Movies like The Sentinel 1977

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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological, gothic, satanic, disturbing, macabre, tense ...
Plot: ghost, hell, demon, model, murder, supernatural, police detective, supernatural ability, secret society, domestic disturbance, investigation, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, clergy, gays and lesbians, losing-it hero, teenage life, fashion, couples, devil, blood, violence, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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 suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, ghost, murder and death mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Sentinel: The Amityville Horror (1979), Amityville Dollhouse (1996), The Unholy (1988), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), The Exorcist (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, missing child, dollhouse, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.9
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: priest, demon, clergy, gory, protagonist as suspect, church, supernatural ability, legal investigation, uncover truth, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: devil, demonic possession, possession, exorcism, priest, clergy, losing-it hero, pact with the devil, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 8.0
 318K
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural ability, evil force, supernatural, priest, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, clergy, exorcism, good versus evil, girl, losing-it hero, crisis of faith ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, dysfunctional family, sex, child abuse, exorcism, church, evil, demonic possession, poltergeist, house, demon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: domestic disturbance, vampire, family in danger, danger, ghost, anthology, murder, destiny, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: small town, murder, curses spells and rituals, college, danger, demon, deadly, university, haunted house, supernatural, shopping mall, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, knife murder, fear, evil, nightmare, murder, danger, gory, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, gory, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, vengeance, supernatural ability, estate, domestic disturbance, suburbs, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: supernatural, satanist, satanism, cult, ritual, demon, occult, deal with the devil, ghost, supernatural ability, pact with the devil, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, missing child, social worker, attic, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 457
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric
Plot: murder, slasher, small town, village, farm, supernatural, serial killer, zombie, mental illness, repression, gory, nightmare ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 59K
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, supernatural, danger, vatican, christian, faith, religion, hopes, woman in danger, moral dilemma, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, house, return, hometown, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 30K
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, old dark house, ghost, disappearance, alcohol, orphan, obsession, lesbian, supernatural, mentally unstable, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1940s, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Legacy (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross star as architects brought to a secluded estate by an eccentric millionaire. They and other guests become trapped, leading to a series of grisly deaths which point to a supernatural…
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: cat, broken mirror, estate, ghost, domestic disturbance, afterlife, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, murder, countryside, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 625
Netherworld (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, slasher, mystery, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, murder, good versus evil, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 15K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, college, murder, gory, danger, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, based on supposedly true story, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, burned alive, island, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder of a policewoman, reporter, murder, evil, gory, slasher, good versus evil, ghost, deadly creature, drugs/alcohol, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, found footage, demon, christmas, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, terror, danger, family in danger, couples, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 979
Mausoleum (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: murder, gory, ghost, slasher, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, master and servant, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, danger, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, blood, priest, possession, demon, gory, ghost, deadly, murder, violence, teenager, exorcism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, demon, inheritance, fireplace, supernatural ability, creature, old house, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Devil Witch (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caroll Baker stars in this psychedelic shocker about a mysterious witch who casts a spell over attractive, youthful fashion photographer Valentina Rosselli (Isabelle De Funes). Thrust into a world of sadism, Valentina must figure out whether the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mysterious, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, wizards and magicians, witch, photographer, woman in danger, mysterious character, supernatural ability, in the woods, magic, curse, occult, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, mind bending
Plot: ghost, ancient mystery, danger, deadly, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, college, demon, gory, supernatural ability, university ...
Time: 17th century
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, suspenseful, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, fireplace, tarantula, suicide, supernatural, gory, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 93K
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, good versus evil, priest, prophecy, murder, supernatural ability, gory, apocalypse, mystery, death, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, jerusalem, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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