Movies like Way of the Wicked

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Way of the Wicked (2014)
 3.8
 1K
Way of the Wicked (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lawrence Salva's script centers on a detective (Facinelli), on the trail of a murderer, who is led to believe that a local teenager, harboring some sort of strange supernatural power, may be involved. Slater plays the man's disbelieving boss, while Hauer plays a man-of-the-cloth who aids the cop on his mission.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, scary, serious, suspenseful, satanic
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, demon, crimes, ghost, law enforcement, small town, standoff, investigation, showdown, clergy, strong violent content, gory, deadly, satanism, evil, fight, murder investigation, bullying, father daughter relationship, blood ...
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Way of the Wicked

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, supernatural, ghost and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Way of the Wicked: Slip (2006), The Entrance (2006), The Lost Angel (2005), The Appearing (2014), Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
 4.3
 499
The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hostage, ghost, crimes, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, confined, kidnapping, evil, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.7
 417
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, standoff, evil, showdown, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, prison, curses spells and rituals, frame up, captivity, golden years, contests and competitions, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.8
 734
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 ⇓
58%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 710
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder, danger, couples, deadly, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.6
 1K
11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, uncover truth, small town life, death in the family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
49%
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, murder, good versus evil, investigation, obsessive quest, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, deadly, haunted by the past, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 631
Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, crimes, survival, reincarnation, violence, imaginary, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 275
Methodic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Methodic tells the story of a boy who becomes demonically possessed by an ominous presence known as "The Dollman". Forced to obey his dark half, the boy ultimately murders his parents on his birthday and is sentenced to a life under a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, mental institution, human host, crimes, murder, possession, violence, psychiatrist, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
43%
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska - only to find that it's been condemned and overtaken by possessed children. As she digs deeper, she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: zombie, ghost, small town, supernatural, serial killer, good versus evil, law enforcement, deadly, danger, mystery, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 383
Clear Lake, WI (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: riddles and clues, religions or cults, clergy, crimes, supernatural, deadly, danger, society, high school, small town, murder, preacher ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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 ⇓
41%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 925
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 298
5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, rivalry, murder, moral dilemma, mysterious character, uncover truth, vigilantism, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 1.8
 456
Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, missing child, infidelity, who done it, danger, deadly, race against time, supernatural, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 1K
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, deadly, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dual identity, landlord, insanity, twins, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 3K
Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, danger, confined, couples, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, new house, escapades, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, small town, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, sheriff, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 550
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%