Movies like The Dark Tapes

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The Dark Tapes
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, ghoul, anthology, demon, paranormal, ghost, serial killer, webcam, creature, kidnapping, obscurity, evil force, fright, scare, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, experiment, darkness, investigation, evil, panic, violence, murder, death, fear ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s

Most similar movies to The Dark Tapes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dark, serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about fear, camera, panic, evil, darkness, looking at the camera and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dark Tapes: Phoenix Forgotten (2017), Noroi: The Curse (2005), Classroom 6 (2015), RWD (2015), Encounters (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phoenix Forgotten
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: light, dark
Plot: found footage, video camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, adolescent boy, adolescent girl, air force base, delirium, press conference, peril, missing girl, journey ...
Time: 1990s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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System:   95%
    User:   76%
 
Noroi: The Curse
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, tense, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, uncover truth, disappearance, found footage, danger, curses spells and rituals, mystery, deadly, occult, demon, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
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Classroom 6
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A local reporter and her assembled TV crew go into a school haunted by a horrific past. The team spends the night locked inside the building, capturing any and everything they find.
Style: dark
Plot: talking to the camera, missing person, night, paranormal phenomena, looking at the camera, evil, found footage, cell phone, video camera, death, bathroom, security camera ...
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System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 4.4
 286
RWD
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men went searching for ghosts, but they found themselves instead...
Style: light, dark, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, time travel, camera, video camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, handheld camera, handgun, shooting, broken glass, hallway, blade ...
Time: future
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System:   83%
    User:   94%
 
 4.7
 388
Encounters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: November 18th 2011 a small Danish film crew disappeared in the woods of northern Sweden without a trace. One year later, their footage was leaked by a hacker group now known as Pandoras. This is the crew's unsettling and disturbing footage.
Style: light, dark
Plot: fright, conversation, unconsciousness, discussion, peril, syringe, car driving, doubt, confusion, staircase, convulsion, backwoods ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   87%
 
 4.4
 130
Alien Valley
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of a reality T.V. crew of paranormal researchers who journey to Colorado's San Luis Valley in order to investigate the unexplained phenomena of cattle mutilations. Over the course of their three day investigation they find much more ...
Style: dark
Plot: talking to the camera, looking at the camera, found footage, car driving, fright, scare, obscurity, death, camera, video camera, murder, violence ...
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System:   80%
    User:   77%
 
Paranormal Entity
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, deadly, suburbs, mystery, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, demonic possession, paranormal, danger, evil, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   81%
 
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, investigation, supernatural, demons, surveillance, insanity, memory loss, surveillance footage, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   82%
 
 4.3
 357
The Entity
Genre: Horror
Country: Peru
Duration: 80 min.
Story: THE RING goes ‘found footage’ Peruvian in a terrific example of the continually igniting South American new horror wave. A group of media students embark on a documentary project covering ‘Reaction Videos’ - filming people watching intense ...
Style: dark, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, evil, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, smartphone, scratch, killings, obscurity, pact with the devil, sadism, running, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
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The Den
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, video chat, cyberspace, brutality, fear, danger, woman in danger, hacking, talking to the camera, violence, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   84%
 
The Collingswood Story
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: My name is Rebecca. When I left for college my ex John thought web cams would help us keep in touch. It does however it also leads us to a dark secret when we meet and cam with Vera Madeline, an on-line psychic, who initiates a deadly reign of ...
Style: dark
Plot: killings, obscurity, conversation, secret society, fright, sect, cap, evil force, postcard, university student, car driving, candelabra ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   82%
 
 5.6
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The Bay
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   65%
 
The Museum Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A group of students decide to base their media assignment on a local railway museum myth. However, when they trespass the premises after hours, they soon learn that some myths are more than stories.
Style: light, dark
Plot: found footage, camera, video camera, handheld camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, cruelty, danger, dark secret, screaming, investigation, evil ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   71%
 
 5.7
 347
Rorschach
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two skeptic researchers investigate a mother's claim that an unknown presence may be trying to communicate with her 7-year-old daughter.
Style: dark
Plot: evil, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, found footage, house, running, man with glasses, cell phone, video camera, bathroom, mother daughter relationship, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   75%
 
 5.1
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Atrocious
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, dark
Plot: supernatural, amateur detective, gory, domestic disturbance, countryside, siblings relations, danger, family in danger, farm, estate, deadly, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
 4.2
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Evil Things
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, slasher, danger, found footage, deadly, survival, isolation, confined, off the road, trip, cold, car driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
As Above, So Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
 5.2
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Inner Demons
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: INNER DEMONS follows an 'Intervention'-style reality show crew that films an episode about a sixteen-year old girl, a former A-student, who is fighting addiction but may in fact be suffering from something even more destructive: demonic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, found footage, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, demonic possession, drug rehabilitation, heroin addiction, curses spells and rituals, custody, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   57%
 
 7.5
 369K
The Conjuring
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues, investigation, death, witch, haunted by the past, seance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   69%
 
 5.7
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End Roll
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Laura and Marta share a nice apartment. Laura, the youngest one, began to document their life in the house with her camera. Marta undergoes the continual jokes of the friend. One day Laura, poking too much her nose in the privacy of Marta, discovers ...
Plot: disorder, smartphone, door, blue jeans, window, corridor, shirt, staircase, morning, female student, fright, music box ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   69%
 
The Burningmoore Incident
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The cameras filming a TV pilot capture the brutal killings of a home renovation crew.
Style: dark
Plot: talking to the camera, looking at the camera, house, found footage, camera, fright, scare, digital camera, living room, cellar, hallway, room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
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Unaired
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: S.P.I is entering its third season as the most watched Paranormal Hunting program with its Halloween premiere. The team is investigating a haunted garage/basement on secluded property and prepping to create some soaring ratings with scary content. ...
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, killings, obscurity, door, group of friends, handheld camera, panic, flashlight, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   60%
 
Berlin: Part 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A direct sequel to Manny Velazquez's Berlin: Part 1 (2016) continuing were the first film left off. Delia Fox, who is now pregnant tries to find her cousin Kamila Sanchez, who was kidnapped by Doctor Begotten before it is too late, but little ...
Style: light, dark, suspense, sexy
Plot: invasion, kidnapping, ghost, gore, torture, blood splatter, flashback, fear, blood, baby, revenge, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
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8213: Gacy House
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, dark
Plot: serial killer, crime, crimes, suburbs, deadly, mystery, ghost, found footage, investigation, danger, frame up, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
The Poughkeepsie Tapes
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crime, torture, murder, investigation, violence, brutality, slasher, kidnapping, fbi, bdsm, pornography ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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Raakavedos
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, hallway, razor blade, coughing, fright, scare, mysterious girl, abandoned building, blood stain ...
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System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
The Amityville Haunting
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, found footage, deadly, supernatural, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, evil, talking to the camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   59%
 
Berlin: Part 1
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Taking place before and after the event of the film Savage High (2015). A wacko is on the loose and is ready to get revenge upon the death of his friend and will try to destroy 'Delia Fox', the murderer from the previous film Psychedelia ...
Style: light, dark, suspense, sexy
Plot: payback, black, thrill ride, kidnap, kidnapped, haunted, woman killed, ass, retro, killer doll, black people, cult ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
Megan Is Missing
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: best friends, missing child, teenage girl, internet, danger, computers and web, missing person, youth, friends, teenage life, woman in danger, predator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
Paranormal Activity
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, dark, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, surveillance, danger, couples, family, fear, videotaping, desperation, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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System:   57%
    User:   46%
 
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