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, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, survival, haunted house, danger, isolation, confined, haunted by the past, paranormal phenomena, found footage, supernatural power, blackout, government coverup, flashback, night vision
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, survival, confined, isolation and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paranormal Incident: 7 Below (2012), Dark Circles (2013), Bane (2008), Dark House (2009), Parasitic (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, murder, isolation, supernatural, confined, danger, time warp, killer child, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, couples, isolation, danger, countryside, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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94%
 3.4
 542
Bane (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Held captive in an underground prison by a sadistic sicko who fancies himself a surgeon, 4 women fight for their lives, knowing the exact time they're scheduled to die thanks to a crudely carved set of numbers on each of their bodies. None of ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alien, experiment, danger, isolation, confined, deadly, gore, survival, violence, murder, gory, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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77%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, survival, deadly creature, evil alien, danger, supernatural, isolation, zombie, parasite, nudity (full frontal - brief), meteor, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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74%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, small town, chaos, deadly, supernatural, small community, dark secret, survival, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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71%
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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: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, disorder, working undercover, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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66%
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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, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, bio weapon, isolation, supernatural, chaos, friends, deadly, danger, deadly creature, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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61%
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 187
Lynch Mob (2009)
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, tense, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, survival, rivalry, danger, isolation, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, small town, imaginary, deadly, confined, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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59%
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 578
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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59%
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 430
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, group of strangers, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trapped in space, survival, astronaut, supernatural, isolation, spacecraft, alien encounter, danger, confined, deadly, evil alien, paranoia ...
Time: future
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56%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, deadly, government facility, creature, government, eaten alive, air disaster, found footage, hit by a car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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56%
 3.4
 527
Grey Skies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of old college friends reunite to relive their glory days by renting a beautiful cabin in the woods. As the sun sets on their first day in the cabin, bright flashes of light announce the arrival of mysterious creatures. These friends will ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, survival, danger, isolation, in the woods, reunion, escapades, abduction, murder, violence, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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55%
 4.0
 683
File 253 (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In 2013 a psychiatric clinic which served for more than 50 years caring for patients in Mexico City was demolished. A few months before its demolition, four young men came to investigate the clinic, determined to discover the truth about rumors of ...
Style: psychotronic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: paranormal, found footage, mental institution, paranormal phenomena, dark secret, haunted by the past, danger, afterlife, ghost, isolation, supernatural, haunted house ...
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51%
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The Presence (2010)
Genre: 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: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, woman in danger, isolation, danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, in the woods, manipulations, dishonesty, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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After... (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Urban Exploration. The practice of investigating areas not designed for public use. But strange things can happen in the dark, closed-off areas of history beneath the streets of Moscow, and what started as a way for Nate to escape his grief quickly ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, haunted by the past, adventurer, confined, danger, escapades, isolation, tunnel, woman in danger, urban, graphic violence, underground tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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48%
 4.0
 738
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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: losing-it hero, survival, contamination, murder, supernatural, danger, investigation, mysterious character, evacuation, small town, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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48%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 15K
Flight 7500 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 80 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: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, supernatural, ghost, survival, confined, deadly, danger, supernatural power, afterlife, passenger, friends, stewardess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, ghost, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, deadly, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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45%
 3.2
 670
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, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
 4.9
 4K
Patrick (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, psychic power, psychopath, danger, supernatural, confined, isolation, mental institution, power relations, deadly, doctors and patients, telekinesis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, tv show, confined, supernatural, imaginary, deadly, danger, escapades, survival, curses spells and rituals, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 2.6
 3K
Muck (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping an ancient burial ground, long forgotten and buried underneath the marshes of Cape Cod, a group of friends emerge from the thick, marshy darkness, tattered and bloody, lucky to be alive. They have already lost two of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, escapades, friends, danger, deadly, murder, graphic violence, swamp, trapped, survival, evil, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new zealand
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42%
 4.5
 5K
Prowl (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city. When their transportation breaks down, she and her friends gratefully accept a ride in the back of a semi. But when ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, survival, confined, danger, gory, captivity, woman in danger, blood, road trip, no cell phone signal, premonition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Warriors of Terra (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A headstrong animal-rights activist group plans a raid on a bio-tech company to stop the cruelty. They...
Style: serious, scary, suspense, captivating
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, confined, danger, mutant, laboratory, genetic engineering, breaking and entering, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural power, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.0
 425
Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, survival, danger, isolation, wilderness, confined, deadly, plane crash, jaguar, camera, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
House Hunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: captivity, survival, supernatural, confined, family in danger, rivalry, haunted house, deadly, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Child's Eye (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bangkok, November 2008. Six young holidaymakers from Hong Kong are stranded in Bangkok when the airport is occupied by demonstrators demanding the prime minister's resignation: Rainie (Rainie Yang) and Lok (Shawn Yue), who are on the verge of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, isolation, danger, amateur detective, hotel, supernatural, survival, paranormal investigation, curse, deadly, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%