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The Unholy (2021)
 5.1
 12K
The Unholy (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.
Style: mystical, mysterious, suspense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, captivating, macabre
Plot: witch, miraculous event, journalist, virgin mary, healing, young girl, mysticism, supernatural, religion, investigation, church, supernatural power, evil spirit, priest, private investigation, uncover truth, cow, funeral, motel, mascot, burned alive, tv news, press conference
Place: boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and bleak films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, witch, supernatural power, murder and supernatural horror mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Unholy: Butterfly Kisses (2018), The Unquiet (2008), The Big Bad (2011), Girl on the Third Floor (2019), The Witch (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Butterfly Kisses (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A filmmaker discovers a box of video tapes depicting two students' disturbing film project featuring a local horror legend, The Peeping Tom. As he sets out to prove this story is real and release it as a work of his own, he loses himself and ...
Style: mystical, mysterious, captivating, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena, handheld camera, missing person, mysticism, supernatural horror, supernatural, mysterious event, supernatural power, mystery, urban legend ...
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100%
 3.8
 178
The Unquiet (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, whether you do or not, you'll want to tune in for this superspooky flick that takes you inside an abandoned -- and possibly haunted! -- women's prison. A skeptic and her ex-husband, a documentary filmmaker, ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, ghost, evil spirit, paranormal phenomena, murder, supernatural power, afterlife, skeptic, abandoned hospital, supernatural, ghost hunter
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82%
 3.2
 236
The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, scary, surreal ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, witch, werewolf, mystery, danger, obsession, crimes, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: suspense, macabre, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, danger, mysticism, death, revenge, supernatural, haunted house, curse, brutality, redemption, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.9
 221K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, religion, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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Don’t Leave Home (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American artist’s obsession with a disturbing urban legend leads her to an investigation of the story’s origins at the crumbling estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: investigation, urban legend, painter, supernatural power, supernatural, priest, missing child, painting, ghost, secret, uncover truth, danger ...
Place: ireland
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67%
 6.0
 93K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, clergy, church, supernatural, exorcism, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, spirit, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Purging Hour (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: With the hopes of a new life for his family, Bruce Diaz left the harsh city for the serene and majestic mountains of California. The Diaz family's first day in their new house would go down as one of the most violent 24 hours any family could ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: death, murder, uncover truth, monster, loss, characters in danger, creature, hunting, good versus evil, vengeance, revenge, killings ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Possessed (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furniture begins to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, clergy, church, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, mind game, supernatural, society, danger, losing-it hero, deadly ...
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Haunting of Alcatraz (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alcatraz. 1937. A young prison guard working the night shift experiences a string of chilling disturbances culminating in the bizarre death of an inmate at the most famous prison in the world
Style: scary, stylized, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, prison, supernatural power, mystery, alcatraz, ghost, ghosts, paranormal activity, crimes, confined, imaginary, prison life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 10K
Bulbbul (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A child bride grows up to be an enigmatic woman presiding over her household, harboring a painful past as supernatural murders of men plague her village.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, tense, scary ...
Plot: witch, revenge, supernatural horror, murder, tragedy, misogyny, village, feminism, rape, patriarchy, folklore, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, curse, race against time, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, parents and children, uncover truth, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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62%
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: dark, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, student film
Plot: in the woods, witch, mysterious place, panic, friends, videotaping, lost in the woods, wilderness, supernatural, fear, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, ghosts, ghost, witchcraft, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, supernatural power, paranormal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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 6K
Solstice (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl uncovers a disturbing secret about her twin sister, who committed suicide just a few months before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Plot: ghost, investigation, twins, twin sister, suicide, supernatural, uncover truth, danger, murder mystery, guilt, car accident, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Camp Cold Brook (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Strange events plague crew members of a reality TV show when they visit an infamous backwoods camp that was the site of a mass murder 20 years earlier.
Style: bleak, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, tv show, witch, witchcraft, supernatural, investigation, fear, obsession, lake, curses spells and rituals, mass murder, investigative ...
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Delusion (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three years after the death of Frank's wife a mysterious woman appears. As their attraction grows Frank struggles with reality and his loss. He tries to start over not knowing his choices could lead him to his own downfall.
Style: spiritual, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, neorealism ...
Plot: mysterious woman, death, starting over, tragedy, downfall, attraction, supernatural, denial, murder, supernatural power, delusion, psychic ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Witch Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 300 years of seeking revenge on the Hekate Family through The Hekate Chronicles, Bertrand Guilladot's ghost, a Catholic Priest from Dijon, France in 1742, who sold his soul to the devil through witchcraft, has finally met his match. Azar ...
Style: suspense, scary, unusual plot structure, bleak
Plot: priest, catholic, revenge, murderer, haunted, church, control, devil, murder, witch, satan, burn injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Source of Shadows (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This horror anthology film depicts ten tales of horror from twelve visionary directors as they take us on a journey to experience one of humanity’s most carnal fears; the fear of the unknown.
Style: scary, anthology, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: witch, ghost, home invasion, hunting, zombie, sailing, lesbian relationship, close up of mouth, voice recording, vignette, nanny, prank telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Welcome to Mercy (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a single mother begins to experience symptoms of the stigmata, she seeks the help of a local priest and nun to help her understand what is seen and unseen.
Style: suspense, bleak, scary, suspenseful
Plot: priest, evil, demon, isolation, daughter, folklore, crucifix, catholic, mythology, exorcism, obsession, haunted by the past ...
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58%
 7.3
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Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, dark fantasy, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger, church, escapades, evil dead, priest, clergy ...
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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58%
Curse of the Nun (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A damaged young woman is looking forward to moving to a beautiful new home, but the spirit of a deranged nun wants her to stay right where she is.
Style: macabre, scary, bleak, suspense, dark ...
Plot: curse, nun, god or devil, altar boy, supernatural power, suicide, life & death, investigation, evil force, danger, mysticism, monastery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The sinister ghost of the Queen of Spades is out for blood, her victims the students of an old boarding school shrouded in gloomy rumors. Exploring the school’s abandoned wing, the teenagers discover a mirror covered in mysterious drawings. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: evil spirit, supernatural, teenagers, boarding house, danger, fear, ghost, child, supernatural horror, teenager, female ghost, vengeful ghost ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Don't Knock Twice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: evil spirit, urban legend, prank, curse, witch, custody, fear, mother daughter relationship, deception, sculptor, jump scare, murder ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, psychology, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Pale Door (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Dalton gang escape to a nearby town after a train robbery goes south, but they are met by a coven of witches with sinister plans for the unsuspecting outlaws.
Style: suspense, scary, captivating, bleak
Plot: cowboy, brothel, occult, outlaw gang, witch, train robbery, church, train, violence, sex scene, ritual sacrifice, cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
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The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, danger, woman in danger, ghosts, death, twins, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 342K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark fantasy, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, witch, supernatural, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, gory, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 8K
Rattlesnake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a mysterious woman saves her daughter from a deadly snakebite, a single mother must repay the debt by killing a stranger before sundown.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: deal with the devil, snake bite, good versus evil, supernatural, witch, transformation, secrets, curses spells and rituals, race against time, sunset, single mother, trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%