Movies like Winchester

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Winchester (2018)
Genre: Biography, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws herself into the construction of an enormous mansion designed to keep the evil spirits at bay. But when a skeptical San Francisco psychiatrist is dispatched to the estate to evaluate her state of mind, he discovers that her obsession may not be so insane after all.
Style: based on true events, gothic
Plot: ghost, doctor, rifle, haunted house, earthquake, drug addiction, fictional biography, architecture, gothic horror, widower, construction site, door, red hair, room, crate, mansion, butler, old woman, redhead, money, black dress, supernatural horror, lock of hair, loading a gun, stained glass window ...

Most similar movies to Winchester

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, danger, supernatural, haunted house, blood, death and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Winchester: The Woman in Black (2012), The Haunting (1999), Jessabelle (2014), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), The Conjuring (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted house, supernatural, lawyer, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, afterlife, vengeance, gothic horror, dead child ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 64K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, insomnia, supernatural, ghost, evil, loner, mystery, estate, survival, danger, domestic disturbance, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, voodoo, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, disability, nightmare, police investigation, sacrifice, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, heaven and hell, possession, demon, ghost, nightmare, family, parents and children, family in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.5
 369K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, danger, witch, paranormal activity, seance, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, investigation, death, exorcism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, supernatural, sunflower, child murder, kitchen, little boy, heavy rain, death threat, raven, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 116K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, love, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, supernatural ability, incest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, small town, murder, halloween, maniac, boy, investigation, mystery, serial killer, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 128K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, murder, gory, vengeance, mystery, suicide, hospital, family curse, nurse, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 112K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, violence, evil doll, danger, toy comes to life, paranormal activity, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: According to local legend, the ghosts of tortured slaves still haunt New Orleans' Lalaurie House. For The St. Francisville Experiment, a paranormal researcher, a self-proclaimed psychic, a Louisiana historian, and a filmmaker were given digital ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, plantation, exorcism, haunted house, gory, domestic disturbance, social satire, afterlife, danger, supernatural, investigation, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, vengeful ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, pregnancy, crimes, family problems, family relations, grudge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, uncover truth, countryside, wartime life, danger, youth, death, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, couple relations, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, missing girl, supernatural, infidelity, murder, scientist, murder by drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 28K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, ghost, lighthouse, witch, slasher, supernatural, vengeance, gory, spirit, death penalty, witch hunt, cowardliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, terror, black cat, danger, imaginary, supernatural, estate, best friends, woman in danger, female protagonist, library ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 304K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, seance, mysterious character, single parent, isolation, supernatural, psychic, losing-it hero, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 11K
100 Feet (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Marnie Watson kills her abusive husband in self-defense, she is condemned to house arrest... only to discover that the house is possessed by the enraged and violent spirit of her dead husband.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, house arrest, murder, gory, isolation, vengeful ghost, woman in danger, confined, supernatural, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, danger, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 76K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, legend, murder, ghost, doll, mystery, small town, funeral, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, coffin, old house, attic, ghost, supernatural, mystery, losing-it hero, old dark house, supernatural ability, murder, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.
Plot: ghost, haunted house, old woman, heart attack, novel, deformity, stoning, murder, betrayal, nurse
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 15K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, time loop, rescue, danger, youth, uncover truth, murder, seance, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1985, year 1983
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, haunted house, survival, haunted by the past, isolation, confined, crimes, danger, supernatural, ghost, killing off one by one, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
 691
13 Seconds (2003)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rock band gathers at an abandoned schoolhouse to record their latest album, but there is something sinister waiting for them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, tense ...
Plot: seance, rock, gory, ghost, school, haunted house, music band, mystery, supernatural, danger, buddies, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 3K
Nomads (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: French anthropologist Jean-Charles Pommier and his wife have come to LA so he can take up a position as lecturer. To his surprise he encounters a group of urban nomads. As he investigates things become more unsettling as he realizes the price paid ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, hospital, attic, anthropologist, graffiti, doctor, obsession, vandalism, skyscraper, supernatural ability, possession ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 12K
The Abandoned (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, ghost, murder, farm, adoption, gory, supernatural, insanity, mystery, twin brother, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 2K
Ghosthouse (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of unlikely companions receive a radio call leading to a deserted house with a grisly past. After exploring the house, the group makes the foolish decision to split up, leading to a trail of death and destruction as the house unleashes its ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, doll, suburbs, gory, deadly, severed head, supernatural, teenage life, danger, youth, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, danger, police, barking dog, mother daughter relationship, beer, hallucination ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, child killer, actor, blood, gore
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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