Movies like Ring 0: Birthday

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Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
 6.0
 9K
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Original name: リング0 バースデイ
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: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, twists and turns, sexy, atmospheric, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, split personality, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, a vision, curses spells and rituals, death, self control, murder, tragedy, catastrophe, monster, post apocalypse, demon, revenge, children, psychology, obsession, journalist, romance, torture ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 20s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to Ring 0: Birthday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, mystery, murder and death mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ring 0: Birthday: The Ring (2002), The Grudge (2004), Ringu (1998), The Ring 2 (1999), The Grudge 2 (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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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, ...
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, curse, death, race against time, female protagonist, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
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100%
 5.9
 145K
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, suspenseful, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
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100%
 7.2
 70K
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, scary, frightening, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, journalist, curse, woman in danger, back from the dead, mysterious death, dark secret, supernatural power, obsession, found footage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 14K
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, sexy, psychological, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Plot: curse, ghost, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, supernatural power, psychic, happy ending, transformation, greed, weapons, violent ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curse, murder, good versus evil, supernatural horror, demon, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, curse, cell phone, mystery, investigation, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, ghost, murder, supernatural, afterlife, fear, brutality, grudge, missing child, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 35K
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, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: supernatural, psychiatrist, split personality, murder, female psychiatrist, doctors and patients, mental illness, witch, witch doctor, devil, supernatural horror, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 19K
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: scary, slasher, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curse, demonic possession, supernatural, murder, family, runaway, serial killer, investigation, crimes, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, chicago illinois, tokyo, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 34K
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: scary, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, death, honeymoon, supernatural, spirit, revenge, police investigation, car accident, obsession, uncover truth, haunted by the past, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, new york, asia, mount fuji ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 20K
Pulse (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of them sees visions of his dead friend in the shadows on the wall, while another's computer keeps showing strange, ghostly ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, internet, isolation, suicide, college student, missing person, mystery, lifestyle, confined, technology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, latin america, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 43K
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, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suicide, missing person, forest, haunted house, destiny, sisters, mental illness, family relations, hallucination, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 4K
Three (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Memories: A woman wakes up on a street without memory. A husband cannot remember why his wife left him. The woman wanders the streets trying to contact the only phone number she has on her. The husband see's her ghost in his apartment and ...
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, ghost, memory loss, doll, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 43K
The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: scary, twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mental institution, ghost, mental illness, supernatural, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, doctors and patients, murder, brutality, confined, survival, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, hospital, supernatural, urban legend, ghost, mystery, investigation, child abuse, spirit, mysterious death, good versus evil, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Red Shoes (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, fairy tale, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, curse, split personality, supernatural, obsession, murder, losing-it hero, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 96K
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, psychological, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, evil child, nightmare, mental institution, investigation, family problems, supernatural ability, small town, child in peril, happy ending, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.1
 168
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, forest, urban legend, rivalry, violence, murder, fashion model, graphic violence, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, ghost, demon, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, supernatural ability, child in peril, college, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ability, high school, cell phone, fright, abandoned house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, busan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 45K
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, macabre, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, revenge, car accident, supernatural, secret lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, suicide, dark past, gang rape, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 12K
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, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, mystery, chase, death, nightmare, brutality, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, a vision, ghost, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 541
The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, crimes, mystery, youth, curses spells and rituals, city life, student life, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.3
 3K
Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, psychopath, rivalry, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, rough, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: curse, high school, bully, ghost, urban legend, secret mission, haunted by the past, uncover truth, supernatural, investigation, who done it, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 8K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, murder, baron, castle, soldier, haunted by the past, uncover truth, obsession, monster, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 712
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, architect, hotel, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Attic Expeditions (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental illness, surgery, psychopath, mind game, supernatural, losing-it hero, mad scientist, supernatural ability, ghost, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 3K
They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, mystery, couples, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, grudge, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%