Movies like The Return 2006

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The Return (2006)
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The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, and it seems that she is the killer's next target. Determined to solve the mystery and escape her apparent fate, Joanna follows her visions to the victim's hometown and finds that some secrets just do not stay buried.
Style: suspenseful, tense, gloomy, serious, psychological, idiotic, twist ending, suspense, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: murder, stalker, nightmare, supernatural, mystery, crimes, supernatural ability, danger, haunted by the past, amateur detective, a vision, grudge, deadly, wound, death, memory, chase, dancing, ghost, money, friendship, violence, hotel, obsession, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, supernatural, murder, storytelling and danger mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Return: Dream House (2011), The Grudge (2004), Shutter (2008), Stir of Echoes (1999), They (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, memory loss, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, parents and children, murder, investigation, small town, family in danger, nervous breakdown, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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67%
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 130K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, vengeance, murder, suicide, mystery, ghosts, nurse, curse, old woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
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Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: honeymoon, ghost, supernatural, obsession, death, car accident, haunted by the past, uncover truth, danger, revenge, photographer, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 69K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, ghost, psychic, afterlife, murder, obsession, haunted house, paranoia, clairvoyance, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, suicide, darkness, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, vengeance, ghost, psychopath, serial killer, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, supernatural, farm, raven, child murder, sunflower, kitchen, little boy, death threat, heavy rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 295K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, journalist, ghost, telephone, death, fear, race against time, little girl, island, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 100K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.8
 196K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, danger, fear, small town, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1966, year 1998 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 30K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, supernatural, psychiatrist, mental illness, catholicism, forest, grave, witch doctor, fear, mentally unstable, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 85K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, deadly, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, danger, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 18K
Suspect Zero (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, vigilantism, crime, crimes, deadly, investigation, fbi, justice, map ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, destiny, cowardliness, death, sms, friendship, delusion, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, uncover truth, dealing with death, mentally unstable, woman in danger, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 68K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, violence, boy, doll, murder, haunted house, dealing with death, plot twist, mansion, secret passageway, supernatural, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 70K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, child abuse, evil child, danger, mysterious character, demons, social worker, mental institution, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, supernatural, serial killer, nail gun, violence, gore, blood, old dark house, haunted by the past, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 16K
The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, murder, violence, catholic church, mentor protege relationship, vatican, sin, priest, supernatural, mystery, riddles and clues, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, jerusalem, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, mental institution, danger, haunted by the past, survival, gory, mystery, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 36K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, american abroad, violence, maggot, hallucination, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 49K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, rivalry, mentally unstable, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 29K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, danger, legends and myths, haunted by the past, revenge, darkness, child in peril, ghost, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, devil, supernatural, police investigation, danger, death, sin, captivity, mystery, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Grudge 3 (2009)
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: gothic, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, curse, dollhouse, supernatural, goth, slasher, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, danger, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 28K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, hometown, haunted by the past, danger, gory, ghost, mentally unstable, destiny, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 900
The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, deadly, gory, memory loss, mentally unstable, mental institution, mental illness, confined, a vision, mystery, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 43K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ouija board, spiritualism, danger, characters killed one by one, paranormal activity, sister sister relationship, evil child, deception, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: witch, ghost, justice, family, haunted by the past, countryside, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, rape, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, year 2006, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 11K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: scary, realistic, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, hotel, voyeurism, split personality, corpse, gore, blood, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 13K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, twins, model, mystery, insanity, psychopath, amateur detective, psychic, police, witness, neighbor, hallucination ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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