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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, psychological thriller
Plot: mind game, manipulation, mystery, isolation, haunted by the past, rivalry, female protagonist, surveillance, alone, forest, strong female presence, woman in danger, dishonesty, paranormal phenomena, fear, ghost, supernatural, confined, danger, manipulations, in the woods
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, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, haunted by the past, isolation and crimes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Watch: Farm House (2008), Find Me (2014), Keep Watching (2017), The Presence (2010), Something Wicked (2014). 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, scary, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mysterious character, torture, starting over, confined, wrong place wrong time, haunted by the past, isolation, countryside, family in danger, mystery, redneck, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.5
 1K
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: supernatural, ghost, rivalry, haunted by the past, vengeance, haunted house, mystery, riddles and clues, woman in danger, game, chase, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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51%
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, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, hidden camera, murder, family in danger, mind game, isolation, psychopath, confined, manipulation, family secret, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 4.4
 3K
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, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, isolation, woman in danger, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, travel, marriage proposal, island, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: tense, psychological, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, couples, couple relations, violence, family relations, wedding, death, ghost, erotica, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, hidden room, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, serial killer, mystery, christmas, supernatural, paranormal, group sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 719
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, hopes, supernatural, murder, starting over, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
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32%
 4.6
 5K
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: scary, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, isolation, woman in danger, writer's life, mind game, confined, uncover truth, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
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 4.4
 4K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.0
 693
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, deadly creature, rivalry, supernatural, filmmaking, characters killed one by one, murder, fear, isolation, forest, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, sex scene, crimes, couples, stalking, jealousy, intrigue, manipulative person, lifetime, hit and run, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 3K
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: supernatural, survival, winter, ghost, family in danger, isolation, parents and children, mystery, forces of nature, forest, snow, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, ghost, psychic power, crimes, talking to the dead, serial killer, death, new neighbor, lifetime, mystery, fugitives, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, family in danger, nanny, mind game, parents and children, family problems, isolation, suburbs, obsession, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, mystery, crimes, family problems, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, family relations, woman in danger, missing person, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Judicial Indiscretion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monica Barrett, a successful Federal judge, learns she is on the President's shortlist to fill the new vacant spot on the Supreme Court. When her lover turns out to be a male prostitute, Monica's life is shattered by blackmail and sexual ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, political intrigue, crimes, blackmail, scandal, senator, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, strong female presence, rapist, female judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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28%
 3.3
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, isolation, crimes, confined, ghost, law enforcement, woman in danger, graphic violence, mountain, haunted house, supernatural, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 1K
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: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: ocean, supernatural, insanity, hallucination, mystery, ghost, isolation, cat, sailing, sailboat, person on fire, crow ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.1
 628
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, supernatural, isolation, mind game, crimes, impossible love, serial killer, ghost, curses spells and rituals, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, afterlife, crimes, isolation, witness, ghost, haunted by the past, elderly man, very little dialogue, excavation, forest, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
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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, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: mystery, coma, crash, confined, uncover truth, small town, isolation, rivalry, purgatory, hospital, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.1
 325
Fatal Reunion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jessica is a housewife, unhappy in her marriage, who decides to "spice it up" a little bit. But she gets more than she bargained for when she contacts an old high school classmate she once had a crush on.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, crimes, stalking, twists and turns, classmate, jealousy, murder, rivalry, violence, stalker, lifetime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.2
 135
Entity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eugene, a man dealing with the tragedy of his family's death by living at the vacation cabin that they last stayed, discovers he's completely snowbound. During Eugene's desperate attempts to dig himself out, he discovers he's not ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, forest, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, catholic priest, fear, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, doctors and patients, twists and turns, confined, mystery, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, uncover truth, friends, crimes, mysticism, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 835
Silent Retreat (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Janey arrives at a silent retreat in the middle of the woods for rehabilitation, only to discover that the men who run it aren't afraid to show her what lurks beyond the trees.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, slasher, tense, captivating ...
Plot: brainwashing, confined, isolation, creature, woman in danger, rehabilitation, power relations, twists and turns, rebellion, rebelliousness, monster, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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24%
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending, sad ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, haunted house, twists and turns, murder, family in danger, life is a bitch, time travel, missing child, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, stalking, mind game, psychopath, family in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, dishonesty, amateur detective, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 429
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: tense, psychological, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, reincarnation, isolation, loneliness, woman in danger, supernatural, neighbor, paranormal activity, evil force, family in danger, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 710
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, friendship, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, violent death, crimes, family problems, obsession, family life, haunted by the past, vengeance, family secret, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%