Movies like The Banishing

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The Banishing (2020)
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The Banishing (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1930s, a young reverend and his family are forced to confront their worst fears when they discover their new home holds a horrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, husband wife relationship, religions or cults, partners, mystery, good versus evil, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, curses spells and rituals, priest, evil force, house

Most similar movies to The Banishing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, haunted house, deadly, curses spells and rituals and family in danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Banishing: Blackwood (2014), Dark House (2009), Dark Places (1974), Dabbe: Curse of the Jinn (2013), Haunting of Winchester House (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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95%
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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 ⇓
79%
 5.6
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Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, deadly, danger, mystery, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dabbe: Curse of the Jinn (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Preparing for her wedding, Kübra gets possessed by unknown livings. To cure Kübra, a psychiatrist, Ebru, gets on way. Ebru is also an old friend of Kübra. Ebru would work together with an exorcist to save Kübra. Just when things seemed to be ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: death, priest, demon, clergy, curses spells and rituals, strong violent content, supernatural horror, occult, good versus evil, religions or cults, crimes, evil force ...
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65%
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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 ⇓
65%
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Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, demon, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, danger, deadly, paranormal activity, afterlife ...
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64%
 4.9
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Purgatory (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, danger, isolation, reincarnation, woman in danger, supernatural, loneliness, neighbor, family in danger, evil force, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.3
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The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, serial killer, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.9
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The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young college students agree to fix up an abandoned home for rent, only to discover the demons within and an open doorway... to Hell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, heroic mission, demon, ghost, uncover truth, afterlife, obsessive quest, good versus evil, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, europe, ireland, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, danger, couples, family relations, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
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Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, haunted house, family relations, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, human host, family in danger, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, attic, danger, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, police detective, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
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Canes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Goodman is on the pick of his career as a PR executive when he suddenly loses his chance for a big promotion and, unfortunately, his sight at a street attack. Soon after a message is left on his answering machine about a doctor, named ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, escapades, friendship, curses spells and rituals, devil, blindness, deal with the devil, rivalry, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, murder, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Two Eyes Staring (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Lisa discovers her sinister new friend is the ghost of the dead twin of Lisa's mother. Lisa's father also begins to suspect his wife of hiding a terrible secret, resulting in deadly consequences
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, dark ...
Plot: supernatural horror, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, haunted by the past, countryside, parents and children, family relations, ghost, ghost child, husband wife relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
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48%
 5.6
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The Skeptic (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, lawyer, haunted by the past, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, afterlife, missing person, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, danger, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, ouija board, isolation, danger, deadly, confined, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
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43%
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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, haunted house, danger, ghost, mentally unstable, deadly, supernatural, zombie, woman in danger, stalking, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural, religions or cults, danger, clergy, antichrist, evil, loss of control, psychological torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy
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42%
 3.6
 2K
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, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, race against time, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, graphic violence, disorder, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, obsession, deadly, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, frightening, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, imaginary, danger, family problems, ghost, psychic, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 65K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, teacher, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, supernatural, investigation, afterlife, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, journalism, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%