Movies like The Bonesetter

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The Bonesetter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One hundred years ago, an evil bonesetter was killed for his crimes against children. Now in the present a single mother and a shy librarian must discover who is behind a rash of child abductions, is the Bonesetter back to finish his depraved work?
Plot: urban legend, farmhouse, missing child, librarian, child in peril, sacrifice, small town
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, urban legend, supernatural, missing child and slasher mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Bonesetter: Trespassers (2006), Fingerprints (2006), Playback (2012), Apparition (2015), The Wild Man of the Navidad (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trespassers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
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Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Fingerprints
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological
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Playback
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, michigan
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    User:   99%
 
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Apparition
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When his beautiful fiancée, Lori, is killed in a car accident, Doug retreats in solitude to the isolated farmhouse that should have been his new family's home. As he grieves and further isolates himself from his friends and society, he learns ...
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    User:   75%
 
The Wild Man of the Navidad
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the recently acquired journals of Texan Dale S. Rogers, this vintage horror tale debunks history books to tell the veracious, harrowing story of a rural Texas community whose residents were terrified for years by a mysterious creature ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American artist’s obsession with a disturbing urban legend leads her to an investigation of the story’s origins at the crumbling estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland.
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    User:   78%
 
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The Tall Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mystery, small town, children, missing child, uncover truth, twists & turns, plot twist, supernatural, danger, family problems, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   57%
 
Not Forgotten
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, obsession, small town, haunted by the past, missing child, little girl, abduction, strip club, crimes, danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
YellowBrickRoad
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Fall of 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. Without warning, they left behind everything: their homes, their clothes, and their money. The only clue where ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: drugs/alcohol, obsessive quest, gory, survival, obsession, danger, small town, escapades, imaginary, wilderness, haunted by the past, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1940, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Babysitter Wanted
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: farm, deadly creature, countryside, gory, small town, slasher, mind game, killer child, chase, psychopath, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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The Unseen
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, strong sexual content, hotel, slasher, gory, isolation, haunted house, woman in danger, farm, small town, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
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Dead Innocent
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suzanne, a single parent and succesful lawyer, returns home to find her daughter missing. About to call the police, she is confronted by a disembodied voice warning her that if she attempts to leave or seek help, her daughter will die. Suzanne ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, mysterious character, parents and children, missing child, rivalry, family relations ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, deadly, in the woods, lake or river, best friends, mysterious character, wilderness, psychopath, crimes, friends, urban legend, retreat ...
Time: contemporary
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The Dead Room
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a terrified family flees a desolate southern New Zealand farmhouse, two cynical scientists and a young psychic are sent to investigate their claims of a haunting. There they encounter a powerful spirit that will protect the house's secrets ...
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Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, family in danger, isolation, confined, danger, countryside, home invasion, deadly, missing child, family problems, murder, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Locker 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Seconds before Reika (from the first movie) dies, she gives the key to a coin locker to her pupil Ayano. After a hunt for the right coin locker, Ayano finally finds the right one but she soon realizes that some things should be left alone. When some ...
Style: asian horror
Plot: urban legend, vengeful ghost, teenager, brunette, ghost, hospital, friendship, murder, nurse, doctor, sadism, ghost story ...
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Funeral Home
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: slasher, zombie, gory, deadly, supernatural, mystery, split personality, grandfather, grandmother, maniac, cellar, funeral ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
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Talbot County
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When six college kids in a sleepy Southern town are assigned a group project to rediscover a moment in history, one of them sets in motion a horrific fate when he proposes they head into the Georgia backwoods to tackle the legend of Emily Burt, the ...
Plot: werewolf, slasher, university, student, urban legend, forest, smoking, horse, female killer, female psychopath, video camera, alcohol ...
Place: southern usa
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Death of a Ghost Hunter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, gory, supernatural ability, investigation, afterlife, haunted by the past, missing child, menstrual blood, crimes, deadly, murder, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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The Cry
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son ...
Style: serious, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, supernatural, danger, deadly, amateur detective, babies and infants, mentally unstable ...
Time: 16th century
Place: new york
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The Forest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary
Plot: ghost, in the woods, vengeance, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, danger, rivalry, urban legend, suicide, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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The Shortcut
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, in the woods, small town life, small town, danger, deadly, chase, youth, amateur detective, siblings relations, psychopath, urban legend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Poltergeist III
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   37%
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Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When Juan's sister and her husband visit the couple, they give ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, gothic
Plot: domestic disturbance, haunted house, mystery, mind game, family in danger, danger, supernatural, family problems, old dark house, doppelganger, paranormal, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
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Jack Be Nimble
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack and Dora, abandoned by their parents as babies, are desperate to find each other after years of adoption. Jack's young life has been spent with a sadistic family. Dora, whose life has been somewhat better, has developed extra-sensory ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, gothic
Plot: urban, babies and infants, young heroes, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, family in danger, missing child, coming of age, family life, danger, adoption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
House of the Damned
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Will and Maura, despite their marital problems, decide to come to Ireland and live on Maura's ancestral estate, bringing with them their daughter Aubrey. But soon weird happenings around the house lead a local priest to confess that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, estate, domestic disturbance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, missing child, danger, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
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Evil Remains
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: gory, deadly creature, ghost, serial killer, urban, slasher, vampire, chase, investigation, survival, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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    User:   41%
 

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Husk
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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: serious, disturbing, scary, tense, dark
Plot: ghost, investigation, uncover truth, disappearance, found footage, danger, curses spells and rituals, mystery, deadly, demon, occult, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan
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System:   34%
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