Movies like The Nun

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The Nun (2018)
 5.3
 126K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
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, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, sinister
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, demon, priest, ghost, evil nun, nun, murder mystery, murder, spirit, nightmare, demonic possession, fear, mysterious death, exorcism, father, abbey, buried alive, violence, suicide, freak, paranormal, investigator, mirror, corpse ...
Time: year 1952
Place: romania, rome italy, vatican, xian

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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, supernatural power, demon, death, blood, murder and danger mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Nun: The Conjuring (2013), Annabelle: Creation (2017), Annabelle (2014), Annabelle Comes Home (2019), The Rite (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 461K
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, paranormal investigation, danger, witch, family in danger, paranormal activity, fear, haunted by the past, evil force ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Annabelle: Creation (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: psychotronic, rough, scary, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: evil doll, supernatural horror, ghost, supernatural, demonic possession, demon, supernatural power, possessed girl, missing child, hide and seek, catholicism, devil ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 146K
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, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, evil doll, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, ghost, supernatural power, asthma, child in peril, nanny, corpse, hiding, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.0
 93K
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, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, spirit, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 239K
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, dark, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, supernatural, psychic, haunted house, ghost, paranormal investigation, demon, family in danger, danger, riddles and clues, child in peril, single mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003, year 1976 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, exorcism, priest, investigation, journalist, prison, exorcist, nun, demon, supernatural power, death, crucifix ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: morgue, corpse, exorcism, police officer, demon, priest, paranormal, delusion, female friendship, violence, fear, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, demonic possession, good versus evil, gory, priest, archaeologist, supernatural, clergy, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1949
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
⇓ 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, frightening, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, imaginary, danger, family problems, ghost, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 286K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, twist ending, frightening, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, ghosts, psychic, evil spirit, parallel world, paranormal activity, fear, danger, curses spells and rituals, demons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, exorcism, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, exorcist, danger, clergy, religions or cults, antichrist, evil, loss of control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 50K
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, ghost, found footage, family in danger, murder, twins, investigation, haunted house, deadly, danger, nightmare, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 228K
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, sinister, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, fear, danger, family in danger, evil force, attic, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2011, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, serious, scary, dark ...
Plot: paranormal, ghost, murder, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, supernatural power, paranormal activity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 81K
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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, evil child, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, supernatural, fear, panic, paranormal activity, nightmare, danger, videotaping, evil force, demonic possession, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 120K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, insanity, paranormal activity, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, demon, family, fear, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: dark, scary, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, supernatural, witch, autopsy, corpse, supernatural power, dead woman, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, ghosts, ghost, witchcraft, spirit, paranormal phenomena, seance, occult, paranormal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 88K
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, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, ventriloquist, mystery, doll, murder, funeral, legend, curses spells and rituals, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 327K
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, curse, race against time, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, parents and children, uncover truth, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snake, supernatural, investigation, found footage, insanity, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, memory loss, demons, demon, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ 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: female ghost, single mother, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, investigation, kidnapping, danger, crimes, family ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: los angeles, mexico
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100%
 2.5
 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: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, resort, lake or river, river, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 140K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, gory, curse, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, ghosts, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 300
Anomaly (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a family that experienced the biggest demonic possession after moving into a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: demonic possession, nightmare, peril, haunted house, demon, supernatural, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, curses spells and rituals, killings, fear, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 36
Spectres (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of college friends on a weekend trip to the back woods of Kentucky trespass through an Native American burial ground, they unwittingly unleash the wrath of an ancient evil. As they experience increasing levels of peril and hauntings, ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: demon, pursuit, ghost, paranormal phenomena, spirit, native american, paranormal, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, characters in danger, violence, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: psychological thriller, twists and turns, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, catholic church, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, mentor protege relationship, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, new york, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%