Movies like Paranormal Incident

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Paranormal Incident (2011)
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Paranormal Incident
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mental institution, survival, haunted house, haunted by the past, isolation, supernatural, confined, government coverup, blackout, night vision, found footage, flashback
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Paranormal Incident

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, supernatural, confined, isolation and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paranormal Incident: Parasitic (2012), The Demented (2013), Dark Circles (2013), House of Bones (2010), Lynch Mob (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Parasitic
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, nightclub, evil alien, survival, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, space and aliens, outer space, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 3.8
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The Demented
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: deadly creature, survival, small town, confined, danger, deadly, zombie, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, isolation, chaos, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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System:   94%
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 5.1
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Dark Circles
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: gory, couple relations, haunted house, countryside, danger, supernatural, couples, ghost, isolation, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
House of Bones
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, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted house, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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System:   67%
    User:   76%
 
 4.8
 184
Lynch Mob
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The rural town of Leesburg Georgia holds a dark secret. A century old curse has condemned the citizens to a diet of human flesh. Unable to leave the city limits the town folks must lure unsuspecting travelers to their quaint town where they soon ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: confined, gory, danger, deadly, small town, supernatural, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cannibal, zombie, mafia, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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Extraterrestrial
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, marijuana, aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, first contact, isolation, in the woods, mars, space and aliens, parody, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman
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: deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, friendship, isolation, confined, escapades, supernatural, friends, skiing, mexican standoff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
The Haunting of Whaley House
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, tour guide, haunted house, danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, survival, murder, possession, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
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 553
Sea of Fear
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: slasher, survival, ship, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, mysterious character, psychopath, escapades, supernatural, suffocation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
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The Presence
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, manipulations, in the woods, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, dishonesty, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 4.8
 13K
Flight 7500
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, survival, airplane, confined, danger, deadly, friends, ghost, stewardess, doll, afterlife, passenger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
 3.5
 1K
The Culling
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Five college pals head out of town for a fun weekend, but plans quickly change after they encounter a strange 7-year old girl at an abandoned roadside cafe and offer to drive her home - and come face to face with evil incarnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, haunted house, friends, ghost, survival, curses spells and rituals, isolation, pot smoking, stable, evil child, convulsion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
Psychic Experiment
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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System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 3.4
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Rats
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: gory, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, supernatural, mental institution, deadly creature, survival, experiment gone awry, working undercover, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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    User:   56%
 
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Albino Farm
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Ghost Town
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, old west, confined, small town, deadly, survival, violence spree, captivity, crimes, danger, off the road, gang of outlaws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.4
 2K
The Blackout
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, survival, urban, danger, deadly, isolation, confined, christmas eve, escapades, supernatural, trapped in a building, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Alien Abduction
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, gory, race against time, laboratory, mental institution, alien encounter, spacecraft, haunted by the past, wrongfully committed, chases and races, life is a bitch, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   45%
 
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Silent Night, Zombie Night
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, danger, police station, deadly, supernatural, survival, fighting crime, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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Before Dawn
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An estranged couple's vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, village, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, crumbling marriage, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 4.6
 2K
Donner Pass
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, drugs/alcohol, haunted by the past, danger, cannibal, curse, deadly, youth, survival, teenage life, urban legend, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 4.8
 6K
Animal
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, survival, in the woods, confined, danger, deadly, isolation, vacation, supernatural, friends, animal, predator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   48%
 
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Nine Lives
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, survival, vengeance, haunted house, isolation, estate, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Psycho Ward
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of urban researchers set about exploring an abandoned psychiatric hospital with a terrible history, but are they prepared for the horrifying, possibly supernatural secrets hidden within its crumbling walls? No sooner do they get there than ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, slasher, gory, confined, danger, deadly, survival, isolation, psychopath, crimes, abandoned hospital, escaped mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
 3.2
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Boggy Creek
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, gory, danger, in the woods, deadly, survival, legends and myths, imaginary, supernatural, friends, bigfoot, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 5.0
 2K
Dark House
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, blood, gore
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
 4.4
 6K
Storage 24
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Something nasty is lurking inside a secure storage unit. When a group of people get trapped inside, they need to find a way to get out of a building that's designed to keep things in...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: gory, deadly creature, survival, confined, locked in, danger, deadly, evil alien, isolation, space and aliens, supernatural, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Quarantine 2: Terminal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, gory, mystery, isolation, airport, plague, airplane, mutant, supernatural, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
 3.1
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Supergator
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, danger, laboratory, resort, deadly, lake or river, disorder, survival, island, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, prehistory
Place: hawaii, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sudden and mysterious inheritance brings Danny and his friends to Hobb Springs, a forgotten resort deep in the West Virginia hills. Hobb Springs is being looked after under the watchful care of Jackson and Sally, a socially awkward couple who ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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