Movies like Slender Man

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Slender Man (2018)
 3.2
 20K
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: suspense, scary, bad ending, bleak, surprise ending, macabre, gothic
Plot: urban legend, kidnapping, panic attack, internet, missing person, supernatural being, teenage protagonist, fear, small town, forest, curses spells and rituals, psychological manipulation, supernatural, survival, monster, demon, friendship, violence, death, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, sister sister relationship, mythology, cemetery, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa

Most similar movies to Slender Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about supernatural, death, danger, murder, blood, violence and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slender Man: The Curse of La Llorona (2019), Insidious (2010), It (2017), Blair Witch (2016), My Soul to Take (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: single mother, supernatural, violence, death, female ghost, urban legend, investigation, kidnapping, parents and children, danger, crimes, family ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 250K
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, parents and children, family in danger, parallel world, danger, demons, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, fear, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 356K
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, clown, death of brother, abandoned house, group of friends, monster, good versus evil, supernatural power, killer clown, child, small town ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 37K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, lost in the woods, flashlight, river, tent, tree, campfire, found footage, handheld camera, rain, night, infection ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, urban legend, danger, nightmare comes true, small town, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 34K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, danger, friendship, college, betrayal, rivalry, survival, adventure, game, suicide, sex scene ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, big ben london, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, mental institution, danger, haunted by the past, survival, gory, mystery, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 29K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, danger, legends and myths, haunted by the past, revenge, darkness, child in peril, ghost, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 119K
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, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, death, sacrifice, violence, danger, demonic possession, paranormal activity, toy comes to life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 196K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, danger, small town, fear, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 1966 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 362K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, macabre, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, serial killer, insanity, schizophrenia, violence, psycho, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, survival, mercilessness, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.0
 69K
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, ghost, psychic, paranoia, afterlife, murder, obsession, haunted house, clairvoyance, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 18K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, murder, tragedy, hanging, found footage, gallows, youth, slasher killer, dead teenager, social relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 23
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: sinister, surprise ending, psychotronic, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: death, plot twist, killing spree, body count, abuse of power, disturbed individual, extreme violence, post office, altar, fiend, mysterious past, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, imaginary, nightmare comes true, parents and children, family relations, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, scary, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: urban legend, missing person, ghost, gory, supernatural, afterlife, hospital, violence, revenge, mental institution, mental illness, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 37K
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, missing person, ghost, in the woods, family relations, suicide, hallucination, american abroad, violence, maggot, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, danger, couples, videotaping, invisibility, demonic possession, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 295K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, journalist, ghost, telephone, death, fear, race against time, little girl, island, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 10K
The Woods (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents.
Style: tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: axe, disappearance, forest, gory, boarding school, vengeance, monster, missing person, family relations, estrangement, couples, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 130K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, vengeance, murder, suicide, mystery, ghosts, old woman, curse, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 389K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nightmare, demon, possession, ghost, heaven and hell, family, danger, family in danger, family relations, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, found footage, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, ghost, religions or cults, urban ghetto, imaginary, drugs/alcohol, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 179K
It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, stalking, ghost, dangerous attraction, paranoia, death, friendship, chase, group of friends, fright, being followed, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, in the woods, legend, danger, survival, friends, wilderness, panic, supernatural, fear, mysterious place, videotaping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: based on supposedly true story, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, demonic possession, paranormal, suburbs, deadly, woman in danger, danger, mystery, argument, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, prank, stalking, danger, woman in danger, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: tourist, stranded, nuclear power plant, radiation, mutant, death, brutality, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, abandoned building, survival ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%