Movies like Pet Sematary

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Pet Sematary (2019)
 5.7
 71K
Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.
Style: atmospheric, macabre, suspense, suspenseful, scary, demonic
Plot: back from the dead, life after death, father daughter relationship, indian burial ground, afterlife, cat, zombie, parent child relationship, confession, undead, parents and children, supernatural, family, murder, loss of son, loss of parent, rescue, family drama, anger, death of parent, pet, danger, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, halloween ...
Place: maine

Most similar movies to Pet Sematary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, death, catastrophe, weird, mentor and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pet Sematary: The Possession (2012), Sinister (2012), Insidious (2010), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), The Lazarus Effect (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 90K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, family in danger, supernatural, back from the dead, pet, indian burial ground, grief, loss of pet, coffin, grave robbing, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 55K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, family in danger, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, exorcism, ghost, artifact, family relations, ancient mystery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 208K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, attic, family in danger, fear, danger, evil force, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 266K
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, frightening, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghosts, family in danger, parallel world, parents and children, nightmare, evil spirit, psychic, afterlife, paranormal activity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, ghost, nightmare comes true, family, fear, seance, nightmare, demon, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, paranormal, experiment, back from the dead, death, danger, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, disorder, laboratory, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 75K
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, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: child abuse, supernatural, evil child, social worker, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, demons, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: single mother, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, female ghost, danger, investigation, kidnapping, family, crimes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 133K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, evil doll, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, paranormal activity, sacrifice, violence, danger, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 183K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, adoption, family problems, mysterious character, manipulation, deadly, parents and children, insanity, domestic disturbance, fear, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 211K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, family in danger, riddles and clues, danger, ghost, single mother, paranormal investigation, demon, skeptic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2003, year 1976, year 1977
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 136K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, ghosts, suicide, vengeance, mystery, curse, family curse, attic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 112K
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, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 48K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, ghosts, danger, woman in danger, death, haunted by the past, rabbi, twins, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 82K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, haunted by the past, uncover truth, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 75K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, violence, nanny, ghosts, mansion, supernatural, murder, boy, haunted house, loss of son, dealing with death, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 38K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, violence, american abroad, maggot, hallucination, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demon, haunted house, imaginary, ghost, investigation, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, suspense, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural, fear, panic, danger, couples, videotaping, handheld camera, demonic possession, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 421K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, witch, paranormal investigation, haunted by the past, evil force, fear, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: demonic possession, curses spells and rituals, police investigation, supernatural, evil force, priest, bible, partners, good versus evil, crime, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monkey's Paw (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After Jake Tilton is given a mystical "monkey's paw" talisman that grants its possessor three wishes, he finds his world turned upside down after his first two wishes result in his malevolent coworker, Tony Cobb, being resurrected ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, life turned upside down, psychopath, crimes, deadly, death, back from the dead, zombie, wish come true, reincarnation, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 15K
The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, book, blackmail, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, lookalikes, investigation, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 31K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: split personality, murder, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental illness, doctors and patients, female psychiatrist, mentally unstable, witch doctor, family relations, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, imaginary friend, webcam, garage, levitation, tricycle, neighbor neighbor relationship, bathtub, supernatural, haunted house, poltergeist, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, year 2011
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, mental institution, survival, supernatural, gory, isolation, vengeance, evil spirit ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a arctic circle radio shack, an ancient evil lurks, ready to strike at a psychologist, an army man and their collective forces.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, supernatural, danger, psychopath, deadly, gory, murder, military officer, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, filmmaking, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 44K
Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, motel, split personality, psycho, stolen money, isolation, transvestism, crimes, eccentric family, parents and children, secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 4K
Wendigo (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his wife Kim, and their son Miles head to upstate New York to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: mystery, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, danger, deadly, gory, stranded, isolation, spirit, husband wife relationship, forest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%