Movies like Temple 2017

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Temple (2017)
 3.7
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Temple (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, disturbing, scary
Plot: tourist, evil spirit, temple, travel, ancient mystery, lost in the woods, curse, violence, murder, friendship, book, able to see the dead, american tourist, children, club, american, brunette, old woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, camera, friend, escape, video camera, asian woman, left for dead ...
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Temple

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, bleak, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, danger, death, supernatural, friendship and blood mostly in Horror, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Temple: The Shining (1980), Blair Witch (2016), The Forsaken Pages (2015), Don't Knock Twice (2016), River City Panic (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, evil, supernatural, ghost, danger, nervous breakdown, stephen king, psychic, hotel, psychopath, trapped ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, oregon, miami ...
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 5.0
 43K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, supernatural, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, found footage, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Forsaken Pages (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brothers Kassem and Sohail Baker deal with vampires, werewolves and other supernatural forces, while trying to cope with the past.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, magic, supernatural power, vampire, fight, creature, chase, evil, violence, vengeance, crimes, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Don't Knock Twice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.
Style: scary, enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: evil spirit, urban legend, prank, witch, custody, curse, fear, mother daughter relationship, sculptor, deception, jump scare, murder ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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River City Panic (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In the small town of Ottawa, Illinois, where a rumor can spread like the plague and nobody's business is their own, six friends decide to change their weekly routine of watching movies in the basement and talking shit, to go out for a night on ...
Style: humorous, scary, disturbing, entertaining, light
Plot: curse, small town, plague, friendship, friends, old friends, friend, grave robbing, rumor, attempted robbery, abraham lincoln, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The sinister ghost of the Queen of Spades is out for blood, her victims the students of an old boarding school shrouded in gloomy rumors. Exploring the school’s abandoned wing, the teenagers discover a mirror covered in mysterious drawings. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: evil spirit, supernatural, teenagers, boarding house, danger, fear, ghost, child, teenager
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Shrill Cries of Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Early summer, Keiichi had just moved to a remote mountain village. As he becomes close friends with a group of girls, he was enjoying his life in the village. However when he starts to become suspicious that his friends may be deeply involved in ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mystery, curse, uncover truth, danger, insanity, disappearance, dark past, teenager, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 169
The Unquiet (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, whether you do or not, you'll want to tune in for this superspooky flick that takes you inside an abandoned -- and possibly haunted! -- women's prison. A skeptic and her ex-husband, a documentary filmmaker, ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, ghost, evil spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, murder, skeptic, afterlife, ghost hunter, supernatural, abandoned hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Transfiguration (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A New York tale about love, loss… and vampires.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: teenage boy, murder, suicide, dead mother, virgin, first time, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, vampire, coming of age, money, seaside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Anarchy Parlor (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six young college hopefuls vacationing and partying in Lithuania get more than they bargained for when they unwittingly get caught up in a maniacal tattoo artist's fiendish side business.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, enigmatic, bleak
Plot: tattoo, torture, danger, murder, captive, rivalry, violence, blood, tattoo parlor, club, cult, friendship ...
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 940
VooDoo (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Dani, an innocent southern girl, vacations to Los Angeles to evade her increasingly complicated life, she learns that escaping her past isn't as easy as she hoped.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, bleak
Plot: curse, demon, hell, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, paranormal investigation, supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Black Cat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: ghost, murder, samurai, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, danger, black cat, battle, love, seduction, curse ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Three Days in the Woods (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Everyone love camping in the woods. It's usually a calm, relaxing getaway. For five friends, it's the perfect way to send off one of their own. Amongst the partying and debauchery comes something much more sick and depraved. The five ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, violence, killer, forest, serial killer, death, teenager, camping, friends, danger, deadly, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Lizzie Borden's Revenge (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of sorority girls are having a slumber party at their house. One of the new sorority girls is Leslie Borden, a descendant of the infamous Lizzie Borden family. They believe that they are holding a harmless séance to conjure the ghost of ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: female serial killer, ghost, slumber party, axe murderer, trapped, revenge, obsession, murder, woman in danger, evil spirit, supernatural power, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All Girls Weekend (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school friends reunite after many years to spend a weekend in the mountains, but when everything goes wrong, there is no time for girl bonding.
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, tense, slasher
Plot: demon, murder, curse, survival, school, bullying, friendship, betrayal, forest, supernatural power, friends, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the prompting of his diplomat friend, Alex, writer Ted Fletcher takes his wife, Laura, and daughter, Amy, on an extended working holiday. Alex finds a house for them in Kyoto, Japan, and the Fletchers move in, laughing off rumors that the place ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, samurai, love affair, adultery, family in danger, family problems, afterlife, infidelity, curse, evil spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Boom Boom Girls of Wrestling (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six female athletic actresses who gets cast for being superhero's on a wrestling show. After hard training and ups and down's in the gym, the fresh wrestlers board the bus to their first fight in Las VegasS. The bus get stuck in the middle ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, scary ...
Plot: secret, ghost story, hollywood, psychopath, escape, violence, girl band, chase, friends, ghost town, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
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The Dawn (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following the murder of her family at the hands of her father in the wake of World War I, a young woman is sent to live in a convent. However, the demons that plagued her father follow, reawakening the nightmares of her past.
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, suspense, psychological
Plot: family, supernatural, fear, evil, paranormal activity, nightmare, devil, church, demon, violence, a vision, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Camp Blood 8: Revelations (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Killing at Camp Blood stopped for a while. But the son of the original killer clown has carried on the machete and driven by his deranged mother, played by Sally Mullins (Things 4, Lights Out With David Spade), continues to kill anyone who ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: clown, killer clown, masked killer, lost in the woods, deadly, disguise, homicidal maniac, friendship, society, revenge, mystery, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 259
Black Rat (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Six classmates receive an e-mail from Asuka, who they thought had committed suicide, asking them to meet up later that night. But when a person wearing a bloody rat mask surprises them and begins a ferocious attack, the students realize that someone ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, suicide, deadly, rivalry, youth, crimes, school, high school, survival, danger, murder, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.7
 272
A Nun's Curse (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of travelers are forced to seek shelter inside an abandoned jail where a notorious nun named Sister Monday had once been assigned and was suspected of murdering prisoners.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, mysticism, abandoned building, fear, curse, evil nun, secret identity, prison, supernatural power, life & death, supernatural, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 4K
The Windmill (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jennifer, an Australian girl on the run from her past, turns up in Amsterdam and, in a desperate attempt to blend in, joins a coach-load of tourists on a tour of Holland's old windmills. When the bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere, she ...
Style: slasher, bleak, suspense, tense, scary
Plot: characters killed one by one, murder, on the run, windmill, bus, tourist, parent child relationship, supernatural power, demon, haunted by the past, hallucination, secret ...
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 75K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, sadism, torture, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, violence, perversion, obsession, telephone call ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8.0
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Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: samurai, murder, survival, demon, human nature, swamp, deserter, vengeance, escapades, ghost, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Man in the Maze (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: While doing research in the woods, four college friends find a mysterious and troublesome trail. Megan, Alex, Christi, and P.T. soon find that they may not be the only ones on the trail and that the dark figure following them is much more than he ...
Style: suspense, rough, scary
Plot: survival horror, curse, murder, fight, love, college student, death, death of friend, ghost, loss of friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blood ...
Time: year 1938
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Her ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: evil spirit, ritual, death, ghost, shaman, car accident, suicide attempt, nightmare, drowning, temple, exhumation, pregnant ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corazon revolves around the love story of a married couple during the times of Japanese rule in the Philippines who's having a hard time conceiving a child. After joining traditional fertility rites in honor of certain patron saints, their ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspense, exciting
Plot: chase, curse, mad woman, psychological drama, villager, village, monster, faith, victim, farmer, small town, murder ...
Time: post world war two
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 9K
The Battery (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case ...
Style: road movie, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, on the road, zombie apocalypse, countryside, supernatural, reluctant partners, deadly, chaos, danger, odd couple, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 590
Heks (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A grieving British girl unravels her murdered mother's secrets connected to a South African witch doctor's curse. She wants to put an end to this haunting hex by traveling to South Africa, but instead it casts her deeper into sinister ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, ghost, vengeance, victim, supernatural, violence, death, characters in danger, fear, killings, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 9K
White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racist, racism, murder, friendship, hate, dangerous animal, life is a bitch, actor's life, crimes, danger, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%