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

Most similar movies to Paranormal Incident

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, survival, confined, isolation and ghost mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paranormal Incident: Dark Circles (2013), 7 Below (2012), Skinwalker Ranch (2013), Parasitic (2012), The Demented (2013). 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, countryside, couples, gory, danger, isolation, couple relations, spirit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, time warp, deadly, confined, haunted by the past, supernatural, isolation, danger, ghost, murder, son murders mother, killer child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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94%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: found footage, investigation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, missing child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa
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71%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, deadly, evil alien, survival, danger, isolation, supernatural, deadly creature, confined, space and aliens, live music, flashlight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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69%
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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, friends, small town, deadly, bio weapon, supernatural, chaos, chaos and mayhem, confined, deadly creature, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, disorder, gory, deadly, small town, chaos, mad scientist, supernatural, gore, body horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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62%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, tv show, deadly, isolation, danger, survival, media, escapades, imaginary, conquering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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61%
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: survival, deadly creature, confined, danger, isolation, supernatural, deadly, homeless, storage unit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, danger, hunted, violence, universe, truth, alien
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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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: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, airplane, ghost, survival, confined, deadly, stewardess, danger, friends, afterlife, pregnancy test, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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59%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, child killer, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural, gory, deadly, gore, blood, actor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 657
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, gory, disorder, evacuation, investigation, supernatural, danger, quarantine, contamination, small town, escapades, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.4
 937
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, survival, mental institution, gory, disorder, deadly, danger, working undercover, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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52%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, deadly creature, deadly, government facility, danger, survival, supernatural, death of child, point of view, no survivors, new year's eve, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
 652
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, danger, battles, chaos, supernatural, soldier, military, mutant, deadly, imaginary, deadly creature, time machine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, woman in danger, danger, deadly, haunted house, mental institution
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, family relations, danger, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, supportive spouse, family problems, missing child, found footage, alien abduction
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
 4.6
 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, survival, youth, urban legend, danger, teenage life, haunted by the past, slasher, curse, trapped, isolation, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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House Hunting (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, haunted house, danger, family in danger, captivity, survival, supernatural, deadly, confined, uninhibited rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: deadly, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, imaginary, violence spree, escapades, mutant, supernatural, chaos, survival, danger, comet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: bio weapon, survival, danger, woman in danger, imaginary, deadly, supernatural, chaos, mutant, post apocalypse, grocery store, bowling alley ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 2K
The Blackout (2009)
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas eve, characters killed one by one, survival, isolation, danger, deadly creature, confined, supernatural, monster, creature, trapped in a building, invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: murder, mysterious character, escapades, crimes, ship, supernatural, psychopath, survival, slasher, deadly, danger, pirate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence spree, crimes, deadly, ghost, survival, small town, captivity, off the road, old west, confined, danger, suffocation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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 2K
13 Eerie (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to them, the site was formerly used as an illegal biological testing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, captivating, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, confined, supernatural, once in a lifetime opportunity, gory, deadly, danger, student, experiment, island, left to die ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, isolation, theme park, survival, slasher, off the road, deadly, field trip, teenager, high school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
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Stranded (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronaut, survival, spacecraft, isolation, danger, race against time, confined, space and aliens, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dark Harvest II: The Maize (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's psychic abilities are put to the test when his two daughters are trapped inside of a corn maze haunted by the spirits of two young girls who disappeared a year earlier.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: danger, family relations, supernatural, deadly, zombie, siblings relations, parents and children, confined, isolation, police, halloween, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, atmospheric, serious, tense, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, fear
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.8
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: danger, best friends, supernatural, school, dangerous animal, curses spells and rituals, escapades, murder, deadly, ghost, survival, storage unit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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