Movies like The Watch 2008

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The Watch (2008)
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The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once she's alone, strange things start happening. Or is she just paranoid? Cassie is terrified that her past may be coming back to haunt her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological thriller
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, mystery, haunted by the past, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, forest, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger, ghost, in the woods, alone, confined, paranormal phenomena, fear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Watch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, mystery, ghost, deadly, isolation and haunted by the past mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Watch: Farm House (2008), The Presence (2010), Find Me (2014), Something Wicked (2014), The Uninvited Guest (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Farm House (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the modern day mid-west, the film focuses on a young couple trying to establish a new life. They become stranded in a very isolated vineyard. They are forced to face secrets from their own pasts and the malicous intents of the vineyard's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: mysterious character, starting over, haunted by the past, isolation, wrong place wrong time, gory, danger, confined, countryside, torture, family in danger, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, confined, woman in danger, isolation, haunted house, danger, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, strong female presence, human host, haunted by the past, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: danger, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, vengeance, rivalry, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
Something Wicked (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple embark upon their honeymoon against the chilling landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. But when tragedy strikes, gruesome secrets from their past collide with sinister forces of the present...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, danger, couple relations, couples, deadly, violence, wedding, family relations, death, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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100%
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The Uninvited Guest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just split up with his girl-friend and inhabits a huge ...
Style: scary, psychological thriller, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, domestic disturbance, architect, paranoia, intruder, danger, mystery, missing person, deadly, family problems, telephone call, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
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The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, mourning, pursuit, decapitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, parents and children, family in danger, isolation, supernatural, mystery, forest, in the woods, forces of nature, confined, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, isolation, haunted by the past, estate, mentally unstable, deadly, danger, uncover truth, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
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Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hallucination, sailing, mystery, supernatural, ghost, isolation, deadly, danger, sea voyage, ocean or sea, ocean, insanity ...
Time: contemporary
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29%
 4.8
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, parents and children, family problems, danger, mind game, isolation, suburbs, obsession, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, mentally unstable, hopes, mystery, danger, investigation, haunted house, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
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28%
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After (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Plot: coma, mystery, purgatory, crash, isolation, confined, small town, uncover truth, danger, rivalry, hospital, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, crimes, mystery, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family problems, danger, family relations, missing person, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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28%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, violence, woman, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: mystery, woman in danger, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, impossible love, deadly, danger, ghost, isolation, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, hidden camera, danger, family in danger, murder, manipulation, confined, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
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The Unknown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A film unit goes for a shoot deep into a forestThey settle at a place with bare minimal facilities run by a strange and quirky man called Setu.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, deadly, danger, deadly creature, filmmaking, rivalry, supernatural, forest, murder, fear, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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27%
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Purgatory (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, isolation, danger, reincarnation, woman in danger, supernatural, loneliness, neighbor, paranormal activity, haunted house, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, confined, isolation, crimes, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, law enforcement, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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25%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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23%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, danger, crimes, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, danger, prison, mystery, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, confined, crimes, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 2.3
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Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, survival, danger, deadly, ship, supernatural, mystery, youth, ocean, underwater, underwater scene, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, danger, dealing with death, deadly, family problems, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
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21%
 4.6
 2K
Entity (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1998, thirty four unidentified bodies were found in shallow graves in a remote Siberian forest. After subsequent investigations, no official explanation by the Russian authorities was ever offered about the circumstances of the deaths.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense
Plot: forest, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, isolation, confined, danger, in the woods, tv show, supernatural, survival, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
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Mr. Jones (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scott (Jon Foster) is a filmmaker in need of inspiration. He and his girlfriend Penny (Sarah Jones) move into a desolate house hoping to make a breakthrough. Then they discover their neighbor, the elusive Mr. Jones. Famous for his haunting ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: privacy invasion, mysterious character, supernatural, couples, isolation, confined, danger, nightmare comes true, couple relations, profanity, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 1K
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, couples, murder, supernatural ability, deadly, domestic disturbance, golden years, pregnancy, disappearance, young couple, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 21K
Fermat's Room (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, mathematics, deadly, isolation, mind game, mysterious character, danger, rivalry, genius, science, secret ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 24K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, psychology, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%