Movies like Nightwish

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Nightwish (1989)
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Nightwish (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.
Style: scary, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, professor, abandoned mine, space and aliens, graphic violence, danger, estate, gory, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, hallucination, alien, female nudity, tough guy, seance, male objectification, muscleman, beefcake, graduate student, nipples visible through clothing, chained, mutant animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to Nightwish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, haunted house, graphic violence and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nightwish: 7 Below (2012), The Nesting (1981), Dark Circles (2013), The Dead Want Women (2012), An American Ghost Story (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, 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
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95%
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The Nesting (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn't know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by the ghosts of dead prostitutes.
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, supernatural, agoraphobia, graphic violence, gory, estate, writer's life, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
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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: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, countryside, couples, danger, isolation, exorcism, paranormal investigation, family in danger, death, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
74%
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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 ⇓
69%
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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, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
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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, 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 ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
54%
Paranormal Incident (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The infamous Odenbrook Sanitarium closed after a mass suicide occurred within its walls. Sixty years later, six college students armed with cameras and recording equipment venture into the asylum to prove the existence of the paranormal. Thrills ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, survival, haunted house, danger, isolation, confined, haunted by the past, paranormal phenomena, found footage, supernatural power, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, deadly, chaos, small town, small community, supernatural, dark secret, survival, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shadowzone (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. ...
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, strong violent content, profanity, parallel world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, disorder, gory, chaos, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fertile Ground (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate’s ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. When Nate’s behavior undergoes a ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: pregnancy, ghost, husband wife relationship, haunted house, danger, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, hallucination, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
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
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46%
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Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest, trying to regain his standing in the church after "falling" and sleeping with a woman, teams with a group of ESP experts to investigate a haunted house. It doesn't help that one of the experts is a beautiful young woman.
Style: rough, scary, serious
Plot: haunted house, crimes, rescue, ghost, clergy, mummy, deadly, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, forbidden love, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 550
Hell's Highway (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four college friends take a fateful road trip. The road, Hell's Highway--a direct route to terror. They pick up Lucinda: A hot young hitchiker, full of sexual deviance and lust for the bloody kill. After being terrorized and nearly killed, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, semi serious, cult film
Plot: serial killer, on the road, ghost, supernatural, psychopath, danger, deadly, afterlife, gory, highway, human becoming an animal, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Parasitic (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After a strange meteor destroys a communications satellite and crashes into Tampa Bay, a sickly looking fish finds itself the meal of a beautiful nightclub bartender named Val. Moments later, as the bar is closed and locked tight, the infected Val ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, survival, deadly creature, evil alien, supernatural, danger, isolation, zombie, parasite, nudity (full frontal - brief), meteorite, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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43%
 3.7
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Breeders (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An otherwordly perpetrator has been attacking female virgins in Manhattan. As Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to identify the strange organic materials found on the women, the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, alien, woman in danger, impregnation, rape, supernatural, raped by monster, transformation, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), parasite, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
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The Dark Power (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The spirits of dead Indians are haunting a couple's house, and they call in an exorcist, whose trademark is a black whip, to get rid of them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, zombie, ghost, haunted house, racism, americana, gory, deadly, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
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41%
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Hell Asylum (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A desperate producer faced with unemployment has the ultimate reality television program ready to roll.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, bleak, psychological
Plot: haunted house, ghost, deadly, supernatural, woman in danger, gory, danger, crimes, supernatural power, death, murder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, family problems, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: old house, haunted house, ghost, inheritance, danger, supernatural ability, demon, curses spells and rituals, creature, dark past, locked room, fireplace ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 600
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 ⇓
39%
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Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly, buddies, escapades, supernatural ability, nudity (full frontal - brief), imaginary, danger, chases and races, heroes, deadly creature, pets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
 3.4
 289
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, scary, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly, journalism, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, rescue, danger ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Amityville Curse (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, tarantula, fireplace, supernatural, gory, graphic violence, human host, dangerous animal, danger, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, gory, danger, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%