Movies like The Forest

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The Forest (2016)
 4.8
 43K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric, frightening, psychological, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suicide, missing person, forest, haunted house, sisters, destiny, mental illness, family relations, violence, hallucination, american abroad, twins, sexualized violence, zombie, catastrophe, survival, witch, teenager, werewolf, travel, school, demon, devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Forest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, storytelling, brutality, haunted house and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Forest: Shutter (2004), The Ring (2002), Shutter (2008), Dark Water (2002), The Grudge (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, revenge, car accident, supernatural, secret lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, suicide, dark past, gang rape, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 346K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
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, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, curse, death, race against time, female protagonist, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.2
 34K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, death, honeymoon, supernatural, spirit, revenge, police investigation, car accident, obsession, uncover truth, haunted by the past, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, new york, asia, mount fuji ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 32K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mystery, missing child, haunted by the past, parents and children, custody, losing-it hero, family problems, single parent, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 145K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 24K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, macabre, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, psychology, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, insanity, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 20K
Pulse (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of them sees visions of his dead friend in the shadows on the wall, while another's computer keeps showing strange, ghostly ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, internet, isolation, suicide, college student, missing person, mystery, lifestyle, confined, technology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, latin america, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, paranormal, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, claustrophobia, mental institution, monster, maze, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, scary, twists and turns, surprise ending, slasher ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, alternate reality, fantasy world, life & death, ghost, hallucination, psychology, multiple storylines, college, haunted by the past, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 60K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, supernatural, exorcism, supernatural horror, ghost, curses spells and rituals, artifact, paranormal activity, father daughter relationship, evil force, parents and children, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 31K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, childhood, haunted by the past, ghost, destiny, death, hallucination, nightmare, haunted house, hometown, mentally unstable, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, demonic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, murderer, dead man, parents and children, child in peril, doll, hallucination, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, year 1993, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 91K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: scary, psychological, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, haunted house, nanny, violence, mystery, murder, mansion, boy, ghost, loss of son, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, violence, investigation, mystery, family, obsession, protagonist as suspect, cheating, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, supernatural horror, ghost, demon, single father, curses spells and rituals, teenager, family in danger, family problems, monster, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Tall Grass (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After hearing a child screaming for help from the green depths of a vast field of tall grass, Becky, a pregnant woman, and Cal, her brother, park their car near a mysterious abandoned church and recklessly enter the field, discovering that they are ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, slasher, suspenseful, colourful ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, brother sister incest, relocation, pregnant woman, pregnancy, time travel, murder, missing person, countryside, road trip, lost, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 51K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, death, uncover truth, woman in danger, brutality, revenge, curses spells and rituals, insect, supernatural horror, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, supernatural, split personality, curse, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, a vision, death, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 13K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, ghost, demon, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, supernatural ability, child in peril, college, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 18K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, time loop, afterlife, supernatural, haunted house, rescue, trapped, house, uncover truth, youth, murder, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, year 1953, 80s, year 1983, year 1985 ...
Place: california, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 158K
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, atmospheric, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, family, death, murder, demon, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 75K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: bullying, ghost, internet, teenager, suicide, found footage, dead teenager, death, high school life, youth, vengeance, computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, frightening, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ouija board, spiritualism, ghost, possession, occult, witchcraft, survival, teenager, haunted house, death, murder ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.5
 53K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, board game, supernatural horror, haunted house, high school, sister sister relationship, characters killed one by one, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
Genre: Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: solar eclipse, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, disney, mystery, halloween, occult, secrets, family relations, past, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 4K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, serial killer, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, coma, mystery, investigation, ghost, nightmare, twin brother, murder, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 1K
Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, rivalry, haunted by the past, vengeance, haunted house, mystery, riddles and clues, woman in danger, game, chase, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curse, murder, good versus evil, supernatural horror, demon, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, macabre, twists and turns, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, demon, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, christmas, curses spells and rituals, monster, family in danger, child in peril, couples, human host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%