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The Initiation of Sarah (2006)
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The Initiation of Sarah (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sorority girl unwittingly becomes the focus of a battle between good and evil.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: sorority, college, secret society, youth, betrayal, college life, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, supernatural ability, suicide attempt, female protagonist, supernatural power, occult, supernatural, twins, family relations, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, mysticism, witch, virgin, library, fire, sacrifice, sorceress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, youth and rivalry mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Initiation of Sarah: Voodoo Academy (2000), The Sisterhood (2004), Alpha Girls (2013), Kill Katie Malone (2010), Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Initiation of Sarah (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, rivalry, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, prank, mystery, supernatural, youth, teenage life, college life, friendship ...
Time: 70s
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Voodoo Academy (2000)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Christopher has just enrolled at the prestigious Carmichael Bible College, managed by the somewhat unusual Mrs. Bouvier. After some unexplained disappearances, Christopher does some exploring and discovers that Mrs. Bouvier and the Reverend ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, captivating, offbeat
Plot: college, black magic, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, clergy, rivalry, wizards and magicians, demon, voodoo, high school life ...
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Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The evil Djinn is back at again, this time wreaking havoc on the students of Illinois' Baxter University. His victim is a beautiful, innocent and studious teenage girl named Diana Collins who accidentally opened up the Djinn's tomb and ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, supernatural, college, wish come true, college campus, good versus evil, youth, heroes, escapades, curses spells and rituals, college life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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The Sisterhood (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christine (Jennifer Holland) and Reagan (Kate Plec) are a pair of young women who get to know each other when they end up sharing a dorm room in college. Christine is a studious type who is still getting over a family tragedy, while Reagan never ...
Style: serious, slasher, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: college, vampire, woman in danger, teenage life, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, youth, curses spells and rituals, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.2
 390
Alpha Girls (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alpha Girls is about a Sorority House terrorized by an unholy curse of their own creation.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: sorority, friendship, youth, betrayal, occult, college, curses spells and rituals, curse, college life, clergy, looking for sex, satanism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kill Katie Malone (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle "Dixie" Canning, pool their cash to buy a "ghost" in an online auction. The three think it's all a goof, but once they open up the antique box to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vengeful ghost, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, youth, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower that questions the very nature of love, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, rough, sexy ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, supernatural ability, addiction, life is a bitch, love and romance, estate, curses spells and rituals, undead, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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77%
Red: Werewolf Hunter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The modern-day descendant of Little Red Riding Hood brings her fiancé home to meet her family and reveal their occupation as werewolf hunters, but after he is bitten by a werewolf, she must protect him from her own family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, werewolf, kidnapping, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, crimes, dangerous animal, human becoming an animal, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, occult, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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76%
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Doll Graveyard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: It's 1905 when 12 year old Sophia plays all by herself in her big, creepy house with only four handmade dolls as friends. When her abusive father has finally had enough, he forces her to bury them in the backyard. But, after she ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, ghost, vengeance, family in danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, teenage life, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll, bully ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, prison, rivalry, captivity, frame up, contests and competitions, amateur detective, golden years, crimes, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Demon Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: island, rivalry, supernatural, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, survival, escapades, village, demon, monster, vampire, clubbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Boogeyman 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a college student witnesses the alleged suicide of her roommate, it sets into motion a series of horrific events that cause her to fear the supernatural entity. As she tries to convince the rest of her dorm that the Boogeyman does exist, the ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: boogeyman, supernatural, ghost, crimes, college, mysterious character, supernatural ability, mind game, race against time, serial killer, youth, witnessing a crime ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 2.5
 807
Hallows Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in an abandoned schoolhouse with an evil they helped create, but cannot defeat, the students are ill prepared for their last lesson...in terror!
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, isolation, supernatural ability, prank, youth, crimes, psychopath, captivity, high school, teachers and students, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 192
The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural, supernatural ability, parents and children, family relations, chase, sexual content, murder, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, confined, curses spells and rituals, isolation, farmhouse, escapades, telekinesis, boy, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Somebody's Darling (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A fraternity president becomes obsessed with a young coed but his hopeful courtship decays into sinister pursuit as unnatural secrets surface about his brotherhood.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Plot: college, fraternity, vampire, addiction, stalking, chase, supernatural power, evil, killings, loss, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, teenage girl, murder, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, coma, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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A Dream Within a Dream (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six high school students, WILL, CHARLIE, BARTOK, TODD, STEVIE and LINDA, are handed invitations to a party by the school’s mysterious and enigmatic new student, SADDLER. However, once they enter Saddler’s house, they are each somehow magically ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, homoerotic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Ghostmaker (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college friends discover a 15th century coffin that allows them to experience the world as ghosts. While their first adventures in the spirit world are playful and innocent, the "Box of Shadows" soon brings out the group's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, death, deathtrap, buddies, supernatural, college, survival, violence, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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71%
Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi assassins, Danny finds the old man's crate of mysterious puppets and is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
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69%
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Innocence (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: After losing her mother in a tragic accident, Beckett Warner realizes that her troubles may be far worse—her school is run by a coven of beautiful women who perpetuate their youth by drinking the blood of virgins.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
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69%
The Eye 3: Infinity (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Eye 10 (Chinese: 見鬼10; The Eye 3), or The Eye Infinity, is a 2005 Thai-Hong Kong horror film directed by the Pang brothers, starring Wilson Chen, Kate Yeung, Isabella Leong, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Ray MacDonald and Kris Gu. The number ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, woman in danger, levitation, ouija board, bus, amusement park ...
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69%
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Voodoo (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Andy comes to campus in order to be close to his girlfriend Rebecca. Since he needs a place to stay he joins one of the college fraternities. However, a strange looking man warns him that the fraternity is just a cover-up for the weird voodoo cult.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, slasher ...
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69%
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The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Style: psychological, tense, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing ...
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Place: usa
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68%
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The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
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The Telling (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, undead, supernatural, sorority, crimes, prank, youth, mystery, supernatural ability, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Thirst: Blood War (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Will is a hippie college student who finds himself in the middle of a battle between vampires and a group of warlocks called Sentries; but when he's bitten by a seductive vampire he's forced to come to terms with his new state of being
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
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The Sacred (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fresh off the success of her first horror novel, Jessie is revered by the literaly world as the next Stephen King. While her editor anxiously awaits her next novel, she is suffering from writer's block. Out of fear of becoming a one-hit ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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