Movies like Slender Man

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Slender Man (2018)
 3.2
 28K
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, gothic, psychological, psychotronic, macabre, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, evil spirit, kidnapping, panic attack, internet, teenage protagonist, forest, fear, small town, missing person, curses spells and rituals, supernatural being, supernatural, psychological manipulation, occult, violence, teenager, survival, monster, demon, friendship, 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 macabre films with plots about death, supernatural, danger, blood, fear, murder and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slender Man: Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018), Blair Witch (2016), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015), It Follows (2014), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric, bleak, scary, macabre ...
Plot: missing child, urban legend, kidnapping, child in peril, supernatural, danger, evil spirit, brother brother relationship, fear, supernatural being, curses spells and rituals, murder ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 41K
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, hostage, violence, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, danger, imaginary, supernatural power, ghost, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 206K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, stalking, ghost, dangerous attraction, paranoia, sex, death, friendship, chase, suburbs, group of friends, being followed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, ghost, nightmare comes true, family, fear, seance, demon, nightmare, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 68K
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 2014, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ 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: enigmatic, scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: halloween, haunted house, scarecrow, monster, investigation, group of friends, small town, urban legend, supernatural, murder, teenager, legends and myths ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 138K
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: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, sacrifice, graphic violence, violence, paranormal activity, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, santa monica 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, legends and myths, haunted by the past, danger, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 84K
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, twist ending, gothic, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 274K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, nightmare, supernatural, evil spirit, parallel world, ghosts, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, demons, parents and children, afterlife, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 40K
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, twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, violence, hallucination, maggot, twins, forest, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 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: macabre, suspense, gothic, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, paranoia, characters killed one by one, group of friends, haunted by the past, survival ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, investigation, danger, family, family relations ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 2K
Dark Light (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman returns to her family home and discovers it to be inhabited by monsters.
Style: bleak, suspense, disturbing, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, monster, night, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, survival, danger, family in danger, paranormal activity, demon, nightmare, family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 5K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, no music
Plot: found footage, danger, handheld camera, supernatural, survival, in the woods, wilderness, panic, fear, hysteria, hearing noises, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, afterlife, slasher, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, profanity, prom, family relations, murder, bong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 2000s, year 1969 ...
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, police, hallucination, axe, isolation, slasher ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: snake, investigation, mental illness, supernatural, kidnapping, demons, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, memory loss, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 256
Noctem (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adrian and Esteban have been missing for a year. The police are at a standstill, despite having found their personal belongings in Cozumel, an island 12 miles away from the Riviera Maya. Alex friend of both, manages to get their cell phones, with ...
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, missing person, investigation, police, disappearance, friendship, found footage, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, missing, search, satanic cult ...
Place: riviera, madrid, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 19K
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, suspenseful, suspense, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, murder, dead teenager, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, crimes, deadly, social relations, revenge, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, youth, urban legend, psychopath, danger, deadly, small town life, in the woods, murder, chase, child in peril, war veteran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, supernatural ability, danger, a vision, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, danger, forest, tour guide, video, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: urban legend, haunted, evil, lost in the woods, road trip, ghost story, deathtrap, survival, danger, deadly, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 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, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: shape shifting, creature, demon, curse, weekend, bodies, brother brother relationship, monster, danger, characters in danger, supernatural, isolation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, mental institution, hospital, violence, revenge, doctors and patients, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 2K
Gehenna (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they decide to explore. However, they soon find out that ...
Style: biblical, bleak, scary, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: panic, cave, fear, death, urban legend, myth, corpse, nightmare, creature, suicide, fight, resort ...
Place: pacific ocean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 74K
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, ghost, clairvoyance, paranoia, hypnosis, murder, haunted house, supernatural, obsession, rape, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 317K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, life is a bitch, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, little girl, telephone, urban legend, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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