Movies like Wish Upon

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 5.1
 13K
Wish Upon
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, 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, suspenseful, rough, twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: wish fulfillment, teenage girl, magic, music box, female protagonist, school, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, body mutilation, single parent, suicide, facial bruise, suicide by hanging, garbage, dead dog, blood spatter, riding a bicycle, dog, elderly man, taking a selfie, blue jeans, caucasian, selfie, close up of eye, stabbed in the eye ...
Time: 2010s
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Halloween
Horror, Thriller
USA
91 min.
 7.8
The Others
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Spain, France, Italy
101 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to Wish Upon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, murder, supernatural, blood, death, deadly and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Wish Upon: Evil Dead (2013), Amityville: The Awakening (2017), Tamara (2005), The Craft (1996), Bye Bye Man (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
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Evil Dead
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
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    User:   98%
 
Amityville: The Awakening
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, twin brother, nightmare, twin sister, investigation, woman in danger, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 5.2
 9K
Tamara
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tamara, an unattractive girl who is picked on by her peers, returns after her death as a sexy seductress to enact revenge.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: revenge, high school, curses spells and rituals, resurrection, back from the dead, supernatural ability, afterlife, social misfits, characters killed one by one, manslaughter, obsession, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   80%
 
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 6.3
 66K
The Craft
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, captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, magic, supernatural, teenager, female friendship, high school, revenge, curses spells and rituals, bullying, black magic, manipulation, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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    User:   100%
 
 4.3
 15K
Bye Bye Man
Genre: Horror, 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological, rough
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    User:   77%
 
 5.1
 22K
Truth or Dare
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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, exciting
Plot: characters killed one by one, friendship, demon, game, manipulation, rivalry, murder, adventure, danger, hallucination, sex scene, severed tongue ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 6.8
 37K
Ginger Snaps
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
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 5.6
 10K
Don't Hang Up
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Plot: prank, mysterious stranger, teenager, revenge, telephone call, terror, murder, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, drunk, jump scare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, woman in danger, danger, estate, voodoo, curses spells and rituals, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Films to Keep You Awake: To Let
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Mario and his pregnant girlfriend Clara are trying to find in a short period a new apartment to live since they have sold their apartment and they need to move in fifteen days. When Mario finds an attractive advertisement in his mailbox, he ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, isolation, psychopath, gory, apartment building, female protagonist, confined, missing person, trap, escape attempt, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, gory, slasher, rescue, isolation, murder, forest, danger, confined, fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two carnies (Sewell and Gugino) abduct a mermaid in Ireland, circa 1900, and decide to transport her to America. As their ship loses its way and heads towards the mythical Forbidden Islands, the mermaid begins to display its deadly side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, danger, mermaid, ship, creature, rescue, deadly, escapades, countryside, creature feature, metamorphosis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
 4.9
 64K
The Haunting
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, insomnia, mystery, estate, survival, psychology, danger, evil, destiny, delusion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Movie in collections
 4.7
 9K
Venom
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, idiotic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, voodoo, slasher, zombie, serial killer, supernatural, survival, murder, blood, gore, deadly creature, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
Children of the Corn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
The Prophecy II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, immortality, good versus evil, teleportation, male nudity, afterlife, death, natural disaster, splatter, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
Keep Watching
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, hidden camera, confined, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, monster, parents and children, murder, blood, hospital, police investigation, curses spells and rituals, estate, demons, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Movie in collections
 2.5
 130
Deadly Still
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: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, intense ...
Plot: murder, danger, photograph, death, brutality, mysticism, youth, beautiful scenery, blood
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 5.3
 43K
The Covenant
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: suspenseful, scary, fairy tale, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, magic, supernatural ability, supernatural, high school, buddies, teenagers, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, wizards and magicians, danger, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 4.7
 3K
Ghost House
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.
Style: dark, suspense, bleak, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: saving a life, haunted house, ghost, tradition, dating show, help, love, fiance fiancee relationship, vacation, cemetery, rite, spirit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
 20K
Friend Request
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Enjoying college life as a popular student, Laura shares everything with her more than 800 friends on Facebook. But one day, after accepting a friend request from a social outcast named Marina, Laura’s life is cursed...
Style: rough, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: internet, witch, death, social network, vengeful ghost, suicide, end of friendship, friendship, social outcast, college, psychotic, pursuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
Midnight Movie
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the 1970's, a slasher flick was released named The Dark Beneath. The director and star of the movie Ted Radford suffers a mental breakdown and is admitted to a psychiatric ward. His doctor attempts to cure him by showing him his movie, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, suburbs, gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, chase, mind game, foaming at the mouth, race against time, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Movie in collections
 6.5
 58K
The Awakening
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, boarding school, ghost, children, investigation, haunted house, murder, school, ghosts, british, afterlife, mystery ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, afterlife, supernatural, destiny, brutality, death, supernatural ability, hospital, murder, adaptation, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 7.8
 185K
Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, masked killer, murder, death, small town, psychopath, violent, gory, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, 1960s ...
Place: california, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 4.8
 35K
The Forest
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghosts, haunted house, twists & turns, suicide, sisters, maggot, violence, hallucination, american abroad, in the woods, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 6.6
 75K
Pet Sematary
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, family drama, death, family in danger, grave robbing, life & death, loss of pet, afterlife, zombie, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 

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 6.1
 2K
I, Madman
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, christmas horror ...
Plot: murder, obsession, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, bookstore, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, vengeance, death, violence, school, blood, chase, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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