Movies like Playhouse

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Playhouse (2020)
 3.5
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Playhouse (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Reckless Jack Travis is an irreverent horror writer notorious for scaring audiences. But as he obsesses over creating a new theatre show set in a haunted Scottish castle, demonic disturbances from deep within the walls begin to prey on his troubled daughter. When the alarming supernatural forces start to close in on him too, Jack is forced to reckon with the terrifying consequences of creating such a dark and macabre play. But will he realise the danger of unearthing a historic curse and stop writing before he damns himself, his personal sanity and those he loves forever?
Style: scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful
Plot: old mansion, playwright, evil spirit, supernatural, writers, writer's life, danger, life & death, house warming, obsession, brutality, legend, paranoia, deadly, novelist, unfulfillment, deal with the devil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, ghost, crimes, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Playhouse: Stalker (2010), Isabelle (2018), Blood Shed (2013), The Haunting of Helena (2012), The Last Exorcist (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, paranoia, country house, indoor, woman in danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 1K
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.0
 609
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, deadly creature, storage unit, graphic violence, prostitute, homeless, stalker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, serious, psychological, fairy tale ...
Plot: parents and children, single parent, supernatural, deadly, family relations, ghost, danger, haunted house, gory, graphic violence, child in peril
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Last Exorcist (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After every priest trained in exorcisms die in a terrorist attack, Joan Campbell must battle a demon from her past that, this time, possesses her sister.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: exorcism, possession, obsession, demon, priest, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, deadly, violence, salvation, supernatural, evil spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.4
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, serial killer, obsession, murder, police, violence, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Delivery tells the story of Kyle and Rachel Massy, a young couple who agree to document their first pregnancy for a family-oriented reality show. The production spirals out-of-control after the cameras capture a series of unexplained events, leading ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, danger, tv show, pregnancy, obsession, evil spirit, human host, couples, media, ghost, child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.7
 2K
The Toybox (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A family becomes stranded in their RV while on a trip through the desert.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: evil spirit, stranded in the desert, survival, supernatural, fear, haunted, brutality, murder, family vacation, obsession, chase, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.4
 4K
D@bbe (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A very large number of people start to commit suicide using brutal and horrible techniques and without any reasons. Starting from the United States, this suicide wave spreads all over the world. In Turkey, in a small town called Selcuk, a young man ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: best friends, deadly, danger, supernatural, apocalypse, religions or cults, small town, chaos, paranoia, suicide, supernatural power, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.2
 2K
Hidden 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Brian's mother dies and is surprised when he inherit's The Sanctuary, her controversial experimental treatment center for addictions. When he and his friends are shown around the dilapidated building by a mysterious employee, it is clear ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: mysterious character, secret place, monastery, deadly creature, gory, danger, experiment gone awry, murder, supernatural, deadly, mutant, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.9
 244
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, museum, supernatural, obsession, idealism, deadly, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 2.7
 522
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, mental institution, deadly, supernatural power, disappearance, reality tv, hospital, reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
67%
 5.5
 2K
The Locals (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, Grant and Paul, hit the country road for a night of fun, but unfortunately take a short cut to their fate... where they meet the Locals.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: isolation, best friends, buddies, deadly, supernatural, chase, danger, on the road, road accident, ghost, brutality, monster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
 575
The Voices (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angry and upset after a sudden breakup with her fiancé, Grace Crawford seeks sanctuary at the remote home of her sister, Catherine. It becomes clear that Catherine is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, much like their late mother, who had taken ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: schizophrenia, hearing voices, paranoia, death of mother, mysticism, suicide, mental patient, sister sister relationship, murder, death, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, prison, danger, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, deadly, captivity, frame up, golden years, crimes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 2K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, supernatural, murder mystery, woman in danger, ghost, strange person, deadly, danger, murder, serial killer, sadism, comics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.6
 1K
Warhouse (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Royal Marine A.J Budd awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, danger, strong violent content, soldier, supernatural, deadly, death, survival horror, locked in, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.4
 2K
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 ⇓
59%
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sometimes what happens at Spring Break doesn't stay at Spring Break... it follows you home.
Style: serious, scary, sexy, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: succubus, obsession, curses spells and rituals, stalking, femme fatale, deadly, supernatural, danger, womanizer, dangerous attraction, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, medical student, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Gathering (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cassie Grant (Christina Ricci) is a young girl from the United States who is wandering through England on foot. On her way to Ashby Wake Cassie is hit by a car. The driver of the car, Mrs Marion Kirkman (Kerry Fox), immediately calls an ambulance. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: archaeologist, excavation, amnesia, church, supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, clergy, strong female character, hit by a car ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 1K
Trauma (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A paranoid writer is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary and then his troubles really begin.
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, ghost, danger, obsession, writers, rape, lesbian sex, sadism, revenge, secretary, murder, country house ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, ghost, zombie, human sacrifice, massacre, crimes, escapades, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
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London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: scary, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, mysterious character, ghost, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, couples, family relations, danger, deadly, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 8K
Hollow (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old monastery in a small, remote village in Suffolk, England has been haunted by a local legend for centuries. Left in ruin and shrouded by the mystery of a dark spirit that wills young couples to suicide, the place has been avoided for years, ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, danger, legends and myths, friendship, monastery, deadly, village, mystery, brutality, couples, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 534
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, isolation, crimes, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, law enforcement, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%