Movies like The Amityville Horror 1979

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The Amityville Horror (1979)
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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 brought in to try and exorcise the demonic presence from their home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic, atmospheric, tense, serious, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, reincarnation, mystery, family problems, curses spells and rituals, evil, fear, husband wife relationship, possession, paranoia, island, heroes, crimes, supernatural ability, curse, demonic possession, halloween, exorcist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey

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Most similar movies to The Amityville Horror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about haunted house, danger, supernatural, ghost, murder, death and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Amityville Horror: The Conjuring (2013), The Exorcist (1973), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Poltergeist (1982), Amityville 3-D (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, fear, family in danger, evil, paranormal activity, witch, seance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1968 ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
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88%
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, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, paranormal activity, family problems, parents and children, mystery, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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100%
 8.1
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The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, frightening, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, supernatural, priest, religion, curses spells and rituals, evil force, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, brutality, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, middle east, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 260K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, psychic, family in danger, demon, single mother, paranormal investigation, child in peril, terror, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 2000s, year 1977 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, psychic, good versus evil, kidnapping, child in peril, missing child, nightmare, parallel world, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, domestic disturbance, good versus evil, rivalry, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil, photographer, murder, haunted house, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, chaos and mayhem, chaos, graphic violence, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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100%
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The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, woman in danger, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, model, hell, investigation, crimes, secret society, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, afterlife, ghost, paranormal investigation, supernatural, mystery, investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil, millionaire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, demon, dysfunctional family, incest, brother sister incest, family relations, possession, house, church, evil, poltergeist, demonic possession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, torture, black magic, violence, survival, brutality, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, evil, ghost, supernatural, psychopath, hotel, nervous breakdown, psychic, a vision, caretaker, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, montana, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, mirror, paranormal activity, family relations, hallucination, artifact, insanity, magical mirror, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, abandoned hospital, paranormal, ghost, supernatural, paranormal investigation, claustrophobia, mental institution, maze, ghost hunter, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Darkness (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, solar eclipse, afterlife, supernatural ability, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, family ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, family problems, paranormal phenomena, afterlife, zombie ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, fear, ghost, curse, haunted by the past, family in danger, evil, family problems, mute or deaf, childhood trauma ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, violence, husband wife relationship, paranormal activity, fear, mysterious death, murder, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, mental institution, evil spirit, murder, haunted by the past, survival, rescue, escape attempt, mystery, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, carnival, halloween, teenage life, on the run, crimes, stalking, youth, brutality, mental illness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 5th century, year 1975, 15th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: tense, macabre, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, supernatural, found footage, invisibility, witch, child in peril, ghost, haunted house, evil force, terrorizing, supernatural horror, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amityville Terror (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a new family moves to an old house in Amityville, they are tormented and tortured by an evil spirit living in the home while trapped by the malicious townspeople who want to keep them there.
Style: psychotronic, tense, macabre, suspenseful
Plot: family in danger, paranormal phenomena, indian burial ground, police investigation, paranormal, murder, haunted, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, family problems, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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29%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, uncover truth, supernatural, fear, violence, artists and showbiz, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, filmmaking, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
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28%
An Amityville Poltergeist (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The terrifying tale of Amityville is back. When a young man encounters a weekend of horrors after taking a house sitting job from a spooky old woman.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, supernatural power, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, vengeance, fear, chase, paranormal investigation, supernatural, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
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.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, confined, isolation, murder, supernatural, time warp, killer child, sexual content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, curse, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural ability, vampire, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
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27%
Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, fear, ghost, supernatural, panic, paranormal activity, videotaping, family, evil force, couples, desperation, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%