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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, haunted by the past, family in danger, amateur detective, curses spells and rituals, deadly, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, female nudity, child abduction, torture, sister sister relationship, girl in bra and panties, haunted house, prescription drugs, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Chair

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychological films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, woman in danger and crimes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Chair: The Unleashed (2011), The Tomb (2007), Dark House (2009), Secrets in the Walls (2010), Deadline (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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, deadly, haunted house, woman in danger, danger, house, neck breaking, forest, attic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.5
 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: crimes, escapades, ancient mystery, gory, deadly, woman in danger, danger, survival, psychopath, confined, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.0
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted by the past, child killer, deadly, gory, gore, actor, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, family problems, suburbs, missing child, supernatural, family relations, mentally unstable, starting over, captivity, slasher, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, bathtub, mental breakdown, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, deadly, woman in danger, danger, haunted house, confined, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, family in danger, woman in danger, haunted house, family relations, master and servant, mysterious character, death in the family ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 90s
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 248
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, afterlife, supernatural ability, power relations, haunted by the past, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, golden years, master and servant, danger, mentally unstable, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: scary, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, woman in danger, danger, haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, deadly, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: ghost, serial killer, 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 ⇓
58%
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, danger, isolation, supernatural, confined, in the woods, manipulations, dishonesty, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, twists and turns, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: family in danger, dealing with death, haunted by the past, imaginary, life is a bitch, crimes, parents and children, mystery, curses spells and rituals, murder, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 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, suspenseful, scary, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: demon, slasher, murder, small town, mysterious character, amateur detective, mind game, dangerous attraction, danger, teenage life, supernatural ability, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, ireland, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 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, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, investigation, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger, mind game, ghost, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: serial killer, chess, psychopath, small town, kidnapping, obsession, family relations, deadly, eccentric family, militant, confined, confinement indoors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 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, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, family problems, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, missing person, mysterious character, woman in danger, family relations, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: signal, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, supernatural, zombie, plague, haunted house, danger, woman in danger, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 202
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, suspenseful, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, journalism, child killer, society, deadly, mental illness, crimes, immigrants, village, cannibalism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: ghost, walkie talkie, kidnapping, filmmaking, woman in danger, pirate, family in danger, serial killer, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, village life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: danger, rivalry, prison, ghost, captivity, frame up, amateur detective, slasher, gory, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 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, serious, realistic, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: orphan, youth, family in danger, boarding school, death in the family, deadly, family problems, boarding school life, danger, family relations, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 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: mind bending, psychological, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, murder, government agency, who done it, chases and races, mystery, legends and myths, gory, deadly, law enforcement, transplant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: scary, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, heroes, afterlife, danger, homecoming, family in danger, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, domestic disturbance, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 704
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, supernatural ability, deadly, disability, haunted by the past, village, solar eclipse, transplant, afterlife, danger, woman in danger, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, hong kong, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Horrible Way to Die (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, danger, psychopath, woman in danger, mind game, deadly, violence spree, revenge, small town, kidnapping, haunted by the past, remorse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 899
Living Death (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torture is the ultimate seduction when Victor, a powerful and dangerous millionaire, discovers that his beautiful wife Elizabeth (Kristy Swanson) is having a steamy affair with his best friend. And when the lovers' risky plan to get rid of him ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, uncover truth, crime gone awry, obsession, betrayal, murder, crimes, slasher, paralysis, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, british horror, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, ritual murder, violence, vengeance, haunted by the past, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 390
The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
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: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: succubus, curses spells and rituals, escapades, cons and scams, woman in danger, family in danger, afterlife, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, gory, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: murder, deadly, haunted by the past, danger, isolation, crimes, ghost, strangulation, corpse, elderly man, digging, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, scary
Plot: supernatural, children, possession, hanging, danger, family in danger, ghost, family relations, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, mentally unstable, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.5
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: attic, murder, twins, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, investigation, haunted house, police detective, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%