Movies like The Cradle

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The Cradle (2007)
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The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to stop this curse on his family.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family life, captivity, danger, curses spells and rituals, isolation, gory, deadly, curse, supernatural ability, babies and infants, nightmare, ghost child, zombie, family relations, mental illness, starting over, child, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Cradle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and slasher films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, curses spells and rituals, gory and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Cradle: Dark Mirror (2007), Pray for Morning (2006), Animus (2013), Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014), Conjurer (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, danger, ghost, mentally unstable, deadly, supernatural, zombie, woman in danger, stalking, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, supernatural, captivity, mystery, survival, gory, ghost, isolation, danger, riddles and clues, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 2.7
 557
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, prison, curses spells and rituals, frame up, captivity, golden years, contests and competitions, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, curse, danger, deadly, family problems, orphan, curses spells and rituals, gory, wizards and magicians, spirit, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, ghost, danger, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, gore, rivalry, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, danger, deadly, ouija board, imaginary, suicide by hanging, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, mysterious character, uncover truth, ouija board, youth, teenage life, family in danger, captivity, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Necrosis (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party. But, are they true ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, epic
Plot: survival, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, confined, danger, rehabilitation, dealing with death, zombie, deadly, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, friendship, human host, deadly, curses spells and rituals, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, danger, deadly, on the road, escapades, estate, supernatural ability, graphic violence, mansion, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious, asian horror
Plot: ghost, death in the family, murder, mystery, couples, danger, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, grudge, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
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Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder, danger, couples, deadly, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, graphic violence, deadly, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, supernatural, confined, murder, vengeance, gory, deadly, isolation, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
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The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, domestic disturbance, danger, family problems, parents and children, gory, grudge, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, race against time, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, touching ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, couple relations, crimes, deadly, ghost, mental illness, danger, father son relationship, supernatural power, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shadow Puppets (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Michael Winnick's chilling tale stars James Marsters as Jack, one of eight captives who awaken in an abandoned asylum not knowing who they are or why they are together. They discover that they've been used in an experiment to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, slasher ...
Plot: memory loss, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural ability, captivity, survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, shadow, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, obsession, deadly, danger, youth, crimes, ghost, gory, wish come true, nudity (full frontal - brief), sleepwalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Grave Halloween (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After inadvertently unleashing an ancient curse, a documentary crew of American exchange students is haunted by angry spirits in Japan's infamous Suicide Forest.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: forest, ghost, suicide, uncover truth, curse, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, danger, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, museum, supernatural, obsession, idealism, deadly, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, supernatural, ghost, danger, mine, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, ghost town, adventure, ship, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Black Waters of Echo's Pond (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nine friends take a holiday at a Victorian home on a private island and uncover a game that when played brings out the worst in each of them. Jealously, greed, hatred, lust, all of the things they keep buried deep inside themselves rise to the ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: island, supernatural, board game, deadly, friendship, confined, danger, isolation, graphic violence, gory, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
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Trespassers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Plot: survival, ghost, supernatural, buddies, leadership, curses spells and rituals, isolation, wilderness, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.9
 402
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, denial, investigation, phobia, fear, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
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Night Fangs (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Art Teachers are obsessed with eternal youth. Somehow they manage to get Elizabeth Bathory's diary. Soon, they start to practice bloody rituals that end up unleashing hell on earth. Two lesbian art teachers obsessed with eternal youth have ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexual
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, danger, gory, dangerous attraction, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.5
 841
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%