Movies like The Abandoned

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The Abandoned
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) and the appearance of another man who has been drawn to the farm for the same reasons.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, bad ending, dark, macabre, frightening ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, supernatural, isolation, insanity, ghost, island, death, destiny, ghosts, zombie, blood, mystery, time loop, farm, woman in danger, russian, plot twist, confined, splatter, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists & turns, danger, storytelling, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, new jersey
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The Orphanage
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
105 min.
 7.5
The Others
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Spain, France, Italy
101 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, brutality, catastrophe, storytelling, danger, gory and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Abandoned: House on Haunted Hill (1999), Wendigo (2001), Sinister 2 (2015), The Messengers (2007), Burnt Offerings (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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House on Haunted Hill
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
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Duration: 91 min.
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Sinister 2
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
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The Messengers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
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Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
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Sinister
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The Grudge 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his ...
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Audience: teens
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Insidious: Chapter 2
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
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Plot: haunted house, supernatural, family, serial killer, parents and children, ghosts, hospital, investigation, afterlife, demons, police investigation, murder ...
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Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
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 4.8
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Death Ship
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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The Woods
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, gory, monster, vengeance, witch, bullying, hospital, gore, teenage life, supernatural, violence, storytelling ...
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Oculus
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The Haunting in Connecticut
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
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The Canal
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Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
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 6.7
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Dead End
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gory, family, mystery, blood, supernatural, danger, family problems, insanity, metaphysics, night, forest ...
Time: contemporary
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The Forest
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, suicide, ghost, ghosts, sisters, in the woods, demons, blood, twins, haunted house, siblings relations, splatter ...
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Creep
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, chase, survival, homeless, train, tunnel, violence, blood, deadly creature, murder, cannibalism, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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As Above, So Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
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The Orphanage
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, childhood, imaginary friend, death, adoption, ghost, children, ghosts, haunted by the past, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   42%
 
 6.5
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Session 9
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, supernatural, murder, mental institution, haunted house, ghost, insanity, mentally unstable, lobotomy, demons, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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One Missed Call
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, death, mystery, supernatural, investigation, destiny, murder, zombie, child abuse, ghost, blood, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Shutter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, death, revenge, photographer, vengeance, honeymoon, ghosts, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
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Commander
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, halloween, haunted house, male nudity, death, blood, zombie, drugs/alcohol, danger, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
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Insidious: Chapter 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, ghosts, demons, afterlife, family in danger, family drama, danger, single father, family, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Midnight Meat Train
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, psychological, serious, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, blood, photographer, violence, cannibalism, murder, monster, obsession, splatter, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   44%
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Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, mother daughter relationship, divorce, ghosts, single parent, imaginary friend, custody, parents and children, missing child, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
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The Eye
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
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Plot: hospital, supernatural, afterlife, blindness, death, ghost, ghosts, suicide, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, doctors, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand, japan
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Jessabelle
Genre: Horror, 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, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, voodoo, ghost, ghosts, woman in danger, danger, estate, pornography, uncover truth, nudity (topless - notable), curses spells and rituals ...
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Place: louisiana, usa
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