Movies like The Open House

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The Open House (2018)
 3.2
 32K
The Open House (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, haunted house, grief, intrigue, evil spirit, intruder, female director, netflix, running, photograph, death of husband, close up of eye, stopwatch, shower scene, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, bleak and scary films with plots about haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, murder, supernatural power and demon mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Open House: The Remains (2016), Ghost House (2017), Help (2010), Delirium (2018), Backroad (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.7
 3K
The Remains (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, danger, widower, dark secret, house, doll, missing girl, troubled teen, radio ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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95%
 4.7
 4K
Ghost House (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.
Style: suspense, bleak, dark, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, spirit, vacation, fiance fiancee relationship, saving a life, tradition, dating show, help, love, rite, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.3
 358
Help (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "HELP" is a supernatural horror thriller which draws upon the story of a malevolent spirit that refuses to leave the human world and is out to exact retribution for past crimes committed against it.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: evil spirit, twin sister, murder, possession, psychiatrist, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, family secret, danger, homecoming, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.8
 7K
Delirium (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man recently released from a mental institute inherits a mansion after his parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to believe it is haunted.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric
Plot: haunted house, mental patient, dead parents, loss of parents, childhood trauma, hallucination, blood, mansion, inheritance, youth, friends, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 4.9
 50
Backroad (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man with a dark past hitches a ride that turns into a road trip to hell and leads him to the revelation of a family secret of biblical proportions.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: hitchhiker, redemption, death of father, supernatural, murder, supernatural power, guilt, highway, corpse, evil child, sin, antichrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
After She Wakes (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After tragic death of her baby son, a narcoleptic mother with young daughter suffers from terrifying sleep disruptions as they try to deal with ongoing pain and grief. They begin experiencing different episodes of parasomnia including night terrors ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, disturbing
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, nightmare comes true, waking up from a nightmare, recurring nightmare, supernatural horror, moving, mysticism, death of son, mother daughter relationship, grief, screaming in horror
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.2
 206
One of Them (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A school full of seeming good Samaritans turns out to be a front for evil in this exercise in horror. Five teenagers are enjoying a late-night ride when their car loses control, and they find themselves stranded in the middle of nowhere. The kids ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, stranded, supernatural power, troubled youth, voodoo, back from the dead, academy, danger, mystery, psychic, knife, woman shot in the forehead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Style: macabre, scary, dark, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: suicide, haunted house, grief, brother sister relationship, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, riddles and clues, mysterious death, supernatural power, death of father, loss of family, evil force ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Haunting of Alice D (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late 1890s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice killed herself there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by Alice's ghost, and was eventually abandoned. More than a ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, prostitute, curse, haunted house, party, supernatural, brothel, evil spirit, danger, murder, reconstruction, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, 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 ⇓
80%
 4.5
 15K
The Darkness (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence in tow.
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: supernatural horror, animal attack, demon, haunted house, autism, self sacrifice, evil spirit, portal, husband wife relationship, son, imaginary friend, bad smell ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, united states, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 2.9
 170
The Vault (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Housed inside a vault in the basement of an abandoned school lurks an evil that has been locked away for over a hundred years. When a teacher and 5 students visit the school to archive any memorabilia before it's torn down, they mistakenly free ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, slavery, supernatural power, student, supernatural, evil spirit, urban setting, mystery, pursuit, death, blood, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.1
 378
Interior (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: What starts as a simple paranormal investigation inside a mundane Florida house soon becomes a terrifying experience through the unknown and beyond.
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: pursuit, paranormal, ghost, haunted house, house, demon, characters in danger, curses spells and rituals, hunting, paranormal phenomena, violence, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Final Wish (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the passing of his father, Aaron Hammond returns to his hometown to help his devastated mother and to confront his past demons. Sifting through his father’s belongings, Aaron comes upon a mysterious item that is far more than it seems.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense
Plot: death of father, mother, ancient mystery, artifact, death, demon, danger, demons, family relations, evil, curse, violence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 918
Apt. (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Se-jin, a lonely department store employee, moves into a high-rise apartment building. One day she notices that the lights in the windows of the building opposite all start to mysteriously flicker at exactly 9:56pm. She begins to suspect that these ...
Style: suspense, bleak, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: voyeurism, murder mystery, murder, ghost, terror, nightmare, apartment, riddles and clues, voyeur, bathtub, rocking chair, female protagonist ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural power, buried alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.3
 803
Delirium (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of young men dare a classmate to reach the porch of a legendary old house, said to be haunted by the thirteen victims of a family massacre. In hopes of making a viral video they arm him with a video camera to prove he was there or to capture ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: haunted house, found footage, massacre, supernatural, missing person, teenage boy, investigation, missing, danger, demon, legend, camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.5
 4K
Abattoir (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.
Style: enigmatic, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evangelist, crime scene, collection, mansion, murder of sister, child murder, violence, uncover truth, haunted by the past, killings, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Inhabitants (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young couple gets more than they bargained for when they buy an historic bed and breakfast in New England only to discover that the old house is hiding a dark secret within its walls.
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, young couple, couple relations, supernatural horror, chase, deadly creature, paranormal phenomena, demon, peril, paranormal, ghost, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.7
 2K
The Toybox (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A family becomes stranded in their RV while on a trip through the desert.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: evil spirit, stranded in the desert, survival, supernatural, fear, haunted, brutality, murder, family vacation, obsession, chase, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.6
 144
19 Doors (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the lond-abandoned Lyndora seems theperfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is known for its rough and seedy past - the doors to its rooms ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspense, scary
Plot: ghost, writers, ghost child, abandoned hotel, psychic, possession, murder, insanity, paranormal phenomena, mystery, stabbed with a knife, mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, murder, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 4K
The Skeptic (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, lawyer, haunted by the past, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, afterlife, missing person, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.8
 910
Blood Child (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Blood Child is horror thriller based on a true story. Bill and Ashely DiAngelo seem to have it all, an overseas posting to Singapore, life in paradise and a new baby on the way. But tragedy strikes when she loses the baby and sinks into a deep ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, scary, psychotronic
Plot: killer child, evil spirit, evil, occult, paranormal phenomena, miscarriage, ritual, witch doctor, ghost child, pregnant woman, suicide by drowning, terror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.2
 315
House of Bad (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Yearning to break free from their sordid pasts, three sisters unite for a simple plan: steal enough drugs to set themselves up for a new life. But when the eldest sister Teig decides they're going to hide out in their old, abandoned family ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, survival, starting over, family relations, drug dealing, crimes, on the run, supernatural, supernatural power, murder, haunted house, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.7
 2K
Dreamkatcher (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gail is forced to come to terms with Josh, her new stepson, at a remote country home. After stealing an evil talisman from a mysterious neighbor, Josh has sinister dreams of his dead mother, who commands Josh to murder Gail. When Josh's dad ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating, scary
Plot: evil spirit, nightmare, widower, boy, waking up from a nightmare, recurring nightmare, psychologist, nightmare comes true, child protagonist, ghost, mysterious event, death of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.3
 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, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, demon, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, danger, deadly, paranormal activity, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 2K
The Evil (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Shortly after moving into a dark, brooding mansion, a psychologist and his co-workers are terrorized by a horrible evil being.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, old mansion, burned alive, estate, chaos, gory, danger, deadly, domestic disturbance, nudity (full frontal - brief), curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
 574
Chemical Peel (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend trip to the woods for a bachelorette party turns deadly when a nearby train accident causes a chemical reaction that overtakes the secluded valley. But waiting out the disaster inside could prove to be just as dangerous as being outdoors.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: survival, deadly, danger, female friendship, body horror, train, isolated house, infection, weekend, slumber party, toxic waste, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
72%