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The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Conjuring (2013)

In 1971, Carolyn and Roger Perron move their family into a dilapidated Rhode Island farm house and soon strange things start happening around it with escalating nightmarish terror. In desperation, Carolyn contacts the noted paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, to examine the house. What the Warrens discover is a whole area steeped in a satanic haunting that is now targeting the Perron family wherever they go. To stop this evil, the Warrens will have to call upon all their skills and spiritual strength to defeat this spectral menace at its source that threatens to destroy everyone involved. (Read More)

Themes:marriage,  suicide
Locations:motel
Characters:maid
Story:dybbuk box,  rhode island,  psychic vision,  animate doll,  demonic possession,  pump action shotgun,  ghost in mirror,  ghost hunter,  suicide by hanging,  driving at night in the rain,  ends with quotation,  hiding in cupboard,  hung from tree,  house by a lake,  bumping head,  revealing the truth,  locked in a cellar,  hole in a wall,  crawl space,  slit wrists,  boat dock,  hand clapping game,  dybbuk,  ultraviolet light,  music score features piano,  genuflecting,  child sacrifice,  upside down camera shot,  paranormal investigator,  loss of pet,  spiral,  bitten in the face,  volkswagen bus,  sideburns,  laundry drying on clothes line,  blood vomiting,  hanged by the neck,  wind chime,  matches,  paranormal activity,  hanged woman,  clothesline,  death of pet,  paranormal investigation,  year 1971,  wardrobe,  filicide,  falling through the floor,  sailor suit,  new house,  rocking chair,  ends with text,  cutting hair,  flash camera,  pancake,  year 1968,  clairvoyant,  locket,  sleepwalking,  dead bird,  music box,  station wagon,  noose,  farmhouse,  lecture,  blindfolded,  apparition,  levitation,  dead dog,  exorcism,  pigeon,  bruise,  laughing,  truck driver,  catholic priest,  scissors,  near death experience,  vision,  singing in a car,  crucifix,  electronic music score,  haunted house,  blindfold,  prank,  character's point of view camera shot,  doll,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  witch,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  little boy,  tied to a chair,  video camera,  little girl,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  shotgun,  police officer,  ghost,  teenage girl,  based on true story,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  two word title,  flashback

The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

In 1977, paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to London, England, where single mother Peggy Hodgson believes that something evil is in her home. When Peggy's youngest daughter starts showing signs of demonic possession, Ed and Lorraine attempt to help the besieged girl, only to find themselves targeted by the malicious spirits. (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  possession,  paranormal investigator,  paranormal activity,  paranormal investigation,  levitation,  crucifix,  haunted house,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  little girl,  ghost,  teenage girl,  based on true story,  husband wife relationship

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Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Daniel Rey along with his wife, Kristi; daughter, Ali; toddler son, Hunter, and their dog, move to Carlsbad, California. A few days later their residence is broken into, however, nothing appears to be missing. In order to prevent re-occurrences, they install a number of security cameras that will record everything on a DVR. After they hire a Spanish-speaking nanny to look after Hunter, she informs them that there is something wrong in their house and performs prayers, much to the chagrin of Daniel, who lets her go. He will subsequently regret this decision as more inexplicable and strange incidents occur, with Ali concluding, after a research, that their house may be possessed by a demonic entity. (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  paranormal activity,  ends with text,  rocking chair,  dead bird,  crucifix,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  video camera,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

The Devil Inside (2012)
Horror

The Devil Inside (2012)

An American girl, Isabella, sets out to make a documentary to understand what happened to her mother who murdered three clergy people. She was not convicted due to insanity and was sent to a mental hospital in Italy. Isabella meets with some priests in Italy who explain that her mother's condition may not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  ends with text,  exorcism,  catholic priest,  crucifix,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  video camera,  mother daughter relationship

V/h/s/2 (2013) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Thriller

V/h/s/2 (2013)

Themes:suicide
Locations:motel
Story:pump action shotgun,  bitten in the face,  prank,  character's point of view camera shot,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  video camera,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  ghost

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The Unborn (2009)
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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. This is why The Unborn (2009) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  ghost in mirror,  suicide by hanging,  dybbuk,  wind chime,  apparition,  exorcism,  scissors,  possession,  child in peril,  video camera,  father daughter relationship,  two word title,  flashback

Annabelle (2014)
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Annabelle (2014)

John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now... Annabelle. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:doll,  animate doll,  paranormal activity,  rocking chair,  ends with text,  apparition,  near death experience,  haunted house,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  little girl,  ghost,  based on true story,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Poltergeist (2015)
Horror, Thriller

Poltergeist (2015)

Legendary filmmaker 'Sam Raimi' (qv) and director 'Gil Kenan (I)' (qv) reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her. (Read More)

Story:ghost hunter,  hole in a wall,  paranormal investigator,  paranormal activity,  paranormal investigation,  new house,  haunted house,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  ghost,  teenage girl,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

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The Woman In Black (2012) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

The Woman In Black (2012)

In London, solicitor Arthur Kipps still grieves the death of his beloved wife Stella on the delivery of their son Joseph four years ago. His employer gives him a last chance to keep his job, and he is assigned to travel to the remote village of Cryphin Gifford to examine the documentation of the Eel Marsh House that belonged to the recently deceased Mrs. Drablow. Arthur befriends Daily on the train and the man offers a ride to him to the Gifford Arms inn. Arthur has a cold reception and the owner of the inn tells that he did not receive the request of reservation and there is no available room. The next morning, Arthur meets solicitor Jerome who advises him to return to London. However, Arthur goes to the isolated manor and soon he finds that Eel Marsh House is haunted by the vengeful ghost of a woman dressed in black. He also learns that the woman lost her son drowned in the marsh and she seeks revenge, taking the children of the scared locals. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:suicide by hanging,  genuflecting,  blood vomiting,  hanged by the neck,  rocking chair,  locket,  music box,  apparition,  crucifix,  haunted house,  doll,  little boy,  ghost,  little girl,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Ghost Ship (2002)
Horror

Ghost Ship (2002)

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature. (Read More)

Story:ghost in mirror,  falling through the floor,  locket,  apparition,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  little girl,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  ghost,  flashback

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. This is why Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:crawl space,  paranormal activity,  levitation,  character's point of view camera shot,  witch,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  video camera,  sister sister relationship,  mother daughter relationship

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The Last Exorcism (2010)
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The Last Exorcism (2010)

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the evangelical Reverend Cotton Marcus was raised by his father to be a preacher. He agrees that the filmmaker Iris Reisen and the cameraman Daniel Moskowitz make a documentary about his life. Cotton tells that when his wife Shanna Marcus had troubles in the delivery of their son Justin, he prioritized the doctor help to God and since then he questions his faith. Further, he tells that exorcisms are frauds but the results are good for the believers because they believe it is true. When Cotton is summoned by the farmer Louis Sweetzer to perform an exorcism in his daughter Nell, Cotton sees the chance to prove to the documentary crew what he has just told. They head to Ivanwood and they have a hostile reception from Louis's son Caleb. Cotton performs the exorcism in Nell, exposing his tricks to the camera, but sooner they learn that the dysfunctional Sweetzer family has serious problems. (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  farmhouse,  exorcism,  crucifix,  blindfold,  doll,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

Paranormal Activity (2007) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Paranormal Activity (2007)

After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Story:demonic possession,  paranormal activity,  ends with text,  sleepwalking,  exorcism,  crucifix,  haunted house,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  video camera,  supernatural power,  two word title

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (2005)
Drama, Horror, Thriller

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (2005)

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trail begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true. (Read More)

Story:exorcism,  demonic possession,  locket,  farmhouse,  crucifix,  doll,  possession,  supernatural power,  teenage girl,  based on true story,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  flashback

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Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Story:farmhouse,  laughing,  near death experience,  electronic music score,  prank,  character's point of view camera shot,  child in peril,  little boy,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  police officer,  teenage girl,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

The Prophecy (1995)
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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 The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  levitation,  exorcism,  catholic priest,  near death experience,  vision,  electronic music score,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  little girl,  supernatural power,  police officer,  flashback

Kill List (2011) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Kill List (2011)

Story:pump action shotgun,  hanged by the neck,  hanged woman,  dead dog,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  little boy,  shotgun,  husband wife relationship,  two word title,  flashback

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The Omen (2006)
Horror

The Omen (2006)

When the Vatican observatory priest sees the appearance of a comet, the Church is sure that it confirms the eve of the Armageddon. Meanwhile, the USA President's godson Robert Thorn is informed in the maternity in Rome by Father Spiletto that his wife Katherine has just lost her baby and she had troubles with her uterus and would not have another pregnancy. Spiletto suggests Robert that another just born child that lost his mother could be the substituted for his son, and Robert accepts the child and gives the name of Damien. Robert is promoted to ambassador in London after a tragic accident. When Damien's nanny commits suicide in his birthday party, a substitute, Mrs. Baylock, comes to work and live with the family. Along the years, Katherine realizes that Damien is evil, while Robert is contacted by Father Brennan, who tells him that Damien is the son of devil. When the priest dies in a bizarre accident, the photographer Keith Jennings shows evidences to Robert that the boy is the Antichrist. They travel to the town of Megiddo to learn how the boy can be stopped. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  suicide by hanging,  hanged by the neck,  cutting hair,  noose,  scissors,  catholic priest,  crucifix,  possession,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  husband wife relationship,  two word title

Odd Thomas (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)

Locations:motel
Story:demonic possession,  pancake,  clairvoyant,  locket,  near death experience,  vision,  singing in a car,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  supernatural power,  police officer,  ghost,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  two word title,  flashback

Deliver Us From Evil (2014)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Deliver Us From Evil (2014)

In DELIVER US FROM EVIL, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Based upon the book, which details Sarchie's bone-chilling real-life cases. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  police officer,  exorcism,  catholic priest,  crucifix,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  based on true story,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

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The Possession (2012) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Thriller

The Possession (2012)

The basketball coach Clyde and his wife Stephanie divorced a couple of months ago and their teenage daughter Hannah and the girl Emily 'Em' live with their mother and spend the weekends with their father. One day, Clyde stops his car in a yard sale and Em buys an antique carved box and becomes obsessed with it. Em finds the hidden lock and releases an evil spirit that possesses her. Soon Clyde discovers that Em has a problem, but his annoying ex-wife and her boyfriend Brett do not pay attention to him and get a restraining order against Clyde. Clyde seeks out Professor McMannis and when he sees the box, he explains that it is a Dibbuk Box, where a fiend is trapped inside. He also explains that the box should not be open; otherwise the person will be possessed by the spirit. Now Clyde travels to a Jewish community in New York and the rabbi's son Tzadok returns with him expecting to exorcise Em to save the girl. This is why The Possession (2012) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:dybbuk box,  demonic possession,  dybbuk,  music score features piano,  pancake,  exorcism,  possession,  child in peril,  sister sister relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  two word title

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
Story:demonic possession,  levitation,  prank,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  witch,  no opening credits,  video camera,  shotgun

Poltergeist (1982)
Horror, Thriller

Poltergeist (1982)

A young family are visited by ghosts in their home. At first the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, then they turn nasty and start to terrorise the family before they "kidnap" the youngest daughter.

Story:animate doll,  ghost hunter,  paranormal investigator,  paranormal investigation,  apparition,  haunted house,  child in peril,  little boy,  video camera,  little girl,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  ghost,  teenage girl,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

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Curse Of Chucky (2013)
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Curse Of Chucky (2013)

After the events of Seed of Chucky, Nica, a young woman forced to a wheelchair since birth, has to regroup her sister, Barb and her brother-in-law, Ian for a funeral after the death of her mother. While dealing with Barb, Ian, along with their 5-year-old daughter, Alice; Nica receives an odd package - a creepy doll. After people start showing up dead, the fearless Nica soon suspects that the creepy doll is much more than just a doll. (Read More)

Story:doll,  animate doll,  electronic music score,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  police officer,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Sinister (2012) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Sinister (2012)

True-crime writer Ellison Oswalt moves himself and his family into a house where a horrific crime took place earlier, but his family doesn't know. He begins researching the crime so that he can write a new book about it to help his flailing career. He uses some "snuff" film footage he finds in the house to help him in his research, but he soon finds more than he bargained for. There is a figure in each of the films but who or what is it? As a result, his family start to suffer (as does he) and things take a turn for the worse. Will they survive? (Read More)

Story:hanged woman,  falling through the floor,  new house,  sleepwalking,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  supernatural power,  ghost,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
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 The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  ghost hunter,  falling through the floor,  near death experience,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  ghost,  father daughter relationship,  flashback

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Insidious (2010)
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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)

Story:paranormal investigator,  new house,  apparition,  vision,  haunted house,  character's point of view camera shot,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  video camera,  supernatural power,  ghost,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

New Nightmare (1994)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

New Nightmare (1994)

It's nearing the 10th Anniversary of the film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and one of the stars, Heather Langenkamp is being scared by a voice on a phone, sounding very similar to the film's villain, Freddy Krueger. When Heather's husband is killed in a car accident and is discovered with slash marks on him, Heather starts to wonder something. Especially when she discovers that Wes Craven is writing another 'Nightmare' film. Soon, she realizes that Freddy has now entered the real world, and the only way to defeat him is to become Nancy Thompson once again. (Read More)

Characters:maid
Story:demonic possession,  sleepwalking,  near death experience,  singing in a car,  electronic music score,  character's point of view camera shot,  doll,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  supernatural power,  police officer,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

Thir13en Ghosts (2001) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror

Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine "designed by the devil and powered by the dead" to open the Eye of Hell. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive. (Read More)

Story:ghost hunter,  haunted house,  witch,  child in peril,  supernatural power,  ghost,  father daughter relationship

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Midnight Special (2016)
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Midnight Special (2016)

Alton Meyer is a boy unlike any other in the world with bizarrely powerful abilities and strange weaknesses. In the middle of the night, his father, Roy, spirits him away from the isolated cult that practically worships him and is determined to regain him at all costs. At the same time, Alton's abilities have been noticed by the US government as well and they are equally insistent on getting to the bottom of this mystery with Paul Sevier of the National Security Agency leading the Federal pursuit with his own questions. These rival hunts force father and son into a desperate run towards a looming date with destiny that could change everything. (Read More)

Locations:motel
Story:pump action shotgun,  scissors,  electronic music score,  character's point of view camera shot,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  little boy,  video camera,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  police officer,  mother daughter relationship,  two word title

Legion (2010)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Legion (2010)

An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner with the Archangel Michael (Bettany). This is why Legion (2010) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:pump action shotgun,  crucifix,  possession,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  tied to a chair,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  teenage girl,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Janghwa, Hongryeon (2003)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Janghwa, Hongryeon (2003)

Two sisters who, after spending time in a mental institution, return to the home of their father and cruel stepmother. Once there, in addition to dealing with their stepmother's obsessive and unbalanced ways, an interfering ghost also affects their recovery.

Themes:suicide
Story:suicide by hanging,  slit wrists,  scissors,  haunted house,  doll,  sister sister relationship,  ghost,  flashback

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Evil Dead (2013) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Fantasy, Horror

Evil Dead (2013)

Five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  locked in a cellar,  filicide,  dead dog,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  shotgun,  father daughter relationship,  two word title,  flashback

Nochnoy Dozor (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Nochnoy Dozor (2004)

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage. (Read More)

Story:near death experience,  vision,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  witch,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  little boy,  supernatural power,  police officer,  two word title,  flashback

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
Story:apparition,  haunted house,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  video camera,  ghost,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

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The Vvitch: A New-england Folktale (2015)
Horror, Mystery

The Vvitch: A New-england Folktale (2015)

New England, 1630: William and Katherine try to lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. 'The Witch' is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own sins, leaving them prey for an inescapable evil. This is why The Vvitch: A New-england Folktale (2015) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  child sacrifice,  farmhouse,  levitation,  dead dog,  possession,  witch,  little boy,  little girl,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  ghost,  teenage girl,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

Hobo With A Shotgun (2011) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
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. (Read More)

Story:pump action shotgun,  hanged by the neck,  hanged woman,  filicide,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  child in peril,  video camera,  shotgun

Pet Sematary (1989)
Horror, Thriller

Pet Sematary (1989)

The Creeds have just moved to a new house in the countryside. Their house is perfect, except for two things: the semi-trailers that roar past on the narrow road, and the mysterious cemetery in the woods behind the house. The Creed's neighbours are reluctant to talk about the cemetery, and for good reason too. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:suicide by hanging,  music score features piano,  loss of pet,  hanged woman,  death of pet,  noose,  little boy,  little girl,  supernatural power,  ghost,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

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Honogurai Mizu No Soko Kara (2002)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Honogurai Mizu No Soko Kara (2002)

After winning a custody battle for her daughter, Yoshimi tries to make a new start. The apartment she moves into seems perfect at first. Soon though, strange things begin happening. Huge water stains appear on the ceiling and drip constantly, more liquid oozing into the rooms every day. She calls the landlord in but he refuses to do anything about it. A child's red bag shows up in odd places and soon the child herself starts appearing. Yoshimi then discovers the origin of the ghost... (Read More)

Themes:marriage
Story:sleepwalking,  little girl,  supernatural power,  sister sister relationship,  ghost,  teenage girl,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

The Amityville Horror (1979)
Horror

The Amityville Horror (1979)

Based on a true story that was claimed by writer Jay Anson, The Amityville Horror is about a large house on the coast of Long Island where newlyweds George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into the house that they hope will be their dream house which ends up in terror. Despite full disclosure by the real estate agent of the house's history, George and Kathy buy the house. George says, "Houses don't have memories," but they turn to their family priest Father Delaney who believes the house is haunted and performs an exorcism on the house. But the evil spirit in the house causes him to become blind and makes him very sick. With the help of another priest Father Bolen and a police detective, George and Kathy face the fears of the house, but not knowing the spirit is planning to possess George and then the children... (Read More)

Themes:marriage
Story:demonic possession,  rocking chair,  exorcism,  catholic priest,  crucifix,  haunted house,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  ghost,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

The Omen (1976) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror

The Omen (1976)

Robert and Katherine Thorn seem to have it all. They are happily married and he is the US Ambassador to Great Britain, but they want nothing more than to have children. When Katharine has a stillborn child, Robert is approached by a priest at the hospital who suggests that they take a healthy newborn whose mother has just died in childbirth. Without telling his wife he agrees. After relocating to London, strange events - and the ominous warnings of a priest - lead him to believe that the child he took from that Italian hospital is evil incarnate. This is why The Omen (1976) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Story:demonic possession,  suicide by hanging,  exorcism,  catholic priest,  possession,  child in peril,  little boy,  supernatural power,  husband wife relationship,  two word title

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Red Lights (2012)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Red Lights (2012)

The skeptical psychologist Dr. Margaret Matheson and her assistant, physicist Tom Buckley, are specialists in disclosing fraudulent paranormal phenomena. When the famous psychic Simon Silver reappears to his public after many years of absence, Tom becomes singularly obsessed in determining whether Silver is a fraud or not. (Read More)

Story:clairvoyant,  dead bird,  lecture,  levitation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  supernatural power,  ghost,  two word title,  flashback

Horns (2013)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Horns (2013)

After Iggy's long-time girlfriend is murdered and the whole town agrees he is the killer, he awakens one morning with horns and the townspeople soon confess their sins. Once knowing the sins of the people, he is facing the true killer of his beloved girlfriend.

Story:pump action shotgun,  upside down camera shot,  bitten in the face,  near death experience,  doll,  attempted murder,  no opening credits,  little girl,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  police officer,  teenage girl,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  flashback

The Amityville Horror (2005)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Amityville Horror (2005)

In December 1975, George and Kathy Lutz along with their three children move into an elegant Long Island house. What they don't know is that the house was the site of a horrific mass murder a year before. They decide to keep the house and attempt to keep the horror in the past, but are now haunted by a murderous presence. This is until, George starts to behave weirdly and their daughter, Chelsea starts to see people. What follows is 28 days of sheer, unbridled terror for the family with demonic visions of the dead. Based on the true story of George and Kathy Lutz, The Amityville Horror remains one of the most horrifying haunted house stories ever told - because it actually happened. (Read More)

Themes:marriage,  suicide
Story:demonic possession,  haunted house,  dead dog,  catholic priest,  possession,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  little boy,  little girl,  shotgun,  ghost,  teenage girl,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

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Vampires (1998) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Action, Horror, Thriller

Vampires (1998)

The church has long known that vampires exist. However, it is discovered that a group of vampires are searching for a powerful doom for mankind. The Vatican then secretly enlists a team of vampire-hunters, led by Jack Crow, to hunt down and destroy the vampires before they find the crucifix.

Locations:motel
Story:falling through the floor,  exorcism,  vision,  crucifix,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  police officer

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. This is why The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013). (Read More)

Story:demonic possession,  near death experience,  vision,  character's point of view camera shot,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  no opening credits,  supernatural power,  shotgun,  police officer,  ghost,  flashback

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)

Locations:motel
Story:ghost in mirror,  haunted house,  prank,  possession,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  video camera,  supernatural power,  ghost,  husband wife relationship

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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:bruise,  near death experience,  doll,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  little girl,  shotgun,  police officer,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Mirrors (2008) is one of the best movies like The Conjuring (2013)
Horror, Mystery

Mirrors (2008)

In New York, the former NYPD detective Ben Carson is hired to work as night watch of the remains of the Mayflower Department Store that was partially destroyed by fire many years ago. Ben became alcoholic and was retired from the police force after killing a man in a shooting. His marriage was also destroyed and now he is living in the apartment of his younger sister Angie. However he has not been drinking for three months and sees the employment as a chance to rebuild his life. When he goes to the rounds in his first night, he finds that the mirrors are impeccably clean and his colleague explains that the former night watch was obsessed with the mirrors. After a couple of nights, Ben sees weird images in the mirrors, but due to the lack of credibility of his past, his ex-wife Amy believes he has hallucinations as a side effect of his medication. When Angie is found brutally murdered in her bathtub, Ben discovers that there is an evil force in the mirror that is chasing him and jeopardizing his family. (Read More)

Themes:marriage,  suicide
Story:demonic possession,  scissors,  possession,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  little girl,  supernatural power,  police officer,  ghost,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  flashback

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Horror

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

The story takes place in 2011, five years after Katie killed her boyfriend Micah, sister Kristi, her husband Daniel; and took their baby, Hunter. Story focuses on Alex and her family experiencing weird stuff since the new neighbors moved in the town.

Story:demonic possession,  paranormal activity,  levitation,  witch,  child in peril,  no opening credits,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship

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