Movies like The Sentinel 1977

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The Sentinel (1977)
 6.4
 8K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, satanic, disturbing, macabre, tense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, police detective, demon, hell, model, supernatural, investigation, teenage life, crimes, fashion, clergy, supernatural ability, danger, couples, gays and lesbians, losing-it hero, deadly, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, secret society, devil, blood, violence, haunted house ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Sentinel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, demons, deadly, splatter and brutality mostly in Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Sentinel: The Amityville Horror (1979), Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Amityville Dollhouse (1996), The Unholy (1988), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, dysfunctional family, child abuse, poltergeist, demonic possession, exorcism, demon, house, abusive father, evil, church ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, dollhouse, missing child, supernatural, zombie, danger, afterlife, family in danger, good versus evil, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.9
 1K
The Unholy (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: demon, priest, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, deal with the devil, heroes, danger, afterlife, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, possession, priest, demonic possession, exorcism, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, clergy, haunted by the past, youth, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, fear, evil, nightmare, supernatural, knife murder, gory, family in danger, woman in danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
 328K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: evil force, supernatural ability, priest, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, middle east, iraq, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 60K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, bleak, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, danger, vatican, religion, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger, christian, faith, moral dilemma, investigation, demons ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, vengeance, slasher, losing-it hero, domestic disturbance, suburban life, gory, supernatural ability, suburbs, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, violence, hanging, slasher, surrealism, cemetery, priest, suicide, demon, living dead ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder, good versus evil, ghost, evil, reporter, slasher, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 31K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, obsession, ghost, lesbian, orphan, alcohol, disappearance, supernatural, old dark house, danger, supernatural ability, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1960s, 19th century ...
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, strangulation, ghost, destiny, anthology, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, supernatural, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, atmospheric, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, attic, panic, missing child, vengeance, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghost, zombie, missing person, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 96K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, scary, biblical ...
Plot: devil, monk, priest, prophecy, good versus evil, murder, gory, mystery, apocalypse, christianity, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, jerusalem, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 18K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, hotel, ghost, afterlife, morgue, murder, gore, blood, violence, survival, danger, acid ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, investigation, ghost, photographer, hallucination, cat, anthology, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.9
 4K
Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, occult, high school, obsession, afterlife, deadly, teenage life, gory, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, isolation, haunted house, investigation, ghost, good versus evil, psychic, physicist, supernatural, gory, survival, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 16K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, witch, danger, college, supernatural, gory, slasher, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, pay phone, ritual, pizza, witchcraft, satanic ritual, eclipse, ceremony, secret, occult, gravestone, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil, photographer, shotgun, murder, haunted house, vengeance, ghost, chaos, danger, rivalry, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal, danger, deadly, found footage, insanity, blood, tv host, screaming in horror, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: mind bending, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, small town, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, small town life, deadly, teachers and students, escapades, crimes, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, supernatural, murder, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, deadly, woman in danger, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Amityville Curse (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, suicide, tarantula, fireplace, supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, gory, dangerous animal, curses spells and rituals, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman uncovers sinister secrets while investigating the apparent suicide of her sister.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: ghost, investigation, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, woman in danger, danger, family relations, deadly, apartment, nightmare, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 3K
Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, urban legend, monster, anthology, maniac, scientist, priest, truck, demon, slasher, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, deadly, good versus evil, family in danger, danger, family problems, curses spells and rituals, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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