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The Amityville Asylum (2013)
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The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ramblings of the patients, she is further unnerved by apparent supernatural occurrences on the night shift. To preserve her sanity Lisa must uncover the mysterious history of the institution and it's inmates. But the truth is far more terrifying than she could ever imagine.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: mental institution, ghost, supernatural, woman in danger, uncover truth, graphic violence, haunted house, hiding place, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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Genre: Horror
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Duration: 82 min.
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, scary
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Cassadaga (2011)
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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
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Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
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Grave Halloween (2013)
Genre: Horror
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
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Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Greystone Park (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Dark Circles (2013)
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Country: UK
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Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Horror
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Duration: 85 min.
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