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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

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 supernatural, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, adaptation, demons and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Ring 0: Birthday: The Terror (1963), The Grudge 2 (2006), The Last Horror Movie (2003), Pulse (2001), Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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 ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 5.0
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The Terror
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, vengeance, witch, ghost, revenge, palaces castles and temples, cult, blood, death, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
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 5.0
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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, serious, twists and turns, 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 ...
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    User:   98%
 
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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, obsession, violence, cannibalism, murder, brutality, police investigation, splatter, violent, torture, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   69%
 
 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:   73%
    User:   74%
 
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, hospital, gory, murder, drug abuse, clinic, sisters, ghosts, dangerous animal, transformation, pornography, life & death ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   71%
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 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:   70%
    User:   83%
 
 5.7
 6K
Dementia 13
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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 ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, guilt, irish, police investigation, violent, violence, insanity, parents and children, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   58%
 
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 7.3
 57K
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:   67%
    User:   56%
 
 6.0
 11K
The Ring 2
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, revenge, ghosts, crimes, twists & turns, danger, curse, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   70%
 
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
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:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 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:   61%
    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, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   63%
 
 6.7
 27K
Dark Water
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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:   56%
    User:   48%
 
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
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
 5.6
 55K
Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, divorce, imaginary friend, ghosts, mother daughter relationship, death, hospital, haunted by the past, estrangement, haunted house, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
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
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 6.6
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Candyman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 6.1
 11K
Anatomy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, serial killer, train, german, university, woman in danger, psychopath, splatter, sexualized violence, college, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, medical school, europe
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
 6.5
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Them
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, isolation, violence, blood, mystery, couple relations, survival, supernatural, teenage life, gory, night ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
 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:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Ju-on: The Grudge
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, death, ghosts, blood, murder, hospital, investigation, missing child, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 6.5
 58K
The Awakening
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, boarding school, ghost, children, investigation, haunted house, murder, school, ghosts, british, afterlife, mystery ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 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:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, zombie, cult, blood, suicide, splatter, afterlife, psychiatrist, insanity, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
Riding the Bullet
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: scary, psychological, macabre, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, hospital, destiny, suicide, on the road, ghost, halloween, life & death, parents and children, death, goth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 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:   45%
    User:   47%
 
The Lords of Salem
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: witch, gory, supernatural, devil, losing-it hero, drugs/alcohol, rock, violence, witches, brutality, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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:   45%
    User:   40%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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