Movies like The Ring 2

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The Ring 2 (1999)
 5.9
 13K
The Ring 2 (1999)
Original name: リング 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 son, Yoichi, starts to develop the same psychic abilities as Sadako, Takano must find a way to keep the boy and herself from becoming the next victims.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, sexy ...
Plot: curse, ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, supernatural, vengeance, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability, couples, rivalry, haunted by the past, grudge, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, female corpse, revenge, psychic, television, evil child, mirror, supernatural power, mute, evil power, urban legend ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Ring 2

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, vengeance, murder and death mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Ring 2: Ringu (1998), Apartment 1303 (2007), Ring 0: Birthday (2000), Ju-on: The Curse (2000), One Missed Call (2003). 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, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 69K
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, macabre, scary, psychological, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, curse, woman in danger, back from the dead, dark secret, supernatural power, mysterious death, journalist, good versus evil, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, uncover truth, supernatural, haunted house, losing-it hero, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, grudge, urban legend, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, curses spells and rituals, a vision, good versus evil, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, missing child, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: urban legend, death, hospital, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, supernatural, mystery, mysterious death, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 3K
The Spiral (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, car accident, code, rebirth, videotaping, curse, family problems, couples, rivalry, crimes, unfulfillment, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, cell phone, curse, mystery, investigation, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: scary, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, vengeful ghost, grudge, pregnancy, supernatural ability, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, vengeance, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, small town life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 95K
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, investigation, supernatural ability, family problems, small town, nun, videotaping, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, 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, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 3K
Silk (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A scientist uses his invention - the "Menger Sponge" - to capture the energy of a dead child's spirit in an old building. In trying to determine why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate, the team discovers the identity and the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: afterlife, ghost, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, who done it, crimes, supernatural, strangulation, child murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 144K
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, curse, mystery, murder, suicide, vengeance, family curse, paranormal activity, attic, catatonia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, asthma, death, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, destiny, cowardice, friendship, delusion, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 32K
Dark Water (2002)
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, psychological, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, custody, losing-it hero, family problems, single parent, dead girl, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: tense, macabre, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, supernatural, found footage, invisibility, witch, child in peril, ghost, haunted house, evil force, terrorizing, supernatural horror, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, curses spells and rituals, found footage, family in danger, haunted house, couples, human host, supernatural power, christmas, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 6K
Altar (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, supernatural, murder, vengeance, isolation, estate, on the run, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 18K
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, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curse, demonic possession, ghost, supernatural, murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, haunted house, hospital, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.9
 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: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, videotaping, hermaphrodite, investigation, supernatural, crimes, life is a bitch, race against time, ghost, uncover truth, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, family problems, paranormal phenomena, afterlife, zombie ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Reincarnation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, ghost, mental institution, small town, reincarnation, haunted by the past, grudge, vengeance, couple relations, mass murder, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 44K
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: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, secret lover, car accident, nightmare, supernatural, photographer, suicide, uncover truth, revenge, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: psychological, experimental, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, hit and run, transformation, superhuman powers, outdoor sex, cyberpunk, mad scientist, ghost, good versus evil, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 3K
Cello (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, family in danger, obsession, losing-it hero, mystery, vengeance, supernatural, mentally unstable, family problems, teachers and students, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 1K
Sky High (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A serial-murderer is on the loose who just so happens to also be removing the hearts of his victims and taking them with him. His victims however, are not merely random humans as thought by the police. They are in fact, the past and present ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, afterlife, supernatural, investigation, ghost, mystery, obsession, destiny, vengeance, murder, devil worship, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%