Curse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant curse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric and tense films and TV shows about / with curse, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, transformation, deadly, blood, ghost and supernatural power plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as curse: Once Upon a Time (2011), Dororo (2019), Natsume's Book of Friends (2008), Season of the Witch (2011), Another (2012), Dark Shadows (2012), Thinner (1996), Beastly (2011), Bag of Bones (2011), The Grudge (2004).

List of curse movies

Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, exciting, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, fairy, good versus evil, adventure, magical, happy ending, power of love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, family relations, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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 8.4
 5K
Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, curse, supernatural, violence, ronin, adventure, friendship, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
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Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, shoujo
Plot: supernatural, friendship, ghost, spirit, orphan, japanese culture, afterlife, exorcist, curse, supernatural power, human animal relationship, folklore ...
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark fantasy, knight, witch, supernatural, good versus evil, gothic horror, legends and myths, monk, supernatural ability, inquisition, curse, witches ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 10K
Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, classmate, mysterious character, death, classmates, school, curses spells and rituals, curse, danger, teenage life, school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 240K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, old mansion, old house, magic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 27K
Thinner (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, legal action, vengeance, death, supernatural, gangsters, justice, paranoia, guilt, redemption, husband wife relationship, corruption ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 74K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, youth, teenage love, self discovery, true love, fall in love, love and romance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 8K
Bag of Bones (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, curse, murder, drowning, haunted house, writer's life, haunted by the past, mystery, custody, novelist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 136K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 183K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, gypsy, ghost, evil, life turned upside down, supernatural, witches, curse, imaginary, heaven and hell, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 60s, 2000s ...
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 2K
Deeply (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On Ironbound Island, native Fiona McKay arrives from Europe with her teenage daughter Clair, hoping that the peace of the island will help the girl get over the death of her boyfriend. The girl finds comfort in the company of a visiting American ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: island, curse, memory, hopes, haunted by the past, starting over, curses spells and rituals, romance, mystery, loner, funeral, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, berlin germany, nova scotia
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 6.2
 159K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, sin, tragic hero, vikings, good versus evil, viking, weakness, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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Curse of the Nun (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A damaged young woman is looking forward to moving to a beautiful new home, but the spirit of a deranged nun wants her to stay right where she is.
Style: bleak, macabre, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: curse, nun, supernatural power, evil force, life & death, suicide, danger, investigation, faith, riddles and clues, altar boy, mysticism ...
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Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, friends, youth, loss of family member, loss of parent, transformation, curses spells and rituals, accident, teenage life, teenage love, everyday life ...
Place: japan, asia
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Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: curse, pop singer, nurse, love, romance, dating, ghost, jealousy, death of lover, friendship, couples, japanese culture ...
Place: japan
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The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Downers Grove looks like your average suburban neighborhood -- but Downers Grove has a disturbing secret.... For the past eight years, one senior from every high school graduating class has met a bizarre death right before graduation ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: curse, high school, murder, graduation, party, teenager, violence, father son relationship, jealousy, attempted rape, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, opposites attract, beast, fantasy world, disney, beautiful scenery, love story, prince, true love, kingdom, good versus evil, heroine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 4.5
 36K
Rings (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: curse, investigation, death, video tape, supernatural, video, strangulation, nightmare, hallucination, video cassette, maggot, demon ...
Place: new jersey, tokyo
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Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, vengeful ghost, danger, mystery, afterlife, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 1K
Meridian (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Catherine Bomarzini returns to the family castle in Italy after her father's death and gets caught in the web of a mysterious love triangle: a man who is at times repulsive, at others enchanting; and a creature of the night whose gentle eyes ...
Style: gothic, sexy, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: curse, ghost, monster, castle, supernatural, woman in danger, destiny, love triangle, human becomes animal, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love ...
Place: italy, europe
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Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: magic, true love, beast, transformation, physical appearance, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, man beast, curse, castle ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 2K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, curse, old dark house, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, urban legend, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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Snakes on a Train (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Under a powerful Mayan curse, snakes are hatched inside a young woman, slowly devouring her from within. Her only chance for survival is a powerful shaman who lives across the border. With only hours to live, she jumps on a train headed for Los ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curse, train, snake, survival, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, danger, giant snake, confined, supernatural, transformation, human becoming an animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, serious, dark ...
Plot: found footage, investigation, curse, dark secret, occult, disappearance, journalist, danger, demon, ghost, uncover truth, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan
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The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: vampire, haunted house, curse, murder, inspector, wax museum, ghost, danger, investigation, supernatural, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland yard, europe, scotland, england
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Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: high school, ghost, curse, urban legend, secret mission, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural, teenage life, deadly, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 1K
Ghost Town (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deputy Langley tracks a kidnapped girl to an abandoned ghost town. However, the town is not abandoned, but haunted by the spirits of an outlaw, Devlin, and his gang, who hold the equally deceased townspeople hostage until the outlaws can be killed ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost town, ghost, curse, violence, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, crimes, deadly, danger, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: arizona
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 1K
Ouija Board (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 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, ouija board, curse, vengeance, deadly, supernatural, youth, danger, rivalry, mute or deaf, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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The Houses October Built (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a ...
Style: dark, suspense, scary, bleak, rough
Plot: halloween, haunted house, curse, road trip, group of friends, danger, violence, death, mask, clown, found footage, evil clown ...
Place: texas, new orleans
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