Movies like They Come Back

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They Come Back (2007)
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They Come Back (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychologist's 10-year-old patient claims she's being menaced by unseen forces after her parents were killed in a car accident. What's more bizarre? The psychologist has seen these symptoms before, in a former patient who mysteriously disappeared. And the shrink worries that if she can't unravel the workings of the 10-year-old's psyche (and soon!), this little girl is destined for the same unknown fate.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: child in peril, ghost, supernatural, death in the family, orphan, dealing with death, paranormal phenomena, missing person, missing girl, able to see the dead, little girl, mystery, social worker, cover up, deadly, loss of parent, loss of parents, death of parent
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to They Come Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, deadly, mystery, danger, crimes and murder mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like They Come Back: Driftwood (2006), Ghost Son (2007), It's in the Blood (2012), The Village of Shadows (2010), Hush Little Baby (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Driftwood (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16 year old David Forrester (Ricky Ullman) becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an "Attitude Adjustment Camp for Troubled ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: survival, supernatural, juvenile delinquency, ghost, mystery, haunted house, youth, life is a bitch, obsession, uncover truth, dealing with death, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
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Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, single parent, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, supernatural ability, uncover truth, pregnancy, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, scary ...
Plot: survival, ghost, isolation, wilderness, supernatural, rescue, parents and children, estrangement, escapades, stalking, forest, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: village, mystery, estrangement, supernatural, buddies, crimes, missing person, trapped, survival, murder, village life, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, mystery, supernatural, custody, family problems, couples, family relations, babies and infants, dealing with death, pregnancy, death of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 818
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, survival, disability, destiny, curses spells and rituals, solar eclipse, transplant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, asia, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, murder, psychic power, crimes, talking to the dead, serial killer, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives, runaway, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3.5
 552
Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, dealing with death, crimes, death in the family, murder, family problems, abduction, sexual content, graphic violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, family in danger, ghost, family problems, siblings relations, mentally unstable, dealing with death, good versus evil, children, supernatural power, a vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 2K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, ghost, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, desert, supernatural, murder, family in danger, family relations, dark secret, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 1K
Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: hallucination, sailing, mystery, supernatural, ghost, isolation, sea voyage, ocean, insanity, cat, paraplegic, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: true crime, ghost, murder, supernatural, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, redemption, extrasensory perception, bipolar disorder, paranormal phenomena, blindness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, woman in danger, haunted by the past, isolation, haunted house, writer's life, mind game, confined, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
 297
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, ouija board, possession, flashback, house, forest, suicide by hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, mysterious character, murder, supernatural, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 118
Death's Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a television psychic begins to get real results, the cast and crew of the show find themselves trapped by vengeful spirits.
Style: mind bending, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal, rivalry, crimes, good versus evil, medium, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, psychic, crew, reverend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 941
Possessed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her elder sister Hee-Jin returns to the apartment of their religious-maniac mother. Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case seriously is confronted with more and more suicides that are difficult to ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, missing person, track down, supernatural, ghost, life turned upside down, family problems, death in the family, suicide, religious fanatic, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 16K
Fragile (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of a patient's death, a nurse takes a job at an antiquated hospital for children. Soon she learns that the kids fear a ghost that prowls the floors and will not allow anyone to leave. Amy tries to protect them and convince ...
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: hospital, orphan, ghost, supernatural, nurse, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, missing child, rescue, little girl, able to see the dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Talking to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, police investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, ghost, life is a bitch, mystery, who done it, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.3
 790
Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, survival, mystery, supernatural, youth, ship, ocean, fear, isolation, journey, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, supernatural, child in peril, family relations, haunted house, ghost, paranormal, dark secret, supernatural horror, vengeful ghost, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 2K
Helpless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears. Her fiance then sets out to find her and, in the process, uncovers layers of dark hidden secrets.
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, love and romance, couples, crimes, supernatural, secret identity, wedding, rivalry, abduction, obsessive quest, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 21K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, drowning, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, paranormal activity, mystery, family life, loss of daughter, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A beautiful lady turns up in an architect's masterpiece.When he founds that she is real, he realizes that she is haunted and hunted by the reasons they have to find out
Style: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, stalking, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural ability, vengeful ghost, investigator, party, painter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 875
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, strong female presence, forest, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, nightmare comes true, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, abduction, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: doctor, mysterious character, supernatural, losing-it hero, mental illness, isolation, mental institution, hospital, hypnosis, mind game, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, couples, mystery, grudge, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cold Blood Canyon (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mr. and Mrs. Myers move into their highly coveted Beverly Hills home, they wonder why the price tag is too good to be true. Their daughter, Danielle, discovers the truth when a neighbor tells her one of the previous owners was murdered there ...
Style: serious, scary
Plot: murder, ghost, sexual fantasy, supernatural, mystery, teenage life, hollywood, death, neighbor, crimes, sex, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%