Movies like Slender Man

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Slender Man (2018)
 3.2
 14K
Slender Man (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.
Style: scary, bleak, suspense, bad ending
Plot: urban legend, missing person, panic attack, supernatural being, teenage protagonist, curses spells and rituals, psychological manipulation, kidnapping, internet, small town, supernatural horror, demon, teenage girl, violence, crying, fear, hallucination
Place: massachusetts

Most similar movies to Slender Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about supernatural, murder, danger, blood, death, deadly and violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slender Man: Bloody Mary (2006), Munger Road (2011), The Forest (2016), My Soul to Take (2010), Chasing Sleep (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.6
 1K
Bloody Mary (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a group of psychiatric hospital nurses invoke the spirit of Bloody Mary -- a supposed urban myth -- the slaughter begins. The legend is real, her vengeance is fatal, and to free her, all you have to do is say her name.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: hospital, urban legend, ghost, missing person, revenge, gory, mental institution, doctors and patients, afterlife, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 1K
Munger Road (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the eve of the annual Scarecrow Festival, two St. Charles police officers search for a return killer the same night four teenagers go missing on Munger Road
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, police investigation, autumn, festival, crimes, small town, danger, law enforcement, off the road, urban legend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 35K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, missing person, in the woods, family relations, suicide, twins, maggot, hallucination, violence, american abroad, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, small town, urban legend, danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, insomnia, nightmare, severed finger, blood, teacher, student, professor, police, college, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 112K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, violence, evil doll, danger, toy comes to life, paranormal activity, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 67K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: demon, demonic possession, supernatural, evil nun, spirit, supernatural horror, priest, mysterious death, murder, father, murder mystery, nun ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rage: Midsummer's Eve (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: American and British friends studying in Finland decide to take up an offer to travel to the Arctic Circle and experience the mysterious, pagan celebration of Midsummer's Eve.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, student, university, holiday, lapland, buddies, supernatural, friends, death, blood, sauna
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 12K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, hacking, witnessing a crime, danger, cyberspace, video chat, woman in danger, fear, brutality, talking to the camera, sadism, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 982
Impulse (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behavior...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: small town, mental illness, danger, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, mystery, forces of nature, small town life, deadly, escapades, argument, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, small town, serial killer, murder, revenge, secret, fisherman, mystery, psychopath, who done it, buried truth, urban legend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, ghost, fear, danger, couples, paranormal activity, videotaping, desperation, invisibility, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, danger, deadly, family relations, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, family problems, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 3K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, young heroes, in the woods, small town, small town life, danger, deadly, youth, amateur detective, siblings relations, psychopath, urban legend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ghost, urban legend, bullying, spider, curse, secret mission, mystery, serial killer, school, student, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 1K
Malicious (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young college professor and his pregnant wife unwittingly release a malevolent entity with murderous intentions.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: demon, hallucination, supernatural, ghosts, transformation, pregnancy, priest, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, entity, college professor, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 241K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, parallel world, fear, danger, coma, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, psychic, demons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, warning, death of wife, urban legend, telephone call, hallucination, motel, reporter, tumor, dream, bridge, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ohio, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, sacrifice, insanity, transformation, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, demons, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 324K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, bleak, rough ...
Plot: missing person, fear, abandoned house, death of brother, killer clown, group of friends, monster, child in peril, supernatural power, traumatic childhood, sadistic psychopath, flashback ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 48K
The Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, danger, ghost, eye, supernatural, woman in danger, supernatural ability, blindness, siblings relations, seeing dead people, fear, panic attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 3K
Eloise (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: haunted, inheritance, death certificate, ghost, time travel, baby, missing person, phobia, electroshock therapy, woman in labor, arson, mental institution ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dying Room Only (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul play.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: missing person, desert, missing husband, murder, mystery, crimes, hotel, confined, deadly, limp, sheriff, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage boy discovers the perpetrators of several brutal kidnappings in his home town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: kidnapping, survival, in the woods, brutality, violence, teenager, discovery, confined, danger, missing child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, urban legend, serial killer, teenage life, murder, psychopath, rivalry, gory, college life, who done it, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 76K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, legend, murder, ghost, doll, mystery, small town, funeral, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 798
The Inn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television reporter investigates a small town's dark secret.
Style: suspense
Plot: dark secret, disappearance, missing person, murder, small town, voodoo, slasher, voodoo doll, ghost, curse
Place: maryland, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 7K
Channel Zero (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Inspired by Brian Russell’s Creepypasta tale, Channel Zero: No-End House tells the story of a young woman named Margot Sleator, who visits the No End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. ...
Style: suspense, bleak, enigmatic, based on legend
Plot: supernatural, monster, childhood, child in peril, television, kidnapping, death of brother, missing person, small town, anthology, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 29K
The Vanishing (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rex and Saskia are enjoying a biking holiday in France when, stopping at a gas station, Saskia disappears. Confounded, Rex searches everywhere, but to no avail. Three years later, he's still obsessed with finding her, pleading his case on ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, obsession, mind game, mystery, crimes, vacation, disappearance, roadhouse, obsessive quest, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.4
 2K
Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, small town, isolation, resort, lake or river, mystery, dealing with death, family in danger, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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