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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Original name: 곤지암
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on their online show.
Style: dark, scary, macabre, suspenseful, based on legend
Plot: fear, found footage, mental institution, youth, violent death, ghosts, friends, video camera, crew, korean american, haunted
Place: south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and dark films with plots about danger, fear, supernatural, deadly, murder, death and ghost mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum: Paranormal Activity (2007), The Blair Witch Project (1999), The Ring Two (2005), A Night in the Woods (2011), Unaired (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, videotaping, couples, danger, invisibility, demonic possession, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, in the woods, legend, survival, danger, friends, wilderness, panic, supernatural, fear, mysterious place, videotaping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
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The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, evil child, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, investigation, deadly, family problems, small town, nun, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Night in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Brody, his girlfriend Kerry and their friend Leo go hiking in Dartmoor's Wistman's Woods, so named because of its legendary haunted past. That night jealousies, sexual tensions and strained relationships come to a head turning what should ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, in the woods, legends and myths, desperation, boyfriend, girlfriend, highway, found footage, forest, darkness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Unaired (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: S.P.I is entering its third season as the most watched Paranormal Hunting program with its Halloween premiere. The team is investigating a haunted garage/basement on secluded property and prepping to create some soaring ratings with scary content. ...
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, violence, murder, looking at the camera, danger, talking to the camera, door, obscurity, killings, dead man, night, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, hacking, cyberspace, woman in danger, video chat, brutality, fear, witnessing a crime, talking to the camera, violence, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of student film makers are creating "Project Marble Hornets" when the production is interrupted by a series of paranormal events in this tense and shocking horror.
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: found footage, handheld camera, pursuit, danger, uncover truth, fear, monster, love triangle, on the road, hallucination
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: child abuse, supernatural, danger, mysterious character, demons, social worker, mental institution, uncover truth, murder, evil child, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Museum Project (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A group of students decide to base their media assignment on a local railway museum myth. However, when they trespass the premises after hours, they soon learn that some myths are more than stories.
Style: light, dark
Plot: found footage, murder, man with glasses, hallway, railway, fright, female student, evil force, myth, killings, door, running ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, save the lady, young girl, priest, satan, supernatural power, woman in danger, rite, preacher, evil, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, rivalry, mentally unstable, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
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Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Found Footage (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Story: The contents of a memory card are presented in the exact order in which they were found. Beginning with a simple camping trip and ending in a bloodbath years later, the mystery of these video clips have never been solved.
Style: surprise ending, dark
Plot: panic, supernatural, found footage, supernatural power, girl with glasses, night, evil, group of friends, film within a film, fright, missing, scare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ghostwatch (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For Halloween 1992, the BBC decides to broadcast an investigation into the supernatural, hosted by TV chat-show legend Michael Parkinson. Parky (ably assisted by Mike Smith, Sarah Greene & Craig Charles) and a camera crew attempt to discover ...
Style: realistic, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, dark
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lost Place (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, rough ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 49K
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Country: Japan
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Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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51%
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