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The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)
 6.1
 316
The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: pursuit, fear, murder, dog, horse, dead man, lawyer, car, ghost story, excavation, telephone, gun, german shepherd, robbery, sheriff, father daughter relationship, swimming pool, sculptor, country house, corpse, secretary, bikini, mouse, husband wife relationship, pajamas ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about murder, blood, death, corpse, violence, husband wife relationship and father daughter relationship mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Strange and Deadly Occurrence: Unsane (2018), Roadside (2013), Home for the Holidays (1972), Danika (2006), Bayou Horror Story (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 39K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mental institution, maniac, obsession, fear, mental patient, psychopath, murder, pursuit, stalker, mental illness, psychiatric ward, sexual assault ...
Place: boston, portugal, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 401
Roadside (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dan Summers and his pregnant wife, Mindy, fight for their lives when they are held hostage in their car by an unseen gunman on the side of a desolate mountain road.
Style: suspense
Plot: family relations, love, gun, husband wife relationship, murder, hostage, dog, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Home for the Holidays (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, family gatherings, poncho, pitchfork, violence, forest, golden years, mystery, danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 3K
Danika (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, infidelity, family relations, nanny, psychiatrist, fear, obsession, danger, dishonesty, love affair, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Bayou Horror Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator travels to the South to research a series of deaths connected to a supernatural curse haunting an old Louisiana family.
Style: suspense, cinema verite
Plot: found footage, hanged by the neck, supernatural, death, occult, haunted house, father son relationship, nature, paranormal, handheld camera, violence, paranormal phenomena ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators sojourned to the Chicago walk-up where deranged drifter Richard Speck systematically slew eight student nurses back in ’66, looking for restless spirits. Their unfortunate success gets shockingly documented in ...
Style: dark, scary, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, murder, investigation, violence, death, fear, blood, darkness, research, corpse, evil, haunted house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 24K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, voyeur, motel, blood, revenge, mental illness, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Dig Two Graves (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl's obsession with her brother's disappearance leads her on a nightmarish journey through a small town's Gothic landscape where she is faced with a deadly proposition. How far will she go to save the people she loves?
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, scary, psychological
Plot: brother sister relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, sheriff, death of brother, teenage girl, dead body in water, disposing of a dead body, grandfather, funeral, moral dilemma, mystery, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, adultery, woman in danger, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, scientist, murder, missing person, spiritualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Premature Burial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, tomb, death, fear, coffin, haunted by the past, eccentric family, mystery, crumbling marriage, mental illness, gothic horror, cat ...
Time: 60s, victorian england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family in danger, danger, parents and children, new house, murderer, dead man, nightmare, evil man ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 3K
Amnesiac (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a man who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and that a web of lies and deceit deepen inside the house where he soon finds himself a ...
Style: scary, rough, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: woman kills woman, woman kills a man, husband wife relationship, investigation, neo noir, murder of a policewoman, femme fatale, captive, murder, father daughter relationship, child in peril, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 4K
We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, pursuit, medium, fear of death, supernatural, life after death
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Zodiac Killer (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The San Francisco area is beset by a series of seemingly random murders without motive or pattern. The police are taunted by phone calls and letters. Could the maniac be the violent, truck driver, or the seemingly mild-mannered mailman, or even a ...
Style: cult film, based on true events
Plot: murder, violence, zodiac, skirt, psychotic, serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, nipples, mask, taxi, suit ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.
Style: psychological thriller, psychotronic
Plot: sculptor, insane, female alcoholic, knife murder, missing sister, old woman, female student, environmentalist, housekeeper, female protagonist, assertive woman, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Point of Terror (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A nightclub singer has nightmares about being involved in adultery and murder, only to wake up and find that they may not be nightmares.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, adultery, female nudity, sex, bikini, spurned woman, shotgun, nightclub singer, pregnancy, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, inheritance, wheelchair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 6K
Lizzie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: last will and testament, father daughter relationship, chambermaid, murder trial, friendship, promise, employer employee relationship, lawyer, hiding place, locked door, lie, fear ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 81K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, haunted by the past, small town, split personality, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, family problems, family relations, death in the family, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
No Escape Room (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place.
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful
Plot: quest, ghost, father daughter relationship, fear, rescue attempt, house, group of strangers, pursuit, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ritual, psychopath, prank, sorority, fraternity, psycho killer, serial killer, violence, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
When Michael Calls (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Helen keeps on receiving phone calls from a child, who claims being her nephew Michael - but Michael died 15 years ago! In these calls he scolds on acquaintances, who then die in suspicious accidents. Soon Helen has to fear to be the next victim.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: telephone call, pursuit, dead man, farm, fog, barn, beekeeper, hypnotism, corpse, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paranormal Adoption (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple loses their only child in an accident and subsequently unknowingly adopts an innocent looking little girl with paranormal powers that she uses to fulfill her twisted desires.
Plot: murder, paranormal activity, funeral, adoption, psychopath, swimming pool
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.3
 228K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural horror, satanism, spiritualism, evil, supernatural, curse, cult, ghost, inheritance, insanity, ancestry, decomposed body ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 515
Evil Nanny (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, they find out this nanny is savvy at not being evicted from ...
Style: captivating, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: manipulation, psychopath, drug dealer, murder, house, police, stalker, nanny, police officer, punch, telephone, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lucifer Killings (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Story: The hunt for one of the most prolific serial killer begins.
Style: gothic, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, fear, manhunt, true crime, bodies, thrill ride, hunting, gore, darkness, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 51K
1922 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: farmer, cornfield, stephen king, murder, secret, hallucination, greed, corpse, animal attack, psychosis, husband wife relationship, retribution ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jacob's Ladder (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.
Style: suspense, psychological, dark, macabre, twists and turns ...
Plot: african american, danger, blood, brother, death, getting home, life & death, war, chemist, brothel, haunted by the past, wedding ...
Time: 2010s
Place: afghanistan, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 476
Demented (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she is harassed many moons later by ghastly visions of her tormentors, while her husband philanders and every little thing frightens her out of ...
Plot: injury, stable, rape victim, gang rape, home invasion, psychological trauma, insanity, hallucination, cruelty, living room, vengeance, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, murder, possession, haunted house, survival, supernatural, legends and myths, seance, danger, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%