Movies like The Bye Bye Man

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The Bye Bye Man (2017)
 4.3
 25K
The Bye Bye Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.
Style: suspense, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough, erotic, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, demonic possession, nightmare, hallucination, death, demon, monster, violence, student, paranormal phenomena, murder, occult, deception, spiritualism, group of friends, secret, violent man, running for your life, police detective, sole survivor, police investigator, psychic, mysterious event, belief in ghosts ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: wisconsin

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Most similar movies to The Bye Bye Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, psychotronic and slasher films with plots about supernatural, death, murder, violence, flashback, supernatural power and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Bye Bye Man: Polaroid (2019), Truth or Dare (2018), Wish Upon (2017), Oculus (2013), Shadows of the Dead (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
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Polaroid (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Norway, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her ...
Style: dark, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: teenager, curse, ghost, death, death of friend, mystery, undead, monster, freak, terror, supernatural, cursed object ...
Time: 70s, year 1974
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100%
 5.2
 57K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: exciting, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: game, truth or dare, survival, group of friends, demon, characters killed one by one, murder, supernatural horror, rivalry, college, friendship, manipulation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, big ben london, london, tokyo ...
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67%
 5.0
 21K
Wish Upon (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage girl, wish fulfillment, magic, teenager, supernatural, single parent, suicide, garbage, supernatural horror, school, female protagonist, wish come true ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 131K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mirror, haunted house, siblings relations, ghost, supernatural horror, twists and turns, insanity, brother sister relationship, flashback, hallucination, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shadows of the Dead (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of teenagers try to escape a creature that lives among the shadows and is hunting them down one by one.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: monster, shadow, supernatural, characters killed one by one, party, creature, loss of friend, interracial friendship, friend, hallucination, demonic possession, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 38
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gothic, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, friendship, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, group of friends, evil, dark secret, haunted by the past ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 3K
Killer Sofa (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Francesca always attracted weirdos. When one of her stalkers is found dead, she looks for comfort from her best friend, Maxi. Meanwhile, Maxi’s grandfather, Jack, a disgraced Rabbi, comes across a reclining chair containing a Dybbuk inside. Jack ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, captivating, weird, urban fantasy
Plot: ghost, murder, mysterious event, violence, hearing voices, escape attempt, investigation, female protagonist, supernatural power, missing person, witch, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: supernatural, death, evil, murder, doll, family, devil, violence, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, mansion, puppet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 161K
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, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, murder, doll, family, demon, self sacrifice, supernatural horror, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Night in Soho (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, time travel, brothel, mystery, rape, seeing dead people, female serial killer, darkness, fashion designer, nightmare, ghost, psychic ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 2020s, year 1960, year 1969
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 35K
Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: scary, suspense, bad ending, psychological, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, urban legend, supernatural, monster, evil spirit, kidnapping, friendship, teenage protagonist, small town, evil, forest, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 54K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, supernatural horror, curses spells and rituals, spiritualism, ouija board, board game, haunted house, monster, brutality, attic, witch ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, intense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, occult, evil force, paranormal phenomena, funeral home, curses spells and rituals, seance, hallucination, reverend, cancer patient, supernatural horror ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 194K
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, dark fantasy, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, psychic power, hotel, psychic, murder, doctor, native american, magician, mind game, little girl, vampire ...
Time: 80s, year 2019, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: new hampshire, iowa, colorado, ohio, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 276K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, isolation, survival, hotel, insanity, trapped, fear, evil, twists and turns, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 15th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
 350
Anomaly (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a family that experienced the biggest demonic possession after moving into a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, nightmare, demon, supernatural, supernatural power, haunted house, peril, paranormal phenomena, rescue, curses spells and rituals, ghost, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 142K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, priest, ghost, nun, supernatural horror, paranormal, evil nun, murder, exorcism, nightmare, demon, suicide ...
Time: year 1952, 50s, 20th century
Place: romania, rome italy, vatican, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 316K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: cult, fear, ghost, supernatural, secret society, possession, supernatural horror, evil spirit, demon, seance, grief, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Night Train to Terror (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane anylum with some very interesting treatment plans. Another involves a ...
Style: slasher, claymation, serious, surreal, scary ...
Plot: train, devil, rock band, railway, rock and roll, exploitation, serial killer, supernatural, mental institution, female objectification, raped woman, mad doctor ...
Time: year 1979, 80s, 1940s, year 1944, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Black Serenade (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Students of the university of Salamanca are brutally murdered by a black masked minstrel. Alex, an architecture student who has recently moved to Salamanca discovers a pattern behind the killings; it seems as if the killer strikes regularly after ...
Style: slasher, suspense, bleak, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, religion, terror, mutilation, urban legend, college, university, fight, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), hallucination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.1
 20K
Wounds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, body horror, supernatural horror, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bartender, cockroach, supernatural power, insect, mental disorder, supernatural, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Cleansing Hour (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two millennial entrepreneurs stage elaborate fake exorcisms on social media until one of their girlfriends becomes possessed by a demon.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: demonic possession, exorcism, supernatural, demon, hoax, found footage, violence, supernatural power, revenge, murder, fear, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 81K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family problems, mental illness, woman in danger, family in danger, twists and turns, siblings relations, pretense, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1986, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 32K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, mental illness, murder, abandoned house, plot twist, death of mother, sibling relationship, schizophrenic, split personality, attic, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 28K
Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, twists and turns, prank, school, death, high school, youth, murder mystery, friendship, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 4K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, urban legend, forest, chase, murder, friendship, trespassing, high school, child in peril, serial killer, siblings relations, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, year 1953 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 940
Screamtime (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, paranormal, puppeteer, ghost, haunted house, psychopath, graphic violence, youth, supernatural, child killer, couple relations, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 1K
Horror House (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, trapped in a building, monster, seance, murder, graphic violence, estate, friends, supernatural, youth, ghost, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, psychological, bloody, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, female psychopath, closeted homosexual, gay slur, basketball, homophobic slur, control freak, female serial killer, attic, gay teacher, homosexuality, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 30K
The Empty Man (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: occult, suicide, sacrifice, supernatural, cult, investigation, teenager, death, riddles and clues, legend, cave, missing person ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019, year 1995, 90s
Place: missouri, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%