Movies like Paranormal Activity 3

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Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
 5.8
 84K
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, no music, surprise ending, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, found footage, haunted house, invisibility, paranormal activity, ghost, curses spells and rituals, sibling relationship, danger, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, imaginary friend, terrorizing, videotaping, evil force, young people, mystery, cult, watching someone sleep, scratch, hair pulling, tripod, animate object ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to Paranormal Activity 3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, murder and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Paranormal Activity 3: Grave Encounters (2011), The Conjuring (2013), Annabelle (2014), An American Ghost Story (2012), The Amityville Haunting (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
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, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, ghost, fear, danger, couples, paranormal activity, videotaping, desperation, invisibility, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grave Encounters (2011)
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, found footage, paranormal investigation, paranormal, tv show, escapades, anchor, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 369K
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, danger, witch, paranormal activity, seance, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, investigation, death, exorcism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, demon, found footage, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, urban ghetto, ghost, investigation, haunted house, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
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: imaginary friend, evil child, tricycle, neighbor neighbor relationship, levitation, garage, webcam, poltergeist, bathtub, supernatural, haunted house, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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: found footage, demonic possession, ouija board, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, danger, couples, woman in danger, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 112K
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, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, violence, evil doll, danger, toy comes to life, paranormal activity, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, found footage, demon, christmas, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, terror, danger, family in danger, couples, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, danger, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, found footage, haunted house, blood splatter, danger, domestic disturbance, family in danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, looking at the camera, talking to the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 397
Nightwish (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.
Style: serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, professor, abandoned mine, gory, hallucination, student, danger, estate, space and aliens, chained ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 4K
Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: countryside, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, couple relations, gory, danger, couples, isolation, spirit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Darker Than Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, danger, supernatural, best friends, woman in danger, cat, broken promise, characters killed one by one, family secret, old house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, missing child, social worker, attic, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 102K
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, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, siblings relations, haunted house, danger, hallucination, mirror, insanity, demons, deadly, plot twist, gory, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror
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, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, drowning, curses spells and rituals, small town, family in danger, danger, imaginary, supernatural, parents and children, corpse, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 4K
7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, time warp, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, murder, killer child, son murders father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
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, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family in danger, estate, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, nightmare comes true, abduction, murder, house
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, found footage, dormitory, ouija board, paranormal investigation, spirit, murder, halloween, insanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fertile Ground (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate’s ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. When Nate’s behavior undergoes a ...
Style: serious, scary, gothic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, possession, supernatural, estate, couple relations, danger, couples, paranormal phenomena, family home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1840s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, missing child, dollhouse, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.1
 10K
Apartment 143 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in a newly occupied apartment. Telephone calls with no caller, mysterious shadows, extraordinary light emissions, flying objects, and exploding light ...
Style: serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, danger, found footage, investigation, doctor, father son relationship, schizophrenia, boy, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Amityville Curse (1990)
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, serious, suspenseful, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, fireplace, tarantula, suicide, supernatural, gory, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.5
 556
Reel Evil (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Struggling filmmakers - Kennedy, Cory and James - finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: filmmaking, found footage, ghost, gory, hospital, confined, danger, deadly, artists and showbiz, escapades, supernatural, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 748
Damned by Dawn (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: During a violent thunderstorm, a family is awoken by piercing shrieks which summon the dead to rise again. Their lives explode in a blood soaked fury as they battle malevolent spirits, whilst fighting to save their souls from eternal torment with... ...
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, farm, death in the family, danger, deadly, cremation, pregnancy, shotgun, death of mother, abandoned mine, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, psychic, danger, supernatural, survival, isolation, tv show, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 785
The Dorm (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Vivian begins college as a shy, self-consciousness freshman, but she begins a complete transformation after becoming a dorm mate of the popular Sarah.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: college, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, danger, youth, college life, social relations, body swapping, fall in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, burned alive, island, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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