Movies like Occupant

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Occupant (2011)
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Occupant (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 25 year old Danny Hill's grandmother just died giving Danny the chance to move into her enormous rent controlled apartment in Manhattan. Danny must lock himself in for twelve days before he can take over the lease. There's just one problem -- he may not be the only occupant.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uninvited guest, sanity, once in a lifetime opportunity, landlord tenant relationship, disappearance, apartment, psychological drama, isolation, indoor, lawyer, hole in the wall, sex tape, doorman, exterminator, power outage, delicatessen, digital camera, intercom, tennis racket, hole in wall
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city

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Most similar movies to Occupant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, graphic violence, isolation and murder mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Occupant: The Caller (2011), The Presence (2010), Kaaterskill Falls (2001), Haunted Echoes (2008), Episode 50 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Caller (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. But the caller doesn't like being ignored, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: female stalker, anonymous telephone call, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, supernatural, torment, telephone call, divorced divorcee, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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60%
Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romantic road trip to the Catskills for some much-needed time alone turns bumpy for Ren (Hilary Howard) and Mitchell (Mitchell Riggs) in this indie film directed by Josh Apter and Peter Olsen. After picking up a hitchhiker, Lyle (Anthony Leslie), ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: survival, danger, mysterious character, estrangement, wilderness, isolation, stalking, married couple, hitchhiker, sexual content, voyeurism, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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57%
 3.5
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Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, abduction, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, family problems, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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55%
 3.1
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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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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53%
 4.9
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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
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51%
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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, scary, serious, 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
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48%
House of Good and Evil (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a family tragedy in the chaotic city, Chris and Maggie Conley, in a last-ditch effort to save their dying marriage, purchase an isolated home in the deepest woods, to which they quickly discover evil has a key.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: starting over, family in danger, family problems, isolation, crumbling marriage, family tragedy, out of the way, domestic disturbance, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Inheritance (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the dead of winter. The purpose of the retreat is to secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back many generations. Upon their arrival, Uncle Melvin (Keith David) welcomes them with ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: family gatherings, haunted by the past, danger, escapades, deadly, gory, family relations, survival, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
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Isolation (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this eerie hospital chiller, a medical student wakes up in an isolation room, gravely ill with no idea how she got there or how to get out. Trying to make sense of her plight and save herself, she finds the hospital staff distinctly unhelpful.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: confined, isolation, danger, hospital, medical student, abduction, murder, woman in danger, running, revenge, flashback, barn ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
42%
 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, 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
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40%
 5.7
 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: racism, crimes, police investigation, false arrest, law enforcement, society, dishonesty, small town, murder, death, disorder, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
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After... (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Urban Exploration. The practice of investigating areas not designed for public use. But strange things can happen in the dark, closed-off areas of history beneath the streets of Moscow, and what started as a way for Nate to escape his grief quickly ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, haunted by the past, adventurer, confined, danger, escapades, isolation, tunnel, woman in danger, urban, graphic violence, underground tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
 639
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, deadly creature, storage unit, graphic violence, stalker, homeless, prostitute
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
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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 ⇓
37%
Rites of Passage (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anthropology student takes some of his classmates to his family ranch, where his brother lives in a haze of drugs, guilt, and Chumash Indian rituals (IMDb.com)
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: indian burial ground, psychopath, danger, bad trip, farm, imaginary, sexual content, profanity, curses spells and rituals, ritual, burial ground, anthropologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, 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 ⇓
37%
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Not Like Others (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Vera and Vanja, two vampire sisters, are forced to run for their lives, when Vera kills the leader of a biker-gang in a night club. While escaping from the bikers, Vanja gets more determined that she wants to leave the outcast vampire-lifestyle and ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, gang, graphic violence, siblings relations, nightclub, society, deadly, crimes, family drama, supernatural, on the run, sisterhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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36%
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Beyond (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, partners, seance, missing child, race against time, danger, illusion, supernatural, supernatural ability, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
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The List (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: intrigue, crimes, uncover truth, murder, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, supernatural, secret society, heroes, deadly, rivalry, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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36%
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From Beneath (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jason, is bit by a strange organism while on vacation with his girlfriend, Sam, at her sister's secluded farmhouse. The bite begins a transformation in Jason, and now the couple must race against time to figure out what happened to Sam's ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: parasite, farm, race against time, supernatural, danger, hallucination, pond, vacation, transformation, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, bite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
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Slip (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Slip" is the story of Sarah, a young woman who witnessed her mother's murder as a child. Now grown, Sarah is haunted by her mother's memory, her restless soul, opening a gateway for the spirits of the recently departed. Sarah is ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, danger, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, supernatural, a vision, clairvoyant, investigation, death, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
34%
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mental institution, danger, deadly, supernatural power, disappearance, hospital, reality tv, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
You Lie, You Die (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the surface, Kate and Jack, late 20's, are happy. But like everyone, they carry secrets that neither of them is prepared to reveal. After their wedding, they wake from a deep, dark sleep, each alone in a sealed room with no doors or windows, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, psychological torture, confined, couples, isolation, danger, cell, marriage, trust, hidden truth, mind game, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kill Katie Malone (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle "Dixie" Canning, pool their cash to buy a "ghost" in an online auction. The three think it's all a goof, but once they open up the antique box to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeful ghost, college, deadly, danger, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, best friends, youth, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
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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: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, danger, deadly, on the road, escapades, estate, supernatural ability, graphic violence, mansion, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%