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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, offbeat
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, professor, abandoned mine, space and aliens, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), estate, hallucination, alien, female nudity, tough guy, seance, parapsychology, mutant animal, muscleman, beefcake, male objectification, graduate student, student, gory, profanity, danger, nipples visible through clothing ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Nightwish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, graphic violence and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nightwish: 7 Below (2012), Dark Circles (2013), The Dead Want Women (2012), An American Ghost Story (2012), Dark House (2009). 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, ghost, haunted by the past, confined, isolation, murder, supernatural, time warp, killer child, sexual content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, couples, isolation, countryside, exorcism, paranormal investigation, family in danger, fear, death, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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81%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, woman in danger, violence spree, murder, mansion, hallucination, friends, zombie, best friends, hollywood ...
Time: 1920s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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74%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, uncover truth, supernatural, fear, violence, artists and showbiz, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, graphic violence, child killer, actor, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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67%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, on the road, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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67%
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: mental institution, supernatural, found footage, haunted house, survival, isolation, haunted by the past, confined, paranormal phenomena, ghost, supernatural power, night vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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60%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, haunted house, ghost, zombie, estate, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, actor, living dead, house, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, utah
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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: serious, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, estate, cat, ghost, best friends, supernatural, woman in danger, supernatural horror, broken promise, characters killed one by one, family secret, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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54%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, chaos, small town, supernatural, small community, survival, dark secret, under the surface, graphic violence, disorder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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50%
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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, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, graphic violence, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
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48%
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, supernatural, uncover truth, woman in danger, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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47%
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, curses spells and rituals, ghost, husband wife relationship, haunted house, couple relations, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), hallucination, female protagonist, graphic violence, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 60s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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46%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: ghost, mental institution, uncover truth, supernatural, haunted house, mental illness, ghost story, life is a bitch, found footage, doll, hospital, abandoned hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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46%
Ghost from the Machine (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wildly grief-stricken over the accidental death of his parents, young techno-geek Cody (Sasha Andreev) cobbles together an electrical device that he hopes will bring the spirits of mom and dad back from beyond the grave. But the machine's power ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, obsession, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, supernatural, family relations, disorder, death, car accident, siblings relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
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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, scary, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, alien, woman in danger, rape, investigation, supernatural, space and aliens, monster, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), parasite, impregnation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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43%
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Grave Secrets (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman tormented by ghostly apparitions and a professor of psychic phenomena investigate other-worldly disturbances and unlock the secret of a malevolent force reaching out for vengeance from beyond the grave.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: seance, ghost, incest, filicide, medium, rape, vengeance, graphic violence, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, supernatural, haunted house ...
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43%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, survival, deadly creature, isolation, evil alien, supernatural, parasite, zombie, nudity (full frontal - brief), trapped in a building, meteorite, human host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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43%
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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: serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, clergy, rivalry, ghost, mummy, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, law enforcement, femme fatale, investigation ...
Time: 80s
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43%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, family problems, paranormal phenomena, afterlife, zombie ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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42%
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Knock Knock 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the night before Halloween, four friends decided to go on a self made tour of famous Hollywood murders and celebrity haunted houses. The tour led them to a house known as 1666. They have been missing ever since.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, survival, supernatural, confined, isolation, ghost, hollywood, friends, legends and myths, graphic violence, found footage, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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42%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, graphic violence, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
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40%
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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, psychological, bleak
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, supernatural, crimes, supernatural power, death, murder, rivalry, escapades, ghoul, decapitation ...
Time: contemporary
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40%
The Sleeping Car (1990)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin ...
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: supernatural, ghost, train, nudity (full frontal - brief), human becoming an animal, dangerous animal, crimes, mentally unstable, journalism, graphic violence, haunted house, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s
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40%
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, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, inheritance, supernatural ability, demon, curses spells and rituals, creature, dark past, locked room, deadly creature, supernatural, evil wins ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, strong violent content, graphic violence, buddies, pets, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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38%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, tarantula, supernatural, ghost, human host, graphic violence, dangerous animal, curses spells and rituals, spider, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, filmmaking, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
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37%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, americana, racism, warrior, tv reporter, sorcerer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%