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Poltergeist III (1988)
 4.7
 17K
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 achieve his target and capture Carol Anne again, or will Tangina be able, yet again, to thwart him?
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, splatter, bad ending, reflective, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, demon, good versus evil, skyscraper, poltergeist, supernatural, extrasensory perception, vengeance, teenage life, missing child, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, family in danger, urban, mischievous children, chaos and mayhem, chaos, curses spells and rituals, city life, deadly, rivalry, mysterious character, human host ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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Most similar movies to Poltergeist III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, curses spells and rituals, demon and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Poltergeist III: Poltergeist (1982), Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986), Amityville Dollhouse (1996), Stranger in Our House (1978), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015). 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, kidnapping, rescue, good versus evil, clergy, alternate dimension, shaman, supernatural, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stranger in Our House (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, voodoo, small community, obsession, horse, car accident, demon, occult, teenager, housekeeper, witchcraft, witch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
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 ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sheriff, preacher, corn, barn, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, escapades, uncover truth, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
 424
The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young college students agree to fix up an abandoned home for rent, only to discover the demons within and an open doorway... to Hell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, heroic mission, demon, uncover truth, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, obsessive quest, good versus evil, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, europe, ireland, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 283K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, psychic, ghosts, evil spirit, parallel world, fear, danger, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, supernatural, family problems, darkness, death in the family, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, dealing with death, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, college, supernatural ability, child in peril, fear, demons ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mirror Mirror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, violence, punk, high school, death, nightmare, female director, insanity, reflection ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 49K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, ouija board, board game, ghosts, supernatural power, haunted house, seance, medium, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 1K
Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, demon, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, danger, deadly, paranormal activity, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, murder, small town, human sacrifice, cult, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, children, cornfield, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, danger, murder, haunted by the past, profanity, vengeance, legends and myths, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1969, 2000s, 60s ...
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 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: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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I've Been Waiting for You (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a California teen with an interest in the occult moves to a New England town, she finds that the town teens believe she is a witch sent to seek revenge on the descendants of the people who originally killed another witch a hundred years ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, revenge, teen angst, witch, vengeance, good versus evil, vampire, ghost, mysterious character, single parent, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, baron, castle, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 503
The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, prom, ghost, cemetery, serial killer, prank, infidelity, school principal, supernatural, teenager, locker room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1987, year 1957
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 2K
The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, race against time, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.5
 19K
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 ⇓
23%
 6.6
 72K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, macabre, slasher, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, gory, serial killer, urban, slavery, ghost, cult, vicious ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, supernatural horror, ghost, psychic, supernatural, kidnapped girl, medium, ghosts, supernatural power, hospital, hypnosis ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 37K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, murder, vengeance, gory, supernatural power, voodoo, toy, toys, good versus evil, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Evil Takes Root (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator arrives in a sleepy Midwest town to investigate the mysterious loss of his old lover and reconcile sins of the past. He discovers she fell victim to the Batibat, an ancient evil that followed her home from the Philippines.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: occult, witchcraft, evil, demon, coven, possession, cult, demon hunter, family in danger, exorcism, supernatural, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, genie, seance, murder, youth, supernatural, deadly, danger, serial killer, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, year 1992, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%