Movies like The Skeptic

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The Skeptic (2009)
 5.6
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The Skeptic (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the house which gnaws at Becket - some strange connection he senses he has with the house's past. Soon, the haunting turns personal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, lawyer, haunted by the past, uncover truth, supernatural, missing person, afterlife, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, family problems, domestic disturbance, scientist, halloween, doll, child abuse, priest, trunk, ghost, clergy, hearing voices, paranormal investigator, halloween costume
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Skeptic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted house, haunted by the past and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Skeptic: Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007), Lizzie (2012), Dark Mirror (2007), Spirit Trap (2005), Dark House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, investigation, supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, journalism, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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100%
 2.4
 789
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, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, danger, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, curses spells and rituals, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, zombie, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, haunted house, mysterious character, uncover truth, ouija board, isolation, danger, deadly, confined, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 2K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, on the road, danger, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, danger, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, family in danger, uncover truth, supernatural romance, afterlife, mental illness, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: ghost, mental institution, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, haunted house, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, found footage, abandoned hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural power, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples and another friend from college decide to visit the Goldfield Hotel in Nevada to make a documentary about ghosts – then their nightmares begin!
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, supernatural, stalking, danger, filmmaking, hotel, deadly, supernatural ability, master and servant, legends and myths, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 1K
Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, family problems, curses spells and rituals, orphan, wizards and magicians, gory, murder, spirit, curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 258
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, danger, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, theme park, supernatural, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, car, cadillac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, violence, gory, drugs/alcohol, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.9
 376
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, denial, investigation, phobia, fear, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, danger, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, legends and myths, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, deadly, danger, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, seance, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 379
The Sacred (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fresh off the success of her first horror novel, Jessie is revered by the literaly world as the next Stephen King. While her editor anxiously awaits her next novel, she is suffering from writer's block. Out of fear of becoming a one-hit ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, americana, danger, supernatural ability, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.0
 136
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, danger, supernatural, urban legend, profanity, rivalry, deadly, in the woods, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.5
 950
Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: danger, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, vengeance, rivalry, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, jump scare, woman, violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.7
 508
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: parents and children, single parent, supernatural, deadly, family relations, ghost, danger, haunted house, gory, graphic violence, child in peril
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, murder, gory, small town life, dark and stormy night, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%