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Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
 5.8
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Paranormal Activity 3
Genre: Horror
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspense, frightening, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, witch, imaginary friend, ghost, cult, ghosts, demons, curses spells and rituals, danger, witches, surveillance, family, couple relations, found footage, haunted by the past, pornography, couples, monster, family drama, childhood, catastrophe, mentor, sibling relationship, male nudity ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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The Conjuring
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 7.5
Paranormal Activity
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
86 min.
 6.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about mentor, supernatural, demons, danger, catastrophe, brutality and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paranormal Activity 3: Grave Encounters (2011), The Conjuring (2013), The Amityville Horror (1979), The Quiet Ones (2014), Annabelle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paranormal Activity 4
Genre: Horror
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, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, imaginary friend, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, danger, demons, family, parents and children, natural disaster, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Paranormal Activity 2
Genre: Horror
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, dog, couple relations, demons, death, curses spells and rituals, surveillance, ghosts, danger, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Paranormal Activity
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, dark, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, surveillance, danger, couples, family, fear, videotaping, desperation, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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    User:   100%
 
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, drugs/alcohol, danger, blood, imaginary, murder, dog, demons, urban ghetto, ghost, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   100%
 
Grave Encounters
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, insanity, ghosts, blood, reality tv, danger, witches, afterlife, goth, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   71%
 
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
Genre: Horror
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, demons, danger, family, demon, found footage, imaginary friend, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   69%
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The Conjuring
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues, investigation, death, witch, haunted by the past, seance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 1960s ...
Place: new england, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   86%
 
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The Amityville Horror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, island, supernatural, murder, blood, imaginary friend, ghost, police investigation, demons, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 5.1
 17K
The Quiet Ones
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, experiment gone awry, poltergeist, experiment, danger, demons, seance, ghosts, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
 5.4
 109K
Annabelle
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, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil doll, toy comes to life, cult, violence, ghost, haunted house, death, sacrifice, gory, parenthood, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
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System:   52%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
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It's Alive
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: gory, hospital, slasher, murder, isolation, monster, supernatural, blood, deadly creature, splatter, doctors, gore ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, santa monica california, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
Amityville Dollhouse
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, zombie, demons, dysfunctional family, supernatural ability, family, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, lame ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Ju-on: The Grudge
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, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, death, ghosts, blood, murder, hospital, investigation, missing child, curses spells and rituals ...
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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The Boogey Man
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, supernatural, murder, revenge, death, blood, ghost, splatter, halloween, psychiatrist, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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 8K
The Sentinel
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, devil, ghost, blood, violence, demons, haunted house, supernatural ability, ghosts, catholicism, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 5.8
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Commander
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, halloween, haunted house, male nudity, death, blood, zombie, drugs/alcohol, danger, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
The House of the Devil
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, cult, supernatural, sacrifice, devil, blood, ghost, splatter, gore, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, serial killer, supernatural, violence, ghost, urban legend, blood, afterlife, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
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Amityville: It's About Time
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, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, slasher, ghost, vengeance, gory, single father, serial killer, brutality, alternate reality, family, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle
Genre: Horror, 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, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, voodoo, ghost, ghosts, woman in danger, danger, estate, pornography, uncover truth, nudity (topless - notable), curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 5.5
 30K
The Innkeepers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, ghosts, drinking, blood, workplace situations, splatter, danger, devil, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
Amityville II: The Possession
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, incest, vengeance, blood, gory, ghost, demons, losing-it hero, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
We Are Still Here
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the death of their college age son, Anne and Paul Sacchetti relocate to the snowswept New England hamlet of Aylesbury, a sleepy village where all is most certainly not as it seems. When strange sounds and eerie feelings convince Anne that her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, splatter, ghosts, gory, family, death, mentor, demons, sacrifice, blood, small town ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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The Amityville Curse
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, murder, danger, family, demons, deadly, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Insidious: Chapter 2
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, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family, serial killer, parents and children, ghosts, hospital, investigation, afterlife, demons, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 5.9
 52K
The Possession
Genre: Horror, 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, serious, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, father daughter relationship, divorce, ghost, jewish, demons, ancient mystery, brutality, hospital, death, blood, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
 6.2
 93K
The Visit
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: children, murder, siblings relations, plot twist, family relations, supernatural, farm, golden years, hide and seek, diaper, oven, farmhouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 6.6
 26K
The Howling
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, gory, murder, monster, transformation, blood, dangerous animal, male nudity, crimes, danger, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 

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 6.5
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Oculus
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, mirror, demons, supernatural, haunted house, insanity, plot twist, gory, danger, hallucination, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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