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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
 6.1
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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: found footage, fear, mental institution, youth, violent death, ghosts, friends, video camera, night, crew, korean american, haunted, camera, beer, wig, high heels, tent, flashlight, drone
Place: south korea

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Most similar movies to Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dark, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about danger, fear, found footage, camera, video camera, darkness and supernatural mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum: Paranormal Activity (2007), Unaired (2010), The Blair Witch Project (1999), A Night in the Woods (2011), The Museum Project (2016). 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, danger, couples, videotaping, invisibility, demonic possession, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 25
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, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, door, obscurity, man with glasses, violence, death, murder, house, darkness, night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, scary, dark, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, in the woods, legend, danger, survival, friends, wilderness, panic, supernatural, fear, mysterious place, videotaping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: scary, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, legends and myths, in the woods, boyfriend, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, desperation, highway, forest, tree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, friend, museum, hallway, railway, corridor, door, obscurity, entity, violence, running, fear ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: dark, surprise ending
Plot: film within a film, evil, flashlight, group of friends, panic, scare, supernatural power, night, night vision, supernatural, found footage, darkness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 85K
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: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, deadly, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, hacking, cyberspace, woman in danger, video chat, fear, brutality, witnessing a crime, violence, talking to the camera, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 415
Rorschach (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two skeptic researchers investigate a mother's claim that an unknown presence may be trying to communicate with her 7-year-old daughter.
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, night, panic, evil, bed, investigation, screaming, flashlight, haunted house, darkness, doll, paranormal activity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, fear, monster, uncover truth, love triangle, on the road, hallucination
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
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Apocalyptic (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A local news crew become horribly involved with a doomsday cult.
Style: dark
Plot: death, cult, ritual, evil, screaming, fight, investigation, bed, panic, man with glasses, murder, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
8213: Gacy House (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, dark
Plot: serial killer, ghost, danger, investigation, found footage, supernatural, deadly, suburbs, frame up, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Severed Footage (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve severed feet in running shoes found on the shores of Western Canada have baffled Police. A videotape is leaked anonymously from the authorities. This paranormal thriller may solve the mystery of the severed feet.
Style: dark
Plot: severed foot, found footage, nerd, danger, mysterious death, talking to the camera, classmate, darkness, campfire, forest, risk, looking at the camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, dark
Plot: halloween, ghost, haunted house, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 70K
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, evil child, danger, mysterious character, demons, social worker, mental institution, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 21
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: dark
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, dark
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hollow (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: psychological, scary, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, couples, deadly, supernatural, monastery, danger, village, legends and myths, couple relations, friendship, friends, hanging
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
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The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 328
Classroom 6 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A local reporter and her assembled TV crew go into a school haunted by a horrific past. The team spends the night locked inside the building, capturing any and everything they find.
Style: dark
Plot: night, paranormal phenomena, missing person, talking to the camera, investigation, mirror, panic, screaming, flashlight, dark secret, building, hallway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Reincarnation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: found footage, danger, deadly creature, investigation, supernatural, missing child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 250K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, parallel world, danger, demons, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, fear, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
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Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, danger, found footage, confined, off the road, deadly, isolation, survival, slasher, looking at the camera, desperation, trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 481
Leaving D.C. (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After 20 years of living in Washington, D.C., Mark Klein seeks much-needed solace by moving to the remote wilds of West Virginia. To ease his loneliness, he sends regular video updates to members of his OCD-support group back in the city. But Mark ...
Style: dark
Plot: obscurity, photograph, shot to death, video camera, message, handheld camera, bedroom, door, window, dead cat, car driving, cap ...
Place: west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 483
Lost Place (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While on a GPS treasure hunt in the Palatinate forest four teenagers come across an old US military radio tower station. Back in the days of the Cold War it was part of a secret military program that produced horrific side effects, but has long ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, mystery, buddies, youth, danger, abandoned building, group of friends, road trip, forest, military base, bio weapon, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%