Movies like The Nun

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The Nun (2018)
 5.3
 109K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2,” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.
Style: scary, surprise ending, bleak, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, based on supposedly true story, sinister
Plot: supernatural, supernatural horror, evil nun, demon, murder, priest, nun, spirit, murder mystery, buried alive, mysterious death, demonic possession, father, ghost, vatican, violence, suicide, freak, paranormal, investigator, mirror, nightmare, abbey, corpse, hanging ...
Time: year 1952
Place: romania, rome italy

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Most similar movies to The Nun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, demon, supernatural power, death, danger, blood and murder mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Nun: The Conjuring (2013), Annabelle 2 (2017), Annabelle Comes Home (2019), Annabelle (2014), The Crucifixion (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 424K
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, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, witch, paranormal investigation, fear, haunted by the past, evil force, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 106K
Annabelle 2 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, supernatural power, demonic possession, demon, supernatural, ghost, little girl, death of daughter, death of child, supernatural horror, spirit, locked in ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, hiding, child in peril, priest, supernatural power, corpse, demon, teenage girl, killer doll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 135K
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, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, paranormal activity, sacrifice, violence, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Crucifixion (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
Style: based on true events, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, priest, investigation, journalist, prison, exorcism, nun, exorcist, death, supernatural power, demon, newspaper ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Style: scary, bleak, rough, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: morgue, exorcism, corpse, violence, police officer, demon, paranormal, female friendship, priest, delusion, fear, medication ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, couples, danger, videotaping, handheld camera, demonic possession, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, ghost, nightmare comes true, family, fear, seance, demon, nightmare, heaven and hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 89K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: clergy, church, vatican, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, exorcism, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 75K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, evil child, child abuse, social worker, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, demons, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: demonic possession, curses spells and rituals, police investigation, supernatural, evil force, priest, bible, good versus evil, partners, danger, religions or cults, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, iraq, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 46K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, supernatural, twins, murder, investigation, brother brother relationship, boogeyman, burned alive, home movie, found footage, murder of family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, exorcist, vatican, supernatural, religions or cults, clergy, danger, evil, psychological torment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, dark, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, witch, supernatural, corpse, supernatural power, evil power, dead woman, autopsy, mysterious death, murder, self sacrifice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, demonic possession, good versus evil, exorcism, priest, archaeologist, supernatural, gory, clergy, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1949
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, possession, ghosts, seance, demon, demons, dialogue, death, storytelling, devil, teenager ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, danger, imaginary, family problems, psychic, supernatural power, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then ...
Style: psychotronic, dark, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, exorcism, supernatural, evil, characters in danger, supernatural power, evil force, ghost, family in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 82K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: 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: scary, gothic, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: single mother, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, female ghost, kidnapping, danger, investigation, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 312K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.4
 2K
Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, ghost, zombie, family in danger, dealing with death, lake or river, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 268K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nightmare, evil spirit, family in danger, ghosts, parallel world, parents and children, psychic, paranormal activity, afterlife, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 136K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 214K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, demon, family in danger, danger, riddles and clues, ghost, child in peril, paranormal investigation, single mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1976, year 2003
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 17K
The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: scary, serious, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, catholic church, vatican, mentor protege relationship, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, religions or cults, mind game, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, jerusalem, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 210K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, fear, attic, family in danger, danger, investigation, evil force, crime, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, dark ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, paranormal, woman in danger, deadly, paranormal phenomena, paranormal activity, haunted house, supernatural power, nudity (full frontal - brief), found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, imaginary, investigation, ghost, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: darkness, supernatural, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, child in peril, demon, demons, dark and stormy night, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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