Movies like House of the Damned 1982

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House of the Damned (1982)
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House of the Damned (1982)
Original name: La villa delle anime maledette
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple inherits a mansion, but when they move in they discover that it is haunted by the murderous spirits of people who have died there.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: house, nightmare, relatives, diary, ghost, supernatural, inheritance, occult, curse, supernatural power, old mansion, haunted house, attic, villa, relative

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Most similar movies to House of the Damned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, ghost, haunted house, danger, death and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like House of the Damned: Paranormal Activity (2007), Dark Intruder (1965), Terror House (1998), Spirits Among Us (2009), Next of Kin (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon arriving at the dilapidated estate of his mentor, Dr. Harker finds his former professor, Dr. Usher, radically changed. Instead of the reasoned scholar he once knew, a paranoid man is in his place and he's spiraling into madness.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mansion, curse, occult, supernatural, mad scientist, edgar allan poe, female nudity, revenge, murder, vampire, haunted house, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, fear, supernatural, paranormal activity, panic, videotaping, couples, danger, nightmare, evil force, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Dark Intruder (1965)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, supernatural, demon, dwarf, midget, monster, h.p. lovecraft, supernatural power
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.2
 70
Terror House (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: low-budget, psychotronic
Plot: nightmare, snow, diary, masked killer, violence, supernatural, splatter, paranormal, blind man, woman in bathtub, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Spirits Among Us (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Mark, Janice and their young daughter Julie have lived in their home about two months. Strange things begin to happen, first just annoying, then becoming terrifying. Television sets go on and off by themselves, strange noises in the attic, movement ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, christian horror ...
Plot: supernatural power, haunted house, good versus evil, pastor, husband wife relationship, demon, christian, supernatural, nightmare, pursuit, moving, video camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
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Next of Kin (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, violence, diary, haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, danger, crimes, youth, aging, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 182
Premonition (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A student hippie and his friends share deadly premonitions.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: premonition, hippie, nightmare, omen, flower, flowers, lsd, college student, supernatural, rock music, death, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wraith (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, death, ghost, house, supernatural, dead, torment
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, demon, christmas, ghost, found footage, indoor, curses spells and rituals, danger, profanity, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, vengeful ghost, grudge, family problems, family relations, pregnancy, crimes, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 118
Forever (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hot-shot music video director moves into a haunted house, where he's seduced and possessed by two alluring and sexy women. One, a beautiful ghost, the other his lustful agent. Torn between the here-and-now and the supernatural... will he find ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: ghost, haunted house, handcuffs, director, agent, filmmaker, magic, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 12K
Mirrors 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Max, who is recovering from a traumatic accident, takes a job as a nighttime security guard, he begins to see visions of a young mysterious woman in the store's mirror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, ghost, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentally unstable, store, gory, mysterious character, rivalry, deadly, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Blacker Than the Night (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, captivating, serious
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, best friends, black cat, estate, inheritance, terror, occult, female ghost, aunt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 19K
The Grudge (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to ...
Style: scary, tense, reboot, harsh, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, death, ghosts, ghost, crimes, violence, supernatural, domestic disturbance, adaptation, disorder, danger, curse ...
Time: contemporary, year 2006, year 2005, 2020s, year 2004
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 2K
The Visitors (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside. Frank is disturbed by mysterious sounds and somebody tears down the wallpaper from the walls. He contacts a ghost-hunter, Allan, to find out ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: haunted house, family in danger, attic, family relations, ghost, danger, parents and children, countryside, estate, supernatural, spirit, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Encounter with the Unknown (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three eerie tales based on actual events are enacted in this film. First, three college students play a prank on a geeky classmate, who is accidentally shot and killed. His vengeful mother forecasts the deaths of the three young men she holds ...
Style: anthology, psychotronic
Plot: paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, urban legend, ghost story, occult, priest, curse, accident, maniac, flashback, ghost, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 762
Retribution (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life.
Style: psychotronic, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: psychiatry, nightmare, city, slasher, supernatural power, sliced in two, apartment building, investigation, suicide attempt, possession, murder, death ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 39
Dr. Satan (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Satan, a mad scientist and sorceror, plans to take over the world. In order to do so, he wakes up three zombie slaves from the dead and attempts to make a deal with the devil. He sends his zombie servants to do harm to anyone who stands in his ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: zombie, evil doctor, satanism, black magic, mad scientist, serum, supernatural, occult, supernatural power, ghost, murder, evil man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Death at Love House (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Donna and Joel Gregory are staying at the estate of Lorna Love while researching a book about the long dead Hollywood goddess. Joel, who's father had a passionate affair with Lorna, becomes obsessed with her. His wife attemts to break the spell ...
Style: silent film, serious, mind bending, gothic, scary ...
Plot: hollywood, supernatural, ghost, obsession, infidelity, danger, artists and showbiz, deadly, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, mystery, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Returning (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A successful city lawyer abandons his practice and heads out to the country. There he comes upon a stately, but neglected, homestead. He moves in, and during his first night a beautiful ghostly woman makes love to him, in his sleep. Soon his ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: death, supernatural, curse, ghost, desert, ritual, stone, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, brutal, tense
Plot: found footage, haunted house, investigation, hanging, dark secret, group of friends, murder, ghost, tragic event, mysterious death, abandoned hotel, basement ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
An Angel for Satan (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of the 19th century, in a little Italian village by a lake an old statue is recovered. Soon a series of crimes start and the superstitious people of the village believe that the statue carries an ancient malediction
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: mishap, village, lake, teacher, possession, succubus, chess, fireplace, supernatural, bodily possession, supernatural power, italian gothic ...
Time: 1800s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Three Dangerous Ladies (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Obscure horror anthology featuring three tales surrounding three dangerous ladies.
Style: anthology
Plot: vampire, singer, occult, supernatural, mannequin, buried alive, demon, estranged mother, mansion, secret, ghost, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Mask (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young archaeologist believes he is cursed by a mask that causes him to have weird nightmares and possibly to murder. Before committing suicide, he mails the mask to his psychiatrist, Dr. Barnes, who is soon plunged into the nightmare world of the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: curse, nightmare, mask, suicide, archaeologist, supernatural, psychiatry, h.p. lovecraft, supernatural power, archaeology, insanity, occult
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, occult, pursuit, rape, search, couples, uncontrollable, fall in love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Haunting of Radcliffe House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, vengeance, murder, isolation, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, evil doll, priest, supernatural power, ghost, child in peril, nanny, corpse, hiding, demon, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Seance (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Half-sisters Aileen and Romina, along with first cousins Ruth and Sandra, reunite in Camiguin to bury their grandmother. Accompanied by Sandra's friend, Lucy, the five girls dare to call on the spirits of the dead when they find their old Ouija ...
Style: suspense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: premonition, mysterious death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, nightmare, ghost, curse, haunted house, corpse, good versus evil, darkness, underwater scene ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
House of Shadows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Audrey investigates a murder that occured 23 years ago in a dark mansion. She searches for the dead body, the killer, and the truth.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, investigation, haunted house, old mansion, deadly, terrorism, danger, mystery, crimes, orphan, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Found Footage (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Story: The contents of a memory card are presented in the exact order in which they were found. Beginning with a simple camping trip and ending in a bloodbath years later, the mystery of these video clips have never been solved.
Style: psychotronic, dark, bleak, scary, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, supernatural power, ghost, danger, film within a film, found footage, violence, fear, supernatural, camera, darkness, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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