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Apt. (2006)
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Apt. (2006)
Original name: 아파트
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Se-jin, a lonely department store employee, moves into a high-rise apartment building. One day she notices that the lights in the windows of the building opposite all start to mysteriously flicker at exactly 9:56pm. She begins to suspect that these occurrences are somehow linked to a series of suspicious deaths in the neighbourhood.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: voyeurism, murder mystery, ghost, murder, terror, nightmare, riddles and clues, espionage, serial killer, police, elevator, female protagonist, voyeur, surrealism, dead girl, mysterious woman, apartment building, mysterious event, chase, apartment, bathtub, alarm clock, wheelchair, balcony, rocking chair ...
Place: seoul

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and bleak films with plots about murder, ghost, nightmare, knife, danger, chase and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apt.: 4 Horror Tales - February 29 (2006), Killer Toon (2013), Alone (2020), Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004), Nightmare (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
4 Horror Tales - February 29 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ji-yeon, a tollgate ticket girl, is frightened by a mysterious black car, which pays a bloodstained ticket fee at midnight. Her fear deepens after her colleague, Jong-sook, tells her that 12 years earlier a prisoner transport vehicle caused a ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, curse, ghost, revenge, hallucination, nightmare, strange person, murder mystery, surrealism, violence, evil, investigation ...
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 6.3
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Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, supernatural, murder mystery, woman in danger, ghost, strange person, murder, serial killer, sadism, terror, dark secret, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Alone (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When an outbreak hits, Aidan barricades himself inside his apartment and starts rationing food. His complex is overrun by infected Screamers, and with the world falling apart into chaos, he is left completely alone fighting for his life.
Style: suspense, bleak, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, voyeur, walking dead, zombie outbreak, cannibal, pandemic, survival horror, panic, survival, chase, riddles and clues, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Bunshinsaba: 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: curse, ghost, vengeance, ouija board, youth, supernatural, rivalry, village, curses spells and rituals, mute or deaf, murder, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.2
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Nightmare (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hye-jin's homecoming should have been a joyous occasion. She was especially happy to see her childhood friend again, the shy Eun-ju. However, when a secret is revealed, harsh words are exchanged. These words deeply affect Eun-ju and,in the next ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, dark secret, betrayal, murder, friendship, dead woman, strange person, violence, suicide, rivalry, serial murder, dead man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Doll Master (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, survival, mysterious character, haunted by the past, evil doll, isolation, curses spells and rituals, murder mystery, cruelty, ghost, confined, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Haunted Village (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a suspension, and Lee, a new transfer from forensics. Min has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, murder, serial killer, investigation, mystery, sexual abuse, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, grudge, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
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The Ex (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of how social networks and instant messengers are changing the life of a modern person. It has been several years since a 16-year-old teenager posted a photo of his girlfriend in the general chat, hoping to boast to friends. Now he has a ...
Style: enigmatic, mystical, suspense, captivating
Plot: ghost, ex girlfriend, nightmare, murder, confronting the past, mysticism, haunted by the past, tragic past, mystery, social network, relationship problems, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Don't Click (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror movie about the mysterious happenings that happen to a pair of sisters after watching an unidentified video. Directed by Kim Tae-kyeong, Park Bo-yeong plays Se-hee who tries to save her sister Jeong-mi, her boyfriend Joo Won and Kang Byeol ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: curse, paranormal phenomena, mysterious death, ghost, surrealism, murder, death, fear, terror, evil, survival, violence ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pernicious (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It was supposed to be an adventure of a lifetime as three young girls spend the summer in Thailand. But their adventure quickly becomes a nightmare when the trio unleashes the spirit of a murdered child with only one thing on her mind - revenge.
Style: exciting, bleak, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: dismemberment, ghost, curse, revenge, friendship, vacation, haunted by the past, murder, murder mystery, witch, reincarnation, ritual sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.7
 176
19 Doors (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the lond-abandoned Lyndora seems theperfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is known for its rough and seedy past - the doors to its rooms ...
Style: bleak, enigmatic, scary, suspense
Plot: ghost, writers, abandoned hotel, psychic, ghost child, possession, paranormal phenomena, murder, mystery, insanity, doll, hanged man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.5
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, memory loss, nightmare, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sin-de-rel-la (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Though having never once in her life seen her father, Hyun-soo has never felt his absense, as there is a perfect mother for her. Her mother is also a renowned plastic surgeon, so she is never lonely, surrounded by girls who want beauty consultations ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, obsession, legends and myths, supernatural, family problems, family relations, murder, nightmare, best friend, haunted by the past, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
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Fade to Black (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marilyn Monroe obsessed serial killer.
Plot: anthropology, murder, voyeurism, voyeur, police, professor, espionage, violence, apartment, iron, apartment complex
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 358
Still (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An omnibus film of four stories pulled straight from Thailand's most gruesome headlines. In "Flame", a man is haunted by regret and a ghost after he survives a nightclub fire that killed his girlfriend. In "Imprison", a ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: fear, fire, prisoner, ghost, murder, rape, funeral, suffocation, corpse, suicide, dead prostitute, deaf mute ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 32
Hide & Seek (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a tragedy, a family moves to an isolated house where strange apparitions appear.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sinister, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, stepfather, ghost, mysticism, family relations, mystery, haunted, abandoned house, murder, murder mystery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
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Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, haunted by the past, obsession, investigation, supernatural, mystery, evil spirit, vengeance, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Behind the Wall (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this chilling, atmospheric thriller, Katelyn (Lindy Booth) seeks answers about the brutal murder that claimed her mother's life 20 years ago in the lighthouse where they lived, a crime for which her grief-and-guilt-crazed father has long ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, rivalry, dark secret, spirit, priest, demonic possession, haunted by the past, small town, death of mother, secret room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Election Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Events taking place, before and after, the 2016 Election Night, takes a turn for the worst as a group of serial killers are on the loose, tormenting and torturing the residents of the Chicago area.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: masked killer, murder, massacre, election, psycho, chase, killer clown, stalking, president, thrill ride, santa claus, nanny ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Haunted Campus (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shinji Yagami (Yuma Nakayama) is a university student. He is easily frightened, due to seeing ghosts. He has feelings for Koyomi Nada (Haruka Shimazaki). To protect Koyomi Nada, Shinji and Koyomi joins the occult research group at their university. ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: ghost, occult, paranormal activity, club, suicide, university, pregnancy, paranormal phenomena, teen suicide, dead woman, professor, stepdaughter ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 56
Glimpse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Morten is a young medical student who's Japanese girlfriend dies under mysterious circumstances. When strange things begin to happen around him, he tries to find out who she really was. He discovers that her family is haunted by a curse, a ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, nightmare, curse, able to see the dead, ghost, supernatural power, father son relationship, hospital, death, fear, drowning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 422
Ghastly (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Desperately wanting a child, Ga-hee receives help from an exorcist and kidnaps and seals a child in a jar. After she gives birth to her son Bin, Ga-hee is brutally murdered. Along with her husband Jang-hwan and her sister Yoo-rin, Sunny moves into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, evil spirit, exorcism, murder, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, missing person, intrigue, deception, dark secret, terror, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Girl Who Got Away (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Massena, New York, 1998. A decade of terror comes to a close with the capture of Elizabeth Caulfield, a woman who kidnapped five young girls and pretended they were her own. Only one girl, Christina Bowden, managed to get away with her life, the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, prison escape, killing spree, homicidal maniac, serial killer, female assassin, female sociopath, sole survivor, murder, female vigilante, murder mystery, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Shockwave (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just as Wes thought his summer couldn't get any worse it got terrifying when he wakes up one morning to find a bloody mess with a letter to add the cherry on top to a confusing puzzle that leads to a gruesome trail of shock and horror.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, slasher, scary, bleak ...
Plot: murder, fear, murderer, chase, serial murder, darkness, violence, terror, psycho killer, psycho, ghost, shock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 2K
Office (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An exemplary officer worker and head of his family KIM Byung-Guk murdered his entire family without any provocation and disappeared into thin air. Homicide detective Jong-Hoon immediately begins his investigation at KIM's office but all of ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, wanted, office worker, police detective, murder, husband wife relationship, serial killer, nightmare, office, employer employee relationship, murder disguised as suicide ...
Place: south korea, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Re-Cut (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When twin girls are found dead in their family’s barn, reality star turned TV-reporter Meredith Phillips and her de-facto camera crew are dispatched to rural Wisconsin to investigate the gruesome deaths. In their relentless drive to break the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, scary, suspenseful
Plot: murder, murder investigation, revenge, vengeance, chase, violence, death, murder mystery, uncover truth, mystery, police officer, evidence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 17K
Pay the Ghost (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, melancholic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: halloween, police, ghost, missing child, child abduction, kidnapping, rescue, nightmare, professor, supernatural, car accident, revenge ...
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: scary, disturbing, gothic, sadistic, slasher ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, woman in danger, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, psychopath, haunted by the past, pregnancy, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 3K
The Remains (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, widower, dark secret, house, radio, troubled teen, missing girl, doll, seance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 4K
We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, fear of death, medium, supernatural, chase, life after death, overdose, skeptic, airport
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%