher, danger, found footage, deadly, survival, isolation, confined, off the road, trip, cold, car driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 5.9
 1K
The Maid
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alone for the first time and away from her family in rural Philippines, Rosa Dimaano arrives in the cosmopolitan city state of Singapore to work as a maid. Her employers Mr and Mrs Teo runs a Chinese Teochew dialect opera troupe takes well to their ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, sinister, gothic ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, deadly, master and servant, afterlife, disabled person, dead woman on ground, evil woman, spiritualism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
The Valdemar Legacy
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared, Maximilian, president of her company, engaged the services ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, mystery, supernatural, haunted house, estate, ghost, private detective, missing person, investigation, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 20s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
Paranormal Activity
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, dark, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, surveillance, danger, couples, family, fear, videotaping, desperation, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 7.5
 369K
The Conjuring
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: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues, investigation, death, witch, haunted by the past, seance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 5.2
 16K
The Order
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, supernatural, murder, catholicism, death, religion, obsessive quest, redemption, chase, suicide, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, jerusalem, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 7.1
 36K
Shutter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Plot: supernatural, gory, revenge, ghost, vengeance, ghosts, blood, hospital, death, danger, storytelling, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
 4.9
 3K
The Marsh
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, countryside, uncover truth, mystery, small town, danger, supernatural, ghost, writer's life, rose, haunted by the past, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
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