Movies like Paranormal Incident

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Paranormal Incident (2011)
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Paranormal Incident (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The infamous Odenbrook Sanitarium closed after a mass suicide occurred within its walls. Sixty years later, six college students armed with cameras and recording equipment venture into the asylum to prove the existence of the paranormal. Thrills turn into nightmares as members of the group go missing without a sound, cell phones mysteriously vanish, corridors turn into mazes, walls appear where doors once stood, flashlights fail and something or someone begins toying with the group. Days later, when five of the six friends turn up missing, the lone survivor must go through the recovered footage in order to clear his name and find out what happened to his friends
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, survival, mental institution, haunted house, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, flashback, found footage, night vision, blackout, government coverup
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Paranormal Incident

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, survival, deadly creature, confined and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paranormal Incident: Dark Circles (2013), 7 Below (2012), Blood Shed (2013), The Demented (2013), Parasitic (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, countryside, supernatural, ghost, gory, danger, couples, isolation, couple relations, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 3.2
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, time warp, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, murder, killer child, son murders father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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94%
 3.0
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: deadly creature, survival, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, homeless
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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81%
 3.8
 2K
The Demented (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, zombie, deadly creature, small town, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, isolation, chaos, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2.2
 611
Parasitic (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After a strange meteor destroys a communications satellite and crashes into Tampa Bay, a sickly looking fish finds itself the meal of a beautiful nightclub bartender named Val. Moments later, as the bar is closed and locked tight, the infected Val ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, deadly creature, evil alien, survival, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, space and aliens, outer space, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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73%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, gory, danger, small town, chaos, disorder, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem, deadly, body horror, psychic power, small community ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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71%
 4.8
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Flight 7500 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, airplane, ghost, survival, confined, danger, deadly, friends, stewardess, passenger, doll, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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67%
 3.8
 1K
Ejecta (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men witness an unexplainable event in the sky as a historic solar storm approaches, and they try to survive as a terrifying life form hunts them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, alien encounter, hunted, truth, alien, violence, universe, danger, space and aliens, evil alien
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: found footage, investigation, missing child, danger, supernatural, deadly creature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah
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58%
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Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, child killer, actor, gore, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Septic Man (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sewage worker gets trapped inside a septic tank during a water contamination crisis and undergoes a hideous transformation. To escape, he must team up with a docile Giant and confront the murdering madman known as Lord Auch.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, anti heroes, survival, small town, confined, danger, losing-it hero, mysterious character, investigation, murder, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: skiing, deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, friendship, isolation, confined, escapades, supernatural, friends, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, psychic, danger, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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58%
 3.6
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Area 407 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, survival, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, government facility, flare gun, blood on camera lens, dinosaur, government, shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 737
Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, woman in danger, alien abduction, found footage, danger, losing-it hero, mystery, supportive spouse, family problems, family relations, abduction
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
 907
Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, danger, deadly, mental institution, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, experiment gone awry, working undercover, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.3
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Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: deadly creature, danger, soldier, survival, mutant, battles, deadly, imaginary, military, supernatural, chaos, time machine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family in danger, estate, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, nightmare comes true, abduction, murder, house
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary
Plot: ghost, mental institution, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, woman in danger, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 670
Ghost Town (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Reb Halland, who lives in the era of Wild West, has made a deal with the devil to gain immortality alog with his gang. Preacher McCready is trying to protect the small town by placing five totems around the town in the shape of pinnacle. One day, an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, confined, small town, old west, deadly, survival, violence spree, captivity, crimes, danger, off the road, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
 3.8
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Dead Shadows (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dead Shadows tells the terrifying story about a young man, Chris, whose parents were brutally killed 11 years ago, on the same day that the comet of Haley could be seen from earth. Tonight, a new comet is going to appear and everyone in Chris’s ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, violence spree, comet, mutant, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, escapades, imaginary, chaos
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, dangerous animal, desert, deadly, spiders, supernatural, small town, deadly creature, danger, escapades, spider, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, theme park, survival, field trip, teenager, high school, danger, deadly, isolation, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Triassic Attack (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, deadly creature, small town, save the day, native american, fossil, chaos and mayhem, reality, heroic mission, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.7
 553
Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: murder, slasher, survival, ship, crimes, danger, deadly, mysterious character, psychopath, escapades, supernatural, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 129
After the Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A survivor of warfare born chemical attack, Cassie Becker faces a new world of terrible realization. The Human race has suffered terrible recourse in the wake of an attack that never should have been leaving the remaining inhabitants in a state far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: woman in danger, mutant, danger, deadly, supernatural, survival, imaginary, chaos, bio weapon, zombie, post apocalypse, grocery store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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40%
 4.6
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Donner Pass (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Donner Pass has a well-known and macabre history - the place where George Donner and his party got stuck in the winter of 1846 and were forced to resort to cannibalism to keep from starving. But what if it wasn't just history?
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, curse, cannibal, drugs/alcohol, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, youth, survival, teenage life, urban legend, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, confined, danger, supernatural ability, isolation, religions or cults, deadly, escapades, youth, supernatural, off the road, corn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.2
 625
Boggy Creek (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. While staying at said cabin for a week, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, danger, gory, in the woods, deadly, survival, legends and myths, imaginary, supernatural, friends, mutilated corpse, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.8
 392
The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, school, danger, supernatural, best friends, dangerous animal, survival, curses spells and rituals, murder, deadly, escapades, storage unit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%