Movies like The Possession

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The Possession (2012)
 5.9
 58K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, atmospheric, twists and turns, psychotronic, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, family in danger, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, artifact, family relations, ancient mystery, parents and children, possessed girl, family drama, curse, casket, evil spirit, aggression, anxiety, death, human host, inadvertently, pandora\'s box, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Possession

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, supernatural horror, demon, haunted house and ghosts mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Possession: Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013), The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), Ouija (2014), Drag Me to Hell (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 286K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, frightening, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, ghosts, psychic, evil spirit, parallel world, paranormal activity, fear, danger, curses spells and rituals, demons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 461K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, witch, family in danger, paranormal activity, fear, haunted by the past, evil force ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, occult, funeral home, seance, evil force, paranormal phenomena, curses spells and rituals, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 50K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, ouija board, board game, ghosts, supernatural power, haunted house, seance, medium, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 191K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ghost, evil, witch, dark humor, supernatural, gypsy, heaven and hell, curse, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 120K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, insanity, paranormal activity, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, exorcism, satanic cult, supernatural horror, religion, evil spirit, human sacrifice, satanic ritual, preacher, cheating, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 172K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, frightening, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, adoption, paranormal activity, children, haunted house, parents and children, redemption, secrets, cabin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, parents and children, new house, dead man, murderer, evil man, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, imaginary, danger, family problems, ghost, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, demon, family, fear, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 228K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, sinister, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, fear, danger, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2011, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 41K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, missing person, family relations, in the woods, ghosts, suicide, hallucination, maggot, violence, forest, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 140K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, gory, curse, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, ghosts, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 81K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, evil child, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, danger, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, legends and myths, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, supernatural, kidnapped girl, supernatural horror, psychic, ghost, medium, ghosts, hospital, hypnosis, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 50K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, danger, ghosts, woman in danger, death, twins, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 239K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, supernatural, psychic, haunted house, ghost, paranormal investigation, demon, family in danger, danger, riddles and clues, child in peril, single mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003, year 1976 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 56K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, danger, human host, chaos, family in danger, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 669
The Music Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When six-year-old Sophie is tragically orphaned guardianship is assigned to her estranged aunt Annabelle. The two move into a large, eerie, Victorian house where Sophie unearths a locked wooden box with a strange symbol drawn on it. Desperate to ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, family relations, family drama, possessed girl, hallucination, moving, paranormal activity, family in danger, anxiety, supernatural, mother daughter relationship, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, christmas, family in danger, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, human host, couples, found footage, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 3K
Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, parents and children, family in danger, isolation, supernatural, mystery, in the woods, forces of nature, confined, danger, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, imaginary friend, supernatural, videotaping, garage, ghost, haunted house, danger, graphic violence, invisibility, poltergeist, levitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 1K
Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, demon, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, danger, deadly, paranormal activity, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, supernatural, witch, child in peril, invisibility, ghost, found footage, haunted house, evil force, terrorizing, supernatural horror, pursuit ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, haunted by the past, student life, danger, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just as Dan and Kristi welcome a newborn baby into their home, a demonic presence begins terrorizing them, tearing apart their perfect world and turning it into an inescapable nightmare. Security cameras capture the torment, making every minute ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, supernatural, ghost, found footage, paranormal activity, evil force, haunted house, graphic violence, danger, terrorizing, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, fear, panic, paranormal activity, nightmare, danger, videotaping, evil force, demonic possession, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%