Movies like Sky High 2002

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Sky High (2002)
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Sky High (2002)
Original name: スカイハイ 劇場版
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 guardians of the gateway of the afterlife.On the day he is to be married, Detective Kanzaki, who happens to be on the case, discovers that his fiancé Mina has been murdered with her heart also missing. He also learns that the killers are Kudo, a geneticist, and his evil secretary Rei. The two are trying to obtain six hearts from the guardians so that they may call forth a horde of demons from the Gate of Rage and have their every desire granted. Only problem is, once they open the gate the entire world will be covered in darkness.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: good versus evil, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, investigation, obsession, mystery, destiny, vengeance, murder, devil worship, serial killer, crimes, rivalry, custody, death in the family, dealing with death, death, choice, sacrifice, serial murder, heart, katana, the underworld, danger ...

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Most similar movies to Sky High

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, murder, ghost and rivalry mostly in Horror, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sky High: Aragami (2003), Joey (1985), One Missed Call 2 (2005), Silk (2006), The Prophecy: Uprising (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, heroic mission, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, heroes, friendship, martial arts, escapades, master villain ...
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100%
 4.7
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Joey (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, afterlife, telekinesis, young heroes, battles, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, father son relationship, supernatural ability, robot ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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
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59%
 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, crimes, supernatural, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, who done it, strangulation, child murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Prophecy: Uprising (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There exists an ancient manuscript still writing itself called the Lexicon. It supposedly tells of the coming of the Anti-Christ, and happens to fall into the hands of an unsuspecting woman (Kari Wuhrer). Now, she is being pursued by angels intent ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, brutal, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, obsessive quest, good versus evil, clergy, serial killer, destiny, apocalypse, oracle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
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49%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost story, woman in danger, fall in love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, rivalry, love affair, future dystopia, samurai ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
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46%
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Marebito (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: psychological, disturbing, slasher, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, vampire, filmmaking, grudge, androids and robots, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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45%
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Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, ghost, investigation, vengeance, afterlife, crimes, law enforcement, mind game, reincarnation, insanity, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
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The Ring 2 (1999)
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 ...
Style: scary, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: curse, ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, supernatural, vengeance, couples, grudge, rivalry, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: nightmare, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, murder, mystery, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, psychopath, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.7
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Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, amateur detective, crimes, domestic disturbance, family problems, afterlife, missing child, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
38%
 3.4
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Hellborn (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: James Bishop is a young psychology resident, excited about his new job at St. Andrews Mental Hospital and the chance to help severely ill patients. The excitement changes to puzzlement, concern and finally terror as some of those patients ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, contemplative
Plot: mental institution, human experiment, supernatural, mentally unstable, mystery, power relations, psychopath, doctors and patients, mental illness, crimes, ghost, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
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Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, ghost, murder, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, psychopath, rivalry, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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37%
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Deadwood Park (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The small community of Eidolon Crossing once boasted a flourishing economy and great prosperity, fueled by Dogwood Park, an amusement park at the edge of town. Then the child murders began. When the first child's corpse was discovered at ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: amusement park, murder, ghost, small town, kidnapping, serial killer, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, supernatural, world war two, battles ...
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GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: mystery, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, impossible love, serial killer, isolation, mind game, crimes, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have revenge on Vidocq's death ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, alchemy, steampunk, who done it, crimes, uncover truth, virgin, immortality, murder, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, hotel, architect, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, small town, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, master villain, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The conclusion to The Prophecy Trilogy. Once again, Christopher Walken returns as the Arch-Angel Gabriel. As the War in Heaven and on Earth rages on, Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide, rises to power, intending to destroy all of mankind. The only one ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, demonic
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, autopsy, save the world, afterlife, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, rivalry, angel, escapades, heroes, genocide ...
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Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, ghost, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, escapades, good versus evil, destiny, flashback ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, missing person, friendship, vengeance, murder, rivalry, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What's scary is being a human being, and what's scary is being myself. Truly horrifying things reside inside oneself. The work asks if you can stand the inescapable terror.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, fable
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, supernatural ability, supernatural, rivalry, life is a bitch, premonition, father, dream, train, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 8K
Gantz (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, afterlife, evil alien, self sacrifice, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the world, superhuman powers, heroes, alien encounter, graphic violence ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, violence, murder, hospital, sanitarium, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 2K
Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, who done it, murder, crimes, intelligence, supernatural, siblings relations, supernatural ability, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 599
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, youth, prank, buddies, curses spells and rituals, evil witch, zombie, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 2K
Lost Voyage (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty five years ago, the SS Corona Queen disappeared in the region known as, "The Bermuda Triangle". Now, it has returned. Seven people go on board to learn the truth behind her disappearance but the ship did not return alone...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: bermuda triangle, afterlife, ghost, cruise ship, survival, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, space and aliens, obsession, race against time, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 3K
Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, decapitation, katana, vengeance, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%