Movies like Ring 0: Birthday

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Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
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Ring 0: Birthday
Original name: リング0 バースデイ
Genre: Horror, 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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, split personality, tragedy, supernatural ability, police investigation, curses spells and rituals, brutality, demons, haunted by the past, vengeance, mental illness, storytelling, secrets, ghosts, destiny, torture, death, journalist, danger, nudity (topless - notable), psychology, gory, revenge ...
Time: 20s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Perfect Blue
Animation, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
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Jekyll
Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
334 min.
 8.2
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Most similar movies to Ring 0: Birthday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about brutality, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, supernatural, death and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Ring 0: Birthday: One Missed Call (2003), Ring (1998), The Grudge 2 (2006), The Ring 2 (1999), Ju-on: The Grudge (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Missed Call
Genre: Fantasy, 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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, mystery, supernatural, investigation, destiny, murder, zombie, child abuse, ghost, blood, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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    User:   78%
 
 7.3
 56K
Ring
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, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, obsession, ghost, television, paranoia, murder, psychology, mystery, family in danger, visceral, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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 5.0
 43K
The Grudge 2
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, haunted house, murder, ghost, death, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, goth, revenge, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, usa, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   83%
 
 6.0
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The Ring 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, ghost, mystery, supernatural ability, revenge, ghosts, crimes, twists & turns, danger, curse, deadly ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   72%
 
Ju-on: The Grudge
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Duration: 92 min.
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    User:   92%
 
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The Terror
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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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, vengeance, witch, ghost, revenge, palaces castles and temples, cult, blood, death, suicide ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering
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Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   79%
 
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 6.7
 27K
Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, mother daughter relationship, divorce, ghosts, single parent, imaginary friend, custody, parents and children, missing child, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, voodoo, ghost, ghosts, woman in danger, danger, estate, pornography, uncover truth, nudity (topless - notable), curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
 6.7
 26K
The Eye
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, afterlife, blindness, death, ghost, ghosts, suicide, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, doctors, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
The Last Horror Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: psychological, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, obsession, violence, cannibalism, murder, brutality, police investigation, splatter, violent, torture, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brigitte has escaped the confines of Bailey Downs but she's not alone. Another werewolf is tailing her closely and her sister's specter haunts her. An overdose of Monkshood - the poison that is keeping her transformation at bay - leads to ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, hospital, gory, murder, drug abuse, clinic, sisters, ghosts, dangerous animal, transformation, pornography, life & death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
 5.7
 6K
Dementia 13
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Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
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Terror Train
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Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, revenge, vengeance, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, gore ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
 6.6
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Pulse
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, internet, suicide, isolation, ghost, apocalypse, ghosts, loneliness, death, transformation, visceral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, asia, latin america, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
Burnt Offerings
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, obsession, ghost, blood, death, losing-it hero, mystery, demons, supernatural ability, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
Don't Look in the Basement
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, slasher, serial killer, mental illness, murder, insanity, blood, mentally unstable, splatter, violence, mental institution ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, hospital, blood, zombie, slasher, betrayal, obsession, supernatural, torture, gore, insanity, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
 5.9
 127K
The Grudge
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, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, vengeance, murder, ghost, mystery, suicide, family curse, hospital, death, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 5.2
 30K
Shutter
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, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death, revenge, photographer, vengeance, honeymoon, ghosts, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
The Masque of the Red Death
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mystery, revenge, good versus evil, supernatural, village, death, plague, blood, tragic hero, life & death, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, italy, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Ju-on: The Curse
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, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, murder, supernatural, ghost, blood, ghosts, storytelling, violent, vengeance, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 4.8
 12K
They
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, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, college, monsters, mentally unstable, chase, demons, serial killer, monster, psychology, slasher, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
 286K
The Ring
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mystery, supernatural, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
 5.4
 82K
The Ring Two
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, mental institution, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, ghosts, deadly, lame, catastrophe, police investigation, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 7.9
 38K
Perfect Blue
Genre: Animation, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, insanity, violence, rape, surrealism, stalking, singer, mentally unstable, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 36K
Shutter
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Plot: supernatural, gory, revenge, ghost, vengeance, ghosts, blood, hospital, death, danger, storytelling, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 

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 4.8
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The Grudge 3
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, murder, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, male nudity, splatter, danger, hospital, family, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
 14K
Nightwatch
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, male nudity, stylish, visceral, twists & turns, mystery, murder mystery, police investigation, psychology, greed, paranoid ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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