Movies like A Dream Within a Dream

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A Dream Within a Dream (2011)
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A Dream Within a Dream (2011)
Original name: 1313: Nightmare Mansion
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six high school students, WILL, CHARLIE, BARTOK, TODD, STEVIE and LINDA, are handed invitations to a party by the school’s mysterious and enigmatic new student, SADDLER. However, once they enter Saddler’s house, they are each somehow magically transported to a different room, where Saddler reveals their innermost guilty secrets and desires through the use of black magic and exploits them in an attempt to resurrect his mother, a three-hundred year old witch.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, homoerotic
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, youth, confined, supernatural ability, danger, witch, black magic, curses spells and rituals, estate, party, supernatural power, haunted house, high school student, camp, homosexual subtext, homoeroticism, gay, male nudity, gay interest, male underwear
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to A Dream Within a Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, ghost, haunted house and youth mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Dream Within a Dream: House of Fears (2007), Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011), Dark House (2014), The Chosen (2015), 1313: Cougar Cult (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural power, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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95%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, confined, deadly, youth, supernatural ability, danger, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.7
 2K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, on the road, danger, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 3.5
 2K
The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, violence, death, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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1313: Cougar Cult (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Rufus, Darwin, and Coopersmith are three nerdy, but hunky young college students who score themselves a dream summer job working at a swanky mansion owned by wealthy and sexy middle-aged babes Clara, Victoria, and Edwina. However, the gals turn out ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, sexy, homoerotic
Plot: supernatural, wizards and magicians, deadly, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, estate, witch, college student, murder, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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 527
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, disorder, graphic violence, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
2: Voodoo Academy (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Young hot travelers are sidelined by a road blocked with fallen trees, and stop for a night at the mansion belonging to sexy Sebastian. The house has a history of voodoo, mayhem and horror, and new arrivals are fresh meat for the hungry house...
Style: serious, bleak, suspense, scary, sexy ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, friendship, supernatural ability, danger, dishonesty, estate, voodoo, gay subtext, friends, gym, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jonah and Ella Mazer are typical teenagers, but strange and frightening things are happening at their new school. They learn that all of their classmates are descendants of witches -- and the two are destined to die.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, young heroes, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, social relations, curses spells and rituals, danger, hopes, heroes, twins, new school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, imaginary, confined, survival, escapades, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, tv show, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: high school, supernatural, imaginary, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, rivalry, escapades, crimes, religions or cults, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 499
House of Usher (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, trapped, secret, murder, ghost, hugging, factory, bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
 898
Detention (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: slasher, ghost, school, supernatural, danger, confined, high school, isolation, prank, youth, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, ouija board, isolation, deadly, confined, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
 575
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Survival Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: island, pinata, slasher, gory, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, survival, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.8
 7K
The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: witch, teenage life, supernatural, urban legend, deadly, youth, danger, gory, small town, in the woods, old house, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns them not to mess with things they do not understand (the murders were occult related), but the director wants to be as authentic as possible and has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, filmmaking, zombie, ghost, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: hotel, survival, supernatural, captivity, mystery, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, ghost, murder, gory, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, danger, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, zombie, curses spells and rituals, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.3
 842
Accident (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of teenagers suffer a terrible accident during a joy ride and get trapped at the bottom of a ravine.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, teenage life, psychopath, survival, wrong place wrong time, deadly, danger, youth, off the road, overturning car, wild ride, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, deadly, danger, couples, murder, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, supernatural, danger, ghost, confined, gory, survival, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 602
Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: evil witch, resurrection, supernatural ability, supernatural, youth, danger, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deadly, seance, witch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, possession, prison, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, human host, urban legend, youth, deadly, electric chair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 551
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, halloween, ouija board, spirit, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Little Witches (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six misfit schoolgirls at an all-girl Catholic high school, left alone at the school for Easter week, get mixed up with the occult and witchcraft after an old Satanic temple is found underneath the church where they attend as well as an old book of ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, occult, nun, supernatural ability, supernatural, escapades, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, youth, demon, friendship, girls' boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Midnight Game (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After playing a pagan ritual on a dare, a group of high school students find themselves trapped in an endless cycle of their worst fears.
Style: rough, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, escapades, devil, witchcraft, death by gunshot, hallucination, haunted house, demon, butcher knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%