Movies like Ghost from the Machine

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Ghost from the Machine (2010)
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Ghost from the Machine (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wildly grief-stricken over the accidental death of his parents, young techno-geek Cody (Sasha Andreev) cobbles together an electrical device that he hopes will bring the spirits of mom and dad back from beyond the grave. But the machine's power and Cody's deepening obsession threaten the safety of his only remaining family: his younger brother, James (Max Hauser). Matt Osterman directs this ghostly sci-fi thriller that also stars Matthew Feeney.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, tense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, ghost, obsession, inventions and discoveries, danger, technology gone awry, supernatural, family relations, disorder, death, car accident, obsessive quest, siblings relations, machine, male in shower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Ghost from the Machine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, violence, supernatural power and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ghost from the Machine: The Sylvian Experiments (2010), The Ghostmaker (2012), An American Ghost Story (2012), Psychic Experiment (2010), The Device (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sylvian Experiments (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and Japanese guinea pigs that had been found in the basement of a wrecked hospital. Out of the blue, there is a white light and when they look back, they ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, nightmare comes true, laboratory, obsession, parents and children, family relations, disorder, brain surgery, uncover truth, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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95%
The Ghostmaker (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college friends discover a 15th century coffin that allows them to experience the world as ghosts. While their first adventures in the spirit world are playful and innocent, the "Box of Shadows" soon brings out the group's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, death, deathtrap, buddies, deadly, supernatural, coffin, college, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, violence, deadly, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, deadly, chaos, small town, small community, supernatural, dark secret, survival, under the surface, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Device (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sibling relationship, in the woods, supernatural, forest, lake, sister sister relationship, alien encounter, changing the past or future, evil alien, reunion, experiment, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: desert, family in danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, death, violence, dealing with death, losing-it hero, family problems, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Prometheus Project (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Scientists Elizabeth Burns explores the impact on the human body stem cells. A specific feature of these cells to interact with dead flesh has been subjected to blackmail heroine is forced to continue chilling experiments. Once she recovers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, mad scientist, laboratory, captivity, gory, supernatural, frankenstein's monster, zombie, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, race against time, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary
Plot: found footage, wilderness, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural, escapades, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, deadly, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Pulse 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven years after the last attack by the "soulless ghosts" who haunted the human race twice before, the world is left void of all deadly electronics that almost destroyed it... or so we thought. Living a primitive existence on the ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, computers and web, video game, nuclear explosion, full moon, suicide, ghost, supernatural, future dystopia, chaos, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, couples, isolation, danger, countryside, exorcism, paranormal investigation, death, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Asphyx (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, afterlife, mad scientist, ghost, haunted by the past, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural romance, legends and myths, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, laboratory, paranormal, experiment, death, disorder, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, danger, back from the dead, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
6 Degrees of Hell (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six individuals are caught up in a supernatural perfect storm as an evil lays claim to one of them while threatening to tear apart the soul of a small Pennsylvania town.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, haunted house, danger, crimes, deadly, hotel, evil, halloween, possession, psychic, supernatural power
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, deadly, uncover truth, danger, ghost, woman in danger, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fear of the Dark (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: darkness, dark and stormy night, supernatural, danger, deadly, family relations, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, supernatural ability, ghost, blowtorch, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, amusement park, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, theme park, supernatural, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Paranormal Incident (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The infamous Odenbrook Sanitarium closed after a mass suicide occurred within its walls. Sixty years later, six college students armed with cameras and recording equipment venture into the asylum to prove the existence of the paranormal. Thrills ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, survival, haunted house, danger, isolation, confined, haunted by the past, paranormal phenomena, found footage, supernatural power, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Child's Eye (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bangkok, November 2008. Six young holidaymakers from Hong Kong are stranded in Bangkok when the airport is occupied by demonstrators demanding the prime minister's resignation: Rainie (Rainie Yang) and Lok (Shawn Yue), who are on the verge of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, danger, isolation, supernatural, amateur detective, hotel, curse, paranormal investigation, survival, deadly, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, mystery, danger, family relations, alien abduction, uncover truth, investigation, pregnancy, supportive spouse, losing-it hero, family problems, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Ouija Experiment (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on true events, five friends who fall prey to the evil entities of the Ouija board. As they set about filming their experimental session, what starts out as bit of fun, soon escalates into a terrifying series of events as paranoia and personal ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ouija board, ghost, found footage, supernatural, danger, friendship, curse, camera, group of friends, deadly, dishonesty, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, paranormal phenomena, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Eye 3: Infinity (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Eye 10 (Chinese: 見鬼10; The Eye 3), or The Eye Infinity, is a 2005 Thai-Hong Kong horror film directed by the Pang brothers, starring Wilson Chen, Kate Yeung, Isabella Leong, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Ray MacDonald and Kris Gu. The number ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, siblings relations, woman in danger, graphic violence, levitation, ouija board ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Nailbiter (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: storm, family in danger, deadly creature, confined, forced into action, deadly, family relations, parents and children, survival, violence, death, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Portal (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.
Style: tense, scary, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, parallel world, mystery, danger, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, portal, violence, murder, imaginary, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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666: The Child (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A jet liner plummets from the sky and crashes into the earth. From the burning embers rises one lone survivor - a small boy! But the childless couple that adopts him will soon discover he is no helpless child, but rather something very powerful, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, adoption, family in danger, deadly, orphan, parents and children, gory, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Damned by Dawn (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: During a violent thunderstorm, a family is awoken by piercing shrieks which summon the dead to rise again. Their lives explode in a blood soaked fury as they battle malevolent spirits, whilst fighting to save their souls from eternal torment with... ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic horror, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death in the family, danger, mysterious character, family secret, grandmother, homecoming, family curse, deadly, profanity, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%