Movies like Bethany

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Bethany (2017)
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Bethany (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire and her husband find themselves moving back into Claire's childhood home only to have the abusive and traumatic memories of her mother come back to haunt her. As her husband starts to get more work, Claire finds herself mixed up in a fog of past and present with a mysterious figure haunting her memories. What is this small figure that is trying to reach out to her, and what does it want?
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: haunted house, death of mother, imaginary friend, traumatic childhood, childhood flashback, childhood memory, mysticism, loneliness, family, blood, abusive mother

Most similar movies to Bethany

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about haunted house, supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural power and murder mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like Bethany: The Dark and the Wicked (2020), Restoration (2016), Against the Devil (2018), Bornless Ones (2016), An American Ghost Story (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Style: macabre, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: suicide, haunted house, grief, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, brother sister relationship, riddles and clues, mysterious death, supernatural power, loss of family, death of father, evil force ...
Place: texas
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Restoration (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During home renovations, a young couple release a fiery spirit seeking retribution. To save themselves and set the spirit free, they must uncover the dire truth. But nothing is as simple as it seems...
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: ghost, nightmare, death, supernatural, paranormal, couples, supernatural power, home renovation, love, romance, evil, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Against the Devil (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Chile
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the tragic death of her eldest son, Blanca and her family travel to the coast of Chile. Weird things happen in the new house, Blanca thinks that it is her son trying to communicate with them, but the truth is much worse. An evil spirit with a ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: supernatural, ghosts, ghost, parents and children, haunted house, evil spirit, family in danger, blood, afterlife, death
Time: contemporary
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Bornless Ones (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the help of her friends, Emily moves to a remote home to take better care of her brother, Zack who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. But what they don't know is that the house kept a terrifying secret that will haunt them one by one.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: exorcism, haunted house, symbol, possession, characters killed one by one, obsession, body count, female nudity, dead teenager, slasher killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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An American Ghost Story (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, writer's life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, fear, deadly, violence, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, reincarnation, danger, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
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Place: usa, new york
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
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13/13/13 (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the 13th month of the 13th year of the new millennium.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
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7 Below (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973)
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Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Plot: old house, haunted house, ghost, inheritance, danger, supernatural ability, demon, curses spells and rituals, fireplace, creature, locked room, dark past ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
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Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, an insecure young woman, begins babysitting two troublesome siblings that turn her job into a complete living hell. That is until a devilish presence starts messing with the trio and they must band together to fight the demon away.
Style: mystical, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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Spirits Among Us (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Duration: 88 min.
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