Movies like The Possession of Michael King

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The Possession of Michael King (2014)
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The Possession of Michael King (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film tells the story of documentary filmmaker Michael King (Shane Johnson), who doesn’t believe in God or the Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, Michael decides to make his next film about the search for the existence of the supernatural, making himself the center of the experiment – allowing demonologists, necromancers, and various practitioners of the occult to try the deepest and darkest spells and rituals they can find on him – in the hopes that when they fail, he’ll once and for all have proof that religion, spiritualism, and the paranormal are nothing more than myth. But something does happen. An evil and horrifying force has taken over Michael King. And it will not let him go.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark, demonic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, occult, evil, fear, skepticism, brutality, psychological torment, demon, cemetery, psychiatrist, demonic possession, anguish, self destruction, peril, loss of control, death of wife, talking to the camera, satanic ritual, satanist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Possession of Michael King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and dark films with plots about danger, blood, supernatural, death, murder, violence and ghost mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Possession of Michael King: The Exorcist (1973), The Amityville Haunting (2011), Chasing the Devil (2014), Oculus (2013), The Boogey Man (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: evil force, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, supernatural, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, demons, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., middle east
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, found footage, blood splatter, deadly, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, family in danger, supernatural, paranormal activity, paranormal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Chasing the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Patrick McCord doesn't accept the explanation of his sister's mysterious death as suicide, and instead teams up with a team of paranormal investigators to delve deeper into the inexplicable circumstances that surround what he believes to ...
Style: rough, mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, riddles and clues, crimes, chase, paranormal phenomena, stabbed in the eye, characters killed one by one, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 106K
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, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Boogey Man (1980)
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, fear, evil, nightmare, supernatural, knife murder, gory, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, mute or deaf ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horror anthology of shorts themed around the five senses.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, deadly, slasher, danger, gore, video camera, threesome, stabbing, stabbed with scissors, car driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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52%
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The Quiet Ones (2014)
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, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, experiment, possession, mad doctor, poltergeist, danger, skepticism, off the grid, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, point of view, tied to a chair, self mutilation ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england
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100%
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, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
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46%
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 7.5
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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: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, danger, paranormal activity, exorcism, witch, seance, riddles and clues, investigation, fear, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In March 1963, a black mass was held at a ruined church in Clophill, Bedfordshire by a coven of dark witches. Tombs were looted, animals sacrificed and human bones arranged during a macabre ceremony. Further defilements continued at Clophill in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark
Plot: church, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, escapades, village life, ghost, zombie, village, supernatural, wizards and magicians, interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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43%
The House with 100 Eyes (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Ed and Susan might seem to be a normal, suburban American couple, but they’ve got a horrifying secret: They create and sell snuff films in their inescapable deathtrap of a home. When Ed decides to create the world’s first ‘triple feature’ ...
Style: dark humor, dark
Plot: torture chamber, desperation, talking to the camera, shooting, danger, syringe, sadist, psycho, torment, cruelty, hat, chair ...
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41%
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, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, ouija board, found footage, supernatural, haunted house, young people, couples, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, videotaping, invisibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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41%
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sxtape (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: From the director of CANDYMAN and the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY comes a found-footage nightmare of lust, possession, and destruction. Jill's an artist. Ian's a filmmaker. And their love life is off the chain. There's no ...
Style: scary, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: danger, found footage, estate, survival, isolation, confined, couples, gory, deadly, supernatural, hallway, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Entity (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Peru
Duration: 80 min.
Story: THE RING goes ‘found footage’ Peruvian in a terrific example of the continually igniting South American new horror wave. A group of media students embark on a documentary project covering ‘Reaction Videos’ - filming people watching intense ...
Style: dark, surprise ending
Plot: scratch, smartphone, mausoleum, multiple murder, house, supernatural, darkness, webcam, found footage, revelation, catholicism, staircase ...
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The Black Door (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seattle, USA, 1999. At the demand of MEG, a camera crew investigates the strange course of events that brought STEVEN H., her boyfriend, to be hospitalized. Steven's condition is serious. His body has been severely lacerated by an unknown ...
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, suffering, darkness, girlfriend, research, tattoo, black magic, supernatural, revelation, pentagram, blood splatter, corpse ...
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37%
The House of the Devil (2009)
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, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, pay phone, pizza, ritual, occult, witchcraft, secret, ceremony, satanic ritual, eclipse, gravestone, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
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35%
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The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: dark humor, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, monster, evil, demonic possession, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, survival, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, psychic, danger, couples, videotaping, invisibility, demonic possession, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Devil Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: scary, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, demonic possession, exorcism, death, deadly, life is a bitch, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1989
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Revenge of the Boogeyman (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Part two takes place in Hollywood, where survivor Lacey is staying with friends to recover from her trauma. Through long and extremely detailed flashbacks, Lacey tells the story about the murderous spirit in the little piece of mirror to befriended ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, dark
Plot: murder, filmmaking, garage, evil, hollywood, mentally unstable, gory, deadly, supernatural, slasher, danger, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set against Sin City, Las Vegas, "Murder-Set-Pieces" tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder - a voyeuristic nightmare of blood, sex and brutality.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, slasher, haunted by the past, violence spree, crimes, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, maniac, mutilated body, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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32%
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: curses spells and rituals, exorcist, supernatural horror, supernatural, danger, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, demonic possession, evil, vatican, catholicism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, priest, possession, haunted by the past, homecoming, danger, parents and children, murder, teenager, hometown, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: based on supposedly true story, rough, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, demonic possession, deadly, suburbs, woman in danger, danger, mystery, writing, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: scary, serious, gothic, suspense
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, haunted house, supernatural, danger, couple relations, hallucination, female protagonist, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
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[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror
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, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, plague, trapped, danger, deadly creature, videotaping, shooting, paranoia, cannibalism, characters in danger, infected, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal, danger, deadly, found footage, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, abandoned hospital, tv host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
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Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, dark, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, revenge, insanity, sadism, trapped, violence, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bake Street Hauntings (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple accept an offer for $2 million to stay in a haunted house for a week. Based on real footage and events.
Plot: corridor, obscurity, door, video camera, bedroom, ghost, screaming in horror, screaming, haunted house, evil, bed, panic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, family problems, afterlife, danger, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%