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: serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, scary, asian horror
Plot: supernatural ability, student, university, professor, newspaper, classroom, gory, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, deadly, supernatural, unsupportive spouse, journalism, destiny, estrangement, danger, family problems, life is a bitch, computers and web, psychic, death of child, husband wife relationship, car accident, photograph ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, murder, supernatural ability and crimes 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), Tomie: Beginning (2005), Sweet Home (1989). 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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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Tomie: Beginning (2005)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
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Sweet Home (1989)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A TV production crew are making a documentary about the infamous painter Mamiya Ichiro. When they start filming at his old home, they come under attack from the ghost of the painter's wife.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, ghost, deadly, darkness, evil spirit, murder, painter, mansion, documentary filmmaking, old mansion, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
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Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Tormented (2011)
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Country: Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: scary, serious, tense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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