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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
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Poltergeist II: The Other Side
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, frightening, intense, suspense, bad ending, melancholic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, monster, ghost, ghosts, dysfunctional family, transformation, death, supernatural ability, magic, family, rescue, demons, afterlife, parents and children, indians, native americans, violence, curses spells and rituals, mentor, poltergeist, family in danger, lame, good versus evil, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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Poltergeist
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The Amityville Horror
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about mentor, adaptation, catastrophe, danger, supernatural, dialogue and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Poltergeist II: The Other Side: Amityville Dollhouse (1996), Poltergeist III (1988), Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Amityville: It's About Time (1992), The Amityville Horror (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amityville Dollhouse
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 ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Poltergeist III
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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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Amityville II: The Possession
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA, Italy
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...
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Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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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, serious, rough, bloody ...
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The Amityville Horror
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Poltergeist
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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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, tense ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Paranormal Activity 2
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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The Boogey Man
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Poltergeist
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, parents and children, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, danger, demons, family problems, family, family relations, poltergeist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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The Messengers
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Audience: teens
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The Fog
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
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The Final Conflict
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfills a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential ...
Style: scary, bleak, serious, biblical, suspenseful ...
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
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The Grudge 2
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Country: USA, Japan
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The Amityville Curse
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, atmospheric ...
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Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
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Bad Moon
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, serious ...
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Time: 90s
Place: washington state
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The Quiet Ones
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Graveyard Shift
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
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Place: maine, usa
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Thir13en Ghosts
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
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Time: contemporary
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House II: The Second Story
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