Movies like Absence

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Absence (2013)
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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: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, mystery, danger, family relations, alien abduction, investigation, uncover truth, pregnancy, abduction, family problems, losing-it hero, woman in danger, supportive spouse, found footage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Absence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and scary films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, violence, uncover truth, crimes and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Absence: Sick Boy (2012), Happy Camp (2014), The Hideout (2007), Chosen (2014), Not Forgotten (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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95%
 3.6
 338
Happy Camp (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man returns to the childhood town where his brother was abducted 20 years earlier.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, missing person, danger, forest, in the woods, deadly, small town, investigation, violence, death, girlfriend, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.1
 698
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.6
 101
Chosen (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film follows Michael Todd, a lonely college student, with no direction in his life; he is assigned a research paper about a local New Orleans legend, the tale of Erica Fisc, a girl who disappeared some twenty years prior. As he looks into the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, danger, on the run, cult
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: abduction, strip club, parents and children, uncover truth, danger, investigation, couple relations, missing child, secret place, family relations, supernatural, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, family relations, deadly, survival, standoff, creature, resistance, in the woods, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, investigation, abduction, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, woman in danger, captivity, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Breaking at the Edge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, mental illness, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, female protagonist, pregnant wife, profanity, sexual content, unfulfillment, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 4.5
 512
Abducted (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jessica and Dave along with three other young couples are kidnapped in Griffith Park by unseen Abductors and must fight to escape certain death only to discover the world will never be the same.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: deadly, captivity, danger, crimes, confined, abduction, survival, murder, violence, kidnapping, female director, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.3
 552
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, murder, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, danger, woman in danger, stalking, law enforcement, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.9
 362
Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, crimes, law enforcement, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, danger, violence, neighbor, insanity, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, danger, deadly, wilderness, supernatural, survival, violence, death, graphic violence, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, survival, strong violent content, psychopath, woman in danger, confined, danger, kidnapping, police officer killed, profanity, sexual content, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark ...
Plot: ufo, investigation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, mysterious disappearance, missing child, supernatural power, missing person, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2011
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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 ⇓
77%
Circle of Eight (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jessica moves into a loft on the eighth floor of a Los Angeles apartment building called The Dante. The other tenants all seem friendly at first, but when she starts witnessing horrible deaths, she must team up with her neighbor Evan (Doom) to solve ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, danger, mysterious character, riddles and clues, fear, supernatural, brutality, haunted house, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, coma, murder, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.4
 242
Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, uncover truth, race against time, danger, mystery, imaginary, hidden identity, crimes, female protagonist, family relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: alien abduction, extraterrestrial, ufo, space and aliens, alien encounter, abduction, alien, danger, escapades, wilderness, survival, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
76%
 2.7
 474
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 ⇓
76%
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 3.6
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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 ⇓
75%
When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, obsession, family problems, family relations, losing-it hero, parents and children, danger, homecoming, indoor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.7
 2K
Hangar 10 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO's whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: forest, alien encounter, danger, in the woods, deadly, no survivors, found footage, ufo, space and aliens, evil alien, creature, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.1
 378
Of Silence (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ailing former scuba diver, who faces extremely tough times, begins experiencing otherworldly incidents.
Style: mind bending, tense, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mentally unstable, dealing with death, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, scuba diver, unfulfillment, misplaced guilt, indoor, birthday party, visual hallucination, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.5
 677
Unholy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha, a widow living in rural Pennsylvania, comes home to find her daughter about to blow her own head off with a shotgun in the basement of their house. Martha doesn't succeed in stopping her child's horrific demise, but the girl's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: time travel, mind control, human experiment, suicide, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, conspiracy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 1K
Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, danger, countryside, farm, alien, evil alien, survival, deadly, alien contact, survival horror, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.4
 572
Grey Skies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of old college friends reunite to relive their glory days by renting a beautiful cabin in the woods. As the sun sets on their first day in the cabin, bright flashes of light announce the arrival of mysterious creatures. These friends will ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, survival, isolation, danger, in the woods, escapades, reunion, forest, abduction, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%