Movies like Hereditary

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Hereditary (2018)
 7.3
 272K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.
Style: psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural horror, fear, spiritualism, possession, ritual, satanism, secret society, demon, dysfunctional family, curse, evil spirit, supernatural, evil, ghost, seance, cult, inheritance, insanity, levitation, ant, funeral, dollhouse, attic, ancestry, matriarch ...
Place: utah

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Most similar movies to Hereditary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, suspense and scary films with plots about death, blood, supernatural, murder, violence, fear and supernatural horror mostly in Mystery, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hereditary: Midsommar (2019), The Witch (2015), Suspiria (2018), The Lodge (2019), The Skeleton Key (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 258K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: brutal, enigmatic, rough, psychedelic, disturbing ...
Plot: ritual, paganism, sacrifice, hallucinogenic drug, magic mushroom, trip, religious cult, community, cult, incest, death, ceremony ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.9
 225K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, scary, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, family relations, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, black magic, religion, sacrifice, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.7
 69K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, dance performance, psychotherapist, curse, witchcraft, choreography ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1943, year 1977, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 40K
The Lodge (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two siblings spend the night alone with their new stepmother. Stuck in a remote mountain cabin, the trio are terrorised by a supernatural force.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: stepmother, religious cult, cult leader, murder, winter, destiny, female psychopath, life is a bitch, couples, violence, guilt, psychopath ...
Time: year 2019
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, supernatural horror, black magic, attic, ritual, plot twist, rite, soul transference, mysterious character, paralysis ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, blackmail, hospital, paralysis, revenge, brutality, cruelty, obsession, teenage boy, supernatural, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 152K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, ghosts, missing child, supernatural, death, orphan, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, afterlife, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, family relations, family, curse, supernatural, justice, witch, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, year 2006, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 79K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, haunted house, rape, clairvoyance, murder, paranoia, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 207K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: psychological, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, pregnant woman, brutality, uninvited guest, nightmare, family argument, marital argument, baby, vandalism, death, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 79K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, twist ending, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, step parent, siblings relations, evil woman, danger, pretense, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: sheriff, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, salt lake city utah, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 945K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 50K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, danger, woman in danger, ghosts, death, twins, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, ritual, ritual murder, cult, crimes, family relations, religions or cults, deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, afterlife, secret, suicide, child abuse, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
50%
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, supernatural horror, supernatural power, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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223
cult movies
1957
 6.4
 44K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, obsession, maniac, mental patient, psychopath, fear, stalker, mental illness, murder, sexual assault, chase, pursuit ...
Place: portugal, pennsylvania, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, small town, woman in danger, stalking, occult, possession, mentally unstable, mystery, deadly, danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, family relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, cult film, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, small town life, murder, hallucination, incest, diary, supernatural, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1988, 80s
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, parents and children, new house, dead man, murderer, evil man, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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3133
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2917
 6.3
 86K
The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: tense, enigmatic, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: ritual, lost in the woods, supernatural horror, paganism, guilt, forest, supernatural, hiking, sacrifice, witchcraft, monster, norse mythology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bye Bye Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, demon, nightmare, demonic possession, hallucination, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, occult, police investigator, female detective, group of friends, haunted house ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 586
Reclusion (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple awakens a terrible force when they attempt to socialize their reclusive neighbor.
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: recluse, haunted house, supernatural horror, supernatural, supernatural power, house, couple relations, isolation, ghost, paranormal, characters in danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, hide and seek, possessed girl, missing child, catholicism, orphan ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 34K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, supernatural, psychiatrist, murder, supernatural horror, doctors and patients, female psychiatrist, mental illness, witch doctor, life is a bitch, child in peril, voodoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, supernatural horror, ghost, satanic cult, religion, evil spirit, human sacrifice, satanic ritual, preacher, supernatural, good versus evil, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, supernatural, supernatural horror, kidnapped girl, psychic, ghost, medium, ghosts, ghost child, hypnosis, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%