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Damned by Dawn (2009)
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Damned by Dawn (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: During a violent thunderstorm, a family is awoken by piercing shrieks which summon the dead to rise again. Their lives explode in a blood soaked fury as they battle malevolent spirits, whilst fighting to save their souls from eternal torment with... the Banshee.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, death in the family, gothic horror, family secret, mysterious character, grandmother, homecoming, family curse, farm, deadly, profanity, pregnancy, supernatural power, diary, abandoned mine, death of mother, cremation, shotgun, bug, urn, screaming, blood on camera lens, scythe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, graphic violence and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Damned by Dawn: An American Ghost Story (2012), The Amityville Asylum (2013), Dark Circles (2013), 7 Below (2012), Fear of the Dark (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, ghost, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, deadly, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, countryside, couples, danger, isolation, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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75%
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, murder, danger, confined, supernatural, isolation, time warp, killer child, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fear of the Dark (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: darkness, dark and stormy night, supernatural, deadly, danger, family relations, brother brother relationship, ghost, supernatural ability, siblings relations, slasher, blowtorch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Ouija Experiment (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on true events, five friends who fall prey to the evil entities of the Ouija board. As they set about filming their experimental session, what starts out as bit of fun, soon escalates into a terrifying series of events as paranoia and personal ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ouija board, ghost, supernatural, danger, friendship, camera, perfume, curse, dishonesty, group of friends, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Darker Than Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, cat, best friends, supernatural, old house, woman in danger, supernatural horror, broken promise, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Dead Want Women (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Beginning at a stylish mansion in the roaring 1920's, a socialite, flappers, and the men who love them come to their ultimate demise. These ghosts continue to haunt the mansion throughout the decade. Now they've come back to haunt and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, danger, violence spree, murder, hallucination, mansion, best friends, friends ...
Time: 1920s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Prison of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kristof, an eccentric rich kid, tricks his high school friends into getting back together for a reunion of sorts, under the pretense of a funeral. The group of twenty-somethings is forced to spend the night in an old abandoned witches' prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prank, supernatural, ghost, danger, survival, curses spells and rituals, seance, buddies, deadly, supernatural power, funeral ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Child's Eye (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bangkok, November 2008. Six young holidaymakers from Hong Kong are stranded in Bangkok when the airport is occupied by demonstrators demanding the prime minister's resignation: Rainie (Rainie Yang) and Lok (Shawn Yue), who are on the verge of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, isolation, missing person, danger, supernatural, hotel, amateur detective, survival, paranormal investigation, curse, deadly, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Candy Witch (2020)
Genre: Horror
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two ghost hunters are called upon a distressed family who claim they are being tormented by an evil spirit known in their local town as The Candy Witch. But as the mystery of her curse is uncovered, surprising and sinister turns are discovered ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, brutality, ghost hunter, ghost, female ghost, ghosts, parent child relationship, medium, family secret, mystery, supernatural power, fear ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, tv show, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, supernatural, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dark Remains (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After their daughter is brutally murdered in their home, a grieving young couple, Allena and Julie Pkye; escape the city to find solace in the mountains. Julie photographs an abandoned prison she finds in the woods. Upon developing the prints, she ...
Style: psychological, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: family in danger, ghost, losing-it hero, obsession, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, family problems, murder, death in the family, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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3 A.M. (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thailand's latest horror omnibus is made up of three chilling stories. Two sisters who own a wig shop are haunted by a female ghost whose hair were made into one of the wigs on sale. A funeral home employee falls in love with a female corpse ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, office, deadly, store, murder, survival, violence, multiple storylines, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Death's Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a television psychic begins to get real results, the cast and crew of the show find themselves trapped by vengeful spirits.
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal, rivalry, crimes, deadly, medium, paranormal phenomena, good versus evil, supernatural power, psychic, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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53%
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Bloody Mary 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bloody Mary tells the story of the spirit of the titular character (as portrayed by lovely actress Veronica Ricci), who after shuffling off the mortal coil in 1904 via execution due to her alleged adultery, returns to exact revenge on the bloodline ...
Style: scary, serious, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, danger, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, supernatural power, ghost, slasher, gory, music video, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dead Souls (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On his 18th birthday, Johnny finds out that he's come into an inheritance - and his family were a lot stranger than he ever knew...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: life turned upside down, mysterious character, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, starting over, teenage life, youth, family problems, deadly, danger, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Exorcist Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Across the world, demonic possessions are on the increase. Two specialists are brought in and uncover a dark and terrifying worldwide plot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, ghost, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, human host, world spanning, haunted house, religions or cults, beast, omen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dark Harvest II: The Maize (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's psychic abilities are put to the test when his two daughters are trapped inside of a corn maze haunted by the spirits of two young girls who disappeared a year earlier.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, supernatural, isolation, profanity, child in peril, danger, deadly, confined, siblings relations, ghost child, ghost, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
46%
One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, supernatural ability, high school, teenage life, danger, cell phone, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
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46%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, ghost town, mine, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, adventure, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, danger, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, deadly, violence, husband wife relationship, murder, mysterious death, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
44%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, danger, deadly, investigation, losing-it hero, curses spells and rituals, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Reel Evil (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Struggling filmmakers - Kennedy, Cory and James - finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, doctor, filmmaker, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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44%
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Ghost Train (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena, including red fingerprints and a female spirit who 'lives' on the station platform. One day, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: ghost, train, supernatural, missing person, friendship, danger, gory, past, violence, supernatural ability, ticket, sick mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Boo (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, mysterious character, danger, haunted by the past, ghost, deadly, mental institution, human experiment, supernatural, violence, childhood trauma, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Crying Dead (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 2008 a cast and crew set out to shoot a pilot for a paranormal reality show. During the first night vague apparitions became violent hauntings. One by one they lost their lives. The Whispering Dead is a diary of the final tortured moments of real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, deadly, mental institution, danger, supernatural power, disappearance, reality tv, hospital, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%