Movies like Sky High 2003

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Sky High (2003)
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Sky High (2003)
Original name: スカイハイ 劇場版
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Action, Horror
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, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, investigation, obsession, destiny, mystery, danger, murder, afterlife, devil worship, crimes, serial killer, death in the family, dealing with death, custody, deadly, rivalry, the underworld, death, choice, serial murder, sacrifice, heart ...

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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 supernatural, deadly, danger, crimes, ghost, murder and rivalry mostly in Horror, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sky High: One Missed Call 2 (2005), Bangkok Haunted (2001), Aragami (2003), The Stranger from Afar (2004), Tomie: Re-birth (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, deadly, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 124 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost story, deadly, investigation, woman in danger, fall in love, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 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, survival, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural, heroes, martial arts, friendship, escapades, danger ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Stranger from Afar (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: disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, haunted by the past, slasher, investigation, danger, mystery, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, ghost, investigation, vengeance, afterlife, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, crimes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, investigation, mystery, danger, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, ghost, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, psychopath, rivalry, obsession, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 436
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: murder, ghost, small town, kidnapping, serial killer, mystery, haunted by the past, deadly, crimes, supernatural, theme park, amusement park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 592
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: human experiment, mentally unstable, supernatural, mystery, devil worship, mental institution, supernatural ability, crimes, doctors and patients, idealism, murder, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, autopsy, afterlife, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry, angel, jumping through a window, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, danger, supernatural, babies and infants, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, supernatural, gory, premonition, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 114
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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, murder, family in danger, supernatural, custody, afterlife, missing child, family problems, danger, deadly, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, crimes, slasher, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, imaginary, master villain, deadly creature, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: bermuda triangle, ghost, afterlife, obsession, danger, cruise ship, survival, supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, ocean or sea, thunderstorm ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, investigation, danger, crimes, supernatural, deadly, mystery, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 2K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, obsession, murder, supernatural, chase, zombie, slasher, telephone call, afterlife, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 1K
Evil Angel (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Set in present day Chicago, the ancient avenging demon Lilith, attempts to destroy a young paramedic's life while destroying anyone who interferes with her plan.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, prostitute, private detective, hospital, legends and myths, danger, rivalry, ghost, afterlife, murder, suicide attempt, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 2K
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: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 306
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, investigation, missing person, deadly, gory, danger, crimes, amateur detective, mystery, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
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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, scary, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, telekinesis, afterlife, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, danger, deadly, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, ghost, halloween, small town, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view, child abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Something Weird (1967)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, gory, good versus evil, partners against crime, crimes, ghost, rivalry, stalking, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, deadly, mystery, danger, psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After surviving the slaughter of many Christians 350 years ago, a samurai denounces God for ignoring the pleas of believers. He sells his soul to Satan and receives the power to resurrect the dead to join him in a murderous rampage.
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, supernatural, master warrior, good versus evil, undead, deal with the devil, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, violence spree, strong violent content ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Art of the Devil (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pregnant woman is abandoned by her lover. Enraged, she goes to a witch doctor and uses black magic to have her ex and his family killed, only for another woman claiming to be her lover's secret mistress to claim his inheritance and move into ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: ghost, murder, vengeance, mystery, danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, wizards and magicians, woman in danger, mistress ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, investigation, obsessive quest, murder, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Missed Call (2003)
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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telephone call, investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, urban legend, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%