Movies like The Circle 2015

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The Circle (2015)
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The Circle (2015)
Original name: Cirkeln
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An otherworldly evil is slipping into a small town in Sweden. Six unrelated girls have been chosen to fight this evil. Together they must overcome their differences in order to save themselves and the world.
Style: scary, exciting, tense, rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, small town, magic, friendship, demon, evil, murder, friends, save the world, rivalry, school, bully, high school, danger
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
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Plot: haunted house, ghost, small town, murder, supernatural, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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The Changeover (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura Chant. 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, tense, bleak ...
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Witch Hunt (2021)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a modern America where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal, a sheltered teenager must face her own demons and prejudices as she helps two young witches avoid law enforcement and cross the southern border to asylum in Mexico.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: creature, witchcraft, witch hunt, sorceress, teenager, witch, supernatural power, friendship, friends, hunting, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, small town, curse, showdown, evil, murder, religions or cults, graphic violence, possession, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rustom (2016)
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Duration: 148 min.
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The Hollow Child (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Samantha has lived her whole life in different foster homes. Now living in a small town, she never feels like she quite fits in, even with her own current foster family who might adopt her, or the boy who follows her around doing her classwork. So, ...
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six misfit schoolgirls at an all-girl Catholic high school, left alone at the school for Easter week, get mixed up with the occult and witchcraft after an old Satanic temple is found underneath the church where they attend as well as an old book of ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Deadly Still (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends decide to spend a weekend together at a country house, but an unexpected accident forces them to stop at a strange and remote estate. In this abandoned and eerie place, a rare antique camera is discovered. Slowly the camera ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: death, murder, youth, brutality, mysticism, beautiful scenery, danger, photograph, blood
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The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, black magic, witch, supernatural, goth, magic, supernatural ability, good versus evil, teenage witch, karma, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
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The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: secret identity, police detective, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, missing person, friendship, vengeance, murder, rivalry, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Loon Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eager to escape the grief and nightmares of the city, Louis Olsen travels to Southwest Minnesota, seeking the peace of the rural countryside. When he accidentally disturbs the grave of a supposed local 'witch' Mary Jane Terlinden, what ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Witch Files (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A coven of young women with incredible powers and difficult pasts discovers that they are able to make their every wish come true. Things, however, take a dangerous turn when they discover that their newly-found abilities come with a price and that ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, witchcraft, high school, coven, friendship, supernatural power, supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, strong female presence, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Crowsnest (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 116 min.
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Audience: teens
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The Wicked (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Locke & Key (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 48 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
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Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, old friends, mystery, homecoming, crimes, school, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, high school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence, forest, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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There's Someone Inside Your House (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the countdown to graduation begins, students at Osborne High are being stalked by a maniac intent on exposing their darkest secrets to the entire town, terrorizing victims while wearing a life-like mask of their own face. With a mysterious past ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marianne (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The life of Krister has become an unending nightmare, ever since his wife's death. There seems to be no respite for this man, tormented by the errors of his past and held prisoner by a grim daily existence.
Style: suspense, captivating, scary, psychological
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Place: eastern europe
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