Movies like The Grudge 3

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The Grudge 3 (2009)
 4.6
 18K
The Grudge 3 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his Chicago home, finding another family on the brink of succumbing to the curse. It becomes clear that Jake's terrifying stories are true, and a mysterious Japanese woman may be the only hope of banishing the spirits forever...unless her plan destroys them all.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, psychological, serious, gothic, macabre, suspense, intense, surreal ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curse, demonic possession, ghost, supernatural, murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, haunted house, hospital, isolation, haunted by the past, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, nightmare, asthma, family, vengeful ghost, runaway, mental institution, graphic violence, intern, grudge, sibling relationship, murder of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Grudge 3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, murder, deadly, ghost, gory and haunted house mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Grudge 3: Sinister (2012), Ju-on: The Curse (2000), Annabelle (2014), Nightmare Man (2006), Dark House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 144K
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, curse, mystery, murder, suicide, vengeance, family curse, paranormal activity, attic, catatonia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 243K
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, tense, sinister, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, fear, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, murder, afterlife, fear, grudge, supernatural, missing child, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.4
 155K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, demon rape, ghost, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, mental illness, isolation, mind game, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: vengeful ghost, afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, revenge, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, abandoned house, curse, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, graphic violence, child killer, actor, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
44%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, ghost, curses spells and rituals, a vision, good versus evil, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: experiment gone awry, psychopath, supernatural, survival, serial killer, confined, isolation, murder, mystery, escapades, crimes, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 95K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, ghost, nightmare, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, family problems, small town, nun, videotaping, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 54K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, murder, twins, investigation, burned alive, found footage, nightmare, brother brother relationship, boogeyman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, ghost, religions or cults, investigation, parallel world, murder, demonic possession, urban ghetto, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, nightmare comes true, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, abduction, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 4K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, cell phone, curse, mystery, investigation, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, ghost, psychic, supernatural power, seance, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, small town, murder, supernatural, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, small town, nightmare comes true, teenage life, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 563
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, crimes, vengeance, psychopath, murder, small town, violence, diner, farm, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, rivalry, supernatural, small town life, who done it, small town ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, supernatural, crimes, legends and myths, serial killer, family relations, single mother, nudity (full frontal - brief), hotel, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.6
 484
Knock Knock 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the night before Halloween, four friends decided to go on a self made tour of famous Hollywood murders and celebrity haunted houses. The tour led them to a house known as 1666. They have been missing ever since.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, survival, supernatural, confined, isolation, ghost, hollywood, friends, legends and myths, graphic violence, found footage, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 34K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, revenge, photographer, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 987
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, sexual content, education, teenager, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 112K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, mental institution, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural, mind game, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: macabre, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, death, hospital, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, supernatural, mystery, mysterious death, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%