Movies like Slender Man

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Slender Man (2018)
 3.2
 24K
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, macabre, gothic, psychological, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, forest, kidnapping, panic attack, evil spirit, internet, teenage protagonist, fear, small town, missing person, curses spells and rituals, supernatural being, occult, supernatural, psychological manipulation, teenager, survival, monster, demon, friendship, violence, death, family relations, paranormal phenomena, hospital ...
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 psychological films with plots about supernatural, danger, death, blood, murder, ghost and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slender Man: Insidious (2010), Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018), Blair Witch (2016), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015), It Follows (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 268K
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, frightening, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nightmare, evil spirit, family in danger, ghosts, parallel world, parents and children, psychic, paranormal activity, afterlife, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When children start disappearing, a rebellious teen under house arrest starts to suspect that a legendary evil, a boogeyman known as the Cucuy, might be responsible.
Style: suspense, bleak, atmospheric, scary, macabre ...
Plot: missing child, urban legend, supernatural, child in peril, kidnapping, danger, fear, evil spirit, brother brother relationship, supernatural being, forest, missing person ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 40K
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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, lost in the woods, forest, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, chase, violence, hostage, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It's in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales ...
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, bleak, anthology
Plot: halloween, haunted house, scarecrow, monster, small town, zombie, legends and myths, supernatural, investigation, group of friends, murder, teenager ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, danger, imaginary, family problems, psychic, supernatural power, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 199K
It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, stalking, dangerous attraction, paranoia, sex, death, friendship, chase, suburbs, group of friends, being followed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, ghost, nightmare comes true, family, fear, seance, demon, nightmare, heaven and hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 66K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, skype, ghost, internet, vengeance, death, high school life, youth, violence, dead teenager, one night, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, year 2014
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 82K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: 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: scary, gothic, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 135K
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, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, paranormal activity, sacrifice, violence, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 30K
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: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, danger, legends and myths, haunted by the past, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 199K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: murder, home invasion, african american, amusement park, panic, chase, hall of mirrors, childhood memory, beach, survival, husband wife relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 42K
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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, characters killed one by one, danger, adventure, rivalry, murder, game, betrayal, survival, manipulation, friendship, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tokyo, tijuana mexico, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 39K
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, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, hallucination, violence, american abroad, maggot, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 25
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: suspense, macabre, gothic, surprise ending, sinister ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, survival, group of friends, evil, characters killed one by one, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, friendship, paranoia ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: scary, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: single mother, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, female ghost, kidnapping, danger, investigation, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 4K
Evidence (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ryan is making a documentary on his friend, Brett, about camping for the first time. However, once they begin camping, they discover that there is a mysterious figure that is hunting them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, no music
Plot: found footage, danger, handheld camera, supernatural, survival, in the woods, panic, hysteria, fear, wilderness, missing person, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 11K
The Woods (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disappearance, forest, danger, missing person, gory, boarding school, teenage life, hallucination, police, axe, isolation, slasher ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: snake, investigation, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, demons, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, youth, danger, deadly, psychopath, urban legend, small town life, in the woods, murder, chase, child in peril, trespassing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, gory, danger, curses spells and rituals, forest, tour guide, video, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 11K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, a vision, supernatural ability, deadly, crimes, amateur detective, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 56K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, family in danger, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, exorcism, artifact, ghost, family relations, ancient mystery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.2
 5K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, youth, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, evil, teenager, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 2011
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 3K
Head Count (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a weekend getaway to Joshua Tree, a group of teenagers find themselves under mental and physical assault from a supernatural entity that mimics their appearances as it completes an ancient ritual.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: shape shifting, creature, demon, weekend, curse, brother brother relationship, monster, supernatural, transformation, characters in danger, danger, isolation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Amityville: Mt Misery Road (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charlie and Buzi are ghosts' enthusiasts fascinated by the legend of the scariest road in America, Mt. Misery Road. The couple continues their adventure to the woods until they realize they got into the whirlpool of paranormal activities.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: lost in the woods, urban legend, haunted, evil, road trip, ghost story, deathtrap, survival, deadly, danger, violence, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 312K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: urban legend, missing person, ghost, gory, hospital, mental institution, violence, revenge, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, couples, danger, videotaping, handheld camera, demonic possession, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 72K
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: atmospheric, psychological, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, ghost, clairvoyance, paranoia, hypnosis, murder, haunted house, supernatural, supernatural ability, obsession, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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