Movies like The Grudge

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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, ghost, crimes, ghosts, devil, supernatural, violence, death, danger, adaptation, disorder, domestic disturbance, curse, police investigation, single mother, policewoman, female protagonist, car accident, police station, house fire, husband murders wife, police officer, crime scene, death of family, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, year 2005, year 2006, year 2004
Place: japan

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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 atmospheric films with plots about haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, death, deadly and murder 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), Haunt (2014). 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, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, atmospheric
Plot: haunted house, ghost, vengeful ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, supernatural, pregnancy, family relations, deadly, family problems, grudge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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100%
 3.8
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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, orphan, nanny, maze, female director, doll, mannequin, cd, horse riding, niece, mental institution ...
Time: year 1994
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 113K
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: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, family relations, murder, insanity, demons, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.2
 8K
Haunt (2014)
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, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, youth, parallel world, death, abusive father, murder, ghost, teen romance, mystery, teenagers, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, evil doll, ghost, hiding, child in peril, priest, supernatural power, corpse, demon, teenage girl, killer doll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, apartment complex, haunted house, death, retirement home, family problems, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 39K
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, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, hallucination, violence, american abroad, maggot, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, mourning, pursuit, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 135K
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, ghost, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, paranormal activity, sacrifice, violence, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 210K
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: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, fear, attic, family in danger, danger, investigation, evil force, crime, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, vengeful ghost, danger, mystery, afterlife, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, mysticism, danger, death, supernatural, revenge, haunted house, brutality, redemption, family, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of Leon, an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, Leon comes to suspect that his mother's oppressive spirit still ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, inheritance, haunted house, supernatural, collector, religions or cults, cult, wealth, death, death of mother, danger, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, demon, christmas, ghost, found footage, danger, curses spells and rituals, indoor, human host, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 943
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: vengeance, ghost, danger, supernatural, haunted by the past, rivalry, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted house, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.9
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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, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, estate, nightmare comes true, supernatural, murder, paranormal investigation, curse, mystery, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary, bleak, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted house, danger, woman in danger, deadly, family relations, mother daughter relationship, nightmare, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, cat, best friends, supernatural, woman in danger, broken promise, family secret, characters killed one by one, old house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, danger, imaginary, family problems, psychic, supernatural power, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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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, death, fear, paranormal investigation, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: doll, mansion, murder, curses spells and rituals, evil, supernatural, danger, devil, family, death, violence, toy comes to life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
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: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, found footage, abandoned hospital, deadly, danger, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, family problems, curses spells and rituals, danger, family in danger, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.1
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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, psychological, bleak
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, crimes, danger, supernatural power, murder, death, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.1
 4K
7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, murder, isolation, danger, confined, time warp, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%