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Tomie: Beginning (2005)
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Tomie: Beginning (2005)
Original name: 富江 BEGINNING
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Within days after the mysterious new student Kawagami Tomie joins a high school classroom, all hell literally breaks loose. Simple in-fighting between boys and girls over Tomie's oppressive shadow soon gives way to mind-breaking violence, culminating in a grizzly dissection that ultimately leads to suicide, insanity, and even more violence.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, teenage life, mutant, youth, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, gory, mysterious girl, female killer, brutality, school class, imaginary, strong violent content, teenager, monster, fight, violence, death, torture, super strength, massacre, mask, ping pong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Tomie: Beginning

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and slasher films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, murder, crimes and rivalry mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tomie: Beginning: Tomie vs Tomie (2007), Tomie: Re-birth (2001), Tomie: Unlimited (2011), Tomie: Replay (2000), Death Factory (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tomie vs Tomie (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Partially based on "The Gathering" in the Tomie manga. A young man with a past begins work in a factory, where he attracts the amorous attention of a mysterious woman who lurks behind the scenes. He is a relatively unique young man, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious woman, supernatural, crimes, deadly, danger, rivalry, gory, mysterious villain, human monster, split personality, murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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95%
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, vengeance, afterlife, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Tomie: Unlimited (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tsukiko is part of the photography club at school, but has always felt less than her sister Tomie. She's cute and very popular among boys. However, one day, Tomie dies in a horrible accident, triggering endless nightmares for Tsukiko. One year ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, disturbing, asian horror
Plot: supernatural, danger, siblings relations, family in danger, gory, family relations, youth, deadly, life turned upside down, woman in danger, high school life, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Tomie: Replay (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl is hospitalized. When an ultrasound examination reveals that something is moving inside her, a surgeon operates. The surprised surgical staff find themselves face-to-face with--not a baby--the disembodied head of a beautiful girl. Her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, tense
Plot: disappearance, supernatural, investigation, danger, ghost, deadly, hospital, bodily dismemberment, mysterious girl, mysterious death, reincarnation, mental institution ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, experimental ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, danger, zombie, gory, mutant, strong violent content, experiment gone awry, sexual content, survival, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Misa Kuroi is an adorable high-school girl who arrives at her new school when it is falling under an evil supernatural force. Trying to figure out who's behind the supernatural attack, Misa also has to deal with assumptions by her fellow ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, school, japanese schoolgirl, graphic violence, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, danger, deadly, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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55%
God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What's scary is being a human being, and what's scary is being myself. Truly horrifying things reside inside oneself. The work asks if you can stand the inescapable terror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, fable
Plot: serial killer, murder, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, gory, premonition, children's book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sweatshop (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends break into an abandoned factory in order to throw a impromptu party; unaware that it is not as empty as they originally believed.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage life, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, isolation, youth, deadly, confined, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), punk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, teenage life, supernatural ability, crimes, high school, cell phone, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Visions of Suffering (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Demons cross the divide between the world of dreams and waking reality to capture a victim and drag him back to their nightmarish realm.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, scary, serious
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, danger, alien encounter, gory, deadly, stalking, hallucination, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fear Runs Silent (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high school science teacher, Mr.Hill, convinces his student, Kerry Johnson, and a group of her friends to go on an overnight field trip, they find themselves face to face with the darkest side of terror. Not even their worst nightmares will ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, wilderness, teenage life, danger, youth, deadly, in the woods, curses spells and rituals, murder, nightmare, ghost ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wishcraft (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life is about to change for Brett Bumpers, Martin Van Buren High School's resident brain. Socially inept and head over heels in love with Samantha the school beauty. Brett receives a mysterious package, a talisman, and the power to make three ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, dead teenager, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, wish come true, fall in love, youth, deadly, gory, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Art of the Devil 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Years after teacher Panor's (Napakpapha Nakprasitte) affair with student Ta's (Namo Tongkumnerd) father led to the death of his mother, Daun (Paweena Chariffsakul), other family members use black magician Dis (Supakorn Kitsuwon) to shift ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, strong violent content, jungle, black magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Aunt Rose (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trio of ruthless killers seeks refuge in a quiet suburban home, only to discover a destructive force that could spell their doom in this blood-drenched frightener from director James Tucker. They thought they had found the perfect hideout, but ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, offbeat
Plot: murder, suburban life, supernatural, danger, deadly, evil, hostages, gory, crimes, criminal heroes, supernatural ability, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Vampire Island (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.
Style: semi serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, island, survival, rivalry, deathtrap, youth, imaginary, friendship, escapades, danger, adventure, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pinhead returns to terrorize computer hackers who have opened a virtual Lament Configuration on the website Hellworld.com.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, danger, losing-it hero, deadly, mind game, supernatural, vengeance, chaos, strong violent content, supernatural ability, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, little sister, train conductor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: religions or cults, danger, supernatural, pregnancy, gory, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, deadly, demon, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, occult, deadly, teenage life, obsession, high school, gory, supernatural ability, youth, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Blood Legend (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young witch gathers her coven to methodically fulfill her uncle's demands to help resurrect a demon lover from centuries past. Believing that she has completed her tasks she waits for the resurrection and her eternal rewards only to find ...
Style: scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, ghost, school, vengeance, hopes, youth, rivalry, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, isolation, youth, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, teenage life, graphic violence, gory, boot camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, vengeance, gang, teenage life, rivalry, mystery, gory, youth, crimes, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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34%
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Premonition (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five year old daughter Nana in the obituary. He sees his wife Ayaka ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: prediction, supernatural ability, supernatural, newspaper, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, family problems, destiny, professor, journalism ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Baby Blood (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A parasite crawls into the uterus of an abused woman (Yanka) and begins to demands human blood.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: pregnancy, murder, deadly creature, mutant, deadly, danger, supernatural, crimes, gory, human prey, baby, parasite ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Brotherhood 2: Young Warlocks (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: John, a new student at an exclusive private school, is having trouble with a group of bullying jocks who are jealous of his friendship with beautiful classmate Mary. He's intrigued, then, when enigmatic misfit Luc offers him a chance to get ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, homoerotic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, warlock, bully, supernatural, mind game, teenage life, youth, danger, manipulations, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dead Mary (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During a fun-filled getaway at a remote lake, teenager Kim (Dominique Swain) and her friends unwittingly unleash a murderous spirit when they make the mistake of playing the game 'Dead Mary' in this horror story. The body count rises as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, youth, urban legend, psychopath, survival, ghost, buddies, danger, supernatural ability, mind game, zombie, evil witch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sadako (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Akane is a high school teacher who hears a rumor from her students that there is actual footage on the Internet of someone's suicide. The footage is said to drive anyone who sees it to also commit suicide. Akane does not believe the rumor at ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing
Plot: crimes, supernatural, cons and scams, vengeance, woman in danger, computers and web, school, teenage life, heroes, danger, ghost, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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12/12/12 (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When baby Sebastian is born on 12/12/12 everyone around him starts to die. Soon, his mother realizes that her son is the spawn of Hell.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: prophecy, murder, supernatural ability, destiny, parents and children, babies and infants, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, birth, antichrist, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, serial killer, missing person, deadly, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Ghouls (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Eric Hayes is a stringer. One notch below the lowest rung of the journalistic ladder. A video vulture preying on police chases, ambulance runs, and random street violence, selling his footage to the highest bidder and living on a steady diet of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, cult film
Plot: deadly creature, deadly, journalism, supernatural, life is a bitch, danger, gory, zombie, rave, eaten alive, undead, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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