Movies like The Tattooist

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The Tattooist (2007)
 5.1
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The Tattooist (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a thoughtless act, unwittingly unleashes a powerful angry spirit. In his devastating journey into Pacific mysticism, Jake must find a way to save his new love, Sina and recover his own soul.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: tattoo, mysticism, ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, tattoo artist, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, curse, supernatural power, murder, revenge, escapades, death, female nudity, male nudity, evil, honor, nightmare, blood, funeral, shame, a vision, machete ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, singapore

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Most similar movies to The Tattooist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, curses spells and rituals, murder and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Tattooist: The Unleashed (2011), Ouija Board (2004), Prison of the Dead (2000), Seance: The Summoning (2011), Feng shui (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, deadly, danger, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, curse, ouija board, imaginary, old woman, attic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
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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: ghost, curse, ouija board, vengeance, youth, danger, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, mute or deaf, village, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Prison of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kristof, an eccentric rich kid, tricks his high school friends into getting back together for a reunion of sorts, under the pretense of a funeral. The group of twenty-somethings is forced to spend the night in an old abandoned witches' prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prank, supernatural, ghost, danger, survival, curses spells and rituals, seance, buddies, deadly, supernatural power, funeral ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, deadly, friendship, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.5
 497
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, siblings relations, family relations, getting home, accident, new house, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.4
 786
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, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 692
The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: riddles and clues, ghost, supernatural, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, family life, captivity, isolation, danger, curse, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.5
 2K
The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, violence, death, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 4.3
 1K
Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, family in danger, demon, nightmare, supernatural, danger, fear, paranormal activity, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, deadly, prison, supernatural, captivity, frame up, amateur detective, golden years, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 155
The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 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: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, profanity, sexual content, chase, danger, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.1
 135
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, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, urban legend, profanity, deadly, rivalry, in the woods, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 317
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: survival, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, chaos, gory, plague, murder, imaginary, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 666
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, deadly, danger, couples, murder, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, deadly, crimes, couple relations, ghost, mental illness, danger, father son relationship, supernatural power, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.1
 372
The Sacred (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, americana, deadly creature, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, danger, supernatural, crimes, survival, woman in danger, destiny, gory, cons and scams, serial killer, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.3
 551
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, halloween, ouija board, spirit, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: ocean or sea, slasher, gory, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, ghost, escapades, rivalry, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, violence, ritual murder, vengeance, supernatural ability, deadly, supernatural, danger, boarding school, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Cold Blood Canyon (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mr. and Mrs. Myers move into their highly coveted Beverly Hills home, they wonder why the price tag is too good to be true. Their daughter, Danielle, discovers the truth when a neighbor tells her one of the previous owners was murdered there ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hollywood, teenage life, mystery, death, neighbor, sexual fantasy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, serial killer, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, rivalry, grudge, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: scary, atmospheric, serious, tense, offbeat
Plot: ghost, vengeance, missing person, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural, escapades, danger, haunted by the past, legends and myths, slasher, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: murder, mummy, supernatural, survival, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, escapades, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Crying Dead (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 2008 a cast and crew set out to shoot a pilot for a paranormal reality show. During the first night vague apparitions became violent hauntings. One by one they lost their lives. The Whispering Dead is a diary of the final tortured moments of real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, deadly, mental institution, danger, supernatural power, disappearance, reality tv, hospital, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.9
 374
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, denial, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, fear, phobia, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 8K
Wake Wood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ritual, pagan, grief, haunted by the past, danger, mystery, spouse in danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, village, dealing with death ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.7
 512
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: danger, ghost, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, gory, slasher, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 8K
Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, confined, supernatural, evil child, murder, baby, doctor, curse, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%