Movies like House in the Alley

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House in the Alley (2012)
 5.7
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House in the Alley (2012)
Original name: Ngôi Nhà Trong Hẻm
Genre: Horror
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Until they lose their baby to a miscarriage, a young couple were happily settling into their new life in their spacious home. After the tragedy, Thao is inconsolable and won't let her baby's body leave the house. Normal life eludes her as terrifying visions undermine her sanity. Her husband, Thanh, experiences strange phenomena around their home and when his wife turns on him, he must race to uncover the secrets of the house in the alley before they lose their sanity and their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, realistic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, couple relations, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family problems, curses spells and rituals, isolation, domestic disturbance, starting over, babies and infants, death in the family, miscarriage, mystery, stillborn child, dealing with death, family in crisis, teddy bear, house fire, labor strike, wooing, nude dance, danger, trail of blood, severed finger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to House in the Alley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, gory and family problems mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like House in the Alley: Soulmate (2013), Deathbed (2002), The Child's Eye (2010), Stitch (2013), Family Demons (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 828
Soulmate (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A widow retreats to a remote cottage to recover from a suicide attempt, only to discover the place is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, isolation, mentally unstable, mystery, death in the family, countryside, supernatural, death, folk hero, vigilantism, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 554
Deathbed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Karen and her significant other move to a new apartment, they discover an old antique bed. Karen absolutely loves it and she soon allows it to inspire her artwork. However, a series of disturbing dreams begin to haunt Karen. Eventually she ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couple relations, woman in danger, technology gone awry, curses spells and rituals, showbiz, mentally unstable, changing the past or future, couples, chaos, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, amateur detective, hotel, supernatural, curse, paranormal investigation, survival, uncover truth, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.2
 617
Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: desert, ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, death, violence, family problems, losing-it hero, dealing with death, disfigurement, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 324
Family Demons (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When an abused teenage girl murders her alcoholic mother, the mother's vengeful spirit returns to haunt her. Even in death, the mother is hell bent on denying her daughter her freedom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: abusive mother, murder, ghost, supernatural, dysfunctional family, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, woman in danger, addiction, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 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 in crisis, family problems, curses spells and rituals, village, clergy, haunted house, hallucination, husband wife relationship, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
 2K
Dead Souls (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On his 18th birthday, Johnny finds out that he's come into an inheritance - and his family were a lot stranger than he ever knew...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: mysterious character, uncover truth, life turned upside down, starting over, teenage life, ghost, supernatural, family problems, youth, adoption, orphan, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.9
 137
Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, amateur detective, crimes, domestic disturbance, family problems, afterlife, missing child, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
Torture Chamber (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 13-year-old Jimmy Morgan is possessed by an evil too powerful to be exorcised by any religion. After escaping from a mental institution, Jimmy is back with a vengeance - and an army of children who follow his every murderous desire.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: evil, supernatural, reincarnation, mentally unstable, family in danger, clergy, religions or cults, exorcism, vengeance, hell, possession, castle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 1K
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, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: family in danger, losing-it hero, obsession, ghost, isolation, family problems, haunted by the past, supernatural, death in the family, murder, afterlife, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 838
Damned by Dawn (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: During a violent thunderstorm, a family is awoken by piercing shrieks which summon the dead to rise again. Their lives explode in a blood soaked fury as they battle malevolent spirits, whilst fighting to save their souls from eternal torment with... ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic horror, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death in the family, family secret, mysterious character, homecoming, family curse, grandmother, farm, supernatural power, pregnancy, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 4K
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, fear, death, paranormal investigation, family in danger, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, haunted house, uncover truth, supernatural, grudge, losing-it hero, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ability, high school, cell phone, fright, abandoned house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 535
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, superstition, family relations, getting home, siblings relations, couples, security guard, luck, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 1K
The Haunting (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesca is a pediatrician who is dedicated to both motherhood and children, married to another physician, Pedro. Following the birth of a new child, Francesca begins to suffer from postpartum depression. Following the advice of friend and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, mystery, obsession, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, confined, ghost, family problems, haunted house, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 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, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violence, death, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 1K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, family problems, terminal illness, teenage life, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, hair loss, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 732
The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, ghost, family life, isolation, curses spells and rituals, captivity, curse, babies and infants, supernatural ability, nightmare, ghost child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: forest, ghost, suicide, uncover truth, curse, supernatural, vengeance, haunted by the past, isolation, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.4
 641
A Dead Calling (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, murder, journalism, terrorism, media, family problems, small town life, small town, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, haunted house, ghost, stalking, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, family problems, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 788
The Heirloom (2005)
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, inheritance, haunted by the past, supernatural, family relations, family problems, curses spells and rituals, estate, domestic disturbance, family secret, unconsciousness, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
 175
Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, estrangement, creature, demon, rivalry, showdown, human host, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 476
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, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, supernatural, portal, violence, murder, mental institution, doctor, library ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples and another friend from college decide to visit the Goldfield Hotel in Nevada to make a documentary about ghosts – then their nightmares begin!
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: ghost, supernatural, stalking, uncover truth, hotel, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, master and servant, legends and myths, family in danger, filmmaking, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 3K
They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, couples, mystery, grudge, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.1
 4K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ouija Experiment 2: Theatre of Death (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun filled weekend turns deadly when a group of unsuspecting theatre goers are trapped inside, after a ravenous spirit is resurrected and released from a Ouija board. They must confront their most terrifying fears and destroy the spirit before it ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dealing with death, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, ouija board, fear, afterlife, chase, lone wolves, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%