Movies like Hostile 2014

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Hostile (2014)
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Hostile (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The New Wave of French horror cinema has arrived and at its vanguard is 14 year-old director Nathan Ambrosioni. Meredith Langston always longed to have children. She finally makes this happen when she adopts two young adolescent girls. However, her now idyllic world sours rapidly and dream veers to nightmare when she quickly finds that she is unable to cope with their increasingly strange behaviour. Desperate, she seeks the help of two journalists working for a local TV programme ‘SOS Adoption’. Unfortunately it is all for nothing, especially when the reporters discover that there is another presence in the house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, adoption, danger, family in danger, youth, journalism, media, siblings relations, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, family relations, deadly, family in danger, ghost and parents and children mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hostile: Children's Play (2001), Before I Wake (2016), Feng shui (2004), Acacia (2003), 666: The Child (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
 6.2
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Before I Wake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, supernatural ability, subconscious, supernatural, nightmare, danger, insomnia, adoption, boy, little boy, monster, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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94%
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Feng shui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Joy and her family have just moved into a new home, in a sparsely populated village. For them, it’s time for new beginnings- a new chance and a new hope. But what for fortune awaits them.. and woe the tragedies to follow. On what should be the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, supernatural, danger, superstition, siblings relations, family relations, getting home, friend, horoscope, buddha ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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 ⇓
74%
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666: The Child (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A jet liner plummets from the sky and crashes into the earth. From the burning embers rises one lone survivor - a small boy! But the childless couple that adopts him will soon discover he is no helpless child, but rather something very powerful, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, adoption, family in danger, deadly, orphan, parents and children, gory, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Daisy Chain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, adoption, supernatural, couples, mentally challenged, danger, family relations, family problems, haunted by the past, couple relations, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, youth, twins, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, danger, in the woods, forest, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, catholic priest, fear
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, family in danger, suburbs, deadly, supernatural, monster, brother brother relationship, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nothing Left to Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendy, her husband Dan and their kids have just moved to the small town of Stull, Kansas, where Dan is the new pastor. But in this sleepy community of friendly neighbors, a horrific series of occurrences awaits them: Their teenage daughter is being ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, enigmatic, serious
Plot: small town, family in danger, supernatural, family relations, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, social relations, evil, mystery, danger, small town life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, danger, couples, family relations, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Dream Within a Dream (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six high school students, WILL, CHARLIE, BARTOK, TODD, STEVIE and LINDA, are handed invitations to a party by the school’s mysterious and enigmatic new student, SADDLER. However, once they enter Saddler’s house, they are each somehow magically ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, homoerotic
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, danger, confined, supernatural ability, youth, witch, black magic, estate, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Restless Souls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple and their daughter move into a rambling old house. Soon, an increasingly alarming string of events and supernatural disturbances connects the house, and them, with a series of unsolved murders committed three years earlier. They are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, mystery, family relations, couple relations, danger, couples, parent child relationship, supernatural power, research, child murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, chase, danger, sexual content, profanity, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
52%
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Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, desert, murder, family in danger, family relations, dark secret, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Final (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family descends into a vortex of denial and paranoia after the death of the oldest son. Though labeled a suicide, the bizarre circumstances lead the mother, Helen, to believe there are darker forces at work
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, family in danger, religions or cults, chase, danger, deadly, denial, small town, curses spells and rituals, cult, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 4K
Mr. Jones (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scott (Jon Foster) is a filmmaker in need of inspiration. He and his girlfriend Penny (Sarah Jones) move into a desolate house hoping to make a breakthrough. Then they discover their neighbor, the elusive Mr. Jones. Famous for his haunting ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: privacy invasion, mysterious character, supernatural, couples, isolation, confined, danger, nightmare comes true, couple relations, profanity, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
45%
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Inhabited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Brad and Meg move to a detached house in need of major repairs after a fire and decades of neglect, they're happy that cheerful teenage son Tyler behaves normally, for puberty. Young daughter Gina's stories about sometimes evil ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, supernatural, ghost, riddles and clues, family life, deadly, danger, psychiatrist, pets, deadly creature, toy robot, mental institution ...
Time: year 1955
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44%
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The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, danger, deadly, ouija board, imaginary, suicide by hanging, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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After the Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A survivor of warfare born chemical attack, Cassie Becker faces a new world of terrible realization. The Human race has suffered terrible recourse in the wake of an attack that never should have been leaving the remaining inhabitants in a state far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: mutant, survival, deadly, supernatural, danger, bio weapon, chaos, graphic violence, post apocalypse, zombie, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hide and Seek (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A missing brother. Hide and seeks codes. A shocking truth for two different families and the struggle to save their families from someone who is already living inside their house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hide and seek, family in danger, uncover truth, siblings relations, family relations, mystery, estrangement, grudge, family secret, troubled past, poverty, missing brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ 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%
 3.8
 8K
The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: witch, forest, teenage life, supernatural, old house, urban legend, deadly, youth, danger, small town, gory, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tomie: Unlimited (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tsukiko is part of the photography club at school, but has always felt less than her sister Tomie. She's cute and very popular among boys. However, one day, Tomie dies in a horrible accident, triggering endless nightmares for Tsukiko. One year ...
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, serious, asian horror
Plot: supernatural, danger, gory, family relations, siblings relations, family in danger, youth, deadly, woman in danger, parents and children, life turned upside down, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Workers involuntarily release a gargoyle that proceeds to behead those who took her eggs (and some who didn't!).
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious
Plot: church, ancient mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, imaginary, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 21K
Intruders (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow after Farrow’s beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, psychologist, construction site, protective parent, nightmare comes true, family relations, supernatural, parents and children, nobody believes, evil force, family in danger, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%