Movies like American Poltergeist

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American Poltergeist (2015)
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American Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends move into a vacation home with a sinister past in Fall River, Massachusetts. Suspicious of the home's owner, Taryn feels a strong connection to the house and finds herself at the center of one of the most deadly poltergeists in American history.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: pursuit, poltergeist, haunted house, chase, demon, vengeance, ghost, youth, supernatural, friendship, violence, death, friends, paranormal phenomena, killings, paranormal, supernatural ability, evil, exorcism, fear, supernatural power, murder, victim, curses spells and rituals, loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to American Poltergeist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, psychotronic and disturbing films with plots about characters in danger, paranormal, violence, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, exorcism and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like American Poltergeist: The Devil Within (2016), Ghost Note (2017), A House Is Not a Home (2015), Bleed (2016), The Amityville Harvest (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil Within (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In November 2012 Rachel Kusza and her team of film makers travelled to Transylvania to document the Baciu forest. A forest with a dark history of strange occurrences, ghost sightings and countless cases of missing people. The film crew were never ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: missing person, forest, ghost, violence, death, murder, chase, revenge, fear, killings, evil, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: transylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
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Ghost Note (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An immortal blues musician terrorizes childhood sweethearts reunited over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, suspense
Plot: musician, paranormal phenomena, ghost, supernatural power, supernatural, peril, paranormal, demon, victim, rescue, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A House Is Not a Home (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ben (Webb) and Linda Williams move the family into a dream home in a last ditch effort to save their troubled marriage. Despite their good intentions, they cannot shake the feeling that they are being watched by something. Their unimaginable fears ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, pursuit, blood, fear, death, monster, creature, supernatural, supernatural power, chase, evil, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Bleed (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: It seemed perfect - a new house, a new marriage, a child soon to be born. But when Sarah and Matt invite their friends to celebrate, the situation turns deadly as they enter a burned-out prison on a ghost hunt.
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: new house, violence, paranormal, ghost, paranormal phenomena, death, fear, revenge, deadly creature, characters in danger, supernatural, victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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 ⇓
86%
House of Purgatory (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Four teenagers go looking for a legendary haunted house that gives you money back for every floor you can complete. Once finding it, they realize the house is much more terrifying than a normal Halloween attraction - the house knows each of their ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: halloween party, halloween, haunted house, purgatory, violence, ghost, paranormal, chase, murder, paranormal phenomena, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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 ⇓
83%
 4.4
 770
Talon Falls (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Four teenagers on a road trip decide to take a detour and find them selves at at haunted house halloween scream park deep in the woods of southern Kentucky. After witnessing an assortment of torture and gore. they start wondering if what they are ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, paranormal, friendship, demon, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, paranormal investigation, ghost, peril, paranormal phenomena, violence, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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GH5 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the sudden loss of his fiancee Emma, Matt becomes obsessed with finding life after death. For seven years, Matt and his younger brother Michael visited over one hundred Ghost House cases in the U.S.- every one of them turning into a ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, young adult, murder, death, paranormal investigation, violence, deadly creature, peril, vengeance, demon ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 145
Devil's Night (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: On the night before Halloween, four high school friends choose to bail on the big costume party in favor of some holiday vandalizing, a choice with dire consequences.
Style: disturbing, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: friendship between men, devil worship, death of friend, party, halloween party, halloween, ghost, supernatural power, supernatural, paranormal, victim, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.0
 320
Anomaly (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a family that experienced the biggest demonic possession after moving into a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural power, demon, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, peril, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, death, ghost ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
71%
 3.7
 167
Spirit Hunters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cinematographer and soundman, Morgan and Cricket, head to a remote Idaho ranch to film the pilot episode of “Spirit Seekers,” a new reality TV show about ghost hunters. When the host dies during filming, the production shuts down. Unbeknownst ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost hunter, ghost, murder, tv crew, paranormal, supernatural power, paranormal investigation, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, paranormal phenomena, violence, demon ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ 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 ⇓
69%
The Inhabitants (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young couple gets more than they bargained for when they buy an historic bed and breakfast in New England only to discover that the old house is hiding a dark secret within its walls.
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: young couple, haunted house, couple relations, supernatural horror, chase, paranormal, peril, ghost, deadly creature, demon, paranormal phenomena, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Within These Walls (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prisoner in her own home, a captive in her own body. Assaulted and trapped with no one to hear her cries for help... and knowing no one will believe her if they do. This is the terrifying reality Alaina finds herself in when she moves in to the ...
Style: psychological, scary, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, trapped, assault, paranormal, violence, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, murder, chase, vengeance, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Ideal (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's a high school summer job for Julia and Alexander - the chance to earn money and work with eccentric, charismatic social studies teacher, Mr. Zenidro. But something else awaits them in the empty, yet mysterious school building. As the past ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: paranormal, high school, teacher, violence, paranormal phenomena, teenager, betrayal, youth, victim, killings, chase, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.7
 472
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 ⇓
60%
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Diary of an Exorcist - Zero (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lucas devotes his life to church work after a tragedy. When an exorcism case gets out of control, he has to figure out who is under the Devil's influence.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: possession, exorcism, supernatural power, paranormal, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, death, characters in danger, killings, peril, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Keeper of Darkness (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Street-smart exorcist Fatt has an unique method of dealing with vengeful spirits: He negotiates with them and persuades them to let go of their grudges. After recordings of his exorcisms go viral, Fatt attracts the attentions of a murderous spirit ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost hunter, deadly creature, paranormal investigation, paranormal, ghost, demon, peril, paranormal phenomena, violence, vengeance, supernatural power, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
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Sator (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Secluded in a desolate forest, a broken family is observed by Sator, a supernatural entity who is attempting to claim them.
Style: scary, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: demon, devil, supernatural, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, peril, supernatural power, rescue, killings, murder, supernatural ability, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
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The Dark Sleep (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adaption of H.P Lovecrafts The Dreams in the witchhouse
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: house, h.p. lovecraft, writers, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, chase, evil, revenge, deadly creature, youth, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Paranormal Captivity (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, a penniless woman moves into the home of her Uncle. Strange things begin to occur. Is the house haunted or is it something more?
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: paranormal investigation, pursuit, violence, spirit, paranormal, supernatural power, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, vengeance, rescue, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Spectres (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of college friends on a weekend trip to the back woods of Kentucky trespass through an Native American burial ground, they unwittingly unleash the wrath of an ancient evil. As they experience increasing levels of peril and hauntings, ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: demon, pursuit, ghost, paranormal phenomena, spirit, native american, paranormal, deadly creature, characters in danger, society, supernatural power, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.2
 59
Exscind (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After reading a magazine article about a case of multiple murders 50 years ago, an excited paranormal group sets out to investigate the site where the serial killers lived and where the horrifying crimes occurred. As day turns to night and evidence ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, abandoned, fear, farmhouse, search, mass murder, deadly creature, ghost, murder, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.0
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Baphomet (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An American family celebrates their 28-year-old daughter's pregnancy. The celebration is interrupted when a Satanic cult leader, Henrik Brandr, unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik offers to pay the family a large sum for ownership of their ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, cult, family, devil worship, cult leader, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, mission, death, evil witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Poltergeist of Borley Forest (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a night of teenage partying in the woods, Paige unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events that plunge her into a waking nightmare. Tormented by terrifying and increasingly violent supernatural visitations, Paige starts digging into the past ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, bleak, tense ...
Plot: forest, haunted, ghost, poltergeist, supernatural, supernatural power, fear, revenge, violence, chase, hunting, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Clown Motel Massacre (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: A group of ghost hunters, The Paranormal Searchers Squad, travel to the Clown Motel to see for themselves if the legend of William McReady, a murderous motel owner with a clown fetish, is true. While they're investigating the motel and cemetery ...
Style: macabre, scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, killer, massacre, motel, evil clown, paranormal, curses spells and rituals, characters in danger, violence, paranormal phenomena, ghost hunter, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
House of Forbidden Secrets (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob Hunt has had some very bad breaks in life. His wife left him, his friends have all abandoned him, and his children barely see him! Jacob has been given an amazing gift and the chance he needs to get back on his feet and start anew. Jacob has ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense, satanic
Plot: demonic possession, priest, death, gore, prostitute, demon, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, characters in danger, exorcism, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 395
Interior (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: What starts as a simple paranormal investigation inside a mundane Florida house soon becomes a terrifying experience through the unknown and beyond.
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: pursuit, ghost, haunted house, paranormal, house, peril, hunting, family relations, evil, curses spells and rituals, chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%