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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Renai is interrogated by a police detective about the supernatural events in the house. While the police investigate the house, the Lambert family temporarily moves to the old house of Lorraine Lambert. Renai is haunted by a woman in white and Josh has a strange behavior at home. Meanwhile Lorraine seeks out Elise's partners Specs and Tucker expecting to find answers. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Characters:baby, boy
Period:1980s
Story:tooth falling out, tooth ripped out, vhs tape, homicidal maniac, grand piano, piano playing, baby monitor, boy dressed as a girl, attacked with a knife, abandoned hospital, barricading a door, stabbed with a needle, moving furniture, pipe wrench, falling chandelier, roshambo, surgical tool, talking doll, breaking through a wall, wooden chest

Insidious (2010)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Insidious (2010)

A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in the attic. Little do they know that there is much more to this endless sleep than meets the eye as they explore the paranormal, and rediscover the past; the key to getting their son back once and for all. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Characters:baby, boy
Story:piano playing, baby monitor, demon, rocking horse, out of body experience, metronome, medium, young version of character, evil spirit, hiding in a closet, apparition, lantern, title at the end, gas mask, haunted house, possession, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, video camera, strangulation

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

In part six of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, dream monster Freddy Krueger has finally killed all the children of his hometown, and seeks to escape its confines to hunt fresh prey. To this end, he recruits the aid of his (previously unmentioned) daughter. However, she discovers the demonic origin of her father's powers and meets Dad head-on in a final showdown (originally presented in 3-D). (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Story:homicidal maniac, hit with a frying pan, evil spirit, human monster, bad guy, hit with a baseball bat, newspaper clipping, dark past, thrown through a window, scene during opening credits, maniac, knocked out, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, child abuse, strangulation, demon, psychopath, serial killer

Maniac (2012)
Horror

Maniac (2012)

Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill. (Read More)

Period:1980s
Story:mannequin, serial killer, breaking through a door, human monster, hiding in a closet, bad guy, dark past, scene during opening credits, maniac, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child abuse, strangulation, bound and gagged, foot chase, psychopath, corpse, knife, photograph, mother son relationship

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

Following up the previous Nightmare film, the dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills all three of the surviving Elm Street kids. However, Kristen (who has the ability to draw others into her dreams) wills her special ability to her friend Alice before her demise. Afterwords, Alice soon realizes that Freddy is taking advantage of that unknown power she now wields to pull a new group of teenage children into his foul domain. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, lucid dream, evil spirit, bad guy, maniac, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, demon, psychopath, punched in the face, face slap, serial killer, corpse, surprise ending, photograph, father son relationship, number in title, sequel, murder

Chugyeogja (2008)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Chugyeogja (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now. This is why Chugyeogja (2008) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:hit with a hammer, stabbed in the leg, scene during opening credits, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police detective, video camera, bound and gagged, flashlight, police station, foot chase, interrogation, punched in the face, investigation, face slap, serial killer, corpse, photograph, murder, flashback

Child's Play 2 (1990)
Horror, Thriller

Child's Play 2 (1990)

Andy Barclay has been placed in a foster home after the tragic events of the first film, since his mother was committed. In an attempt to save their reputation, the manufacturers of Chucky reconstruct the killer doll, to prove to the public that nothing was wrong with it in the first place. In doing so, they also bring the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray back to life. As Chucky tries to locate Andy, the body count rises. Will Andy be able to escape, or will Chucky succeed in possessing his body? (Read More)

Mood:supernatural
Characters:boy
Story:homicidal maniac, evil spirit, hiding in a closet, bad guy, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, maniac, basement, evil man, possession, child in peril, strangulation, bound and gagged, foot chase, second part, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, husband wife relationship, sequel

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Crime, Horror

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Characters:baby
Story:homicidal maniac, human monster, bad guy, close up of eyes, newspaper clipping, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, gas mask, scene during opening credits, maniac, basement, knocked out, evil man, child in peril, strangulation, bound and gagged, police station, foot chase, interrogation, second part

Scream 3 (2000) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 3 (2000)

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen.

Mood:nightmare
Story:vhs tape, hit with a frying pan, hidden room, hiding in a closet, taser, hit with a baseball bat, newspaper clipping, stabbed in the leg, basement, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police detective, strangulation, bound and gagged, flashlight, police station, foot chase, punched in the face, investigation, serial killer

Halloween II (2009)
Horror

Halloween II (2009)

Michael Myers is still at large and no less dangerous than ever. After a failed reunion to reach his baby sister at their old home, Laurie Strode is immediately taken to a hospital to be treated by the wounds that had been afflicted by her brother a few hours ago. However, Michael isn't too far off and will continue his murdering 'Halloween' rampage until he gets his sister all to himself. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:hospital
Characters:baby
Story:homicidal maniac, breaking through a door, human monster, bad guy, hit with a baseball bat, maniac, evil man, strangulation, flashlight, second part, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, ghost, mother son relationship, number in title, flashback, sequel

A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Horror, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear. This is why A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Characters:boy
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, breaking through a door, evil spirit, bad guy, maniac, basement, evil man, possession, child in peril, demon, second part, psychopath, face slap, serial killer, surprise ending, knife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, number in title

A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Picking up where the original Nightmare left off, Nancy has grown up and become a psychiatrist specializing in dream therapy. She meets a group of children at a local hospital facing Freddy Krueger, the same demon she once encountered in her sleep. One of them is Kristen, who has the power to draw other people into her dreams. Working with a male doctor assigned to the case, Nancy helps the kids realize their special abilities within the nightmare world. When Freddy captures one of her charges, she leads a rescue attempt into Krueger's domain, in hopes of putting his spirit to rest once and for all. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare, supernatural
Locations:hospital
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, stabbed with a needle, evil spirit, bad guy, stabbed in the leg, maniac, basement, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, foot chase, demon, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, number in title, murder, sequel

The People Under The Stairs (1991) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The People Under The Stairs (1991)

The People Under the Stairs is the story of a young boy (Fool) from the ghetto and takes place on his 13th birthday. In an attempted burglary (along with two others) of the home of his family's evil landlords, he becomes trapped inside their large suburban house and discovers the secret of the "children" that the insane brother and sister have been "rearing" under the stairs. (Read More)

Characters:boy
Story:homicidal maniac, breaking through a wall, abused child, human monster, hiding in a closet, bad guy, scene during opening credits, maniac, basement, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, child abuse, flashlight, psychopath, face slap, corpse, knife, murder

You're Next (2011)
Horror, Thriller

You're Next (2011)

When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped... until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.

Story:hit with a frying pan, startled, close up of eyes, title at the end, thrown through a window, basement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, flashlight, foot chase, psychopath, punched in the face, serial killer, corpse, brother brother relationship, surprise ending, knife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, murder

Gothika (2003)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Gothika (2003)

Dr. Miranda Grey is a psychiatrist who works in a penitentiary, in the mental institution sector. She is married with Dr. Douglas Grey, the chief of department where Dr. Pete Graham also works. Chloe Sava, a patient of Dr. Miranda formerly abused by her stepfather, claims that she is frequently raped by the devil in her cell. After leaving the asylum in a stormy night, Dr. Miranda has a car accident, and when she wakes up, she is an inmate of the institution, being accused of an horrible crime and having no memory of the incident. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Story:homicidal maniac, bad guy, newspaper clipping, female doctor, syringe, maniac, evil man, possession, video camera, flashlight, police station, foot chase, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, knife, photograph, murder

The Prophecy (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. This is why The Prophecy (1995) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:close up of eyes, newspaper clipping, thrown through a window, scene during opening credits, maniac, knocked out, evil man, possession, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police detective, flashlight, police station, demon, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, corpse, surprise ending, knife

A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:hospital
Story:stabbed with a needle, lucid dream, human monster, hiding in a closet, dark past, stabbed in the leg, syringe, evil man, demon, corpse, surprise ending, photograph, father son relationship, flashback, murder

Child's Play (1988)
Horror, Thriller

Child's Play (1988)

When Charles Lee Ray needs to get quick escape from cop Mike Norris, he takes his soul and buries it into playful, seemingly good guy doll Chucky. Little does he know a little boy by the name of Andy Barclay will be the new owner of him soon-to-come. Charles confides in Andy while he commits numerous murders. Once the adults accept Andy's story as truth, it's too late. (Read More)

Characters:boy
Period:1980s
Story:serial killer, talking doll, breaking through a door, hit with a hammer, human monster, hiding in a closet, hit with a baseball bat, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, maniac, knocked out, possession, child in peril, police detective, police station, foot chase, psychopath, corpse, knife, mother son relationship

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Story:hiding in a closet, newspaper clipping, dark past, lantern, stabbed in the leg, scene during opening credits, syringe, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police detective, flashlight, police station, foot chase, punched in the face, investigation, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph

Fallen (1998)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

Fallen (1998)

Det. John Hobbes is convinced that when killer Edgar Reese is executed, all of his troubles are over. But when people he knows and people on the street start to sing the same tune that Reese sang in the gas chamber, and those same people taunt him, he is told that maybe the cursed fallen angel Azazel is behind it all. Azazel is cursed to roam the Earth without a form, and he can switch bodies by any contact, making him hard to track. When Hobbes is forced to kill a man possessed by Azazel, he must clear his name while protecting his family and others from the evil, vengeful Azazel. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Story:serial killer, evil spirit, dark past, scene during opening credits, syringe, maniac, basement, possession, child in peril, police detective, nonlinear timeline, strangulation, flashlight, police station, foot chase, demon, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, corpse

Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

After trying to connect with her dead mother, teenager Quinn Brenner, asks psychic Elise Rainier to help her, she refuses due to negotiate events in her childhood. Quinn starts noticing paranormal events happen in her house. After a vicious attack from a demon her father goes back and begs Elise Rainier to use her abilities to contact the other side in hope to stop these attacks by this furious demon content for a body. This is why Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Mood:supernatural
Locations:hospital
Story:medium, evil spirit, seance, lantern, possession, character repeating someone else's dialogue, strangulation, flashlight, demon, ghost, surprise ending, photograph, father son relationship, flashback

Split (2016)
Horror, Thriller

Split (2016)

When three girls are kidnapped by a man with 23 different personalities, they have to work out which of those personalities will help them escape and which of those personalities will try to stop them.

Story:homicidal maniac, abusive mother, young version of character, human monster, bad guy, hit with a baseball bat, female doctor, dark past, gas mask, maniac, basement, knocked out, evil man, child abuse, nonlinear timeline, flashlight, second part, psychopath, serial killer, corpse

The Strangers (2008)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Strangers (2008)

After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive. (Read More)

Story:homicidal maniac, red light, breaking through a door, hiding in a closet, knocked out, evil man, nonlinear timeline, flashlight, foot chase, piano, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, surprise ending, knife, murder, flashback

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Locations:hospital
Story:hit with a frying pan, imposter, hiding in a closet, taser, newspaper clipping, title at the end, knocked out, police detective, nonlinear timeline, flashlight, foot chase, interrogation, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, face slap, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)

Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Locations:hospital
Story:hit with a hammer, taser, hit with a baseball bat, newspaper clipping, scene during opening credits, basement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police detective, strangulation, bound and gagged, foot chase, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, serial killer, corpse, brother brother relationship, knife, photograph

Bride Of Chucky (1998)
Comedy, Horror

Bride Of Chucky (1998)

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts, two eloping high-school graduates. This is why Bride Of Chucky (1998) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013).

Mood:supernatural
Story:homicidal maniac, serial killer, talking doll, close up of eyes, title at the end, thrown through a window, scene during opening credits, maniac, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police detective, strangulation, flashlight, police station, psychopath, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph, murder

Scream 4 (2011)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 4 (2011)

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger. (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:startled, breaking through a door, hiding in a closet, stabbed in the leg, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, video camera, bound and gagged, flashlight, police station, foot chase, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, serial killer, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, knife, husband wife relationship

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Horror, Thriller

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

Jesse begins experiencing a number of disturbing and unexplainable things after the death of his neighbor. As he investigates, it isn't long before Jesse finds he's been marked for possession by a malevolent demonic entity, and it's only a matter of time before he is completely under its control...

Themes:suicide
Mood:supernatural
Story:vhs, young version of character, hiding in a closet, hit with a baseball bat, grandmother grandson relationship, basement, knocked out, possession, character repeating someone else's dialogue, video camera, strangulation, demon, corpse, photograph, murder

The House Of The Devil (2009) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror

The House Of The Devil (2009)

Locations:hospital
Period:1980s
Story:startled, haunted house, basement, knocked out, bound and gagged, foot chase, demon, piano, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph, husband wife relationship, flashback, murder

The Unborn (2009)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Unborn (2009)

While babysitting a boy and his baby brother, Casey Beldon has a dreadful nightmare involving a weird dog and an evil child, and she tells her best friend Romy over the phone. Casey is haunted by this boy, and when she goes to the ophthalmologist, he asks if she has a twin brother or sister. She asks her father and discovers that her mother lost a son that died in the womb. Casey suspects that she is haunted by the spirit of her brother. She finds a letter addressed to a woman called Sofi Kozma and a creepy picture at home that belonged to her mother. She goes with Romy to a retirement home to meet Sofi, a survivor of the experiments during the Holocaust. But Sofi tells Casey that she had never met her mother and later calls Casey to tell her she is in great danger. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:hospital
Characters:baby, boy
Story:baby monitor, abandoned hospital, apparition, newspaper clipping, syringe, possession, child in peril, video camera, flashlight, punched in the face, surprise ending, photograph, flashback

A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born again" into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son? This is why A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, evil spirit, bad guy, maniac, evil man, demon, serial killer, surprise ending, photograph, mother son relationship, murder, sequel

Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Mood:nightmare
Locations:hospital
Story:grandmother grandson relationship, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police detective, flashlight, police station, foot chase, interrogation, psychopath, punched in the face, brother brother relationship, surprise ending, knife, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, number in title, flashback, murder

Taking Lives (2004) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Period:1980s
Story:serial killer, wearing a sound wire, dark past, maniac, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police detective, strangulation, flashlight, police station, foot chase, interrogation, psychopath, investigation, face slap, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph, mother son relationship, murder

V/h/s (2012)
Horror, Thriller

V/h/s (2012)

A POV, found footage horror film from the perspective of America's top genre filmmakers. A group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house in the countryside and acquire a rare tape. Upon searching the house, the guys are confronted with a dead body, a hub of old televisions and an endless supply of cryptic footage, each video stranger than the last. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural
Story:vhs tape, vcr, vhs, title at the end, haunted house, basement, possession, character repeating someone else's dialogue, video camera, flashlight, demon, corpse, ghost, knife, husband wife relationship, murder

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Horror

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

In 1988, in California, cinematographer Dennis moves to the house of his girlfriend Julie to raise a family with her daughters Katie and Kristi. Little Kristi has an imaginary friend named Toby while weird things happen in the house. Dennis decides to place cameras in the house to capture images during the night and soon he finds that there is an entity in the house. Dennis's friend Randy Rosen ('Dustin Ingram (I)' (qv)) researches the events and learns that his house might be a coven of witches and the children may be in danger. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural
Period:1980s
Story:vcr, vhs, young version of character, whispering, hiding in a closet, child in peril, nonlinear timeline, video camera, demon, surprise ending, number in title, sequel

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. This is why Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:piano playing, breaking through a door, hit with a baseball bat, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police detective, flashlight, police station, foot chase, piano, interrogation, punched in the face, corpse, ghost, brother brother relationship, surprise ending, photograph, husband wife relationship, murder

Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part Vi (1986) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Horror, Thriller

Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part Vi (1986)

Tommy Jarvis returns to the graveyard to make sure Jason Voorhees is dead and accidentally brings him back to life. Now it's up to Tommy to stop Jason's mindless killing and put him back where he belongs.

Mood:supernatural
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, bad guy, maniac, evil man, flashlight, demon, psychopath, serial killer, surprise ending, number in title, murder, flashback, sequel

The Stepfather (2009)
Crime, Thriller

The Stepfather (2009)

Michael Harding returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David. As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Is he really the man of her dreams or could David be hiding a dark side? (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:breaking through a door, basement, knocked out, flashlight, police station, foot chase, psychopath, punched in the face, serial killer, corpse, brother brother relationship, surprise ending, knife, father son relationship, mother son relationship, flashback, murder

House Of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Horror

House Of 1000 Corpses (2003)

In "House of 1000 Corpses", two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism and satanic rituals are just a few of the 1000+ horrors that await. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Characters:baby
Story:breaking through a door, human monster, hit with a baseball bat, mannequin, lantern, gas mask, maniac, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, bound and gagged, serial killer, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph, father son relationship, number in title, murder, flashback

V/h/s/2 (2013)
Horror, Thriller

V/h/s/2 (2013)

Themes:suicide
Locations:hospital
Story:vhs tape, vcr, vhs, hit with a baseball bat, title at the end, child in peril, video camera, foot chase, demon, ghost, murder, sequel

15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." This is why 15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Characters:boy
Story:hit with a frying pan, fire extinguisher, close up of eyes, police detective, video camera, police station, foot chase, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation, face slap, serial killer, corpse, knife, photograph, husband wife relationship, number in title, murder

Saw IV (2007)
Horror, Mystery

Saw IV (2007)

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences. (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:hit with a hammer, thrown through a window, stabbed in the leg, police detective, child abuse, nonlinear timeline, bound and gagged, police station, interrogation, investigation, serial killer, corpse, surprise ending, knife, photograph, husband wife relationship, number in title, flashback, sequel, murder

One Missed Call (2008)
Horror, Mystery

One Missed Call (2008)

After the death of their friend Shelley, Leann Cole receives a voice mail from the future of the date and time when she would die. On the scheduled day, Leann sees weird things and in the precise informed hour, Leann is attacked by a supernatural force on a footbridge over a train station while talking to her friend Beth Raymond. Beth meets Leann's boyfriend Brian, who also received a call, and witnesses his death on the street. When her roommate Taylor Anthony receives a call, Beth befriends Det. Jack Andrews, who tells her that his sister was the first victim of the phone call. They decide to investigate the connections of Jack's sister and find the name of Marie Layton, who apparently abused of her daughters. Jack and Beth run against time trying to save Beth from her fate. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural
Locations:hospital
Story:abandoned hospital, abusive mother, child in peril, police detective, child abuse, flashlight, police station, investigation, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, knife, number in title, murder, flashback

Se7en (1995)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Se7en (1995)

A film about two homicide detectives' ('Morgan Freeman (I)' (qv) and ('Brad Pitt' (qv) desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world's ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The movie takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopathic "John Doe" ('Kevin Spacey' (qv)) sermonizes to Detectives Somerset and Mills -- one sin at a time. The sin of Gluttony comes first and the murderer's terrible capacity is graphically demonstrated in the dark and subdued tones characteristic of film noir. The seasoned and cultured but jaded Somerset researches the Seven Deadly Sins in an effort to understand the killer's modus operandi while the bright but green and impulsive Detective Mills (Pitt) scoffs at his efforts to get inside the mind of a killer... (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Story:homicidal maniac, serial killer, wearing a sound wire, metronome, human monster, bad guy, maniac, evil man, police detective, flashlight, police station, foot chase, interrogation, psychopath, investigation, corpse, surprise ending, photograph, husband wife relationship, number in title

Freddy Vs. Jason (2003) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Action, Horror, Thriller

Freddy Vs. Jason (2003)

It's been nearly ten years since Freddy Krueger terrorized people in the dreams, and the towns folk want to keep him erased from their memory. Freddy still has one more plan on getting back to Elm Street. He resurrects Jason Voorhees and sends him off to kill. The more bodies which fall to the ground, the stronger in which Freddy becomes. This is until, Freddy realizes that Jason isn't going to step aside easily, and must be taken down himself. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Story:homicidal maniac, lucid dream, tranquilizer, breaking through a door, evil spirit, bad guy, newspaper clipping, maniac, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police station, foot chase, demon, psychopath, serial killer, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, photograph

Hobo With A Shotgun (2011)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Hobo With A Shotgun (2011)

A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and even a pedophile Santa, the Hobo goes about bringing justice to the city the best way he knows how - with a 20-gauge shotgun. Mayhem ensues when he tries to make things better for the future generation. Street justice will indeed prevail. This is why Hobo With A Shotgun (2011) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). (Read More)

Locations:hospital
Characters:baby
Story:vhs tape, red light, hit with a baseball bat, scene during opening credits, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, video camera, police station, foot chase, punched in the face, corpse, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, murder

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:suicide
Locations:hospital
Story:grand piano, hidden room, human monster, newspaper clipping, title at the end, gas mask, knocked out, evil man, character repeating someone else's dialogue, child in peril, police detective, strangulation, bound and gagged, police station, foot chase, piano, interrogation, psychopath, punched in the face, investigation

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:suicide
Story:young version of character, close up of eyes, female doctor, knocked out, character repeating someone else's dialogue, strangulation, foot chase, interrogation, punched in the face, investigation, corpse, surprise ending, knife, murder, flashback

Odd Thomas (2013) is one of the best movies like Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Odd Thomas (2013)

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas ('Anton Yelchin' (qv)) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy ('Addison Timlin' (qv)) and the local sheriff ('Willem Dafoe' (qv)), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. (Read More)

Mood:supernatural, nightmare
Locations:hospital
Story:startled, tooth, young version of character, evil spirit, hit with a baseball bat, newspaper clipping, knocked out, child in peril, bound and gagged, foot chase, demon, punched in the face, investigation, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, knife, photograph, husband wife relationship, flashback

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Horror

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends (comprising Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz) are being tormented by a clawed killer in their dreams named Fred Krueger. Nancy must think quickly, as Fred tries to pick them off one by one. When he has you in your sleep, who is there to save you? (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Period:1980s
Story:homicidal maniac, lucid dream, breaking through a door, bad guy, maniac, evil man, strangulation, police station, foot chase, demon, psychopath, face slap, serial killer, corpse, ghost, surprise ending, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, murder

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