Movies like The Locker

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The Locker (2004)
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The Locker (2004)
Original name: 渋谷怪談
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long black hair soon shows up to kill them off one by one.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, asian horror
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, urban legend, supernatural, youth, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, student life, looking for love, city life, friendship, violence, murder, sadism, panic, post apocalypse, children, ghost story, murder mystery, supernatural power, high school, surrealism, wish come true, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to The Locker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Locker: One Missed Call 3: Final (2006), The Forest (2011), Pray for Morning (2006), I Am ZoZo (2012), A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Locker 2 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Seconds before Reika (from the first movie) dies, she gives the key to a coin locker to her pupil Ayano. After a hunt for the right coin locker, Ayano finally finds the right one but she soon realizes that some things should be left alone. When some ...
Plot: supernatural power, urban legend, ghost, ghost story, children, vengeful ghost, surrealism, murder mystery, room, cruelty, dead girl, murder ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, 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, busan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.1
 168
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, forest, urban legend, rivalry, violence, murder, fashion model, graphic violence, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, hotel, captivity, mystery, survival, supernatural, crimes, riddles and clues, murder, isolation, curses spells and rituals, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 3.2
 654
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ouija board, halloween, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, murder, violence, death, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, scenic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, serial killer, twins, psychological torture, youth, nightmare, small town, supernatural, justice, crimes, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curse, murder, good versus evil, supernatural horror, demon, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, urban legend, youth, human host, redneck, electric chair, serial killer, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.8
 3K
Needle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this cunning mystery-horror hybrid, college student Ben inherits a curious old mechanical box that churns out voodoo dolls. When a shadowy figure starts using the box to murder Ben's friends, Ben must find the killer.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, student life, murder, youth, mystery, voodoo, college, curses spells and rituals, crimes, mysticism, friends, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 2K
Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curse, family problems, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, orphan, murder, spirit, infection, supernatural ability, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, suicide, haunted house, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, grudge, losing-it hero, mystery, investigation, urban legend, haunted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, supernatural, split personality, curse, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, a vision, death, self control ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, folklore, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 145K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts a curse on the four girls tormenting them through a Ouija ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: curse, ghost, ouija board, vengeance, youth, supernatural, rivalry, village, curses spells and rituals, mute or deaf, murder, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.4
 1K
Bloody Mary (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a group of psychiatric hospital nurses invoke the spirit of Bloody Mary -- a supposed urban myth -- the slaughter begins. The legend is real, her vengeance is fatal, and to free her, all you have to do is say her name.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: urban legend, curses spells and rituals, violence, missing person, ghost, afterlife, hospital, mental institution, revenge, mental illness, doctors and patients, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 712
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, afterlife, death, vengeance, social worker, panic, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, ghost story, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, woman in danger, fall in love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, slasher, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, youth, haunted by the past, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, evil, teenager, found footage, serial killer, small town, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, survival, supernatural, ghost, confined, crimes, teenage life, killer clown, supernatural power, amusement park, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mental illness, mentally unstable, stalking, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, family problems, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, mental illness, ghost, crimes, couple relations, father son relationship, supernatural power, dementia, stalking, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.3
 2K
The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, obsession, ghost, crimes, youth, female nudity, serial killer, nightmare, wish come true, wish fulfillment, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, spirit, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, supernatural, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, haunted house, violence, experiment, college, memory, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 2K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, supernatural, ghost, dark secret, murder mystery, strange person, woman in danger, murder, crime investigation, mystery killer, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 743
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, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, ghost, riddles and clues, curse, family life, isolation, curses spells and rituals, captivity, nightmare, babies and infants, supernatural ability, ghost child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 712
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, supernatural, mystery, estate, hospital, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, hidden treasure, love affair, strangulation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The horror-thriller follows a group of teenagers dealing with the disappearance of one of them, Yuki, at an amusement park s ghost house. On a rainy day 10 years later, Yuki inexplicably returns. However, no sooner is she united with her former ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: maze, amusement park, hospital, confined, isolation, supernatural, friendship, survival, fear, guilty conscience, supernatural ability, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%