Movies like Haunting Sarah

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Haunting Sarah (2005)
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Haunting Sarah (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A mother dealing with the death of her young son, learns that her niece is in contact with his spirit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: estrangement, ghost, mystery, vengeance, twins, love and romance, family problems, opposites attract, reunion, pregnancy, death in the family, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, halloween, halloween party, survival, ocean, college, ocean or sea, family relations, violence spree, adoption, legends and myths, elderly lovers, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Haunting Sarah

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about mystery, deadly, supernatural, family problems, family relations, danger and ghost mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Haunting Sarah: Hush Little Baby (2007), Ghost Son (2007), Christie's Revenge (2007), Stranger with My Face (2009), Stranger at the Door (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, custody, couples, family problems, family relations, deadly, pregnancy, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 743
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, pregnancy, life is a bitch, single parent, parents and children, uncover truth, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Christie's Revenge (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After years of plotting, Christie vows to get revenge on her uncle, whom she blames for her father's demise.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, family problems, crimes, deadly, family relations, couples, dysfunctional family, couple relations, death in the family, teenage life, tragic hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Stranger with My Face (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the shocking and untimely death of her husband, Shelley Stratton (Catherine Hicks) moves her daughter Alexis (Emily Hurst) and her adopted daughter, Laurie (Alexz Johnson), to their remote summer house in hopes of giving her family a fresh ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, danger, impossible love, custody, homecoming, tragic hero, twins, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: garden, family in danger, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, adoption, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, cons and scams, deadly, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Nightmare Street (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After saving her daughter from an accident Joanna wakes up in the hospital in an alternate world where nothing is as it should be. Someone else lives in her house, her daughter is gone and everyone calls her Sarah. The problem is Sarah is suspected ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, surprise ending
Plot: parallel world, hospital, protagonist as suspect, memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, imaginary, siblings relations, alternate reality, paranormal phenomena, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 984
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, couples, murder, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, deadly, golden years, pregnancy, disappearance, neighbor, young couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Million Dollar Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After multi-millionaire Ted Ammon is found bludgeoned to death at his East Hampton estate, the fingers point to his estranged wife, Generosa Rand, and her lover, an electrician named Danny Pelosi.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: murder, adoption, love affair, mystery, family relations, legal, crumbling marriage, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, legal action, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 1K
Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: coma, obsession, supernatural, rivalry, redemption, mystery, family problems, lookalikes, betrayal, twins, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 2K
Helpless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears. Her fiance then sets out to find her and, in the process, uncovers layers of dark hidden secrets.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, supernatural, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, secret identity, rivalry, wedding, abduction, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Children's Play (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marianne and Jacques are a young middle-class couple who live in a chic Parisian apartment with their two young children. One day, Marianne receives an unexpected visit from two strangers, Mr and Mrs Worms, who claim to have lived in the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, children, ghost, deadly, family in danger, siblings relations, family problems, danger, mentally unstable, dealing with death, supernatural power, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 244
They Come Back (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychologist's 10-year-old patient claims she's being menaced by unseen forces after her parents were killed in a car accident. What's more bizarre? The psychologist has seen these symptoms before, in a former patient who ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: child in peril, ghost, supernatural, death in the family, orphan, dealing with death, deadly, paranormal phenomena, missing person, able to see the dead, loss of parent, missing girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Girl by the Lake (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop investigates the murder of a beautiful teen girl left naked by a lake.
Style: rough, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, terminal illness, who done it, investigation, golden years, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, resistance, hockey, loss of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sorority Surrogate (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A surrogate mother faces an uncertain future when the couple who hires her dies in an accident.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: custody, mystery, pregnancy, friendship, crimes, surrogate mother, youth, college, family problems, family relations, rivalry, danger ...
Time: future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, supernatural, mysterious character, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 351
Sioux City (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, native american, family relations, murder, adoption, house fire, adopted son, spirituality, death of mother, amulet, redemption, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, a mother takes her kids off to live with their grandparents in a huge, decrepit old mansion. However, the kids are kept hidden in a room just below the attic, visited only by their mother who becomes less and less ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, survival, estate, family life, confined, mind game, danger, attic, old mansion, incest, family problems, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.3
 648
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 13
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, family problems, memory loss, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, loss, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Status: Unknown (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a lively high school reunion, Jessica and Cynthia reconnect with their childhood friend Karen and vow to stay in close communication online. After a year of cheerful daily status updates, Karen begins to post some strange updates to her life. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: uncover truth, looking for love, life is a bitch, best friends, mystery, couples, love and romance, couple relations, stoners, reunion, singleness, price of justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Policeman Ki-Hoon's life is duplicitous, oscillating between the amenable, newly pregnant wife and a very appealing mistress- the singer Ga-yee. His world gets shaken up when he gets news during a murder investigation that Ga-yee is pregnant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, love affair, introspection, mystery, forbidden love, family problems, deadly, law enforcement, infidelity, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, family problems, parents and children, danger, mind game, suburbs, isolation, obsession, ghost, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: ghost, survival, rescue, wilderness, danger, isolation, supernatural, estrangement, escapades, deadly, stalking, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 493
Maid of Honor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While driving in the road, Richard Wynn crashes his car and his beloved wife Carrie Wynn dies. Along two years, his sister-in-law Laci Collins moves to his house and helps Richard to raise his son Danny Wynn and his teenage daughter Molly Wynn. When ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: possessiveness, murder, vengeance, parents and children, family problems, psychopath, love and romance, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, single parent, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, family in danger, murder, danger, mystery, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 951
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: rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, danger, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 443
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal
Plot: hospital, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, ghost, afterlife, woman in danger, memory loss, family problems, deadly, supernatural ability, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 437
Ghostboat (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jack Hardy is the sole survivor of a mysterious submarine disaster in World War II. Now, in 1981, the ill-fated submarine Scorpion has resurfaced, miraculously intact. Naval Intelligence need Hardy's expertise to retrace the course and mission ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, british navy, supernatural ability, mystery, supernatural, ghost, heroes, danger, escapades, memory loss, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 653
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%