Movies like The Grudge 2020

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The Grudge (2020)
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The Grudge (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to protect herself and her family from harm.
Style: scary, tense, reboot, bleak, suspenseful, harsh, psychotronic, non-linear
Plot: haunted house, death, ghosts, ghost, crimes, supernatural, violence, danger, adaptation, disorder, domestic disturbance, curse, police investigation, police protagonist, devil, single mother, female protagonist, car accident, police station, husband murders wife, police officer, crime scene, death of family, interracial couple, doppelganger ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, year 2006, year 2004, year 2005
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Grudge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, death, murder and deadly mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Grudge: Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000), The Turning (2020), Oculus (2013), An American Ghost Story (2012), Grave Encounters (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, vengeful ghost, grudge, family problems, family relations, pregnancy, crimes, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 8K
The Turning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
Style: scary, gothic, suspense, bleak
Plot: haunted house, ghost, nanny, orphan, doll, female director, niece, nephew, nightmare, governess, underwater scene, puppets ...
Time: year 1994
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 116K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, deadly, crimes, murder, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, writer's life, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, deadly, danger, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, demon, christmas, ghost, found footage, indoor, curses spells and rituals, danger, profanity, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 8K
Haunt (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An introverted teen sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the haunted house that is family has unknowingly just purchased.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, parallel world, supernatural, youth, death, abusive father, murder, ghost, teen romance, mystery, teenagers, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 17K
Last Shift (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, tense, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, police station, ghosts, female protagonist, cult, locked in, policewoman, mask, jail cell, cult leader, police officer, rookie ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.9
 138K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, suicide, curse, vengeance, ghosts, mystery, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 1K
The Complex (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, riddles and clues, haunted house, apartment complex, death, retirement home life, domestic disturbance, golden years, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, violence, jump scare, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 216K
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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, fear, family in danger, attic, danger, graphic violence, investigation, evil force, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1966, year 1998 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, investigation, mystery, danger, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 138K
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: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, sacrifice, graphic violence, violence, paranormal activity, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, imaginary, investigation, ghost, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 23K
The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, pursuit, mourning, very little dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, fear, supernatural, paranormal activity, panic, videotaping, couples, danger, nightmare, evil force, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, spirit, mental institution, pursuit, halloween, murder, insanity, ouija board, paranormal investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre
Plot: ghost, danger, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, death, supernatural, revenge, haunted house, redemption, brutality, family, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: doll, mansion, murder, curses spells and rituals, evil, supernatural, toy comes to life, danger, family, haunted house, devil, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 40K
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, twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, violence, hallucination, maggot, twins, forest, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Darker Than Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, cat, best friends, supernatural, old house, woman in danger, broken promise, characters killed one by one, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.1
 4K
Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, countryside, danger, couples, isolation, exorcism, paranormal investigation, family in danger, death, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 950
Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted house, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, nightmare comes true, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, curse, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.1
 578
Hell Asylum (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A desperate producer faced with unemployment has the ultimate reality television program ready to roll.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, bleak, psychological
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, gory, supernatural power, death, murder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman uncovers sinister secrets while investigating the apparent suicide of her sister.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, woman in danger, danger, deadly, family relations, nightmare, apartment, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: missing person, police investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, wilderness, found footage, survival, death, violence, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%