Movies like Animus

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Animus (2013)
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Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by a blood thirsty maniac
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, psychopath, danger, gory, deadly, slasher, hospital, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, ghost, gory, crimes and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Animus: Killer Instinct (2001), Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014), Dark House (2009), The Crying Dead (2011), The Cradle (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, danger, small town life, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, deadly, prison, supernatural, captivity, frame up, amateur detective, golden years, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, isolation, fear, murder, psychotherapy, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Crying Dead (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 2008 a cast and crew set out to shoot a pilot for a paranormal reality show. During the first night vague apparitions became violent hauntings. One by one they lost their lives. The Whispering Dead is a diary of the final tortured moments of real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, deadly, mental institution, danger, supernatural power, disappearance, reality tv, hospital, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, ghost, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, blood, gore, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: riddles and clues, ghost, supernatural, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, family life, captivity, isolation, danger, curse, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
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Cassadaga (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, life turned upside down, deadly, danger, death of sister, mute or deaf, psychopath, seance, solace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, family relations, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, on the road, danger, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Butcher (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural frightener. With no place to run and no ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, youth, danger, deadly, rivalry, gory, stalking, farmhouse, in the woods, chase, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Seance: The Summoning (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a loudmouth college punk singer accuses an amateur medium of being a fake, four college students break into the city morgue and video themselves holding a seance. When the kids summon a demon by mistake, they have to find a way to drive the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, deadly, friendship, seance, demonic possession, morgue, death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Closed for the Season (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, supernatural, theme park, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, amusement park, roller coaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, slasher, gory, confined, serial killer, criminal heroes, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, isolation, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pray for Morning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Looking for a night of thrills, eight friends roam the abandoned Royal Crescent Hotel, where five students were murdered more than 20 years ago. When they discover a severed hand, they conjure up a evil spirit and unleash its bloody wrath. To ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: hotel, survival, supernatural, captivity, mystery, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, ghost, murder, gory, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The In Between (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Under the border leading into Mexico, within a labyrinth of caves, a deadly presence haunts all who enter. For four friends on an expedition, the caverns become an underground graveyard as the tortured ghosts prey upon them, one by one.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, bleak
Plot: cave, ghost, hostage, deadly creature, supernatural, friendship, danger, slasher, deadly, survival, gory, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, danger, haunted house, mentally unstable, ghost, zombie, curses spells and rituals, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Hospital (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: hospital, psychopath, ghost, crimes, deadly, college, violence, danger, city life, urban, blood, caucasian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Detention (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: slasher, ghost, school, supernatural, danger, confined, high school, isolation, prank, youth, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, vengeance, survival, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a Day of the Dead celebration, the dead come to life to prey upon the living. In the remote Mexican village of Santa Bonita, a nightmare lay buried for over a century. But when a group of hard-partying students from the OC are stranded in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, ghost, zombie, human sacrifice, massacre, escapades, crimes, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, deadly, crimes, couple relations, ghost, mental illness, danger, father son relationship, supernatural power, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, tv show, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, violence, gory, drugs/alcohol, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, supernatural, danger, ghost, confined, gory, survival, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, mentally unstable, ghost, crimes, mental institution, chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, violence, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, violence, death, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
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The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: slasher, rock, survival, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, stalking, crimes, murder, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 8K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, gory, haunted by the past, medical school, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute, medical student ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
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