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Haunted Village (2006)
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Haunted Village (2006)
Original name: 아랑
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a suspension, and Lee, a new transfer from forensics. Min has nightmares: a sexual assault that haunts her. She and Lee work well together, but soon two more deaths occur - each mysteriously poisoned, both friends of the ex-con. A fourth friend, a newly married doctor, is a suspect. But what has all this to do with the salt storehouse, a death ten years ago, and a missing girl? Can Min and Lee get to the bottom of it, or is the supernatural beyond a cop's reach?
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, scary, tense, mind bending, realistic, surprise ending, sinister ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, supernatural, sexual abuse, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, grudge, deadly, disappearance, ex convict, dark secret, revenge, ghost, wedding, nightmare, crime, computers and web, couples, dog, boxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, murder, danger, crimes, supernatural, ghost and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Haunted Village: Killer Toon (2013), Behind the Wall (2008), Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004), The Entrance (2006), Lizzie (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, supernatural, murder mystery, woman in danger, ghost, strange person, deadly, danger, murder, serial killer, sadism, comics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Behind the Wall (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this chilling, atmospheric thriller, Katelyn (Lindy Booth) seeks answers about the brutal murder that claimed her mother's life 20 years ago in the lighthouse where they lived, a crime for which her grief-and-guilt-crazed father has long ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, danger, dark secret, demonic possession, haunted by the past, spirit, priest, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts a curse on the four girls tormenting them through a Ouija ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, curse, vengeance, ouija board, youth, danger, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, mute or deaf, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.3
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The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hostage, ghost, crimes, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, confined, kidnapping, evil, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Final Examination (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A burned out L.A. detective moves to Hawaii, where he stumbles upon a murder at a college sorority reunion.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, touching ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, danger, reunion, haunted by the past, resort, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
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11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, uncover truth, small town life, death in the family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mind game, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, deadly, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, youth, twins, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, mental institution, doctors and patients, isolation, supernatural, social misfits, serial killer, youth, danger, mind game ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, contemporary
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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48%
Rule Number One (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Singapore, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rookie Sergeant Lee is injured in a shoot-out and is assigned to the dubious-sounding Miscellaneous Affairs Department (MAD). There, he is paired up with Inspector Wong, a jaded and alcoholic veteran who explains that MAD’s role is to answer ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ghost, police detective, danger, supernatural, crimes, mystery, murder, revenge, investigation, crime, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Into the Mirror (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Woo Yeong-min retired from the police force after trying to save his partner and causing his death. After a series of mysterious deaths in the shopping mall in which his uncle has allowed him to work as a security guard prior to its reopening, he ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, murder, shopping mall, investigation, parallel world, supernatural, mystery, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, loss of partner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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48%
Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, murder, supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, journalism, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Forest of Death (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a mysterious forest in Thailand, many suicidal youths disappear and rescue teams can not find the way out even with compass. The ambitious reporter May is making sensationalist journalism exploring the deaths in the forest. Her boyfriend and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: forest, murder, investigation, police detective, suicide, death, danger, journalism, mystery, supernatural, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, investigation, danger, mystery, supernatural, deadly, crimes, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, coma, murder, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, murder, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, danger, woman in danger, stalking, law enforcement, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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42%
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Black House (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, insurance investigator, psychopath, insurance fraud, insurance policy, wound, serial killer, police, stabbing, investigation, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crimes, danger, deadly, journalism, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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41%
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Possessed (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her elder sister Hee-Jin returns to the apartment of their religious-maniac mother. Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case seriously is confronted with more and more suicides that are difficult to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, track down, life turned upside down, deadly, supernatural, danger, ghost, family problems, death in the family, religious fanatic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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41%
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5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, rivalry, murder, moral dilemma, mysterious character, uncover truth, vigilantism, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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41%
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Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, suicide, architect, investigation, confined, vengeance, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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41%
Sin-de-rel-la (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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, darkroom, mystery, obsession, legends and myths, family problems, family relations, deadly, supernatural, nightmare, murder, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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40%
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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38%
 5.1
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The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, serial killer, danger, deadly, investigation, crimes, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
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38%
 6.3
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Retribution (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, ghost, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character, track down, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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37%
 5.6
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Death Bell (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the eve of the dreaded university entrance examinations, the lives of 24 of the smartest and brightest students at one high school, are on the line. Locked inside a classroom and nowhere to escape, a television monitor broadcasts a terrified ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, survival, deathtrap, riddles and clues, rivalry, danger, deadly, race against time, youth, confined, gory, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, danger, deadly, crimes, stalking, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%