Movies like Don't Look Up 1996

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Don't Look Up (1996)
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Don't Look Up (1996)
Original name: 女優霊
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On the set of a dark war time drama at an old movie studio, a young director, Toshio Murai (Yanagi), is trying to complete his debut film. The two starring actresses, Hitomi Kurokawa and Saori Murakami, play sisters in his film. Murai has a crush on Hitomi (Shiroshima), the seasoned leading actress, and keeps a photo of her by his bed. The younger and less experienced actress, Saori (Ishibashi), is annoying and likes to have recess on the set. The production of the movie is consistently interrupted by strange occurrences and the cast and crew begin to get spooked.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, filmmaking, film within a film, obsession, graphic violence, mystery, artists and showbiz, danger, haunted by the past, introspection, uncover truth, actress, director, falling from height, film set
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Don't Look Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and tense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals and murder mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Don't Look Up: The Stranger from Afar (2004), An American Ghost Story (2012), Apartment 1303 (2007), Sweet Home (1989), One Missed Call 3: Final (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, slasher, deadly, mystery, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
89%
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, uncover truth, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, investigation, losing-it hero, danger, grudge, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Sweet Home (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A TV production crew are making a documentary about the infamous painter Mamiya Ichiro. When they start filming at his old home, they come under attack from the ghost of the painter's wife.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, artists and showbiz, graphic violence, deadly, ghost, filmmaking, supernatural, gory, mansion, painter, evil spirit, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mystery, teenage life, high school, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, scare, fright ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 ⇓
81%
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The Complex (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, riddles and clues, apartment complex, haunted house, death, retirement home life, golden years, domestic disturbance, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, found footage, supernatural, danger, deadly, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, doctor, filmmaker, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Portal (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, parallel world, mystery, danger, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, portal, violence, murder, gory, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gypsy, terminal illness, ghost, hollywood, film set, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, romania, transylvania, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Grave Halloween (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After inadvertently unleashing an ancient curse, a documentary crew of American exchange students is haunted by angry spirits in Japan's infamous Suicide Forest.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, forest, suicide, uncover truth, evil spirit, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 2K
Horsehead (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Since her childhood, Jessica has been haunted by recurrent nightmares whose meaning escapes her. This peculiarity has led her to study the psychophysiology of dreams and to follow a therapy with Sean, her mentor and boyfriend, to try and understand ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: haunted house, obsession, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, homecoming, paranormal investigation, ghost, evil force, exorcism, fear, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, deadly, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, mystery, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Screamtime (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, ghost, haunted house, teenage life, psychopath, child killer, gory, couple relations, graphic violence, youth, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.5
 285
Raging Angels (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two musicians are unknowingly drawn into a supernatural scheme.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, graphic violence, battles, music band, supernatural ability, danger, rock, demon, church, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, obsession, adoption, parents and children, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, scary, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, ghost, deadly, danger, uncover truth, woman in danger, supernatural, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, 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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, split personality, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, mental illness, a vision, curses spells and rituals, ghost, curse ...
Time: 50s, 20s, 1920s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, vengeful ghost, car chase, grudge, family problems, family relations, crimes, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 1K
Rampo Noir (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Mars Canal - Within absolute silence, a naked man wanders through a dark and depressing landscape recalling the excruciating details of his last encounter with his former lover. Mirror Hell - When a series of women are discovered with their faces ...
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, psychedelic, avant garde ...
Plot: fascism, obsession, split personality, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, mysterious character, danger, crimes, gory, gore, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Employee (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lawyer David (Christian Berkel) has taken a job after a long period of unemployment, he can not agree with his conscience. He will liquidate a company and dismissed all employees. Despite his qualms, he does it - for his wife Irina (Jule ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, office, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, vengeful fired employee, rivalry, losing-it hero, workplace, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
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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, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, losing-it hero, obsession, haunted by the past, supernatural, family problems, deadly, isolation, murder, death in the family, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 703
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, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, office, deadly, store, murder, violence, survival, multiple storylines, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, ouija board, supernatural, danger, friendship, camera, curse, perfume, dishonesty, group of friends, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, cat, best friends, supernatural, woman in danger, broken promise, family secret, characters killed one by one, old house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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23:59 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things started to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks (Imdb.com).
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, soldier, supernatural, island, uncover truth, danger, basic training, in the woods, deadly, jungle, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, hotel, supernatural, amateur detective, paranormal investigation, survival, deadly, curse, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sylvian Experiments (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and Japanese guinea pigs that had been found in the basement of a wrecked hospital. Out of the blue, there is a white light and when they look back, they ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, nightmare comes true, laboratory, obsession, parents and children, disorder, family relations, brain surgery, uncover truth, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, danger, mystery, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%