Movies like Acacia

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Acacia (2003)
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Original name: 아카시아
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 horror ensues.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, obsession, parents and children, adoption, supernatural ability, adopted son, pregnancy, psychopath, siblings relations, woman in danger, mentally unstable, couple relations, boy, animal attack, ant, tree, child murder, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Acacia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, deadly, supernatural ability, haunted by the past and haunted house mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Acacia: Before I Wake (2016), Mama (2013), When I Was Alive (2014), Cinderella (2006), The Attic (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 45K
Before I Wake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, subconscious, supernatural ability, supernatural, nightmare, insomnia, monster, supernatural power, child, little boy, adoption, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 178K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, frightening, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adoption, afterlife, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, forest, family relations, parents and children, children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, obsession, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, family relations, homecoming, danger, indoor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 1K
Cinderella (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Though having never once in her life seen her father, Hyun-soo has never felt his absense, as there is a perfect mother for her. Her mother is also a renowned plastic surgeon, so she is never lonely, surrounded by girls who want beauty consultations ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, obsession, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, supernatural, murder, nightmare, best friend, haunted by the past, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 3.3
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, attic, murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 3K
They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, couples, mystery, grudge, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 809
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, single parent, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, supernatural ability, uncover truth, pregnancy, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violence, death, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: archaeologist, excavation, amnesia, church, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, clergy, strong female character, crimes, memory loss, a vision ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, supernatural, child in peril, family relations, haunted house, ghost, supernatural being, spirit, paranormal activity, dark secret, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 278
Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, mental illness, golden years, curses spells and rituals, schizophrenia, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 428
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, family relations, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, ghost, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, sexual abuse, mystery, orphan, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, estate, family problems, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 419
Purgatory (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, isolation, reincarnation, supernatural, woman in danger, loneliness, neighbor, haunted house, fear, paranormal activity, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 708
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, haunted house, master and servant, mysterious character, family in danger, death in the family, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 1K
Dark Mirror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story about a photographer who moves her family into a home filled with mirrors which seem to reflect a different reality.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, haunted house, ghost, stalking, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, family problems, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, parents and children, nanny, family problems, mind game, obsession, isolation, suburbs, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
 5K
Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, investigation, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, evil spirit, crimes, mentally unstable, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 17K
Fragile (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of a patient's death, a nurse takes a job at an antiquated hospital for children. Soon she learns that the kids fear a ghost that prowls the floors and will not allow anyone to leave. Amy tries to protect them and convince ...
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: hospital, orphan, ghost, supernatural, nurse, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, missing child, rescue, little girl, able to see the dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 2K
Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, insomnia, woman in danger, hypnosis, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, sleeping, rehabilitation, crimes, fall in love, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, woman in danger, haunted by the past, isolation, haunted house, writer's life, mind game, confined, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 4K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.8
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, hotel, architect, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.1
 167
The Forest (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By taking her own life in the infamous Suicide Forest of Mount Fuji, a sexy American cover-girl supernaturally transforms into a demonic spirit to wreak a violent revenge, one by one, upon those who helped her ex-boyfriend leave her. .
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, urban legend, forest, rivalry, violence, murder, supernatural ability, graphic violence, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.8
 897
666: The Child (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A jet liner plummets from the sky and crashes into the earth. From the burning embers rises one lone survivor - a small boy! But the childless couple that adopts him will soon discover he is no helpless child, but rather something very powerful, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, supernatural, adoption, family in danger, orphan, parents and children, family relations, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, amateur detective, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, isolation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, haunted by the past, supernatural, dishonesty, forest, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 3K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, on the road, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fear of the Dark (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, slasher
Plot: darkness, dark and stormy night, supernatural, family relations, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, ghost, supernatural ability, cockroach, fear, dog, shadow ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%