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The Chair (2007)
 4.3
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The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. Danielle's sister Anna now must find a way to stop Crowe without killing her sister.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: child killer, crimes, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, twins, psychopath, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, amateur detective, family in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, deadly, domestic disturbance, woman in danger, female nudity, child abduction, torture, sister sister relationship, girl in bra and panties, haunted house, prescription drugs, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to The Chair

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Chair: The Unleashed (2011), The Tomb (2007), The Pact II (2014), The House at the End of Time (2013), Dark House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, danger, haunted house, deadly, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, basement, possession, neck breaking, suicide by hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, confined, cons and scams, ancient mystery, crimes, escapades, deadly, gory, prison, survival, psychopath, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, danger, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, haunted by the past, dealing with death, murder, supernatural, haunted house, mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, child killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, serious, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, bathtub, mental breakdown, isolation, uncover truth, confined, writer's life, danger, woman in danger, estate, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, starting over, deadly, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, psychopath, slasher, missing child, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 1.4
 505
The Raven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a child, Lenore was tormented by nightmares and obsessed with the dark poems and stories of Edgar Allan Poe. As the lead singer in a Los Angeles band, the adult Lenore (Jillian Swanson) finds herself, friends and colleagues haunted by a murderer ...
Style: serious, realistic, scary
Plot: rivalry, afterlife, woman in danger, danger, stalking, serial killer, supernatural, obsession, murder, wizards and magicians, music band, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, family in danger, woman in danger, family problems, haunted house, master and servant, death in the family, mysterious character, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 3K
Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: serial killer, ghost, uncover truth, supernatural, life turned upside down, danger, deadly, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, solace, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 250
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, uncover truth, golden years, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, mental illness, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 1K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, family problems, deadly, danger, stalking, family in crisis, murder, deception, stalker, domestic disturbance, stun gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 2K
The Incubus (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, slasher, mysterious character, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, teenage life, mind game, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
5150 Rue des Ormes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 5150 ELM'S WAY is located at the end of a quiet street in a small town. When Yannick fell off his bike, he knocked at the door of the Beaulieu residence so he could clean the blood off his hands. But Jack Beaulieu and his family had other plans ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, chess, small town, kidnapping, crimes, eccentric family, confined, family relations, confinement indoors, unlikely criminals, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, isolation, danger, confined, manipulations, supernatural, in the woods, haunted house, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.7
 505
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, destiny, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, devil, good versus evil, messiah, deadly, disorder, gory, antichrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, crimes, haunted by the past, mysterious character, ghost, psychopath, supernatural ability, danger, murder, starting over, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 353
The Scare Hole (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, family problems, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, woman in danger, danger, family relations, missing person, dark and stormy night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: tense, scary, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, attic, supernatural, family in danger, estate, parents and children, deadly, family problems, danger, haunted house, isolation, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 2K
Coming Soon (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What kind of scenes in a horror film scares you the most? When a ghost appears totally unexpectedly? When the main character does not see the ghost sneaking up behind him? When at the very end you find out that the main character was actually a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, walkie talkie, danger, woman in danger, isolation, filmmaking, supernatural, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, village life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, atmospheric
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, supernatural, zombie, plague, haunted house, woman in danger, best friends, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 210
Zee-Oui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1946 a young man from China named Zee-Oui immigrated to Thailand in hope of a better life. His only possession was the knife inherited from his mother. However, everything did not turn out as he had thought. He was bullied and humiliated from ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, journalism, mental illness, society, child killer, crimes, immigrants, deadly, village, cannibalism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 402
The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young college students agree to fix up an abandoned home for rent, only to discover the demons within and an open doorway... to Hell.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, heroic mission, demon, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, succubus, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: frame up, captivity, ghost, amateur detective, slasher, rivalry, danger, gory, deadly, supernatural, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: orphan, dealing with death, family in crisis, deadly, family problems, youth, family in danger, danger, boarding school life, death in the family, domestic disturbance, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, psychological
Plot: murder, ghost, uncover truth, losing-it hero, mental illness, soldier, afterlife, danger, family in danger, supernatural, homecoming, racism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 717
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychological
Plot: ghost, danger, woman in danger, solar eclipse, deadly, transplant, afterlife, supernatural, destiny, village, haunted by the past, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, hong kong, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 762
Cubbyhouse (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a messy divorce, Lynn Graham moves back home to Australia with her three American-born children in tow. Buying an old house on the same street as her sister seems like a good idea, but its low price reflects a unpleasant history of murder ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, deadly, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, isolation, murder, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 5K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, domestic disturbance, parents and children, danger, family problems, grudge, gory, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 1K
Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, murder, mystery, legends and myths, crimes, riddles and clues, race against time, who done it, chases and races, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%