Movies like Burnt Offerings

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Burnt Offerings (1976)
 6.5
 9K
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric, serious, frightening, disturbing, bad ending, gothic ...
Plot: old house, attic, supernatural, family in danger, losing-it hero, mystery, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, obsession, evil force, psychosis, old woman, demonic possession, estate, rapid aging, photograph, wheelchair, helplessness, coffin, crimes, ghost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Burnt Offerings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, haunted house, murder, storytelling and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Burnt Offerings: House on Haunted Hill (1999), The Others (2001), Sinister (2012), The Messengers (2007), Case 39 (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, mental institution, survival, gory, isolation, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 317K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, scary, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, psychic, mysterious character, parallel world, seance, uncover truth, single parent, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 201K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, attic, family in danger, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1979, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 37K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, supernatural, child murder, death threat, family in danger, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, teenage life, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 73K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: child abuse, supernatural, evil child, mental institution, danger, mysterious character, demons, social worker, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 258K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghosts, family in danger, parents and children, parallel world, nightmare, psychic, evil spirit, danger, paranormal activity, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 406K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, frightening, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, witch, seance, riddles and clues, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre, bad ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, seance, ghost, paranormal activity, nightmare comes true, family, fear, nightmare, possession, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 108K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
Genre: Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: solar eclipse, supernatural, haunted house, missing person, past, mystery, family relations, ghost, crimes, teenage life, siblings relations, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, supernatural horror, family relations, nightmare comes true, deadly, family problems, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, parents and children, domestic disturbance, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, family in danger, woman in danger, family problems, haunted house, master and servant, death in the family, mysterious character, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological, scary
Plot: seance, haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, infidelity, woman in danger, afterlife, supernatural, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 67K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, insomnia, psychology, ghost, estate, danger, domestic disturbance, evil, supernatural, delusion, research, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 12K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, christmas, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 70K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, clairvoyance, haunted house, paranoia, murder, obsession, supernatural, woman in danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, danger, couples, videotaping, handheld camera, invisibility, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 127K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, demonic possession, violence, paranormal activity, danger, toy comes to life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 5K
Mortuary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mortician, zombie, murder, small town, family in danger, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, afterlife, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 31K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental illness, mentally unstable, family relations, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, deadly, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When Juan's sister and her husband visit the couple, they give ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, family in danger, supernatural, baby, old dark house, paranormal, mystery, family problems, obsession, missing child, parallel world, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, gory, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, vengeance, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 12K
The Abandoned (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, confined, mystery, family relations, survival, danger, woman in danger, insanity, supernatural horror, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, afterlife, who done it, haunted by the past, murder, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 80K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending, macabre ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 54K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, danger, family in danger, exorcism, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, artifact, ghost, family relations, ancient mystery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 567
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, ghost, supernatural, investigation, starting over, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, hopes, losing-it hero, murder, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 4K
Room 6 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school teacher Amy has been proposed by her boyfriend Nick early in the morning and she promises her answer later in the afternoon...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: hospital, afterlife, zombie, ghost, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, amateur detective, mysterious character, slasher, crimes, hallucination, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, danger, mind game, child in peril, demons, dark and stormy night, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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