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The Amityville Murders (2018)
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The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, nightmare, mental patient, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, house, supernatural horror, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974

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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
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Plot: haunted by the past, murder, hidden truth, group of friends, violence, supernatural, shark, graphic violence, deadly creature, youth, teenage life, urban legend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Open Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pirate radio station is granting callers their hearts' desires. But as some teenagers find out, be careful what you wish for.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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6 Degrees of Hell (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six individuals are caught up in a supernatural perfect storm as an evil lays claim to one of them while threatening to tear apart the soul of a small Pennsylvania town.
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, hotel, crimes, halloween, possession, evil, psychic, supernatural power, female nudity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, writer's life, supernatural, haunted house, fear, violence, afterlife, artists and showbiz, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Loft (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A writer retreats to a secluded suburban house to work on her new novel. But her attention is instead occupied by her archaeologist neighbor's newly discovered mummy and a ghostly presence in her house.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Portal (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, parallel world, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, supernatural, portal, murder, violence, suicide, ghost child, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Satanic (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michelle wakes from an accident with no memory, then she has nightmares and people around her die.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, nightmare, memory loss, investigation, supernatural, crimes, car accident, amnesia, voyeur, blonde, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, coma, mystery, investigation, found footage, ghost, nightmare, sister sister relationship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
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The Amityville Asylum (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Vampire in Vegas (2009)
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Army of the Damned (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Horror
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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The Crypt (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of ...
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Place: usa
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Aunt Rose (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trio of ruthless killers seeks refuge in a quiet suburban home, only to discover a destructive force that could spell their doom in this blood-drenched frightener from director James Tucker. They thought they had found the perfect hideout, but ...
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