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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Freeling family move in with Diane's mother in an effort to escape the trauma and aftermath of Carol Anne's abduction by the Beast. But the Beast is not to be put off so easily and appears in a ghostly apparition as the Reverend Kane, a religeous zealot responsible for the deaths of his many followers. His goal is simple - he wants the angelic Carol Anne.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful, grotesque, psychotronic, macabre, frightening, intense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, kidnapping, clergy, good versus evil, rescue, shaman, alternate dimension, supernatural, catastrophe, heroes, family relations, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, family problems, family in danger, chaos, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, americana, human host ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona

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Most similar movies to Poltergeist II: The Other Side

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, demon, deadly, curses spells and rituals and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Poltergeist II: The Other Side: Poltergeist (1982), The Exorcist (1973), Poltergeist III (1988), Amityville Dollhouse (1996), The Amityville Horror (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, supernatural, poltergeist, good versus evil, kidnapping, missing child, child in peril, nightmare, parallel world, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, frightening, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, exorcism, priest, demons, religion, evil force, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
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50%
Poltergeist III (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, demon, skyscraper, good versus evil, poltergeist, supernatural, extrasensory perception, vengeance, missing child, urban, family in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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50%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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 ⇓
32%
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
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28%
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, family problems, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, family relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
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Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, danger, human host, chaos, family in danger, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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 ⇓
25%
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, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, demon, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, house, demonic possession, exorcism, abusive father, evil, church ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Devil's Rain (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Satanists in the middle west terrorize and sometimes melt the terrified locals.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, satanic ...
Plot: good versus evil, deal with the devil, religions or cults, danger, heroes, ghost, deadly, zombie, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: arizona
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23%
 6.5
 191K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ghost, evil, witch, dark humor, supernatural, gypsy, heaven and hell, curse, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, family in danger, haunted by the past, evil, mute or deaf, family problems, curse ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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22%
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 ⇓
22%
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: At the edge of a grand estate, near a crumbling old mansion lies a strange stone building with just a single room. In the room there lies a bed. Born of demonic power, the bed seeks the flesh, blood and life essence of unwary travelers… Three ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, gothic horror, gothic ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, afterlife, family in danger, supernatural ability, criminal heroes, curses spells and rituals, demon, animate object, sadism, surrealism, ghost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: satanism, occult, supernatural, ritual, deal with the devil, demon, cult, curses spells and rituals, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Something Evil (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A young couple moves into a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania. What they don't know is that there is an unseen presence in the house, and that it wants to take possession of the wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, family relations, farm, haunted house, possession, reincarnation, losing-it hero, ghost, youth, good versus evil, supernatural ability, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania
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20%
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Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, youth, danger, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house, couple relations, storm ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
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20%
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, investigation, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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20%
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: ghost, serial killer, dysfunctional family, isolation, survival, psychopath, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, destiny, teenage life, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, texas, england
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20%
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, photographer, shotgun, evil, murder, haunted house, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, uncover truth, danger, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, stabbed to death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, demonic possession, exorcism, locust, priest, catholic church, possession, pact with the devil, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, washington d.c., usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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20%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, imaginary, danger, family problems, ghost, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
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19%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
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, macabre, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, demon, family, fear, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Exorcist Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Across the world, demonic possessions are on the increase. Two specialists are brought in and uncover a dark and terrifying worldwide plot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, religions or cults, world spanning, human host, supernatural, possession, exorcist, beast, paranormal phenomena, demon, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, investigation, danger, paranormal investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.4
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The Dark Power (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The spirits of dead Indians are haunting a couple's house, and they call in an exorcist, whose trademark is a black whip, to get rid of them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, zombie, haunted house, americana, gory, racism, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, ghost, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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19%