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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, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, curse, captivity, family life, isolation, curses spells and rituals, nightmare, supernatural ability, babies and infants, ghost child, supernatural being, zombie, family relations, mental illness, starting over, girl, child, gory, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to The Cradle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, curses spells and rituals, gory and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Cradle: Pray for Morning (2006), Dark Mirror (2007), Animus (2013), Dark House (2009), Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, hotel, survival, supernatural, captivity, mystery, isolation, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, destiny, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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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: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mental illness, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, family problems, stalking, supernatural, zombie, twins, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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93%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: psychopath, ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, found footage, hospital, danger, gory, deadly, gore, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, haunted by the past, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, supernatural being, androids and robots, trapped in a building, ghost, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, prison, rivalry, captivity, frame up, found footage, amateur detective, crimes, golden years, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, race against time, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, supernatural, demon, crimes, couples, isolation, dishonesty, murder, curses spells and rituals, psychiatric ward, succubus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 1K
Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, evil spirit, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, demon, fear, evil force, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, ghost, mental illness, couple relations, crimes, father son relationship, supernatural power, dementia, stalking, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, couples, family relations, ghost, mysterious character, parents and children, family problems, clergy, intrigue, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, usa, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, uncover truth, nightmare, haunted by the past, memory loss, murder, haunted house, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 1K
11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, serial killer, small town life, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, small town, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 1K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, captivity, teenage life, family in danger, isolation, youth, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.6
 595
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 ability, supernatural, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, messiah, graphic violence, disorder, 666, evil, evil man, devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 3K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, mystery, couples, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, grudge, haunted by the past, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 301
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, friend, basement, flashback, house, piano, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, human host, friendship, demonic possession, seance, morgue, death, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, empire, crimes, rivalry, hiding place, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, friendship, isolation, confined, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, redneck, island, domestic disturbance, violence spree, friends, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, mystical ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, parents and children, child in peril, family relations, paranormal, paranormal activity, haunted, evil spirit, mystery, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: forest, suicide, uncover truth, curse, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, isolation, curses spells and rituals, mother daughter relationship, halloween, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, curse, curses spells and rituals, human host, small town, showdown, evil, murder, ghost, possession, religions or cults, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Zombie Farm (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hell has been unleashed on the small town of Muerto Verde when inbred cannibal farmers are turned into zombies after Taliban warriors poison the local water supply. The only hope for humanity are two FBI agents and four party-crazed college students.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: zombie, woman in danger, supernatural, family problems, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, small town, domestic disturbance, zombie attack, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, flesh eating zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Child's Eye (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bangkok, November 2008. Six young holidaymakers from Hong Kong are stranded in Bangkok when the airport is occupied by demonstrators demanding the prime minister's resignation: Rainie (Rainie Yang) and Lok (Shawn Yue), who are on the verge of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, isolation, curse, supernatural, hotel, amateur detective, paranormal investigation, survival, uncover truth, children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: curse, supernatural, ghost, mine, gold, curses spells and rituals, undead, serial killer, adventure, empire, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, epic
Plot: survival, ghost, supernatural, rehabilitation, confined, zombie, dealing with death, family in danger, forces of nature, escapades, curses spells and rituals, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 2K
Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: ghost, supernatural, curse, family problems, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, orphan, murder, spirit, supernatural ability, paranoia, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 3K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, on the road, estate, escapades, twists and turns, freak, gladiator, survival, graphic violence, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.2
 225
Half-Caste (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Half-Caste is a Human/Leopard hybrid believed to feast on unsuspecting Travelers, but after Bobby is found soaked in blood, the police think that he murdered his friends. After hearing tell of the half-caste, a half-leopard, half-man said to exist ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: leopard, riddles and clues, dangerous animal, supernatural, mutant, supernatural ability, animal life, legends and myths, empire, sexploitation, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%