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Needle (2010)
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Needle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this cunning mystery-horror hybrid, college student Ben inherits a curious old mechanical box that churns out voodoo dolls. When a shadowy figure starts using the box to murder Ben's friends, Ben must find the killer.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, bloody
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, murder, danger, gory, youth, supernatural, mystery, deadly, crimes, college, curses spells and rituals, voodoo, mysticism, artifact, friends, brothers, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, campus, pain
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Needle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and slasher films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, crimes, supernatural, gory and mystery mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Needle: Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001), Kristy (2014), Crush (2009), Incubus (2006), Flashback (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, gory, mystery killer, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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Kristy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Style: serious, melancholic, bleak, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, student life, survival, youth, danger, woman in danger, college life, campus, gang, murder, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Crush (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Julian is perfectly happy in his relationship with the pretty blond Clare. That is, until he meets Anna, a dark-haired, bikini-clad beauty who he encounters while he is house-sitting. Passion reigns in their relationship, and soon Julian learns that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, mysterious character, teenage life, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger, stalking, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: experiment gone awry, confined, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, survival, danger, escapades, mystery, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, deadly, danger, crimes, loss of parent, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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54%
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
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The Telling (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, undead, supernatural, sorority, youth, crimes, deadly, mystery, danger, prank, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. One-by-one the coeds begin disappearing until a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, supernatural, survival, danger, deadly, confined, gory, captivity, isolation, best friends, serial killer, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, vengeance, supernatural, mystery, prank, danger, buddies, youth, curses spells and rituals, deadly, evil witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, uncover truth, small town life, death in the family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I'll Bury You Tomorrow (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Is there love after death? The small rural community of Port Oram can answer that. When deranged young Dolores Finley (Zoë Daelman Chlanda) appears out of nowhere to begin work at the Beech's Funeral Home, the local mortuary soon becomes more ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, deadly, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, gory, graphic violence, countryside, funeral home, necrophilia, body snatching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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
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Buried Alive (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A college prank at an abandoned house accidentally awakens a frightening spirit.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prank, supernatural, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, youth, supernatural ability, deadly, serial killer, danger, haunted by the past, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Toybox (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It all began so innocently for two children growing up in the deepest countryside, their imaginations set ablaze by a book on local myths and legends. Berenice convinces her younger brother Brian that she is the reincarnation of a witch with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, siblings relations, supernatural, reunion, legends and myths, insanity, murder, dysfunctional family, sexually aggressive woman, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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44%
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Cut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of film students set out to finish filming a movie that was never completed after its director was murdered. After they begin filming, they realize they're in for a bit of trouble, not unlike the late director...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, survival, mystery, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural, isolation, vengeance, movie business, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, psycho film, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 698
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, mentally unstable, hopes, mystery, danger, investigation, haunted house, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
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Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, summer camp, danger, violence spree, who done it, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
41%
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The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: rough, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, attic, danger, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, police detective, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.6
 515
The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, zombie, danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, heroes, amateur detective, investigation, imaginary, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
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The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, student life, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 925
Lost Things (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four teenagers with the end of school on the horizon head up the New South Wales coast for a weekend of surfing,drinking and sex.The boys have told their parents they are going alone.It's only when the stranger appears and weird time anomalies ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, slasher, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, youth, danger, deadly, supernatural, isolation, murder, teenage life, supernatural ability, island, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.0
 845
13th Child (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, demon, danger, deadly, gory, law enforcement, brutality, rescue, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Happy Hell Night (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which Malius is inadvertently set free and returns to the house to ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, mental institution, halloween, murder, sex tape, fraternity, mausoleum, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, college life, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%