Movies like The Bonesetter

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The Bonesetter (2003)
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The Bonesetter (2003)
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?
Style: low-budget
Plot: missing child, urban legend, farmhouse, librarian, sacrifice, small town, child in peril

Most similar movies to The Bonesetter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about urban legend, danger, murder, supernatural, small town, crimes and missing child mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Bonesetter: Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018), Apparition (2015), Kingdom of the Vampire (2007), Prey for the Beast (2007), The Locker 2 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When children start disappearing, a rebellious teen under house arrest starts to suspect that a legendary evil, a boogeyman known as the Cucuy, might be responsible.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, bleak, scary, macabre ...
Plot: missing child, urban legend, kidnapping, child in peril, supernatural, evil spirit, danger, fear, brother brother relationship, supernatural being, curses spells and rituals, forest ...
Place: usa
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The Bonesetter Returns (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Bonesetter was a child-murderer long thought destroyed. Little do the people who killed him realize..he's back to set things wrong.
Style: low-budget
Plot: child murderess, death, murder, ghost, child murder, wedding, farm, supernatural power, child abduction
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Apparition (2015)
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 ...
Plot: car accident, farmhouse, black panties, panties, murder, bathtub, bar, urban legend, candle, surprise party, mini dress, curse ...
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54%
Kingdom of the Vampire (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Remake of J.R. Bookwalter's 1991 shot-on-video opus.
Style: low-budget, psychotronic, remake of cult film
Plot: vampire, domineering mother, prostitute, black bra, fully clothed sex, overbearing mother
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Prey for the Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A horrible creature with an insatiable appetite for human flesh feasts on a group of terrified campers.
Style: low-budget
Plot: disembowelment, wet t shirt, lesbian kiss, monster, bikini, caught having sex
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46%
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The Locker 2 (2004)
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, old man, ghost girl, ghost story, room, dead girl, pursuit, teenager, brunette, ghost, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Awaken the Shadowman (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the mysterious disappearance of their mother, estranged brothers reunite and discover an unknown supernatural force.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: small town, supernatural, family relations, obsession, family drama, sacrifice, child in peril, child abduction, disappearance, loss of child, disorder, society ...
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45%
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Dead Innocent (1997)
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, chases and races, mysterious character, woman in danger, danger, graphic violence, power relations, family relations, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fingerprints (2006)
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: rehabilitation, ghost, urban legend, small town, murder, teenager, uncover truth, missing child, crimes, haunted by the past, school, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas
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41%
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The Tall Man (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, mysterious character, abduction, uncover truth, urban legend, danger, mystery, small town, parents and children, track down, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
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41%
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Playback (2012)
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, danger, youth, haunted by the past, deadly, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, teenager, evil, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sam's Lake (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by a murder-mystery-turned-legend surrounding a massacre near "Sam's Lake," the film follows Sam, a young woman who, every summer, returns home to the secluded lakeside cottage she grew up in, to reconnect with her traditions ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, psychopath, deadly, wilderness, danger, crimes, urban legend, best friends, in the woods, friends, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Don’t Leave Home (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: investigation, urban legend, painter, supernatural, supernatural power, painting, priest, missing child, ghost, danger, isolation, secret ...
Place: ireland
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Candyman (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre, rough ...
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, revenge, investigation, haunted by the past, serial killer, strong violent content, danger, police, blood, gory, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Not Forgotten (2009)
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: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, strip club, little girl, danger, parents and children, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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The Dead Room (2015)
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 ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary, cult film
Plot: spirit, family, farmhouse, fear, danger, brutality, psychic, vengeance, pursuit, scientist, chain, isolated house ...
Place: new zealand
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Happy Camp (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man returns to the childhood town where his brother was abducted 20 years earlier.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, missing person, danger, in the woods, deadly, small town, investigation, violence, death, girlfriend, missing child, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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36%
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Talbot County (2017)
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 ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: werewolf, student, forest, urban legend, creature feature, slasher, university, drugged drink, wolf, dark heroine, death of dog, campfire ...
Place: southern usa
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Goblin (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every Halloween, a small hamlet in the deep woods is visited by a fierce goblin, intent on capturing infants and brutally murdering anyone in it's path.
Style: scary, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: village, curses spells and rituals, missing child, danger, deadly, slasher, small town, sacrifice, survival, urban legend, violence, halloween ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
YellowBrickRoad (2010)
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: survival, missing person, obsession, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, wilderness, danger, urban legend, social relations, escapades, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 20th century, year 1940 ...
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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Munger Road (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the eve of the annual Scarecrow Festival, two St. Charles police officers search for a return killer the same night four teenagers go missing on Munger Road
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, danger, law enforcement, urban legend, small town, missing person, crimes, off the road, autumn, ghost hunting, festival, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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33%
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Bloody Mary (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a group of psychiatric hospital nurses invoke the spirit of Bloody Mary -- a supposed urban myth -- the slaughter begins. The legend is real, her vengeance is fatal, and to free her, all you have to do is say her name.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: urban legend, missing person, ghost, gory, hospital, mental institution, violence, revenge, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: scary, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: family in danger, countryside, slasher, graphic violence, torture, home invasion, masked killer, confined, husband wife relationship, psychological torture, deadly, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Final Curtain (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A group of actors are rehearsing a supposedly cursed play- When the body count rises the actors must ask themselves, is the curse real or is there a murderer among them?
Plot: actor, rehearsal, curse, stage, psychopath, blood, murder, slasher, theater
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The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, ghost, danger, youth, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, city life, deadly, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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The Incubus (1981)
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, mysterious character, slasher, haunted by the past, teenage life, mind game, amateur detective, danger, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
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The Wicker Man (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, missing child, investigation, religions or cults, secret place, small town, graphic violence, commune, human sacrifice, matriarchy, family problems, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Legend holds that 30 years ago, a suburban town was terrorized by the spirit of a woman whose horrid face had been grotesquely disfigured. Roaming the streets wearing a long coat and carrying large scissors, the spirit would approach her young ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, child in peril, childhood trauma, urban legend, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, suburbs, slasher, brutality, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, afterlife, slasher, murder, family relations, profanity, prom, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1969, 60s ...
Place: salt lake city utah
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29%
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Mercy Black (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen years after conjuring an imaginary phantom known as Mercy Black, a repentant woman returns to her hometown to live with her sister and young nephew. But as Mercy continues to haunt her and the death count rises, she must face her deepest ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark
Plot: urban legend, evil spirit, murder, sacrifice, blood, past, psychologist, family, forest, mental illness, stabbing, child murderess ...
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