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
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 6.6
Quarantine
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89 min.
 6.0
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Most similar movies to Paranormal Incident

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, isolation, survival, confined and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Paranormal Incident: The Demented (2013), Parasitic (2012), Dark Circles (2013), The Culling (2015), The Presence (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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, trapped in a building, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, gory, haunted house, countryside, danger, supernatural, couples, ghost, isolation, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   78%
    User:   76%
 
 3.5
 1K
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Country: USA
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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, young adult, lost child, convulsion, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   77%
 
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The Presence
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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. ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   64%
 
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Lynch Mob
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted house, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades, imaginary ...
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    User:   63%
 
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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, in the woods, isolation, mars, space and aliens, parody, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
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Albino Farm
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students exploring the Ozark Mountains for a school assignment, stumble upon a group of scary, redneck cave-dwellers.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, mutant, confined, small town, danger, deadly, isolation, imaginary, supernatural, farm, mountain, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
 4.8
 15K
The Grudge 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, murder, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, male nudity, splatter, danger, hospital, family, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
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System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
 5.2
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Exists
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of friends who venture into the remote Texas woods for a party weekend find themselves stalked by Bigfoot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, deadly creature, legends and myths, in the woods, danger, bigfoot, deadly, chase, survival, found footage, isolation, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, tour guide, haunted house, danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, survival, possession, murder, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 2.7
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Sea of Fear
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
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    User:   52%
 
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Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman
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Story: Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, friendship, isolation, confined, escapades, supernatural, friends, skiing, mountain cabin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, mystery, isolation, airport, plague, airplane, mutant, supernatural, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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    User:   60%
 
Lake Placid 2
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, slasher, lake or river, race against time, survival, small town, parents and children, isolation, psychopath, hitman, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
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Animal
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, 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, in the woods, survival, confined, danger, deadly, isolation, vacation, supernatural, friends, predator, animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 3.4
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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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, survival, urban, danger, deadly, isolation, confined, christmas eve, escapades, supernatural, trapped in a building, power cut ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, hospital, race against time, laboratory, mental institution, alien encounter, haunted by the past, spacecraft, wrongfully committed, chases and races, life is a bitch, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 4.7
 21K
ATM
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, urban, survival, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, mysterious character, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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House
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trying to recover from the nearly marriage-breaking stress following the death of their child, Jack (Reynaldo Rosales) and Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) spontaneously take off on a road trip. But when their car breaks down in a remote area, they find ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, survival, confined, danger, race against time, psychopath, chases and races, deadly, family problems, supernatural, haunted house, ultimatum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Children of the Corn: Genesis
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, confined, danger, supernatural ability, isolation, religions or cults, deadly, escapades, youth, supernatural, off the road, sickle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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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: scary, serious, 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 ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   53%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, drugs/alcohol, gory, in the woods, deadly, chase, survival, isolation, psychopath, confined, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 4.7
 5K
Deadline
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, haunted house, isolation, estate, woman in danger, danger, ghost, supernatural, mental breakdown, bathtub, mentally unstable, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 4.1
 18K
The Apparition
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tragic ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted house, domestic disturbance, suburbs, couple relations, haunted by the past, experiment gone awry, paranormal, experiment, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, airplane, confined, danger, deadly, friends, ghost, stewardess, pregnancy test, breakup, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   42%
    User:   44%
 

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Asylum Blackout
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, survival, mental illness, mental institution, confined, danger, deadly, friendship, cook, blackout, security guard, severed head ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
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Pink Eye
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pink Eye is set in a small town in upstate New York, at a prison-like, dilapidated insane asylum where secret drug testing has gone inexplicably wrong. Patients are dying in sick and twisted ways and those who survive are becoming raging, homicidal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, gory, mentally unstable, mental illness, prison, danger, small town, deadly, stalking, survival, vengeance, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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