Movies like The Evil

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The Evil (1978)
 5.8
 2K
The Evil (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Shortly after moving into a dark, brooding mansion, a psychologist and his co-workers are terrorized by a horrible evil being.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, old mansion, survival, supernatural, clinic, danger, chaos and mayhem, strong violent content, chaos, curses spells and rituals, estate, gory, deadly, burned alive, domestic disturbance, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), demon, poker, devil, death, german shepherd, curse, supernatural power ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Evil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, haunted house, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Evil: Poltergeist (1982), Superstition (1982), Dark House (2009), Dark House (2014), Haunting of Winchester House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 139K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, psychic, ghost, poltergeist, supernatural, missing child, kidnapping, good versus evil, child in peril, ghosts, parallel world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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100%
 5.8
 2K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, curse, old dark house, investigation, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, serious, scary, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, deadly, danger, on the road, escapades, estate, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, nightmare comes true, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, ghost, danger, confined, supernatural, gory, isolation, survival, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, prison, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, captivity, frame up, contests and competitions, slasher, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.1
 4K
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, scary, serious, rough
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, murder, danger, supernatural, confined, isolation, time warp, killer child, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, deadly, friendship, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, curses spells and rituals, race against time, danger, supernatural, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, halloween, ghost, confined, haunted house, survival, teenage life, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural power, evil clown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a Day of the Dead celebration, the dead come to life to prey upon the living. In the remote Mexican village of Santa Bonita, a nightmare lay buried for over a century. But when a group of hard-partying students from the OC are stranded in ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: survival, deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, zombie, ghost, massacre, human sacrifice, village life, village, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
House of Shadows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Audrey investigates a murder that occured 23 years ago in a dark mansion. She searches for the dead body, the killer, and the truth.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, investigation, haunted house, old mansion, deadly, terrorism, mystery, orphan, crimes, danger, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, supernatural, crimes, gory, family relations, imaginary, deadly, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, haunted house, ghost, zombie, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.9
 485
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, candle, fainting, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, family relations, reincarnation, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, curses spells and rituals, hell, creature feature, demon, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4.9
 906
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, mentally unstable, ghost, mental institution, crimes, chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, supernatural, mental illness, ghost story, profanity, life is a bitch, video camera, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, writer's life, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, violence, gory, drugs/alcohol, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, mentally unstable, danger, ghost, haunted house, zombie, stalking, family problems, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 516
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, isolation, law enforcement, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, deadly, family relations, danger, ghost, haunted house, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunting of Alice D (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late 1890s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice killed herself there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by Alice's ghost, and was eventually abandoned. More than a ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, prostitute, curse, supernatural, party, haunted house, brothel, evil spirit, reconstruction, murder, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, photographer, shotgun, evil, murder, haunted house, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, uncover truth, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 1K
Stitches (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, police detective, crimes, slasher, rivalry, deadly, survival, captivity, bondage, gory, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
House Hunting (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: survival, captivity, rivalry, confined, family in danger, supernatural, haunted house, deadly, strong violent content, danger, uninhibited rivalry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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