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Ghost Son (2007)
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Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm and decides to remain there since she feels close to Mark.She is also carrying Mark's baby. After delivering the baby Stacey quickly becomes sure that her infant son is possessed by Mark's spirit. The evil force tries to kill Stacey to bring her to Mark.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, family in danger, pregnancy, missing child, supernatural ability, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, single parent, deadly, uncover truth, babies and infants, death in the family, afterlife, family relations, orphan, mentally unstable, danger, dealing with death, female nudity, male nudity, bathtub, pubic hair
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa

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Most similar movies to Ghost Son

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, mystery, supernatural ability and afterlife mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Ghost Son: Half Light (2006), First Born (2007), The Unborn (2003), Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007), Hush Little Baby (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, afterlife, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
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100%
 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 ⇓
76%
 5.5
 470
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surreal, mind bending
Plot: afterlife, hospital, ghost, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, memory loss, pregnancy, family problems, mentally unstable, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: ghost, afterlife, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, family in danger, uncover truth, supernatural romance, mental illness, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, custody, family problems, couples, family relations, deadly, pregnancy, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, obsession, deadly, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, family relations, psychopath, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, ghost, deadly, family in danger, siblings relations, family problems, dealing with death, mentally unstable, danger, supernatural power, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.4
 3K
They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious, asian horror
Plot: ghost, death in the family, murder, mystery, couples, danger, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, grudge, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, mystery, losing-it hero, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: secret, orphan, afterlife, ghost, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, youth ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, friendship, seance, death, basement, haunted house, pursuit, couples, family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 277
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, golden years, curses spells and rituals, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 152K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, ghosts, missing child, supernatural, death, orphan, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, afterlife, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 2K
Shadows (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov has everything ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mystery, supernatural ability, couple relations, destiny, infidelity, family relations, paranoia, symbolism, car accident, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 267
They Come Back (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychologist's 10-year-old patient claims she's being menaced by unseen forces after her parents were killed in a car accident. What's more bizarre? The psychologist has seen these symptoms before, in a former patient who ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: child in peril, ghost, death in the family, supernatural, dealing with death, deadly, orphan, paranormal phenomena, missing girl, loss of parents, loss of parent, able to see the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 20K
Lake Mungo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 16 year old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam. When her body is recovered and, her grieving family buries her. The family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, drowning, ghost, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, deadly, danger, family life, paranormal activity, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
 2K
Uninvited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, losing-it hero, ghost, dealing with death, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, society, missing child, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 5K
The Eye 2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pregnant Joey (Shu Qi) teeters on the brink of madness after several fruitless suicide attempts. She's the unwilling recipient of an influx of shadowy images that haunt her pervasively. In an attempt to quell this disturbing phenomenon, she ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, reincarnation, supernatural, overdose, pregnancy, suicide attempt, babies and infants, danger, stalking, siblings relations, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 815
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, afterlife, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, survival, disability, deadly, solar eclipse, transplant, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, asia, europe, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dorothy Mills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a gloomy, God-fearing island community is rocked by the murder of a young child, a psychologist is called in to examine Dorothy Mills, the teenager accused of the crime. Despite the villagers' resistance, the therapist soon suspects that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychiatrist, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, social relations, teenage life, mental illness, babies and infants, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, master and servant, mysterious character, family relations, haunted house, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, afterlife, secret, suicide, child abuse, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 833
Driftwood (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16 year old David Forrester (Ricky Ullman) becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an "Attitude Adjustment Camp for Troubled ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, survival, deadly, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, mystery, obsession, ghost, haunted house, youth, uncover truth, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, mysterious character, uncover truth, ouija board, youth, teenage life, family in danger, captivity, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, murder, legal, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 16K
Fragile (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of a patient's death, a nurse takes a job at an antiquated hospital for children. Soon she learns that the kids fear a ghost that prowls the floors and will not allow anyone to leave. Amy tries to protect them and convince ...
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, scary ...
Plot: hospital, orphan, supernatural, ghost, nurse, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, missing child, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Sign (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who is tormented by the ghost of her abusive, alcoholic husband. She must come to terms with the past if she is to find peace and love...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, family relations, mysterious character, starting over, mystery, death in the family, haunted by the past, dealing with death, loss of husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 2K
Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, obsession, family problems, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family relations, mystery, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%