Movies like Absentia 2011

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Absentia (2011)
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Absentia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia... and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, clever, fairy tale
Plot: tunnel, missing person, missing husband, sister sister relationship, investigator, grief, supernatural, woman in danger, evil force, hopes, back from the dead, deadly, presumed dead, ghost, absent husband, drug use, crimes, family relations, danger, imaginary, dealing with death, siblings relations, strong female presence, pregnancy, mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, ghost, haunted house, crimes and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Absentia: Oculus (2013), Rosewood Lane (2011), The House at the End of Time (2013), The Pact II (2014), Jessabelle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
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The Pact II (2014)
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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 ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988
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The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
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Duration: 86 min.
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 3.1
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Duration: 78 min.
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