Movies like The Awakening

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The Awakening (2011)
 6.4
 66K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, gothic, psychological, gothic horror, atmospheric, emotional, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, teacher, uncover truth, boarding school life, life is a bitch, countryside, investigation, murder, discovery, youth, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, seance, supernatural power, paranormal investigator, social relations, charlatan, ghost child ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, post world war one, 20s
Place: england, europe, britain, london

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Most similar movies to The Awakening

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychological films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted house, death, storytelling and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Awakening: The Others (2001), Half Light (2006), Stir of Echoes (1999), The Woman in Black (2012), The Orphanage (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 358K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth, spiritualism, psychic, nightmare, single parent, parallel world, able to see the dead ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, english channel
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100%
 6.0
 14K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, afterlife, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 81K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, haunted house, ghost, clairvoyance, hypnosis, murder, paranoia, rape, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, supernatural, tragic event, loss of son, village, grief, curse ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.4
 154K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, missing child, ghost, supernatural, death, fear, orphan, haunted by the past, afterlife, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural horror, child in peril, countryside, world war two, death of child, evacuation, cemetery, wartime life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, who done it, murder, haunted by the past, small town life, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 145K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, dark fantasy, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, psychopath, murder, old mansion, supernatural, estate, supernatural romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist, ghost story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 76K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evil, psychology, ghost, insomnia, delusion, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 85K
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: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, mental institution, mysterious character, social worker, uncover truth, family in danger, murder, evil force, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 30K
The Innocents (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, child in peril, estate, orphan, ghost, governess, possession, hide and seek, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 178K
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, adoption, afterlife, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, forest, family relations, parents and children, children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 24K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, nightmare, psychology, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, disability, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 17K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, time loop, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, rescue, house, uncover truth, youth, trapped, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, 80s, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his ...
Style: tense, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: child abuse, ghost, orphanage, orphan, spanish civil war, boarding school, republican, boarding school life, gold, disappearance, bully, supernatural ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, andalusia, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 34K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, isolated house, ghost, supernatural, murder, inheritance, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, vengeance, seance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, afterlife, ghost, paranormal investigation, supernatural, mystery, investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 2K
The Unspoken (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1997 the close-knit Anderson family vanished from their home without a trace. No bodies were ever found and no explanation satisfied curiosity. For 17 years the house has remained undisturbed...until now. This eerily expert frightener is further ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, tense, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, death, supernatural, family in danger, sibling relationship, exorcism, paranormal investigation, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 2004
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 4K
Still/Born (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Still/Born follows Mary, a new mother who lost one of her twins in childbirth. As she struggles with the loss of one of her children, she starts to suspect something sinister is after her surviving child - a supernatural entity that has chosen her ...
Style: macabre, scary, melancholic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, dreams, couples, family relations, parents and children, supernatural horror, evil force, ghost, nightmare, children, supernatural, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, sexual abuse, mystery, orphan, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, estate, family problems, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, graphic violence, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violence, death, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.8
 42K
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: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, forest, haunted house, family relations, suicide, violence, hallucination, sisters, twins, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ 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, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, family, fear, nightmare comes true, demon, child in peril, psychic, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 301K
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, frightening, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, evil spirit, psychic, family in danger, parallel world, nightmare comes true, evil force, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 491K
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, fear, family in danger, evil, paranormal activity, witch, seance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1968 ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, ouija board, family in danger, teenage life, captivity, isolation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 260K
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, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, psychic, family in danger, demon, single mother, paranormal investigation, child in peril, terror, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 2000s, year 1977 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 7.4
 39K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: gothic horror, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, obsession, old dark house, ghost, disappearance, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 19th century, 1870s
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%