Movies like Something Sinister

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Something Sinister (2014)
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Something Sinister (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Amelia's claustrophobic life with Aunt Helen is disrupted when her past tries to push through to her present.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, paranormal phenomena, murder, pursuit, evil spirit, danger, survivor, uncover truth, violence, fear, deadly, religion, paranormal, supernatural power
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Something Sinister

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about danger, deadly, violence, murder, supernatural, crimes and survival mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Something Sinister: 1st Summoning (2018), Fear House (2008), Sea of Fear (2006), Mothman (2010), Chasing the Devil (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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1st Summoning (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four student filmmakers set out to explore an abandoned building famous for its connection with the occult, but as their journey becomes littered with strange behavior and unexplained phenomena, it becomes clear the horror they are attempting to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, dark
Plot: occult, curse, danger, paranormal activity, abandoned house, deadly, paranormal investigation, evil force, violence, fear, filmmaking, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 3.1
 540
Fear House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a group of friends and colleagues tracks reclusive writer Samantha Ballard (Aleece Jones) to her remote desert house, their reluctant hostess informs them that they'll die if they try to escape. After her ex-husband disastrously tests ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: curse, fear, isolation, death, old house, danger, haunted house, pursuit, survival, paranormal activity, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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86%
 2.6
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Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, slasher, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, cruise, violence, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 3.4
 1K
Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, danger, deadly, murder, buried truth, group of friends, violence, profanity, youth, deadly creature, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Chasing the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Patrick McCord doesn't accept the explanation of his sister's mysterious death as suicide, and instead teams up with a team of paranormal investigators to delve deeper into the inexplicable circumstances that surround what he believes to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, evil, paranormal activity, mysterious death, professor, characters killed one by one, fear, violence, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
American Fright Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blood runs rampant on Halloween night when a small towns' Fright Fest becomes real inside the walls of a long abandoned asylum.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, murder, psychopath, survival, serial killer, danger, deadly, brutality, violence, massacre, gory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horror anthology of shorts themed around the five senses.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, anthology, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, fear, brutality, violence, death, slasher, female director, perfume ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, writer's life, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, danger, crimes, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, religions or cults, hotel, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film takes place in an undisclosed part of Florida, in which a priest is called upon to help exorcise Gail Bowers, who has come to be possessed by malevolent forces.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, possession, violence, curse, exorcism, danger, good versus evil, priest, deadly, demon, curses spells and rituals, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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3 A.M. (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thailand's latest horror omnibus is made up of three chilling stories. Two sisters who own a wig shop are haunted by a female ghost whose hair were made into one of the wigs on sale. A funeral home employee falls in love with a female corpse ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, office, deadly, store, murder, violence, survival, multiple storylines, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Boggy Creek (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. While staying at said cabin for a week, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, danger, legends and myths, supernatural, deadly, camping, vacation, murder, violence, in the woods, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Devil's Tree: Rooted Evil (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, The Devils Tree follows Samantha, a college student studying journalism, who needs to finish her thesis with one last breaking news story. Along with her friend Rob, Samantha stumbles across a news article about an old tree ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, evil spirit, tree, paranormal phenomena, demon, legend, urban legend, curse, demonic possession, paranormal investigation, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, supernatural, deadly, mental patient, danger, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, supernatural horror, house
Time: year 1974, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Daffy undead gal Penny Dreadful, her smitten zombie buddy Ned, and lycanthrope Wolfboy relate three tales of terror in an old rundown movie theater: A young couple find themselves being stalked by a lethal jack-in-the-box in ...
Style: captivating, tense, dark humor, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, fall in love, deadly, danger, buddies, survival, death, violence, gory, love and romance, true love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 851
Bastard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five strangers - newlywed serial killers, a suicidal, depressed policemen, and two young runaways with a secret - become suspects and potential victims when a masked murderer makes its presence known in an isolated mountain town.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: slasher, masked killer, struggle for survival, serial killer, murder, danger, maniac, pursuit, violence, rivalry, manhunt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 188
Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, isolation, confined, deadly, murder, parasite, fear, deathtrap, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
You Are Not Alone (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "An idyllic summer day turns into a living nightmare ... With school finally over, college graduate Natalie Wilner returns to her hometown to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. But beneath the flags and fireworks lurks a dark, malevolent ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, pursuit, sociopath, danger, deadly, getting home, college graduate, slice of life, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ju-on: The Beginning of the End (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An elementary school teacher named Yui visits the home of a boy named Toshio Saeki who's been absent from school for a long period of time. When she arrives, she re-lives the horrifying events that occurred in the Saeki household 10 years ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, captivating ...
Plot: curse, evil spirit, demonic possession, paranormal activity, dark past, high school teacher, paranormal investigation, danger, ghost, exorcism, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 530
Tormented (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To his mute sister's dismay, a young boy puts a dying rabbit out of its misery with a brick -- and soon the siblings end up in a world of nightmares.
Style: tense, scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, danger, parents and children, evil spirit, curse, uncover truth, murder, pursuit, moving, rabbit, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.2
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The Crypt (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, confined, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades, supernatural, catacomb, crypt, cemetery, break in, struggle for survival ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, danger, deadly, youth, friends, revenge, slasher, survival, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Eulogy for a Vampire (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A handsome young drifter is found unconscious near a remote monastery, where he joins forces with a vengeful spirit as he seduces and converts each of the monks to join his league of the undead.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vampire, murder, monastery, surrealism, catholic church, vampirism, evil spirit, deadly, danger, seduction, violence, transformation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 2.6
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Shapeshifter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A maximum-security prison goes into serious lockdown mode when a shape-shifting demon with an insatiable taste for human flesh unleashes its fury on the inmates and guards. Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Ocean, Vaz Andreas, Thomas Downey, Chris Facey, Marat ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, survival, danger, confined, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, deadly, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.5
 154
Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, crimes, supernatural, deadly, estrangement, creature, human host, demon, standoff, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Werewolf in a Womens Prison (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: prison, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, confined, rivalry, werewolf, violence, crimes, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Ouija Experiment (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on true events, five friends who fall prey to the evil entities of the Ouija board. As they set about filming their experimental session, what starts out as bit of fun, soon escalates into a terrifying series of events as paranoia and personal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, ouija board, supernatural, danger, friendship, camera, curse, perfume, dishonesty, group of friends, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
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The Portal (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, parallel world, mystery, danger, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, portal, violence, murder, gory, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 516
Ominous (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michael and Rachel are devastated when their six-year-old son dies in a tragic accident. When a stranger offers to bring the boy back to life, they take the offer. However, the child who returns is not the child they once knew.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: demon, resurrection, boy, stranger, devil, curse, loss of child, evil spirit, danger, human host, curses spells and rituals, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 640
X Moor (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: With their sights set on a £25,000 reward promoted by a local newspaper, American documentarians Georgia and Matt head to Exmoor in North Devon to film the fabled beast supposedly slinking through the remote terrain. Is the creature a leopard, a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, murder, danger, manhunt, deadly, in the woods, filmmaking, violence, girl in panties, panties ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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