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Session 9 (2001)
 6.5
 49K
Session 9
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak, atmospheric, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, supernatural, murder, mental institution, haunted house, ghost, insanity, mentally unstable, lobotomy, demons, serial killer, twists & turns, mystery, mind game, hospital, ghosts, coin, tape recorder, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, blood, storytelling, dialogue, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Saw
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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103 min.
 7.6
Shutter
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Thailand
97 min.
 7.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about brutality, catastrophe, supernatural, dialogue, danger, storytelling and gory mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Session 9: Oculus (2013), Ring (1998), Dead & Buried (1981), One Missed Call (2003), Below (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oculus
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, mirror, demons, supernatural, haunted house, insanity, plot twist, gory, danger, hallucination, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
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 7.3
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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
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System:   87%
    User:   99%
 
Dead & Buried
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, voodoo, gore, blood, violence, hospital, splatter, gory, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   99%
 
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One Missed Call
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: 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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System:   84%
    User:   84%
 
 6.2
 19K
Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
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    User:   91%
 
 7.0
 5K
The Other
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: mystery, murder, mental illness, death, twins, psychology, supernatural, splatter, unlikely criminals, visceral, blood, siblings relations ...
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 6.8
 29K
Housebound
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, plot twist, ghost, splatter, ghosts, violence, gory, curses spells and rituals, twists & turns, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   82%
 
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 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:   78%
    User:   85%
 
Grave Encounters
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, insanity, ghosts, blood, reality tv, danger, witches, afterlife, goth, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   62%
 
 6.6
 211K
Saw II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   66%
 
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, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, murder, supernatural, ghost, blood, ghosts, storytelling, violent, vengeance, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   91%
 
Pit and the Pendulum
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: insanity, investigation, vengeance, death, torture, murder, adultery, cult, adaptation, palaces castles and temples, haunted by the past, visceral ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   64%
 
Carnival of Souls
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, gothic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, death, mysterious character, ghosts, supernatural ability, life & death, insanity, isolation, female protagonist ...
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   75%
 
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The Blair Witch Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, in the woods, witch, danger, supernatural, legend, mysterious place, panic, mystery, friends, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
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 5K
Asylum
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: psychiatrist, serial killer, mental illness, supernatural, mad scientist, insanity, mental institution, mentally unstable, blindness, doctors, imaginary friend, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
 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:   68%
    User:   78%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
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System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
Goodnight Mommy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether ...
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: torture, mental illness, countryside, twins, isolation, plot twist, dysfunctional family, psychology, uncover truth, insanity, parents and children, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
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 5.9
 12K
The Canal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, sex, cheating, murder, infidelity, violence, adultery, ghost, police investigation, psychology, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   66%
 
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, ghosts, hospital, parents and children, farm, family, siblings relations, mystery, sunflower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
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System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
 7.0
 68K
Stir of Echoes
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, haunted house, obsession, paranoia, afterlife, ghost, hypnosis, ghosts, supernatural ability, psychic, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   73%
 
 6.2
 106K
The Strangers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostages, serial killer, slasher, murder, isolation, home invasion, psychological thriller, violence, torture, brutality, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
 5.5
 30K
The Innkeepers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, ghosts, drinking, blood, workplace situations, splatter, danger, devil, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   65%
 
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 6.2
 69K
Case 39
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social worker, supernatural, adoption, woman in danger, uncover truth, murder, danger, demons, child abuse, evil child, mysterious character, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
 6.2
 95K
Mirrors
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, family in danger, investigation, mirror, alternate reality, death, evil, hallucination, brutality, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
House on Haunted Hill
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, gory, supernatural, zombie, murder, halloween, goth, mental institution, blood, ghost, insanity, ghosts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
The Midnight Meat Train
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, psychological, serious, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, blood, photographer, violence, cannibalism, murder, monster, obsession, splatter, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   77%
 
 5.6
 37K
The Ward
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: psychological, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, ghost, murder, dissociative identity disorder, isolation, confined, danger, supernatural, doctors and patients, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   100%
 

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Saw
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
April Fool's Day
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, island, murder, gory, serial killer, college, splatter, blood, teenage life, twists & turns, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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System:   63%
    User:   73%
 
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