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Second Name (2002)
 5.5
 1K
Second Name (2002)
Original name: El segundo nombre
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the suicide of her beloved father, the biologist Daniella Logan visits her catatonic mother in a mental institution to tell the tragic event and her mother calls her "Josephine". Daniella goes to the cemetery and finds that her father's grave had been opened and his corpse was profaned. She decides to investigate, and receives a message of a diabetic priest, Father Elias, who tells her about an ancient fanatic religious sect of followers of Abraham that kills the first child. Later, she meets a weird man, Toby Harris, who claims to be his legitimate father. Daniella continues seeking the truth about her origins and discloses very dark secrets about her family and friends.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: investigation, suicide, supernatural, obsession, life is a bitch, danger, curses spells and rituals, life turned upside down, destiny, father daughter relationship, uncover truth, death of father, crimes, militant, clergy, religions or cults, deadly, down on your luck, mental institution, christianity, religious cult, body snatching, desecration, sect, insect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

Most similar movies to Second Name

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, ghost, crimes, curses spells and rituals and uncover truth mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Second Name: They're Watching Us (2002), Compound Fracture (2014), Not Forgotten (2009), Dark Souls (2010), 666: The Beast (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, supernatural, uncover truth, police detective, danger, law enforcement, ghost, deadly, crimes, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, danger, ghost, deadly, crimes, couple relations, mental illness, father son relationship, supernatural power, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, little girl, strip club, danger, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, life is a bitch, secret place, family relations, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.1
 2K
Dark Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, gory, psychopath, police investigation, danger, deadly, vengeance, kids in trouble, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 2.7
 521
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, graphic violence, deadly, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, found footage, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted house, investigation, losing-it hero, danger, grudge, curses spells and rituals, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.3
 3K
Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, life turned upside down, danger, deadly, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, seance, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 459
The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hostage, curses spells and rituals, crimes, ghost, danger, deadly, confined, supernatural, rivalry, kidnapping, demon, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.8
 6K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, building, tomb, suicide, nightmare, architect, vengeance, investigation, confined, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Devil's Hand (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young Amish girls accused of being Satan's children must fight for their lives when their devout community elders insist they be "cleansed" before turning 18.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, amish, religions or cults, social relations, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, society, village, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 7K
Final Prayer (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vatican investigators are sent to the British West Country to investigate paranormal activity, and they find the events are more disturbing than they first imagined.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: church, catholic priest, religions or cults, paganism, suicide, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, clergy, deadly, curses spells and rituals, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.5
 635
Unholy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha, a widow living in rural Pennsylvania, comes home to find her daughter about to blow her own head off with a shotgun in the basement of their house. Martha doesn't succeed in stopping her child's horrific demise, but the girl's ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: time travel, mind control, human experiment, suicide, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, afterlife, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, journalism, gory, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 2K
Entity (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1998, thirty four unidentified bodies were found in shallow graves in a remote Siberian forest. After subsequent investigations, no official explanation by the Russian authorities was ever offered about the circumstances of the deaths.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: investigation, ghost, confined, danger, isolation, uncover truth, supernatural, in the woods, tv show, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Drowning Ghost (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hundred years ago, three students at the Hellestads Boarding School were brutally slaughtered, the murderer drowned himself in a lake nearby and his body was never found. The story has become a legend for generations of students as well as a yearly ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: boarding school, murder, vengeance, investigation, ghost, slasher, deadly, life turned upside down, teenage life, youth, supernatural, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 4K
D@bbe (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A very large number of people start to commit suicide using brutal and horrible techniques and without any reasons. Starting from the United States, this suicide wave spreads all over the world. In Turkey, in a small town called Selcuk, a young man ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: religions or cults, apocalypse, best friends, danger, deadly, supernatural, small town, chaos, epidemic, suicide, supernatural power, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, mind bending
Plot: hotel, mystery, survival, supernatural, captivity, ghost, deadly, gory, murder, isolation, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, danger, ghost, haunted house, zombie, stalking, family problems, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, youth, deadly, confined, danger, supernatural ability, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, prison, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, captivity, frame up, crimes, gory, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Paranormal Experience 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2011, five Medical students investigated an abandoned mining town in search of paranormal evidence... They found them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, deathtrap, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, gory, danger, mystery, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, mystery, uncover truth, mentally unstable, supernatural, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 666
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: supernatural, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, crimes, murder, dishonesty, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sometimes what happens at Spring Break doesn't stay at Spring Break... it follows you home.
Style: serious, scary, sexy, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: succubus, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, femme fatale, stalking, danger, womanizer, dangerous attraction, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.4
 782
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, danger, supernatural, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: good versus evil, investigation, pregnancy, rivalry, danger, religions or cults, apocalypse, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, journalism, deadly, clergy, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
 2K
The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, race against time, curses spells and rituals, demon, saving a life, violence, death, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 965
Psalm 21 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Henrik is a young father who lives in Stockholm, constantly plagued by nightmares with his deceased mother. One day, he receives the news that his father, father, who lives in a remote village, it is drowned and died. The circumstances of drowning ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, on the road, religions or cults, church, clergy, losing-it hero, farm, dealing with death, murder, ghost, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%