Movies like The Shuttered Room

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The Shuttered Room (1967)
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The Shuttered Room (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants her to avoid the family curse. Years later Susannah, now married, persuades her husband to spend a holiday in the abandoned mill. Once on the island, Susannah and Mike soon find themselves exposed to the hostility of a gang of thugs led by Ethan, Susannah's brutal cousin.
Style: scary, tense, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: island, murder, attic, lighthouse, curse, fire, pantyhose, mill, village, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, small town, deadly, homecoming, uncover truth, under the surface, assassin, inheritance, stockings, aunt, h.p. lovecraft, locked room, woman kills woman ...
Place: new england, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, ghost, curses spells and rituals, murder and haunted by the past mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Shuttered Room: American Gothic (1987), Superstition (1982), An American Ghost Story (2012), The Haunted Palace (1963), The Amityville Asylum (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Gothic (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their children - an eccentric family ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: island, isolation, necrophilia, isolated house, slasher, gory, murder, crimes, supernatural, deadly, ghost, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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95%
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Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: curse, haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, old dark house, investigation, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, writer's life, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, monster, mutant, village, curse, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, ghost, deadly, danger, uncover truth, woman in danger, supernatural, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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69%
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Hemoglobin (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an unknown disease travels to an island with his girlfriend where his relatives once lived, hoping to find a cure to his illness. While it was thought that his relatives were all dead he actually finds them to be living underground. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: island, incest, mutant, haunted by the past, deadly creature, brother sister incest, murder, isolation, danger, inbreeding, gory, lighthouse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Whistle and I'll Come to You (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: After placing his ailing wife Alice in a care home elderly academic James Parkin goes to stay at a wintry out-of-season hotel which they used to visit together. Walking on a deserted beach he finds a ring with a Latin inscription,which translates as ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hotel, beach, ghost, vengeance, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, elderly, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Blood Stained Shoes (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film is set in the 1930s, and starts with a strange murder in a beautiful Jiangnan river delta. At the scene, all that is left is an exquisite pair of embroidered shoes. An innocent seamstress is suspected and put to death, but the bloody ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, false accusation, vengeance, life is a bitch, crimes, supernatural, social relations, deadly, village, village life, strong female presence, ghost ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, danger, crimes, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, graphic violence, hotel, religions or cults
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Haunted Forest (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Indian descendent Sean comes to a forest with his friends Josh and Flipp trying to find the track to a mysterious cursed tree and a secret burial ground.
Style: atmospheric, scary, tense, serious, offbeat
Plot: ghost, vengeance, missing person, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural, deadly, escapades, haunted by the past, legends and myths, danger, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Throughout his upbringing, unnatural phenomena surround Leon. He is plagued with a terrible curse, over which he exercises no control. During the full moon he changes into a ferocious beast, initiating an orgy of indiscriminate killing. His love for ...
Style: cult film, serious, suspenseful, scary, gothic
Plot: werewolf, orphan, dirty old man, mute, silver bullet, wolfman, rape, murder, jail cell, blood, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Diary of a Madman (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor comes into contact with a malevolent entity. The invisible - yet corporeal - being, called a "horla" is capable of limited psychokinesis and complete mind control.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, sculptor, danger, self defense, uncontrollable, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, psychokinesis, eye ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, confined, supernatural, danger, murder, isolation, time warp, killer child, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Devonsville Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of the women is a reincarnation of the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, small town, reincarnation, feminism, revenge, witch, witch hunt, curse, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, power relations, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Ouija Experiment (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on true events, five friends who fall prey to the evil entities of the Ouija board. As they set about filming their experimental session, what starts out as bit of fun, soon escalates into a terrifying series of events as paranoia and personal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, ouija board, supernatural, danger, friendship, camera, perfume, curse, dishonesty, group of friends, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Mirror (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There is a long-held belief that mirrors act as gateways to another dimension. ┬ĚSome also believe the looking glass plays host to a world filled with evil spirits. Such superstition has been the basis for ancient folklore legends about haunting and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, supernatural, death, stalking, mirror, evil spirit, curse, violence, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, demon, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Terror (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A witch's prophecy - while being burned at the stake- curse condemns a family to horrible deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, curse, witch, terrorism, vengeance, survival, frame up, cons and scams, deadly, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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23:59 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things started to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks (Imdb.com).
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, soldier, supernatural, island, uncover truth, danger, basic training, in the woods, deadly, jungle, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Grave Halloween (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After inadvertently unleashing an ancient curse, a documentary crew of American exchange students is haunted by angry spirits in Japan's infamous Suicide Forest.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, forest, suicide, uncover truth, evil spirit, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Curse of El Charro (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: n California, Maria has awful nightmares with and visions of her sister that committed suicide one year ago. Her roommate Chris invites Maria to travel with her and her friends Tanya and Rose on vacation to her uncle's house in Saguaro, ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, nightmare, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural, clergy, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, on the road, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
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41%
The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: vampire, haunted house, curse, murder, inspector, wax museum, supernatural, danger, ghost, investigation, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland yard, scotland, europe, england
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41%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, curse, danger, haunted by the past, vampire, supernatural ability, mysterious character, afterlife, family in danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, farm, repression, mental illness, village, small town, zombie, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, gory, social relations ...
Time: 70s
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40%
Exorcist Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Across the world, demonic possessions are on the increase. Two specialists are brought in and uncover a dark and terrifying worldwide plot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, human host, ghost, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, world spanning, religions or cults, haunted house, uncover truth, exorcist, beast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, crimes, supernatural, deadly, estrangement, creature, demon, human host, standoff, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, obsession, buried alive, supernatural, crimes, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, curse, monster, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, victorian era
Place: africa
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38%
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The Portal (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, parallel world, mystery, danger, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, portal, violence, murder, gory, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Evil One (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Chicago's Englewood is a neighborhood where death is an everyday reality, but a serial killer on the loose has raised the terror quotient tenfold with the brutality of his crimes. When a newspaper photographer uncovers evidence linking the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, murder, crimes, deadly, supernatural, graphic violence, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, mine, ghost town, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, adventure, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%