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The Heirloom (2005)
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The Heirloom (2005)
Original name: 宅變
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Taiwanese man returns to the island after years abroad when he inherits a house; when he and his fiancé move in, strange things start to happen.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, offbeat, mind bending
Plot: ghost, inheritance, supernatural, haunted by the past, family relations, danger, family problems, deadly, curses spells and rituals, estate, domestic disturbance, family secret, vengeance, nightmare, unconsciousness, babies and infants, pregnancy, twins, suicide, train, fiancee, architect, childbirth, mansion, modern dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taipei

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Most similar movies to The Heirloom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, curses spells and rituals, haunted house and family problems mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Heirloom: Scary Hair (2005), Deadline (2009), The Chair (2007), Feng shui (2004), Presence of Mind (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Scary Hair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: ghost, supernatural, terminal illness, teenage life, family problems, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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95%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, psychopath, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, serial killer, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 500
Feng shui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Joy and her family have just moved into a new home, in a sparsely populated village. For them, it’s time for new beginnings- a new chance and a new hope. But what for fortune awaits them.. and woe the tragedies to follow. On what should be the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, supernatural, danger, superstition, family relations, getting home, siblings relations, couples, friend, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, master and servant, mysterious character, haunted house, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, murder, family problems, danger, deadly, family in crisis, curses spells and rituals, cannibalism, death of father, violence, survival, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, uncover truth, family relations, siblings relations, haunted by the past, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, ghost, danger, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, gore, rivalry, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, golden years, domestic disturbance, family problems, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, family relations, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 271
The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, curse, ouija board, imaginary, flashback, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 803
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, danger, ghost, deadly, isolation, supernatural, confined, rescue, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.4
 789
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, danger, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Haunted Forest (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Indian descendent Sean comes to a forest with his friends Josh and Flipp trying to find the track to a mysterious cursed tree and a secret burial ground.
Style: atmospheric, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, missing person, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural, crimes, haunted by the past, legends and myths, danger, deadly, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, uncover truth, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement, ghost, deadly, danger, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 258
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, danger, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, obsession, family problems, family relations, losing-it hero, parents and children, danger, homecoming, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 126
The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, family problems, danger, deadly, graphic violence, countryside, violence spree, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 2K
Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, obsession, family problems, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family relations, mystery, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 6K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family problems, domestic disturbance, danger, parents and children, grudge, gory, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.5
 76
Visit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For the sake of her son, Paolo, Stella is re-married to another man, Anton, in the hopes of a having a whole and peaceful family life. However, after the wedding, she experiences major haunting that endangers her life and the people around her. All ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, pregnancy, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, woman in danger, couples, couple relations, deadly, revenge, wedding, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, desert, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, family relations, uncover truth, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, danger, filmmaking, captivity, homecoming, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 2K
Blood Curse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban family inherits an old country house located in a small village. Upon their arrival they try to adapt to the new lifestyle, but they soon learn that the village is overshadowed by superstition and mysterious folklore. As they are plagued by ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family problems, family in crisis, danger, deadly, clergy, village, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While driving, the pregnant horror-movie actress Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash caused by the Toshio's friend. Kyôko loses her baby and her fiancé winds up in a coma. Kyôko was cursed together with a television crew when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, vengeful ghost, afterlife, crimes, danger, supernatural, revenge, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, deadly, abandoned house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, children, family in danger, ghost, deadly, dealing with death, mentally unstable, danger, family problems, siblings relations, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, family in danger, parents and children, supernatural, estate, danger, deadly, family problems, haunted house, isolation, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%