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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, frightening, intense, suspense, bad ending, melancholic ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, poltergeist, rescue, afterlife, good versus evil, clergy, kidnapping, monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, family problems, americana, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, family relations, dysfunctional family, transformation, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, deadly and supernatural ability mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Poltergeist II: The Other Side: Poltergeist (1982), Poltergeist III (1988), Amityville Dollhouse (1996), The Amityville Horror (1979), Amityville 3-D (1983). 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, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, supernatural, missing child, parents and children, poltergeist, good versus evil, child in peril, little girl, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, demon, skyscraper, afterlife, good versus evil, supernatural, urban, mysterious character, religion and supernatural, devil, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, missing child, dollhouse, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, burned alive, island, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, solar eclipse, psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, mental illness, family, supernatural, mystery, mentally unstable, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Place: spain, europe
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, danger, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, poltergeist, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, danger, family problems, family relations, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, dysfunctional family, sex, child abuse, exorcism, church, evil, demonic possession, poltergeist, house, demon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil's Rain (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Satanists in the middle west terrorize and sometimes melt the terrified locals.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, gory, zombie, devil, afterlife, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, found footage, paranormal investigation, paranormal, tv show, escapades, anchor, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, zombie, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, americana, racism, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, farmhouse, farm, babies and infants, gory, ghost, supernatural ability, estate, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.9
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Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest, trying to regain his standing in the church after "falling" and sleeping with a woman, teams with a group of ESP experts to investigate a haunted house. It doesn't help that one of the experts is a beautiful young woman.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, strong sexual content, gory, domestic disturbance, church, holy water, pastor, psychic power, demon, possession, reporter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, rough, bloody ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural ability, evil force, supernatural, priest, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, good versus evil, girl, losing-it hero, crisis of faith ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, demon, inheritance, fireplace, supernatural ability, creature, old house, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, isolation, haunted house, ghost, investigation, physicist, psychic, gory, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1940s, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gloomy
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Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 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 ...
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Netherworld (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, slasher, mystery, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, murder, good versus evil, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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25%
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: serious, rough, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
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Time: 70s
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25%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror
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, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, drowning, curses spells and rituals, small town, family in danger, danger, imaginary, supernatural, parents and children, corpse, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: supernatural, satanist, satanism, cult, ritual, demon, occult, deal with the devil, ghost, supernatural ability, pact with the devil, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Nesting (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn't know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by the ghosts of dead prostitutes.
Style: scary, serious, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, agoraphobia, supernatural, prostitute, gory, isolation, estate, danger, deadly, writer's life, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, missing child, social worker, attic, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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