Movies like The Amityville Horror 1979

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The Amityville Horror (1979)
 6.3
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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, psychotronic, macabre, atmospheric, tense, serious, cult film, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, family problems, curses spells and rituals, evil, reincarnation, fear, husband wife relationship, axe, possession, paranoia, island, crimes, heroes, supernatural ability, halloween ...
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, haunted house, ghost, murder, blood and deadly mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Amityville Horror: The Conjuring (2013), The Shining (1980), The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Exorcist (1973), Poltergeist (1982). 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, danger, witch, paranormal activity, fear, evil force, haunted by the past, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, murder, danger, supernatural, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 903K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 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, supernatural, danger, stephen king, nervous breakdown, psychic, hotel, ghost, psychopath, trapped ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1920s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, oregon, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 227K
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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: demonic possession, haunted house, psychic, supernatural, paranormal investigation, ghost, demon, family in danger, danger, riddles and clues, child in peril, single mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1976, year 2003
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 363K
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, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, priest, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 145K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, psychic, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, missing child, kidnapping, good versus evil, child in peril, nightmare, parallel world, ghosts ...
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, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, burned alive, supernatural, island, imaginary, deadly, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, danger, rivalry ...
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, photographer, shotgun, evil, murder, haunted house, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, uncover truth, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 9K
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, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, hell, model, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: isolation, haunted house, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, investigation, danger, paranormal investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, violence, gory, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, torture, black magic, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 118K
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, crimes, murder, insanity, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 30K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, seance, inheritance, mystery, isolated house, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, new york, usa, washington d.c., new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, demon, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, house, church, exorcism, evil, child abuse, possession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, danger, fear, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, evil, mute or deaf, family problems, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, danger, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, deadly, violence, husband wife relationship, murder, mysterious death, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.9
 12K
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, halloween, violence, youth, stalking, deadly, on the run, crimes, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 5th century, 15th century, year 1975
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, mystery, haunted by the past, missing child, family problems, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric
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 ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, supernatural, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.1
 4K
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, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, murder, danger, confined, supernatural, isolation, time warp, killer child, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ghost of Mae Nak (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mak and Nak are a young couple who have just moved into their first home as a married couple. But the house they own has a history much older than them and spirits who won't rest until they get what they want. And this time, love won't ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, afterlife, family in danger, uncover truth, family problems, gory, haunted house, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 223K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, ghost, fear, danger, evil force, family in danger, paranormal activity, attic, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986, year 2012 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, serious, scary, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, curse, danger, haunted by the past, mysterious character, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, afterlife, family in danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, fear, panic, paranormal activity, supernatural, nightmare, danger, videotaping, evil force, desperation, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, ghost, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 19K
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, solar eclipse, psychopath, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, family, mysterious character, danger ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
 111
Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, murder, family in danger, supernatural, custody, afterlife, missing child, family problems, crimes, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%