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?
Plot: missing child, urban legend, farmhouse, sacrifice, small town, child in peril, librarian

Most similar movies to The Bonesetter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, urban legend, danger, supernatural, violence, deadly and small town mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Bonesetter: Apparition (2015), Don’t Leave Home (2018), The Locker 2 (2004), The Dead Room (2015), Happy Camp (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: farmhouse, car accident, black panties, curse, urban legend, mini dress, proposal, surprise party, bar, murder, panties, candle
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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.
Plot: painter, urban legend, investigation, missing child, painting, artist, priest, portrait, legend, supernatural
Place: ireland
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86%
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.
Plot: child murder, supernatural power, farm, child abduction, ghost, murder, death, wedding
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84%
 5.3
 245
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, sadism, teenager, brunette, nurse, doctor, friendship, murder, supernatural power, ghost child, screaming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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 ...
Plot: family, spirit, scientist, farmhouse, psychic, isolated house, birdcage, fear, laptop, chain
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.6
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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, scary
Plot: danger, deadly, found footage, in the woods, haunted by the past, missing child, small town, missing person, girlfriend, sasquatch, bigfoot
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lemon Tree Passage (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Australian urban legend comes screaming on the Ozploitation scene. It’s said that if you drive down the creepy road of Lemon Tree Passage, and witness a sudden flash of light in the trees, you'll be forever haunted by the tormented spirit ...
Plot: vacation, urban legend, ghost, rapist, american abroad, violent sex, rape, gang rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 35K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, track down, danger, urban legend, small town, family problems, parents and children, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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From the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a young couple on a road trip through the Irish countryside who encounter an ancient force of evil.
Style: dark
Plot: monster, tractor, car breakdown, stranded, vampire, farm, terror, farmhouse, one day, mud
Place: ireland
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56%
 4.6
 797
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, in the woods, deadly, urban legend, lake or river, best friends, mysterious character, wilderness, psychopath, crimes, friends, retreat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, supernatural, danger, youth, police corruption, murder investigation, stabbing, journalism, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1994
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
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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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, woman in danger, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, mysterious character, parents and children, missing child, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 472
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, locker, danger, supernatural, babies and infants, urban, student life, mystery, deadly, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
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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 ...
Plot: werewolf, university, student, slasher, urban legend, forest, death of dog, dark heroine, eaten alive, creature feature, explosion, smoking ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
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Trespassers (2006)
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: deadly creature, gory, ghost, slasher, wilderness, zombie, survival, vengeance, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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50%
Devil in the Dark (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When estranged brothers Adam and Clint attempt to reconnect over a week-long hunting trip in remote British Columbia, they find the tables turned by a mysterious presence lurking in the forest. Convinced that they are now besieged by a supernatural ...
Plot: creature, hunting, sibling relationship, deer, small town, forest, brother brother relationship
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 7.4
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Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, supernatural, missing child, poltergeist, parents and children, parallel world, child in peril, good versus evil, little girl, haunted ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.7
 58K
The Wicker Man (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
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, small town, missing child, investigation, religions or cults, secret place, mystery, cult, sacrifice, family problems, occult, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: home invasion, countryside, family in danger, slasher, family, torture, murder, masked killer, isolation, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: urban legend, ghost, missing person, gory, afterlife, hospital, supernatural, revenge, violence, doctors and patients, mental institution, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: rehearsal, actor, theater, curse, stage, murder, psychopath, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.2
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Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: scary, suspense, bad ending, bleak
Plot: urban legend, missing person, panic attack, supernatural being, teenage protagonist, psychological manipulation, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, fear, internet, small town, forest ...
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 329
The Raking (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: THE RAKING tells the story of a group of college students who set out to debunk an urban legend in Joshua Tree, California for their anthropology thesis, only to find that they become part of the legend themselves.
Plot: monster, urban legend, camping trip, college student, creature, darkness, car won't start
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary
Plot: little girl, abduction, strip club, investigation, uncover truth, kidnapping, soccer, small town, obsession, haunted by the past, missing child, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
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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: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: rape, demon, slasher, small town, murder, ghost, gory, mysterious character, serial killer, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
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Funeral Home (1980)
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, grandfather, funeral, cellar, grandmother, maniac, split personality, gory, zombie, deadly, occult, morgue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tag-Along (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about a video of a group of people going hiking and a mysterious little girl in a red dress following them.
Plot: ghost, grandmother grandson relationship, abortion, radio station, radio dj, deforestation, video footage, missing person, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, children, childhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, urban, slavery, cult ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 3K
The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, tense
Plot: survival, dog, farmer, australian outback, animal, ranch, farmhouse, husband wife relationship, battle, outback, teenager, mauling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 1K
The Unseen (1980)
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, cellar, museum, reporter, basement, murder, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, slasher, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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