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The Haunting of Helena (2012)
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The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious closet and a buried secret. After the loss of Helena’s first baby tooth, a chilling obsession begins and an apparition haunts her sleep...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, ghost, family relations, danger, deadly, haunted house, graphic violence, gory, child in peril
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to The Haunting of Helena

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, ghost, deadly, haunted house, gory and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Haunting of Helena: Dark House (2014), Out of the Dark (2014), House of Bones (2010), Dark House (2009), A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, on the road, danger, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, danger, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, legends and myths, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
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58%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, tv show, confined, supernatural, imaginary, deadly, danger, escapades, survival, curses spells and rituals, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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100%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, youth, twins, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 508
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
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50%
The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, violence, gory, drugs/alcohol, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, social worker, family relations, single parent, danger, deadly, mother son relationship, murder, overprotective mother, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, family relations, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
42%
 3.3
 509
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, isolation, deadly, ghost, law enforcement, woman in danger, danger, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, adoption, parents and children, obsession, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, theme park, supernatural, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, car, cadillac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.4
 789
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, gory, serial killer, danger, family relations, legends and myths, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 271
The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, curse, ouija board, imaginary, flashback, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, danger, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, curses spells and rituals, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, zombie, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, estate, murder, vengeance, danger, ghost, supernatural, confined, gory, isolation, survival, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 396
London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, mysterious character, ghost, family relations, couples, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, ghost, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, danger, deadly, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, deadly, friendship, demonic possession, seance, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Crying Dead (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 2008 a cast and crew set out to shoot a pilot for a paranormal reality show. During the first night vague apparitions became violent hauntings. One by one they lost their lives. The Whispering Dead is a diary of the final tortured moments of real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, mental institution, deadly, disappearance, supernatural power, reality tv, hospital, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 693
The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: riddles and clues, ghost, supernatural, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, family life, captivity, isolation, danger, curse, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.3
 564
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, ouija board, spirit, halloween, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, prison, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, danger, frame up, captivity, crimes, gory, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural power, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 2K
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, serious, scary, 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 ⇓
36%
 3.0
 578
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%