Movies like Be Careful What You Wish For

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Be Careful What You Wish For (2020)
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Be Careful What You Wish For (2020)
Original name: Cuidado con lo que deseas
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pamela is an eight-year-old girl who loves horror movies and fairy tales. When his uncle gives her away a doll named "Hellequin" as a birthday gift, a tale of betrayal begins to unfold before her eyes.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: evil doll, husband wife relationship, love triangle, birthday party, puppet, uncle, unfaithful wife, danger, doll, family relations, wish come true, relationships, little girl, murder, family problems, relationship problems, romantic rivalry, romantic triangle, cheating wife, infidelity, adultery, blood, wife husband relationship, extramarital affair, 8 year old

Most similar movies to Be Careful What You Wish For

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, danger, violence, chase, vengeance, family relations and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Be Careful What You Wish For: The Doll (2016), Alice in Murderland (2010), Robert (2015), Help (2010), The Doll Master (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Doll (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Anya and Daniel just moved to their new house in Bandung. Daniel brings home a doll from his workplace. Anya, who is a dollmaker, welcomes the doll happily to their house. They later learned that the doll belonged to a little girl named Uci, who ...
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: doll, possession, ghost, evil doll, girl, supernatural power, murder, supernatural, paranormal, demon, fear, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: indonesia
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95%
Alice in Murderland (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's Alice's birthday and her sorority girlfriends throw her a themed party. Everyone comes as their favorite, sexy character from Wonderland. The Jabberwocky wasn't invited and brings murder and mayhem to the girls' night out.
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: murder, slasher killer, sorority, birthday party, costume party, stupid victim, bloody violence, gore, society, survival, danger, graphic violence ...
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91%
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Robert (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert.
Style: captivating, bleak, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, nanny, family secret, toy comes to life, stalking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, suicide, mansion, pursuit, possessed ...
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83%
 4.3
 369
Help (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "HELP" is a supernatural horror thriller which draws upon the story of a malevolent spirit that refuses to leave the human world and is out to exact retribution for past crimes committed against it.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: evil spirit, twin sister, psychiatrist, possession, murder, husband wife relationship, danger, family secret, homecoming, wife husband relationship, bikini
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76%
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The Doll Master (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, survival, mysterious character, evil doll, danger, deadly, isolation, curses spells and rituals, murder mystery, cruelty, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Unfamiliar (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A British Army doctor comes back from a war, thinking that she has PTSD only to discover that there is a more daunting malevolence at work making the life that she knew unfamiliar.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological, twists and turns
Plot: doctor, army, post traumatic stress disorder, relationship problems, hallucination, family relations, husband wife relationship, mentally unstable, mental illness, lifestyle change, ex soldier, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
After She Wakes (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After tragic death of her baby son, a narcoleptic mother with young daughter suffers from terrifying sleep disruptions as they try to deal with ongoing pain and grief. They begin experiencing different episodes of parasomnia including night terrors ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, bleak
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, nightmare comes true, waking up from a nightmare, mysticism, death of son, supernatural horror, recurring nightmare, moving, mother daughter relationship, grief, screaming in horror
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
What Josiah Saw (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins.
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, revenge, redemption, murder, violence, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, demon, peril, vengeance, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Devil's Dolls (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, slasher, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tied feet, devil, revenge, serial murder, homicidal maniac, kidnapped daughter, maniac, disguise, woman in danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shattered Lives (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Her fears and inability to cope with the harsh realities of life becoming so intense that they manifest themselves in an altered state of reality, a schizophrenic girl begins taking orders from a pair of clown dolls who instruct her to murder her ...
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, split personality, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family problems, youth, doll, hallucination, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Finders Keepers (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A haunted doll teaches one little girl why children shouldn't play with undead things.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: evil doll, problem child, murder, possession, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, danger, deadly, possessed girl, math teacher, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Crumbs (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dr. Benjamin and his family run a Bed and Breakfast in the woods whereby the family performs experiments on unsuspecting guests.
Style: dark, suspense, stylized, macabre, psychotronic
Plot: incest, cabin in the woods, cannibalism, fountain of youth, child murder, physical disability, corrupt sheriff, family relations, husband wife relationship, parents and children, family tradition, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Robert Reborn (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1951 USSR, as the Cold War intensifies, infamous dictator Joseph Stalin is suffering with illness and his death is imminent. Meanwhile, KGB agent Stoichkov discovers a mysterious stage show in the Baltic region featuring three creepy dolls - ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, scary, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, killer doll, violent death, doll, toy comes to life, supernatural, murder, airplane, josef stalin, reincarnation, propaganda, kgb ...
Time: 50s, year 1951, 1950s, 20th century
Place: ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Terrible Two (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Albert and Rose Poe bought their dream house seven years ago in Greenfield, NC. They had no idea of the unspeakable horrors that took place in the house before they moved in. If they had known, then their children, Addi and Jade would still be ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: paranormal, demon, death, pursuit, paranormal phenomena, ghost, supernatural, violence, supernatural power, sisters, peril, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Here Comes the Devil (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married couple loses their children while on a family trip near some caves in Tijuana. The kids eventually reappear without explanation, but it becomes clear that they are not who they used to be, that something terrifying has changed them.
Style: tense, scary, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: demonic possession, family problems, danger, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, gory, legends and myths, strong sexual content, supernatural power, murder, incest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hangman (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: nightmare, violence, maniac, psychopath, danger, family, brutality, family relations, fear, serial killer, violent, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Harvesting (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: To escape their marital problems, a young family travels from the city to spend the summer in Amish Country where a malevolent presence grips them. They soon discover that they were brought there for a reason and they must break free before the ...
Style: scary, disturbing, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: amish, danger, demon, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, violence, peril, exorcism, paranormal investigation, vengeance, evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Deadly Still (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends decide to spend a weekend together at a country house, but an unexpected accident forces them to stop at a strange and remote estate. In this abandoned and eerie place, a rare antique camera is discovered. Slowly the camera ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: death, murder, danger, youth, mysticism, brutality, photograph, blood, beautiful scenery
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Devil Below (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: creature, deadly creature, monster, violence, characters in danger, fear, death, rescue, vengeance, evil, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.7
 233
The Mad Hatter (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An eccentric professor takes four of his students to the mansion of the “Mad Hatter”, an urban legend driven insane by mercury poisoning and grief. He says that there’s nothing to worry about now: the strange, shambling “caretakers” that ...
Style: fairy tale, bleak, disturbing, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, danger, brutality, deadly, youth, psychopath, violence, teenage life, vengeance, high school student, crimes, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Intrusion: Disconnected (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Eritrea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Nearly a year after the events of Intrusion the mysterious death of the rose bud killer leaves questions unresolved.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: murder, darkness, fight, killer, blood, woman in danger, serial killer, psychopath, revenge, brutality, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 242
After Dark (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring break for seven college students is derailed with one wrong turn. A flat tire on a deserted road leaves them stranded after dark in the company of a menacing drifter who may or may not be trying to help.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: spring break, psychopath, murder, brutality, danger, violence, teenage life, crimes, mystery, chase, maniac, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.2
 2K
Romina (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A shocking assault inspires horrific violence when a group of teens encounters a girl from their school while camping in a remote spot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal
Plot: vengeance, murder, rape, rape victim, torture, danger, rape and revenge, psychopath, isolation, confined, trap, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Beneath Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Everyday, thousands of immigrants line the parking lots of hardware stores and climb into cars with strangers they've never met, all for the promise of paid work. In Beneath Us, a group of undocumented workers are lured into the home of Liz ...
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: worker, migrant worker, betrayal, torture, terror, killer, murder, nightmare, hostage, mexican, sadist, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
42%
 4.8
 690
Demon Inside (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marta used to be a recognized and successful psychic, but after a dramatic experience, she loses faith in her gift and develops agoraphobia. She couldn't see the devilish side of her rapper, Mario, and now, Marta is afraid that Mario will stalk ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural power, supernatural, revenge, ghost, murder, rescue, fear, demon, violence, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 183
Deep Sleep (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In this electrifying giallo, a killer traumatized by the memories of his childhood receives a mysterious envelope pushed underneath his door.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, masked killer, nurse, murder, pursuit, maniac, chase, mystery, psychopath, crimes, danger, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Amityville Harvest (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While staying at an aging manor to research its liquor-smuggling history, Christina and her documentary video team interview their spooky host Vincent—but no one can capture his image or voice on video. After shocking dreams and bloody encounters, ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, paranormal, ghost, society, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, vengeance, evil, rescue, deadly, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When theater major Leah, brings home the special someone in her life to meet her mom, Julie, the family is met with a surprise when Pearl comes to the door. Julie tries to embrace the idea of Leah’s new love interest, but she can’t shake the ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: lesbian relationship, vampire, lesbian seduction, female vampire, lesbian, lesbian daughter, lesbian vampire, family relations, mother daughter relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fear in the Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It took Penny Heller a long time to recover from the trauma of a brutal physical assault, suffered in her youth. When she married Robert, he provided her with the love and reassurance she craved for and the two settled down in a pretty house in the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, nervous breakdown, couples, conspiracy, infidelity, mystery, deadly, mind game, danger, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%