Movies like The Abandoned 2015

If you like "The Abandoned" you are looking for suspense, disturbing and enigmatic movies about / with survival, parallel world, supernatural, tough guy, partners, security guard and exorcism themes of Horror, Mystery and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Abandoned (2015)
 4.9
 4K
The Abandoned (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A troubled young woman who, in a last-ditch effort at getting her life together, takes a job working nights as a security guard at an abandoned luxury apartment building. Stuck with a brusque rent-a-cop as her partner, she tries to not let her mind play tricks on her while she patrols the empty halls. But as the night progresses strange things begin to happen - and she realizes it may not all be in her head.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: survival, parallel world, supernatural, tough guy, partners, security guard, exorcism, creature, danger, new job, female protagonist, joke
Time: contemporary

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Abandoned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and captivating films with plots about danger, supernatural, survival, deadly, ghost, murder and graphic violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Abandoned: Ava's Possessions (2015), The Nursery (2018), The Sound (2017), Witches in the Woods (2019), Barricade (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ava's Possessions (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ava is recovering from demonic possession. With no memory of the past month, she must attend a Spirit Possessions Anonymous support group to figure out what happened. Ava's life was hijacked by a demon, now it's time to get it back.
Style: disturbing, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, memory loss, exorcism, hallucination, lawyer, murder, support group, obsession, prison sentence, parallel world, art gallery, disposing of a dead body ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 879
The Nursery (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When college freshman Ranae agrees to babysit for a family with a tragic past, her run-of-the-mill Saturday night quickly turns into a confrontation with unspeakable horror. Stalked by a sinister presence and haunted by ghosts from her own past, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, babysitting, evil spirit, paranormal activity, exorcism, evil force, danger, standoff, paranormal investigation, showdown, haunted by the past, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.6
 2K
The Sound (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer who studies the paranormal believes that low frequency tactile sound is the cause for reported ghost sightings in an abandoned subway station. In an attempt to debunk the sightings, she breaks into the station to record evidence.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, ghost, death, hallucination, fear, spirit, investigation, paranormal activity, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Witches in the Woods (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of students head off for a snowboarding adventure on an untouched piece of land. When their SUV mysteriously stalls in a brutal snowstorm they are not only faced with the reality of freezing to death but a fate even more horrifying. For they ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, scary
Plot: murder, friendship, survival, danger, youth, adaptation, supernatural, fear, catastrophe, evil, brutality, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 3K
Barricade (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A father's quiet retreat to the woods with his two children turns into a fight for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, survival, parents and children, family in danger, isolation, supernatural, mystery, in the woods, forces of nature, confined, danger, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, small town, curse, standoff, showdown, evil, murder, deadly, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, danger, police investigation, supernatural, wilderness, deadly, survival, violence, death, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: village, danger, mystery, supernatural, crimes, deadly, buddies, estrangement, missing person, survival, trapped, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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, amusement park, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, theme park, supernatural, clown, survival, evil, graphic violence, evil clown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hunting the Legend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five years later, his son seeks revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, dangerous animal, danger, legends and myths, deadly, in the woods, murder, creature, death of father, uncover truth, violence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sean Reynolds, a highly acclaimed investigative journalist (who strongly believed in paranormal phenomena), destroyed his career when the most watched episode of his reality show, based on paranormal phenomena, turned out to be a hoax. Sean saw a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, evil, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, legends and myths, danger, imaginary, dishonesty, cons and scams, in the woods, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 41K
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, enigmatic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, missing person, family relations, in the woods, suicide, violence, hallucination, ghosts, maggot, forest, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Disappearance (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family driving through Nevada decides to take some snapshots at an out-of-the-way ghost town named Weaver, and horrible things start happening.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: survival, danger, escapades, ghost, desert, stalking, confined, ghost town, out of the way, mystery, supernatural, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Exorcist House of Evil (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, shot in THE REAL EXORCIST HOUSE, a young woman returns to her old family home, the site of an infamous exorcism and discovers the devil never left. This film was shot in THE REAL EXORCIST HOUSE and during filming captured both ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, family secret, old dark house, spirit, dark past, exorcism, house, devil, obsession, priest, dark secret, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: danger, deadly creature, family relations, deadly, small town, survival, creature, standoff, in the woods, resistance, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
May the Devil Take You Too (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two years after escaping from demonic terror, Alfie and Nara try to continue their lives. However, Alfie's worst nightmare has just begun and the dangers that await are increasingly threatening.
Style: scary, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, paranormal activity, danger, deadly creature, demon, supernatural, afterlife, family in danger, nightmare, ghost, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cleaning Lady (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a means to distract herself from an affair, a love-addicted woman befriends a cleaning lady, badly scarred by burns. She soon learns, these scars run much deeper than the surface. Long version of Jon Knautz short movie.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, suspense
Plot: cleaning lady, murder, danger, trap, isolation, survival, female protagonist, held captive, infidelity, childhood trauma, disfigured face, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
deadly movies
10235
ghost movies
3226
murder movies
18125
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, sheriff, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 860
Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: camp, contests and competitions, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, survival, violence, filmmaker, fictional reality show, gory, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 1K
The Mine (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, sacrifice, paranormal activity, survival, danger, confined, youth, adventurer, trapped, halloween, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
violence movies
13345
isolation movies
2145
fear movies
3992
evil movies
1666
Amityville: Mt Misery Road (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charlie and Buzi are ghosts' enthusiasts fascinated by the legend of the scariest road in America, Mt. Misery Road. The couple continues their adventure to the woods until they realize they got into the whirlpool of paranormal activities.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: urban legend, haunted, evil, lost in the woods, road trip, ghost story, deathtrap, survival, deadly, danger, violence, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Desperate to save his fiancée from a demon that has possessed her soul, a man turns to his longtime priest for help.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, demonic possession, priest, exorcism, demon, rite, exile, paranormal, possession, obsession, good versus evil, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Behind the Trees (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While on a romantic getaway in the Indian wilderness, a couple from Los Angeles accidentally witnesses the haunting exorcism of an 11-year old girl. They decide to rescue her.
Style: dark fantasy, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural horror, married couple, demon, struggle for survival, travel, ritual, life & death, death, couples, brutality, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
Story: The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. One-by-one the coeds begin disappearing until a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, supernatural, survival, danger, deadly, confined, gory, captivity, isolation, serial killer, deadly creature, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 7K
The Axiom (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the risk of her group's safety, a young woman travels into a National Forest where her sister has become trapped in a multi-dimensional world of monsters.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: monster, survival, sister, forest, trapped, swamp, danger, isolation, imaginary, deadly creature, creature, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 4K
Head Count (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a weekend getaway to Joshua Tree, a group of teenagers find themselves under mental and physical assault from a supernatural entity that mimics their appearances as it completes an ancient ritual.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, shape shifting, curse, demon, creature, weekend, shapeshifting, weekend getaway, monster, danger, isolation, mutation ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House of Bones (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Heather Burton and a team of TV ghost hunters travel to investigate a haunted house surrounded by rumors of paranormal activity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, tv show, supernatural, imaginary, confined, escapades, deadly, danger, survival, curses spells and rituals, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%