Movies like It Follows

If you like "It Follows" you are looking for suspenseful, scary and depressing movies about / with supernatural, chase, death, ghost, friendship, paranoia and brutality themes of Horror and Mystery genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Save
this
list

to
It Follows (2014)
 6.8
 168K
It Follows
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horror that seems to be only a few steps behind.
Style: suspenseful, scary, depressing, suspense, stylized, serious, tense, psychological, atmospheric, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, death, ghost, friendship, paranoia, brutality, dangerous attraction, isolation, stalking, group of friends, sex, being followed, fright, loneliness, coming of age, violence, blood, danger, curses spells and rituals, visceral, adolescence, pornography, suburbs, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
Ring
Horror, Mystery
Japan
96 min.
 7.3
The Ring
Horror, Mystery
USA, Japan
115 min.
 7.1
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to It Follows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about brutality, splatter, death, blood, catastrophe, murder and dialogue mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like It Follows: The Conjuring (2013), The Blair Witch Project (1999), Session 9 (2001), Oculus (2013), The Witch (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
 7.5
 369K
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, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Blair Witch Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, in the woods, witch, danger, supernatural, legend, mysterious place, panic, mystery, friends, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   83%
 
 6.5
 49K
Session 9
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, supernatural, murder, mental institution, haunted house, ghost, insanity, mentally unstable, lobotomy, demons, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   87%
 
Movie in collections
death movies
death
11800
teens movies
teens
4741
ghost movies
ghost
2447
 6.5
 102K
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, demons, mirror, supernatural, haunted house, insanity, plot twist, gory, danger, hallucination, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 135K
The Witch
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, isolation, insanity, paranoia, cult, religion, guilt, devil, violence, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
 7.1
 288K
The Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, mystery, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   74%
 
One Missed Call
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, mobile phone, death, destiny, cowardliness, hospital, investigation, delusion, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
Movie in collections
Jeepers Creepers
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, danger, chase, gory, death, brother sister relationship, characters killed one by one, brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   68%
 
One Missed Call
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, mystery, supernatural, investigation, destiny, murder, zombie, child abuse, ghost, blood, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
Ju-on: The Curse
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, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, murder, supernatural, ghost, blood, ghosts, storytelling, violent, vengeance, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
 7.3
 57K
Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, obsession, ghost, television, paranoia, murder, psychology, mystery, family in danger, visceral, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
Carnival of Souls
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, gothic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, death, mysterious character, ghosts, supernatural ability, life & death, insanity, isolation, female protagonist ...
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
Movie in collections
 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:   63%
    User:   56%
 
 6.2
 106K
The Strangers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostages, serial killer, slasher, murder, isolation, home invasion, psychological thriller, violence, torture, brutality, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Dead & Buried
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, voodoo, gore, blood, violence, hospital, splatter, gory, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   72%
 
 5.6
 37K
The Ward
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, ghost, murder, dissociative identity disorder, isolation, confined, danger, supernatural, doctors and patients, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   49%
 
April Fool's Day
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, island, murder, gory, serial killer, college, splatter, blood, teenage life, twists & turns, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 95K
Mirrors
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, family in danger, investigation, alternate reality, death, mirror, hallucination, evil, brutality, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
 250K
Scream
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, teenager, mystery, masked killer, high school, murder, violence, blood, brutality, halloween, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
 5.9
 12K
The Canal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, sex, cheating, murder, infidelity, violence, adultery, ghost, police investigation, psychology, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
 3.9
 31K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, hotel, serial killer, prom, obsession, death, teacher, stalking, haunted by the past, characters killed one by one, best friends, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
As Above, So Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Movie in collections
 6.8
 29K
Housebound
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, plot twist, ghost, splatter, ghosts, violence, gory, curses spells and rituals, twists & turns, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
 7.5
 148K
[Rec]
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 115K
Scream 4
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, witty, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, blood, chase, gore, death, violence, high school, parody, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
 6.6
 211K
Saw II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 

Choose "a movie to watch" by trailers from related films

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
 5.1
 26K
Sorority Row
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: slasher, serial killer, blood, college, murder, death, best friends, violence, gore, sisters, police investigation, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
 7.0
 68K
Stir of Echoes
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, haunted house, obsession, paranoia, afterlife, ghost, hypnosis, ghosts, supernatural ability, psychic, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:

TOP 5 movies for each basic tag

supernatural
supernatural movies
Warehouse 13 2009
7.6
Supernatural 2005
8.5
The Conjuring 2013
7.5
Thir13en Ghosts 2001
5.6
The X-Files 1993
8.7
View all
chase
chase movies
Abduction 2011
5.1
Mad Max: Fury Road 2015
8.1
The Adventures of Tintin 2011
7.3
Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991
8.5
The Call 2013
6.7
View all
death
death movies
Final Destination 2000
6.7
The Grey 2011
6.8
Before I Fall 2017
6.4
Final Destination 3 2006
5.8
Now Is Good 2012
7.2
View all
ghost
ghost movies
Ghost 1990
7.0
The Conjuring 2013
7.5
Ghostbusters 1984
7.8
The Frighteners 1996
7.1
Casper 1995
6.1
View all
friendship
friendship movies
Friends 1994
8.9
The Intouchables 2011
8.5
How to Train Your Dragon 2010
8.1
Rory O'Shea Was Here 2004
7.9
The Bucket List 2007
7.4
View all
paranoia
paranoia movies
Bug 2006
6.1
A Beautiful Mind 2001
8.2
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
Sphere 1998
6.1
Black Swan 2010
8.0
View all
brutality
brutality movies
Martyrs 2008
7.1
A Serbian Film 2010
5.1
The Hills Have Eyes 2006
6.4
Funny Games 2007
6.5
A Clockwork Orange 1971
8.3
View all
dangerous attraction
dangerous attraction movies
Original Sin 2001
6.0
The Vampire Diaries 2009
7.7
Killing Me Softly 2002
5.5
Unfaithful 2002
6.7
Fear 1996
6.2
View all