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The list contains the best, new and most relevant haunted by the past movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, suspense and psychological films and TV shows about / with haunted by the past, supernatural, murder, danger, death, catastrophe, revenge, storytelling, deadly and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as haunted by the past: Pretty Little Liars (2010), Redemption (2013), Safe Haven (2013), My Soul to Take (2010), Beneath (2007), The Unborn (2009), Bones (2001), Boogeyman (2005), Hemoglobin (1997), Jessabelle (2014).
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Inception
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK
148 min.
 8.8
The Leftovers
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 8.3
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Black Panther
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia
134 min.
 7.4
Gogol. Viy
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Russia
100 min.
 5.7

List of haunted by the past movies

Pretty Little Liars
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, best friends, friendship, haunted by the past, secret, threat, mystery, youth, bullying, blackmail, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 6.2
 59K
Redemption
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, romantic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, vengeance, chase, ex military, fight scenes, gangster, crimes, money, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, chinese mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 6.7
 93K
Safe Haven
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, suspense, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: starting over, abusive husband, single father, haunted by the past, domestic violence, runaway, romance, small town life, love and romance, love, secrets, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina
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My Soul to Take
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, slasher, urban legend, gory, small town, murder, psychopath, danger, deadly, supernatural, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 5.4
 4K
Beneath
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Christy (Zehetner) returns to her hometown years after a car accident that disfigured her older sister. Haunted by the accident in which she was the driver, she learns that her worst nightmares have either come true ... or are about to.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, touching
Plot: haunted by the past, buried alive, death of sister, deadly, burned alive, burn victim, disfigurement, adultery, mental illness, family secret, crimes, borderline personality disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana
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 4.8
 46K
The Unborn
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, revenge, haunted by the past, woman in danger, twins, afterlife, ghosts, danger, death, brutality, demons ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.1
 6K
Bones
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, ghost, supernatural, gory, haunted house, haunted by the past, betrayal, afterlife, black people, dog, slasher, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 2000s
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 4.2
 28K
Boogeyman
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, gory, death, mentally unstable, hallucination, nightmare, danger, destiny, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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 3.8
 2K
Hemoglobin
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an unknown disease travels to an island with his girlfriend where his relatives once lived, hoping to find a cure to his illness. While it was thought that his relatives were all dead he actually finds them to be living underground. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: mutant, haunted by the past, cannibal, danger, deadly creature, incest, isolation, island, inbreeding, mutation, gory, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
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 5.4
 20K
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, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, woman in danger, danger, estate, voodoo, curses spells and rituals, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
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 8.0
 30K
The Affair
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, adultery, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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What Lies Beneath
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, couple relations, twists & turns, secrets, woman in danger, missing girl, psychology, investigation, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, vermont
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 8.3
 61K
The Leftovers
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: serious, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: small town sheriff, disappearance, missing person, haunted by the past, police chief, mystery, miraculous event, investigation, depression, religions or cults, life turned upside down, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Sleeping with the Enemy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, obsession, starting over, violent husband, stalking, haunted by the past, hidden identity, violence, woman in danger, danger, desperation, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: iowa, usa, boston
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The Butterfly Effect
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, dramatic ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, destiny, life philosophy, memory, psychology, haunted by the past, altering history, twists & turns, philosophy, existentialism, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon
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 5.2
 30K
Flatliners
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, disturbing, light
Plot: medical student, death, guilty conscience, near death experience, medical experiment, paranoia, guilt, paranormal, haunted by the past, experiment, car accident, bullying ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 56K
Candyman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, revenge, urban legend, slasher, supernatural, gory, belief, haunted by the past, investigation, cult, slavery, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 1.7M
Inception
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, ambiguous ending, futuristic ...
Plot: dreams, alternate reality, teamwork, neo noir, virtual reality, existentialism, imagination, redemption, philosophy, hi-tech, memory, heist ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, paris france, sydney australia, japan
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Castle Freak
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gory, castle, danger, freak, cellar, haunted by the past, brutality, parents and children, family drama, blind girl, death, cannibalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy, dungeon
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The Ganzfeld Haunting
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, experiment gone awry, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, losing-it hero, violence, psychology, gory, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 38K
The Body
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, revenge, murder, missing person, investigation, morgue, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, love, infidelity, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspenseful, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, mentor, supernatural, loneliness, dark hero, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past, brutality, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1870s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, new orleans, mississippi river ...
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 32K
The Fog
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, ghost, mystery, small town, fog, island, death, haunted by the past, danger, justice, prophecy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
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Dogville
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Denmark, UK, France, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Norway
Duration: 178 min.
Story: A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth ...
Style: disturbing, art house, bleak, philosophical, psychological ...
Plot: small town life, betrayal, rape, human nature, brutality, twists & turns, exploitation, bondage, morality, vengeance, greed, storytelling ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: mine
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 3K
Asylum
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, 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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mental institution, doctors and patients, gory, social misfits, mind game, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, serial killer, isolation, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 30s
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 3K
Vamp U
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wayne Gretzky (no relation) is a vampire who can't grow his teeth. His impotence began when he inadvertently killed Mary Lipinsky, the love of his life, 300 years ago. To take his mind off the pain, he teaches college history - who better? ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bleak, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, youth, supernatural, violence spree, teachers and students, haunted by the past, deadly, power relations, college, danger, bite, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 8K
Being Erica
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, therapy, introspection, haunted by the past, self discovery, doctors and patients, destiny, regret, therapist, midlife crisis, philosophy, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 43K
Hell on Wheels
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, lone wolves, haunted by the past, tough heroes, slavery, courage, vengeance, train, native americans, shooting, blood, brutality ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
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An American Haunting
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, family, sexual abuse, ghost, rape, countryside, haunted by the past, justice, redemption, curses spells and rituals, chase ...
Time: 19th century, year 2006, 2000s, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 4.2
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Room 6
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school teacher Amy has been proposed by her boyfriend Nick early in the morning and she promises her answer later in the afternoon...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: hospital, ghost, afterlife, doctors and patients, amateur detective, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, hallucination, mysterious character, arson, guilt, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
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