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The Conjuring 2 (2016)

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 fin…d themselves targeted by the malicious spirits. (Read More)

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The Amityville Horror (2005)

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 b…y 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)

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The Haunting In Connecticut (2009)

The Haunting In Connecticut (2009)

Charts one family's encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the o…wner's clairvoyant son Jonah served as a demonic messenger, providing a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. (Read More)

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Annabelle (2014) is one of the best movies like The Occupant (2021)

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 blo…od 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)

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demonic possession
haunted house
home
basement
possession
cult
f rated
character name in title
blood
violence
one word title
flashback
fight
photograph
title spoken by character
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knife
chase
based on true story
telephone call
fire
crying
shot to death
blood splatter
shot in the chest
slow motion scene
punched in the face
watching tv
camera
shooting
book
neighbor
demon
hallucination
reference to jesus christ
good versus evil
foot chase
flashlight
name in title
stabbing
throat slitting
suicide attempt
nonlinear timeline
nun
no opening credits
drawing
child in peril
ritual
news report
on the run
gunshot
flash forward
character repeating someone else's dialogue
puppet
attack
doll
baseball bat
scream
scar
gift
sacrifice
graffiti
blood spatter
couple
record player
occult
spirit
dress
listening to music
spin off
stabbed in the stomach
toy
crying woman
visit
taking a picture
falling to death
reference to satan
black and white scene
thunderstorm
bookstore
soul
wedding dress
barefoot female
black magic
neighborhood
telekinesis
prequel
shot multiple times
being followed
sermon
taking a photograph
forename as title
apparition
hiding in a closet
suit and tie
popcorn
blood stain
hospital room
hearing voices
film starts with text
listening to radio
fall from height
locked door
african american woman
medical student
reading a book
sewing machine
sole black character dies cliche
crying female
flame
traffic accident
mysterious woman
bechdel test passed
symbol
traumatic experience
reference to john wayne
psychotronic film
death by gunshot
locked in a room
house fire
screaming woman
framed photograph
vinyl
ends with text
rocking chair
reference to sigmund freud
female name in title
moving out
flickering light
stabbed multiple times
passive aggressive behavior
evil doll
passive aggressive woman
fall to death
locked in
child's drawing
oxygen mask
death by shooting
baby carriage
satanic cult
biblical reference
blood on hands
nursery
toy comes to life
horror icon
reference to charles manson
scratch
stab wound
watching someone sleep
killer doll
private investigation
black and white sequence
jump scare
shop owner
mysterious event
crayon
flames
talking to god
jumping from a window
pasadena california
santa monica california
business suit
stab
storage
horror movie prequel
police investigator
violent man
book store
locking a door
overcoming fear
violent woman
animate doll
cult member
demonic spirit
crying for help
jesus christ quotation
opening credits
remembering the past
finger injury
book as a gift
creepy doll
reference to devil
talking to a doll
blood on arm
drinking coffee
emergency call
possessed doll
white wedding
big knife
good verses evil
second hand bookshop
shared universe
thumb wrestling
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V/h/s (2012)

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)

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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

In Japan, when the volunteer social assistant Rika Nishina is assigned to visit a family, she is cursed and chased by two revengeful fiends: Kayako, a woman brutally murdered by her husband and her son Toshio. Each person that lives in or visits the haunted house is murdered or disappears.

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Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

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 re…cord 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)

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House On Haunted Hill (1999) is one of the best movies like The Occupant (2021)

House On Haunted Hill (1999)

When an eccentric millionaire offer a group of opposites $1,000,000 to spend the night in a so called "Haunted House" with a murderous past, they figure it is a quick way to get quick money and leave. All of them are sure it is some made up story just to mess with their heads a little and test their… courage. But, once they stay in the house they start to think about the mistake they made in coming there when mysterious things start to happen. (Read More)

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haunted house
evil spirit
basement
creature
house
female nudity
blood
fight
photograph
title spoken by character
party
knife
chase
surprise ending
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pistol
fire
cell phone
corpse
shot to death
blood splatter
fistfight
shot in the chest
remake
rescue
punched in the face
watching tv
computer
drink
brawl
held at gunpoint
sunglasses
birthday
demon
hallucination
f word
subjective camera
decapitation
survival
flashlight
journalist
ambush
axe
impalement
stabbed to death
stabbed in the chest
false accusation
severed head
double cross
birthday party
femme fatale
racial slur
flash forward
attempted murder
prologue
screaming
electrocution
character's point of view camera shot
knocked out
skeleton
haunting
suspicion
riot
surgery
fireplace
gothic
security camera
eccentric
covered in blood
stranger
skull
faked death
presumed dead
mental institution
cameo
bravery
guest
impostor
stabbed in the neck
broken glass
mental hospital
escape attempt
black and white scene
frame up
scene after end credits
booby trap
attic
blood on shirt
one day
bulletproof vest
female reporter
severed leg
ethnic slur
cellar
surgeon
geek
framed for murder
surprise after end credits
goth
stabbed in the hand
fake identity
abandoned house
roller coaster
tv reporter
billionaire
cameraman
insane asylum
bubble bath
scalpel
offscreen killing
psychiatric hospital
camcorder
cut into pieces
theme park
human experiment
invitation
electric chair
pencil
stupid victim
hill
climbing out a window
mad doctor
poltergeist
bullet proof vest
check
gold digger
surgical operation
trophy wife
decomposing body
torture chamber
ancestor
fragments of glass
rich snob
deus ex machina
abandoned hospital
rotting corpse
shape shifting
party invitation
descendant
stabbed with a pencil
criminally insane
multi millionaire
scheming wife
reference to jim jones
strapped to a bed
haunted hospital
practical joker
ex baseball player
movie studio executive
stabbed through the neck
surgery without anesthetic
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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

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...

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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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)

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A Haunted House (2013)

A Haunted House (2013)

In October 2012 a video footage is found at the home of Malcolm Johnson and the recordings are still unexplained. Past this prologue a story in flashback form unfolds. During the summer of 2012, Malcolm and Kisha move in together and start a happy life. One night Kisha notices a few unexplained phen…omena that convince her their house is haunted by ghosts. To allay her fears Malcom hires a camera crew to film inside the house day and night. A few nights later Malcom and Keisha have sex on camera, despite Keisha's protests at being filmed. Upon reviewing the sex tape the next day, Malcom and Keisha notice a few paranormal phenomena caught on tape. Malcom wants to sell the house but the housing market is slow. Therefore, Malcom decides to hire a psychic to come to the house and investigate. After Kisha confesses to making a deal with the devil for a pair of shoes things start to make sense but it doesn't solve the problems caused by the paranormal phenomena. (Read More)

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Misery (1990) is one of the best movies like The Occupant (2021)

Misery (1990)

Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon is on his way home from his Colorado hideaway after completing his latest book, when he crashes his car in a freak blizzard. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes, Paul's "number one fan", who takes Paul back to her remote house in… the mountains (without bothering to tell anybody). Unfortunately for Paul, Annie is also a headcase. When she discovers that Paul has killed off the heroine in her favorite novels, her reaction leaves Paul shattered (literally)... (Read More)

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obsessed fan
brutal
fan
home
basement
house
based on novel
blood
violence
one word title
gun
fight
title spoken by character
knife
surprise ending
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beating
shot to death
car accident
shot in the chest
shotgun
rescue
slow motion scene
car crash
subjective camera
stabbing
woman
search
duel
attempted murder
author
character's point of view camera shot
isolation
pig
murderer
obscene finger gesture
typewriter
killing
maniac
sociopath
rage
mutilation
captive
villainess
psychology
desperation
psycho
victim
female killer
broken leg
rampage
tension
thunder
fight to the death
butcher
medication
murder of a child
highway
dark past
psychotic
newspaper clipping
psycho killer
physical abuse
intimidation
serial murder
psychopathic killer
novel
old dark house
human monster
homicidal maniac
female psychopath
slashing
blizzard
female villain
evil woman
match
idol
murderess
psychological torture
bloody violence
recluse
sadistic psychopath
psychotronic film
sledgehammer
villain not really dead cliche
butchery
creep
mysterious stranger
scrapbook
taunting
deeply disturbed person
bipolar disorder
borderline personality disorder
female serial killer
child killer
weirdo
creepy
child murderer
villainess played by lead actress
torturer
sadistic
police officer shot in the back
dark and stormy night
drive in classic
based on the works of stephen king
serial child killer
marshal
bludgeoned to death
bad girl
mad woman
gruesome
melting
reference to liberace
attempted escape
drugging
dislocated shoulder
romance novelist
victim invited to dinner
fight scene
ceramic
grande dame guignol
male victim
serial child murderer
homecare nurse
picking lock
struggling author
female emasculating a male
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Trespass (2011)

Trespass (2011)

Kyle and Sarah Miller have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen daughter Avery is sneaking out to a party, when four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks …stage a home invasion. They want what's in the safe: cash and diamonds. Kyle stalls them, trying to negotiate for Sarah's freedom. Over the next few hours, the back stories of the four robbers (two brothers, a girlfriend, and the representative of a local drug kingpin) as well as the fault lines in Kyle and Sarah's marriage come into play. Is there room here for heroism? (Read More)

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family home
home
house
one word title
flashback
bare chested male
cigarette smoking
party
knife
surprise ending
pistol
shot to death
shot in the chest
shotgun
slow motion scene
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punched in the face
lie
held at gunpoint
car crash
handcuffs
stripper
shot in the back
drug dealer
cocaine
man with glasses
no opening credits
shot in the leg
necklace
shot in the forehead
character repeating someone else's dialogue
person on fire
character's point of view camera shot
convertible
injection
die hard scenario
character says i love you
syringe
burned alive
head butt
shot in the stomach
kicked in the stomach
female tied up
mexican standoff
masked man
diamond
cigarette lighter
safe
one day
duct tape
impersonating a police officer
adulterous wife
shot in the neck
pistol whip
lighter
gun held to head
watch
stabbed in the arm
redheaded woman
woman in bra and panties
cabin in the woods
teenage daughter
shot in the foot
family man
cash
man on fire
two brothers
house fire
house on fire
zippo lighter
knife held to throat
threat to kill
nail gun
hidden money
security system
broken hand
family in danger
red car
burning money
lethal injection
outnumbered
hands tied behind back
masked woman
wall safe
sneaking out
female bare foot
balaclava
brother murders brother
security guard killed
masked robber
combination safe
diamond necklace
baseball cap worn backwards
character says go to hell
hit with a gun
talking through a door
victim fights back
stabbed with a needle
security alarm
throwing a chair through a window
biometrics
slamming someone's head into a mirror
telling someone to run
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Poltergeist (1982)

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.

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Paranormal Activity (2007)

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.

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demonic possession
haunted house
demonic
house
blood
interview
two word title
bare chested male
photograph
knife
surprise ending
fire
computer
camera
written by director
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low budget film
demon
guitar
f word
subjective camera
bedroom
video camera
no opening credits
looking at the camera
talking to the camera
argument
character repeating someone else's dialogue
microphone
screaming
suburb
first of series
college student
scream
actor shares first name with character
dark
haunting
premarital sex
character says i love you
first part
severed arm
obscene finger gesture
psychic
what happened to epilogue
looking at oneself in a mirror
tied to a bed
crucifix
spider
blockbuster
ladder
male underwear
barefoot
time lapse photography
attic
handheld camera
title at the end
raised middle finger
exorcism
fast motion scene
minimal cast
no title at beginning
film starts with text
actress shares first name with character
quarrel
director also cinematographer
san diego california
fright
ouija board
implied sex
scare
dragging a body
reference to george w. bush
sleepwalking
trance
footprint
framed photograph
ends with text
no ending
security system
entity
audio recording
evil force
possessed human
unsolved mystery
watching someone sleep
animate object
slamming a door
strained relationship
tripod
bolt upright after nightmare
pull ups
paranormal phenomenon
powder
bite mark
footsteps
falling out of bed
submissive woman
beads
video recorder
passiveness
torn photograph
raw footage
awakened by alarm clock
dark force
loud noise
no ending credits
no background score
fire place
invisible being
lights turned off
filmed paranormal event
slamming door
covivant covivant relationship
mazda miata
day trading
tv static
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The Fan (1996) is one of the best movies like The Occupant (2021)

The Fan (1996)

Three-times MVP baseball player Bobby Rayburn joins the San Francisco Giants, and obsessive fan, whose profession is selling hunting knives, Gil Renard is excited over that. But Rayburn plays the worst season of his career and Renard tries to do everything to help him, but goes too far.

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obsessive fan
obsessed fan
fan
based on novel
blood
dog
photograph
knife
based on book
shot to death
fistfight
rescue
punched in the face
watching tv
camera
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tears
reporter
radio
fishing
voice over
drowning
bartender
stalker
binoculars
microphone
beaten to death
fired from the job
uniform
baseball bat
american flag
tragic event
stalking
newspaper headline
pizza
fireplace
athlete
hypodermic needle
tape recorder
vandalism
psycho
pet dog
death threat
headphones
stabbed in the leg
rival
billiards
aerial shot
salesman
marital separation
stadium
puppy
siren
newspaper clipping
main character dies
hit with a baseball bat
villain played by lead actor
playing pool
autograph
polaroid
cheering crowd
radio station
baseball player
baseball game
radio show
child custody
press
golf course
bleeding to death
death of title character
memorial
rescue from drowning
polaroid camera
main character shot
baseball field
hummer
dying words
fanatic
chemotherapy
airliner
mascot
reference to the rolling stones
passenger train
bubble gum
chihuahua
star spangled banner
practice
baseball movie
restraining order
umpire
bell 206 jet ranger helicopter
reference to mick jagger
little league
baseball glove
steam room
baseball fan
memorabilia
golfing
sports agent
reference to babe ruth
strip bar
turkish bath
baseball pitcher
hasidic jew
bobble head doll
sports bar
driving range
home run
deranged man
san francisco giants
american national anthem
swearing in front of children
hassidic jew
psychotic fan
fungo
scalper
rain delay
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Oculus (2013)

Oculus (2013)

The twenty-one year-old Timothy "Tim" Allen Russell is discharged from a mental institution by his psychiatric Dr. Shawn Graham completely healed from a childhood trauma where his father purportedly tortured and killed his mother before being killed himself by Tim. His sister Kaylie welcomes him in …the parking area and brings him home. Then she tells that they need to destroy an ancient mirror that she has found through working at an auction house. She then steals the mirror and the reluctant Tim follows his sister and has fragmented recollections from their childhood, going back to when his father Alan buys a mirror for the home office of their new family home. Kaylie and Tim see a woman with their father in his office and the behaviors of Alan and Marie change, ending in a family tragedy. Kaylie blames the mirror and now she wants to destroy it with Tim. Will they succeed? (Read More)

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family home
haunted house
artifact
home
possession
house
blood
violence
one word title
flashback
dog
bare chested male
gun
fight
photograph
…
chase
surprise ending
telephone call
crying
cell phone
mirror
face slap
remake
watching tv
camera
arrest
shooting
birthday
hallucination
handcuffs
revolver
foot chase
orphan
flashlight
strangulation
video camera
stabbed to death
accident
apology
dream sequence
animal
talking to the camera
gunshot
argument
curse
statue
scream
domestic violence
scar
loss of father
reunion
loss of mother
redhead
therapy
strong female character
experiment
eavesdropping
nipples visible through clothing
looking at oneself in a mirror
told in flashback
hiding
watching a movie
crying woman
therapist
accidental death
visit
cheating husband
crying man
choking
mental institution
promise
research
blood on face
stabbed in the neck
housewife
mental hospital
delusion
sculpture
hit on the head
accidental killing
death of sister
abusive father
looking at self in mirror
lantern
puppy
asylum
chain
alarm clock
abusive husband
childhood memory
shot multiple times
auction
plant
unfaithful husband
male objectification
fiancee
mental patient
barking dog
illusion
repeated scene
alarm
golf club
vacuum cleaner
animal cruelty
broken mirror
hearing voices
locked door
based on short film
moving in
loss of sister
psychiatric hospital
crying female
mysterious woman
overhead camera shot
iphone
watching a video
spitting blood
toy gun
woman slaps a man
psychotronic film
dog attack
feet on table
husband murders wife
breaking a mirror
glowing eyes
grindhouse film
pointing a gun at someone
screaming woman
tear on cheek
framed photograph
abusive mother
caged animal
crying male
jumping out a window
threatened with a gun
hysterical woman
flickering light
bad dream
mental asylum
new house
archival photograph
fiance
secretly observing
skepticism
hand injury
marital crisis
overheard conversation
locked in
golden retriever
hysterical outburst
timer
bloody mouth
child murderer
blood on hands
computer programmer
talking to an animal
woman hits a man
crime scene photograph
dog bite
adulterous husband
son murders father
anchor
woman in a bathtub
caught cheating
talking to a dog
cheating on wife
bloody hand
single location
drinking wine
band aid
year 1955
private investigation
hit with a golf club
blood on mouth
lightbulb
magical mirror
chained to a wall
abusive parent
mysterious event
strong female protagonist
blood on wall
child's bedroom
mirror does not reflect reality
possessed woman
repeated scene from a different perspective
animal bite
dead body in a bathtub
blood on hand
hole in the wall
eating an apple
packing a suitcase
possessed man
sleeper hold
loading a gun
male female fight
sleeping shirtless
watching a cartoon on tv
bitten by a dog
home office
telephone terror
dragging someone
violent man
escape out a window
female alcoholic
labrador retriever
mentally unstable woman
spilled drink
death by stabbing
breaking a plate
psychiatric evaluation
abusive woman
apple macintosh computer
gun pointed at face
violent woman
brother sister reunion
chained to wall
cracked mirror
cursed object
chained woman
vacuum cleaning
year 1864
attacked by dog
barbell
glowing eye
son hits father
broken plate
traumatic memory
escape by the window
emotionally unstable woman
handcuffed man
sitting on the floor
sleeping in underwear
vertigo shot
biting fingernails
finger injury
husband wife fight
paranormal research
woman wearing a negligee
bottle of water
brother kills sister
co worker co worker relationship
emergency call
filmed paranormal event
year 1904
house plant
man's best friend
reference to william tecumseh sherman
scene repeated from alternative perspective
yellow pages
delusional man
mysterious figure
removing a fingernail
sanity hearing
violent father
watching a cartoon
broken lamp
chain around neck
changing a lightbulb
covering someone's mouth
destroying a cellphone
ex mental patient
mom and dad
release from a mental institution
scared by a mirror image
scene told from more than one perspective
screaming boy
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The Devil Inside (2012)

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 m…ay not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession. (Read More)

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The Conjuring (2013)

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)

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The People Under The Stairs (1991) is one of the best movies like The Occupant (2021)

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 "chil…dren" that the insane brother and sister have been "rearing" under the stairs. (Read More)

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home
brother
basement
house
blood
violence
dog
cigarette smoking
title spoken by character
knife
pistol
corpse
shot to death
blood splatter
shot in the chest
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face slap
shotgun
birthday
flashlight
mansion
impalement
child abuse
child in peril
van
racial slur
character repeating someone else's dialogue
suburb
electrocution
doll
evil man
death of child
skeleton
character says i love you
cult director
terminal illness
maniac
falling down stairs
fireplace
killing an animal
breaking and entering
gothic
scene during opening credits
rage
mutilation
stabbed in the stomach
spider
psycho
severed hand
grindhouse
skull
sadomasochism
masked man
rampage
severed finger
stabbed in the throat
hit in the crotch
cannibal
child protagonist
dynamite
ghetto
booby trap
attic
perversion
murder of a child
soul
body count
dead boy
cellar
lasersight
landlord
psycho killer
goth
pervert
serial murder
psychopathic killer
bad guy
madman
hiding in a closet
old dark house
scheme
eviction
human monster
lighter
homicidal maniac
female psychopath
climbing through a window
slashing
animal abuse
bayonet
slingshot
pond
funeral home
murderess
roof
exploding house
crowbar
deformity
trapdoor
white dress
woman slaps a man
sadistic psychopath
murder spree
disturbed individual
grindhouse film
starving
deeply disturbed person
missing girl
tarot card
child with a gun
falling off a roof
money falling through the air
gold coin
bitten hand
psycho terror
female serial killer
shot through a wall
secret passageway
hidden door
robbery gone awry
rottweiler
severed tongue
sick mother
hidden treasure
anthropophagus
child murderess
nameless character
furnace
dragging a dead body
sicko
abused child
bad girl
pitbull
mute child
tenement
mutilated body
hung by wrists
breaking through a wall
fire poker
bible belt
trapped in a house
crawling through an air shaft
hit with a brick
scared to death
stepping on someone's foot
eyes gouged
house of horrors
crawl space
bondage equipment
human eaten by a dog
scalding water
skull ring
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Cursed (2005)

Cursed (2005)

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Ji…mmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. (Read More)

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