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The Possession of Michael King (2014)
 5.7
 11K
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, danger, dealing with death, filmmaking, curses spells and rituals, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, evil, fear, skepticism, brutality, occult, psychological torment, demon, cemetery, psychiatrist, demonic possession, anguish, self destruction, peril, loss of control, death of wife, talking to the camera, satanic ritual, panic ...
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, violence, murder and evil mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Possession of Michael King: The Vatican Tapes (2015), The Exorcist (1973), The Amityville Haunting (2011), Chasing the Devil (2014), Oculus (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, danger, clergy, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, exorcist, vatican, supernatural horror, evil, psychological torment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 328K
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, priest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east, iraq, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, found footage, blood splatter, deadly, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, handheld camera, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: scary, mind bending, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, crimes, riddles and clues, chase, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, house, cameraman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, fear, evil, nightmare, supernatural, knife murder, gory, family in danger, woman in danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, man with glasses, sex, brutality, murder, sadism, blade ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 18K
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, mad doctor, possession, poltergeist, danger, skepticism, off the grid, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, point of view, tied to a chair, seance ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 389K
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, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark
Plot: church, danger, wizards and magicians, ghost, zombie, village, deadly, supernatural, escapades, curses spells and rituals, village life, looking at the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.3
 2K
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, isolation, estate, survival, confined, gory, deadly, couples, supernatural, abandoned building, female artist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, street, house, night, screaming in pain, darkness, hidden camera, found footage, stabbing, mask, handheld camera, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, ouija board, found footage, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, ghost, paranormal activity, attic, couples, evil force, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 366
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: killings, murder, violence, sadism, death, girl, confession, escape, running, demon, evil force, staircase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 225
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: confession, gore, suicide, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hospital, video camera, devil worship, blood splatter, male nudity, photograph, darkness, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, videotaping, couples, danger, invisibility, demonic possession, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 168K
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, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, ritual, pizza, witchcraft, satanic ritual, eclipse, ceremony, secret, occult, gravestone, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, demon, christmas, ghost, haunted house, found footage, family in danger, danger, couples, curses spells and rituals, terror, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, found footage, exorcism, death, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, curses spells and rituals, danger, filmmaking, woman in danger, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 1989
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, slasher, crimes, violence spree, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, maniac, rape, mutilated body ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, scary, rough, dark
Plot: murder, filmmaking, garage, evil, crimes, violence spree, cons and scams, mentally unstable, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, ghost ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, demonic possession, paranormal, danger, woman in danger, deadly, suburbs, mystery, widow, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, possession, priest, haunted by the past, parents and children, homecoming, danger, exorcism, murder, teenager, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 201K
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, dark, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, insanity, sadism, torture, revenge, trapped, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 152K
[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: boys' night, teens
Plot: plague, found footage, trapped, danger, deadly creature, videotaping, cannibalism, shooting, paranoia, characters in danger, infected, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, insanity, blood, tv host, screaming in horror, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: husband wife relationship, fear, camera, obscurity, door, corridor, paranormal activity, money, hallway, screaming in fear, married couple, room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, back from the dead, teenage life, fear, high school, burned alive, dreams, gory, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%