Movies and TV shows like Bag of Bones

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Bag of Bones (2011)
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Bag of Bones (2011)
Original name: Bag Of bones
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
TV show
Story: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him.
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, curse, murder, drowning, writer's life, haunted by the past, mystery, custody, novelist, haunted house, dealing with death, rape, writers, singer, grave, lake, stephen king, river, lake or river, creative block, family relations, supernatural power
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine

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Most similar movies to Bag of Bones

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, ghost, haunted house, mystery, danger, deadly and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bag of Bones: The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), The Haunting of Hill House (2018), Twixt (2011), Marchlands (2011), Haunting of Winchester House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A year after their son goes missing, a family moves to Crickley Hall. When supernatural events begin to take place, Eve feels the house is somehow connected to her lost son.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, missing child, orphan, orphanage, child abuse, haunted by the past, supernatural, world war two, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england
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100%
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, harvest, ritual, cult, village, village life, small town life, curses spells and rituals, mystery, social relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 572 min.
TV show
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: enigmatic, scary, emotional, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, sibling relationship, supernatural ability, mysterious past, supernatural power, family in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, supernatural horror, addiction ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Twixt (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, scary, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, supernatural, mystery, lifestyle, crimes, writer's life, sheriff, orphanage, mass murder, writers ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 2K
Marchlands (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, mysterious, sad, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family life, parents and children, supernatural, loss of daughter, drowning, family relations, seeing dead people, little girl, multiple storylines, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, family in danger, murder, danger, mystery, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 899
Lightfields (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five-part mini-series set on a remote farm on the Suffolk coast. The story follows three families that each lived in Lightfields farmhouse at different time periods, but who are linked by the ghost of a teenage girl who died in mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, gloomy
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family relations, farm, supernatural, mystery, paranormal activity, family life, couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, teenage girl ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, danger, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 139K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, gory, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, ghosts, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 2K
Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, mental illness, mysterious character, vengeance, supernatural ability, apartment building, medium, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 23K
The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, pursuit, mourning, decapitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
TV show
Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, scary, enigmatic, emotional, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, ghost, lgbt, afterlife, netflix, supernatural power, supernatural ability, family in danger, nanny, uncover truth, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 2020s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 30K
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, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, flooding, family problems, custody, parents and children, losing-it hero, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Plot: serial killer, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, woman, violence, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 223K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, ghost, fear, danger, evil force, family in danger, paranormal activity, attic, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, estate, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, haunted house, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, hospital, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, supernatural ability, losing-it hero, deadly, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cold Blood Canyon (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mr. and Mrs. Myers move into their highly coveted Beverly Hills home, they wonder why the price tag is too good to be true. Their daughter, Danielle, discovers the truth when a neighbor tells her one of the previous owners was murdered there ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hollywood, teenage life, mystery, death, neighbor, sexual fantasy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 38K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychic, afterlife, supernatural, psychic power, ghost, paranormal activity, nobody believes, mysterious character, research, supernatural ability, unlikely partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 18K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, danger, family life, paranormal activity, deadly, mystery, parents and children, drowning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Remember Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The day Tom Parfitt moves from his home into residential care, he becomes the sole witness to a violent death.
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, investigation, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, retirement home, haunted house, old man, haunted by the past, puzzle, witnessing a crime, coast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
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The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hotel, ghost, paranormal activity, workplace, whispering, amateur detective, survival, workplace situations, danger, partners, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, master and servant, haunted house, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 22K
Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, afterlife, psychic power, mystery, supernatural, mansion, precognition, supernatural ability, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: africa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 646
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, investigation, hopes, deadly, uncover truth, mentally unstable, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, supernatural, mysterious character, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, parents and children, new house, murderer, dead man, supernatural horror, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%