Movies like The Ring

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The Ring (2002)
 7.1
 334K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
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, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, gloomy, surprise ending, serious, macabre, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, race against time, life is a bitch, curse, crimes, parents and children, danger, uncover truth, death, journalist, family relations, paranormal phenomena, urban legend, murder, search, family problems, deadly, tragic event, fear, mysterious death, telephone, mystery, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to The Ring

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, storytelling, death, ghost, mentor and dialogue mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Ring: Ringu (1998), The Conjuring (2013), The Grudge (2004), One Missed Call (2008), Sinister (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 94K
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, macabre, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, ghost, nightmare, supernatural, deadly, investigation, family problems, supernatural ability, small town, nun, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 67K
Ringu (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, macabre, scary, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, curse, woman in danger, back from the dead, danger, mysterious death, dark secret, supernatural power, journalist, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 476K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, family in danger, fear, danger, witch, paranormal activity, evil, evil force ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.9
 142K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, gory, curse, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, family curse, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, asthma, death, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, delusion, friendship, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 235K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, fear, supernatural horror, danger, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2011, year 1986 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 83K
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, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: macabre, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, death, hospital, supernatural, urban legend, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, mystery, mysterious death, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 42K
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, forest, missing person, haunted house, family relations, in the woods, suicide, violence, hallucination, ghosts, maggot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 61K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, haunted by the past, parents and children, starting over, danger, supernatural, family relations, single parent, imaginary friend, mother daughter relationship, elevator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1974, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: dark, scary, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, supernatural, witch, autopsy, corpse, supernatural power, dead woman, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.8
 263K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: evil, ghost, fear, haunted house, survival, isolation, insanity, trapped, supernatural, hotel, paranormal activity, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 152K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, ghosts, missing child, supernatural, death, orphan, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, afterlife, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 293K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, psychic, ghosts, fear, paranormal activity, evil spirit, demons, family in danger, parallel world, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 204K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: orphan, female psychopath, family in danger, adoption, mysterious character, parents and children, deadly, murderer, killer child, family problems, manipulation, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, ghost, murder, afterlife, fear, grudge, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 13K
The Ring 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While investigating the horrifying death of her boyfriend, Mai Takano (Miki Nakatani) learns about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a disturbing girl named Sadako, which kills anyone who watches it exactly one week later. When her boyfriend’s ...
Style: scary, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: curse, ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, supernatural, vengeance, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, haunted by the past, grudge, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, cell phone, curse, vengeance, investigation, mystery, journalism, danger, deadly, supernatural, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 105K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, tense, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mirror, family in danger, investigation, evil, demons, uncover truth, demon, family problems, hallucination, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 36K
The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lighthouse, fog, ghost, small town, supernatural, island, danger, vengeance, leprosy, mystery, haunted by the past, prophecy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, gory, deadly, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, danger, strong violent content, cross country trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 79K
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: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, haunted house, rape, clairvoyance, murder, paranoia, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 2K
Ring (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Korean adaption of the novel 'Ringu'. A journalist investigates the mysterious death of her niece and discovers that she and her friends have all died under mysterious circumstance.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, videotaping, hermaphrodite, strong female presence, life is a bitch, crimes, ghost, deadly, chases and races, graphic violence, disgraced, antidote ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, deadly, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, a vision ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 1920s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, inheritance, mystery, isolated house, haunted by the past, uncover truth, estate, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, new york, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 4.8
 13K
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, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, college, supernatural ability, child in peril, fear, demons ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 43K
Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: scary, twist ending, asian horror, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, secret lover, ghosts, nightmare, car accident, supernatural, polaroid, suicide, photographer, danger, uncover truth, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, warning, psychic, hallucination, small town, precognition, terminal illness, urban legend, mysterious event, death of wife, omen, reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, chicago illinois, ecuador ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 34K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, supernatural, psychiatrist, murder, supernatural horror, doctors and patients, female psychiatrist, mental illness, witch doctor, life is a bitch, child in peril, voodoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 65K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 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: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, plot twist, supernatural, riddles and clues, memory loss, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, murder, nervous breakdown, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%