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, Family, 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, 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 deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, murder, rivalry and ghost mostly in Horror, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sky High: Aragami (2003), Joey (1985), One Missed Call 2 (2005), The Stranger from Afar (2004), Silk (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, survival, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, friendship, martial arts, master villain, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
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100%
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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 ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, telekinesis, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, battles, young heroes, danger, deadly, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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66%
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, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, cell phone, investigation, mystery, vengeance, afterlife, journalism, supernatural, danger, deadly, teenage life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, investigation, mystery, deadly, danger, gory, haunted by the past, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: ghost, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, who done it, haunted by the past, paranormal activity, danger, deadly, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, crimes, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, brutal, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, handcuffs, vampire, ghost, afterlife, destiny, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, clergy, good versus evil, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, vengeance, afterlife, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: curse, ghost, good versus evil, videotaping, supernatural, vengeance, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, haunted by the past, grudge, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 112
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, amateur detective, domestic disturbance, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
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Voodoo Moon (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Voodoo Moon takes place in the mid-west United States, where a demonic figure murders the entire population of a small town, save for one young boy and his sister. Twenty years later, the boy has been consumed with trying to track the devil down and ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, afterlife, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, imaginary, experiment gone awry, siblings relations, woman in danger, obsession, survival ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 597
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, power relations, psychopath, mental illness, doctors and patients, mystery, mentally unstable, supernatural, supernatural ability, investigation, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, steampunk, who done it, crimes, alchemy, uncover truth, danger, vengeance, virgin, immortality, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, ghost, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, track down, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, murder, ghost, fear, grudge, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, danger, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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37%
 4.0
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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, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: mystery, woman in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, danger, ghost, impossible love, deadly, isolation, mind game, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mystery, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, kidnapping, serial killer, mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, crimes, deadly, theme park, amusement park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, France
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: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
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34%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, ghost, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mad scientist, imaginary, gory, evil doll, destiny ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 1920s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, scary, serious, bleak, fable
Plot: serial killer, murder, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, gory, premonition, children's book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Black Butler (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the year 2020, Shiori Genbo (Ayame Gouriki) runs the large corporation Funtom. Shiori is also a descendant of prestigious noble family Phantomhive of England. As a descendant of the noble family Phantomhive, Shiori solves difficult cases ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, master and servant, supernatural, supernatural ability, uncover truth, investigation, one man army, crimes, mystery, power relations, vengeance, love interest ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.1
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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, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, prank, danger, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
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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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, obsession, high school, supernatural, chase, zombie, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, mentally unstable, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, murder, investigation, obsessive quest, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, intelligence, gory, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, autopsy, save the world, afterlife, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger, jumping through a window, angel, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, serial killer, missing person, deadly, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, supernatural ability, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%