Movies like Premonition 2004

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Premonition (2004)
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Premonition (2004)
Original name: 予言
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five year old daughter Nana in the obituary. He sees his wife Ayaka trying to release their daughter from the seatbelt, when a truck hits his car killing Nana. Three years later, Hideki is divorced from Ayaka, who is researching paranormal people who claim to have read an evil newspaper anticipating the future. Still trying to believe in Hideki, she finds that there are people cursed to foresee the future but without the power to save the victims. When Hideki changes the future saving Ayaka, he becomes trapped in hell and he has to make a choice for his own destiny.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, asian horror
Plot: student, university, professor, newspaper, classroom, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, destiny, life is a bitch, journalism, computers and web, murder, danger, family problems, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, estrangement, unsupportive spouse, psychic, car accident, death of child, death of daughter, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, gory, crimes and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Premonition: One Missed Call 3: Final (2006), Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003), Apartment 1303 (2007), The Fear (1995), Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While driving, the pregnant horror-movie actress Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash caused by the Toshio's friend. Kyôko loses her baby and her fiancé winds up in a coma. Kyôko was cursed together with a television crew when ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.5
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The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: tense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: haunted house, deadly, gory, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, supernatural, ghost, old mansion, documentary filmmaking, mansion, darkness, evil spirit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, attic, panic, missing child, vengeance, danger, afterlife, couples, deadly ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tomie: Beginning (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Within days after the mysterious new student Kawagami Tomie joins a high school classroom, all hell literally breaks loose. Simple in-fighting between boys and girls over Tomie's oppressive shadow soon gives way to mind-breaking violence, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zombie Nation (2004)
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
 459
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Country: Japan
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Style: psychological, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 643
Netherworld (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.3
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: disturbing, psychological, mind bending, scary, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Horror
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Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Revenge of the Dead (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Seance (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish reasons. The girl dies while still in their house and her ghost ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
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Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Legend holds that 30 years ago, a suburban town was terrorized by the spirit of a woman whose horrid face had been grotesquely disfigured. Roaming the streets wearing a long coat and carrying large scissors, the spirit would approach her young ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, rough ...
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29%