Movies and TV shows like Bag of Bones

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Bag of Bones (2011)
 5.8
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Bag of Bones (2011)
Original name: Bag Of bones
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
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 house, haunted by the past, mystery, custody, novelist, dealing with death, rape, writers, lake, singer, grave, stephen king, lake or river, creative block, family relations, supernatural power
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine

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 ghost, supernatural, haunted house, danger, mystery, murder and deadly mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bag of Bones: The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), Marchlands (2011), Twixt (2011), Haunting of Winchester House (2009), The Pact II (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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, tense, scary, stylized ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, missing child, orphan, child abuse, orphanage, haunted by the past, supernatural, world war two, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 40s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england
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100%
 7.4
 2K
Marchlands (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family life, parents and children, supernatural, loss of daughter, family relations, drowning, little girl, multiple storylines, couple relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 10K
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, scary, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, supernatural, mystery, writer's life, crimes, lifestyle, sheriff, orphanage, mass murder, vampire ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, estate, nightmare comes true, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, curse, mystery, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 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: tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 2K
Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, mysterious character, mystery, vengeance, apartment building, medium, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 943
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: vengeance, ghost, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, rivalry, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted house, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 864
Lightfields (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, stylized, gloomy
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family relations, farm, mystery, supernatural, family life, paranormal activity, parents and children, couple relations, estrangement, teenage girl ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, mourning, pursuit, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family in danger, supernatural, murder, danger, mystery, haunted house, ghost, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 29K
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, child custody, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, custody, losing-it hero, parents and children, family problems, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 210K
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, fear, attic, family in danger, danger, investigation, evil force, crime, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 16K
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, investigation, teenage life, danger, mystery, paranormal activity, family life, deadly, drowning, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 136K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, estate, deadly, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, haunted house, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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, family in danger, mysterious past, supernatural ability, uncover truth, imaginary friend, old dark house, family relations, storytelling ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, small town, family in danger, ghost, murder, drowning, witch, sheriff, pursuit, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychic, afterlife, supernatural, psychic power, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, research, nobody believes, mystery, supernatural ability, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 21K
Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, afterlife, psychic power, paranormal investigation, supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, research, paranormal phenomena, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, year 1915, 1910s, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, woman in danger, death in the family, family problems, mysterious character, master and servant, family in danger, family relations, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, losing-it hero, supernatural ability, danger, haunted by the past, deadly, doctors and patients ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, losing-it hero, mystery, uncover truth, supernatural, afterlife, deadly, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 616
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, mind bending, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hopes, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, haunted house, investigation, haunted by the past, estate, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 32K
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, escapades, partners, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, murder, possession, haunted house, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, legends and myths, seance, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 424K
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, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, witch, paranormal investigation, fear, haunted by the past, evil force, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 467
Restless Souls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple and their daughter move into a rambling old house. Soon, an increasingly alarming string of events and supernatural disturbances connects the house, and them, with a series of unsolved murders committed three years earlier. They are ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, mystery, danger, family relations, couple relations, couples, parent child relationship, supernatural power, research, child murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, investigation, danger, deadly, mystery, crimes, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 22K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, nightmare, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, psychology, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 143K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, serious, macabre, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, missing child, orphan, death, ghosts, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, ghost, tragic event, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%