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The Ring (2002)
Horror, Mystery

The Ring (2002)

Rachel Keller is a journalist investigating a videotape that may have killed four teenagers (including her niece). There is an urban legend about this tape: the viewer will die seven days after watching it. If the legend is correct, Rachel will have to run against time to save her son's and her own life. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  adoption,  voyeurism,  funeral,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Locations:city,  wheelchair,  elevator,  bathtub
Characters:writer,  student,  girl,  teacher,  boy,  doctor
Story:journalist,  falling down a well,  thrown down a well,  jumping off a cliff,  psychic power,  cabin in the woods,  videotape,  pick axe,  investigative reporter,  girl in panties,  elevator shaft,  falling into water,  electrocuted in a bathtub,  remake of japanese film,  remake of asian film,  horror movie remake,  horse breeder,  journalism student,  black panties,  telephone call,  death of cousin,  peanut butter and jelly sandwich,  unplugged electronic works,  psychiatric treatment,  deformed arm,  bottomless pit,  race against the clock,  psychotic child,  dead teen couple,  hole in the floor,  television static,  seven days,  calling parent by first name,  animated scene,  whitewash,  family violence,  fingernail,  deliberate cruelty,  hayloft,  psionic power,  abyss,  centipede,  subliminal message,  wallpaper,  fire hose,  folk tale,  death by drowning,  el train,  evil child,  supernatural horror,  hook,  mysterious death,  watching a video,  bechdel test passed,  psychiatric hospital,  inn,  killer child,  maggot,  stable,  infertility,  tape recording,  no title at beginning,  coughing,  assistant,  fly,  well,  urban legend,  dark secret,  cartoon on tv,  hair,  seattle washington,  playing cards,  lighthouse,  reckless driving,  miscarriage,  ferry,  chair,  balcony,  cliff,  dead child,  mental hospital,  aunt niece relationship,  severed finger,  past,  paranormal phenomena,  mental institution,  apartment building,  ladder,  nosebleed,  barn,  breaking and entering,  babysitter,  grandmother grandson relationship,  answering machine,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  psychic,  first part,  cabin,  film within a film,  teenage girl,  cousin cousin relationship,  ring,  skeleton,  race against time,  mini skirt,  electrocution,  curse,  tree,  underwater scene,  foreign language adaptation,  photography,  drawing,  scantily clad female,  no opening credits,  bird,  woman,  axe,  newspaper,  good versus evil,  teenage boy,  cleavage,  reporter,  telephone,  classroom,  island,  voyeur,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  water,  falling from height,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  investigation,  remake,  face slap,  blonde,  mirror,  horse,  serial killer,  rain,  female protagonist,  dream,  cell phone,  ghost,  shower,  panties,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  death,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  based on novel,  f rated,  blood,  flashback,  murder

Ringu (1998)
Horror, Mystery

Ringu (1998)

Reiko Asakawa is researching into a 'Cursed Video' interviewing teenagers about it. When her niece Tomoko dies of 'sudden heart failure' with an unnaturally horrified expression on her face, Reiko investigates. She finds out that some of Tomoko's friends, who had been on a holiday with Tomoko the week before, had died on exactly the same night at the exact same time in the exact same way. Reiko goes to the cabin where the teens had stayed and finds an 'unlabeled' video tape. Reiko watched the tape to discover to her horror it is in fact the 'cursed videotape'. Ex-Husband Ryuji helps Reiko solve the mystery, Reiko makes him a copy for further investigation. Things become more tense when their son Yoichi watches the tape saying Tomoko had told him to. Their discovery takes them to a volcanic island where they discover that the video has a connection to a psychic who died 30 years ago, and her child Sadako... (Read More)

Themes:fear,  surrealism
Characters:girl,  teacher
Story:videotape,  falling into water,  horror movie remake,  island,  telephone call,  psionic power,  subliminal message,  evil child,  supernatural horror,  mysterious death,  watching a video,  fly,  well,  urban legend,  dark secret,  past,  psychic,  first part,  cabin,  cousin cousin relationship,  skeleton,  curse,  axe,  journalist,  good versus evil,  teenage boy,  reporter,  telephone,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  investigation,  remake,  face slap,  mirror,  female protagonist,  ghost,  surprise ending,  photograph,  death,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  based on novel,  murder,  flashback

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The Grudge 2 (2006)
Horror, Thriller

The Grudge 2 (2006)

In Pasadena, Mrs. Davis sends her daughter Aubrey Davis to Tokyo to bring her sister Karen Davis, who is interned in a hospital after surviving a fire, back to the USA. After their meeting, Karen dies and Aubrey decides to investigate what happened to her and gets herself trapped in the same situation, being chased by the ghost of the house. Meanwhile in Tokyo, the three high school mates Allison, Vanessa and Miyuki visit the famous haunted house and are also chased by the ghost. In Chicago, Trish moves to the apartment of her boyfriend Bill, who lives with his children, the teenager Lacey and boy Jake. On the next door, weird things happen with their neighbor. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  revenge
Locations:city,  bathtub
Characters:student,  teacher,  boy
Story:telephone call,  family violence,  evil child,  mysterious death,  killer child,  dead child,  past,  breaking and entering,  psychic,  teenage girl,  curse,  journalist,  good versus evil,  classroom,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  watching tv,  mirror,  cell phone,  ghost,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  murder,  flashback

The Ring Two (2005)
Horror, Mystery

The Ring Two (2005)

A high school student named Jake tries to make his girlfriend Emily watch a cursed tape. But then Jake finds out that Emily covered her eyes and didn't watch the tape, and then Jake is killed by Samara Morgan (from the first The Ring movie). Rachel Keller learns of Jake's death and finds his twisted body in the back of an ambulance. Rachel then realizes she once again has to save her son Aidan from Samara the evil ghost child. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:city,  bathtub
Characters:student,  writer
Story:calling parent by first name,  evil child,  no title at beginning,  well,  cartoon on tv,  mental institution,  videotape,  ring,  foreign language adaptation,  no opening credits,  good versus evil,  reporter,  hallucination,  water,  ghost,  mother son relationship,  based on novel,  f rated,  death

Dragonfly (2002) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:dying,  funeral,  fear
Locations:wheelchair,  elevator
Characters:girl,  boy,  doctor
Story:jumping off a cliff,  telephone call,  paranormal phenomena,  answering machine,  race against time,  underwater scene,  drawing,  bird,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  camera,  mirror,  rain,  dream,  cell phone,  ghost,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  death,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  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... This is why Honogurai Mizu No Soko Kara (2002) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:fear
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:student,  teacher
Story:telephone call,  psychiatric treatment,  aunt niece relationship,  apartment building,  answering machine,  teenage girl,  drawing,  classroom,  supernatural power,  water,  rain,  cell phone,  ghost,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  based on novel,  flashback

Man Som Hatar Kvinnor (2009)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Man Som Hatar Kvinnor (2009)

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle suspects murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate. When the pair link Harriet's disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from almost forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history; but, the Vangers are a secretive clan, and Blomkvist and Salander are about to find out just how far they are prepared to go to protect themselves. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:journalist,  island,  computer,  falling into water,  black panties,  telephone call,  tape recording,  reckless driving,  barn,  breaking and entering,  babysitter,  first part,  teenage girl,  cousin cousin relationship,  scantily clad female,  newspaper,  cleavage,  reporter,  camera,  watching tv,  investigation,  face slap,  serial killer,  rain,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  based on novel,  f rated,  death,  flashback,  blood

Scanners (1981)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. (Read More)

Themes:suicide,  surrealism
Characters:doctor
Story:psychic power,  cabin in the woods,  telephone call,  psionic power,  paranormal phenomena,  ladder,  nosebleed,  psychic,  telephone,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  falling from height,  computer,  investigation,  face slap,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  death,  flashback

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Dressed To Kill (1980) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Mystery, Thriller

Dressed To Kill (1980)

While taking a shower, Kate Miller, a middle-aged, sexually frustrated New York City housewife, has a rape fantasy while her husband stands at the sink shaving. Later that day, after complaining to her psychiatrist Dr. Robert Elliott about her husband's pathetic performance in bed, she meets a strange man at a museum and returns to his apartment where they continue an adulterous encounter that began in the taxicab. Before she leaves his apartment, she finds papers which certify that the man has a venereal disease. Panicked, Kate rushes into the elevator, but has to return to his apartment when she realizes she's forgotten her wedding ring. When the elevator doors open, she's brutally slashed to death by a tall blonde woman wearing dark sunglasses. Liz Blake, a high-class call girl, is the only witness to the murder and she becomes the prime suspect and the murderess's next target. Liz is rescued from being killed by Kate's son Peter, who enlists the help of Liz to catch his mother's killer as Detective Marino who's in charge of the case is uncooperative in the investigation. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:city,  elevator
Characters:girl
Story:black panties,  telephone call,  dark secret,  apartment building,  ring,  photography,  scantily clad female,  woman,  journalist,  cleavage,  telephone,  voyeur,  hallucination,  water,  investigation,  blonde,  mirror,  serial killer,  shower,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  murder,  death

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,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair,  elevator
Characters:boy
Story:psychotic child,  dead child,  mental hospital,  severed finger,  mental institution,  newspaper,  hallucination,  remake,  mirror,  horse,  rain,  female protagonist,  ghost,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  f rated,  death,  flashback,  blood

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. This is why Gothika (2003) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:fear,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:girl,  doctor
Story:telephone call,  psychiatric hospital,  reckless driving,  mental hospital,  mental institution,  barn,  underwater scene,  woman,  axe,  reporter,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  watching tv,  computer,  mirror,  serial killer,  rain,  female protagonist,  dream,  cell phone,  ghost,  shower,  surprise ending,  photograph,  murder,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  blood,  flashback,  death

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I Spit On Your Grave (2010)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

Writer Jennifer Hills (Butler) takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally depraved locals who set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson. They break into her cabin to scare her. However, what starts out as terrifying acts of humiliation and intimidation, quickly and uncontrollably escalates into a night of physical abuse and torturous assault. But before they can kill her, Jennifer sacrifices her broken and beaten body to a raging river that washes her away. As time passes, the men slowly stop searching for her body and try to go back to life as usual. But that isn't about to happen. Against all odds, Jennifer Hills survived her ordeal. Now, with hell bent vengeance, Jennifer's sole purpose is to turn the tables on these animals and to inflict upon them every horrifying and torturous moment they carried out on her... only much, much worse. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  revenge
Locations:city,  bathtub
Characters:writer,  girl
Story:cabin in the woods,  cabin,  girl in panties,  falling into water,  horror movie remake,  black panties,  mini skirt,  scantily clad female,  cleavage,  voyeur,  remake,  female protagonist,  panties,  f rated,  blood,  flashback,  murder

One Missed Call (2008) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
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)

Themes:funeral
Story:remake of japanese film,  remake of asian film,  horror movie remake,  telephone call,  mysterious death,  killer child,  dead child,  telephone,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  investigation,  remake,  cell phone,  ghost,  surprise ending,  mother daughter relationship,  based on novel,  murder,  death,  flashback

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)

Themes:voyeurism,  fear,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Story:el train,  psychiatric hospital,  playing cards,  ferry,  mental institution,  skeleton,  race against time,  drawing,  woman,  axe,  telephone,  island,  voyeur,  camera,  watching tv,  investigation,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  based on novel,  death,  murder,  blood,  flashback

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Rings (2017)
Drama, Horror

Rings (2017)

Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Story:falling down a well,  jumping off a cliff,  seven days,  centipede,  supernatural horror,  maggot,  urban legend,  chair,  ladder,  nosebleed,  electrocution,  curse,  hallucination,  investigation,  surprise ending,  death

Femme Fatale (2002)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Femme Fatale (2002)

The thief Laurie Ash steals the expensive diamond jewel called 'Eye of the Serpent' in an audacious heist during an exhibition in Cannes 2001 Festival. She double-crosses her partners and is mistakenly taken as Lily, a woman who lost her husband and son in an accident and is missing since then, by an ordinary family. One day, while having bath in Lily's bathtub, Lily comes back home and commits suicide. Laurie assumes definitely Lily's identity, goes to America where she marries a rich man, who becomes the Ambassador of USA in France. When Laurie returns to France, her past haunts her. This is why Femme Fatale (2002) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  funeral,  suicide
Locations:bathtub
Story:girl in panties,  woman,  black panties,  telephone call,  mysterious death,  underwater scene,  scantily clad female,  cleavage,  voyeur,  water,  falling from height,  camera,  face slap,  blonde,  female protagonist,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  f rated,  blood,  flashback,  murder

Scream (1996) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Horror, Mystery

Scream (1996)

1 year after her mother's death, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), and her friends started experiencing some strange phone calls. They later learned the calls were coming from a crazed serial killer, in a white faced mask and a large black robe, looking for revenge. His phone calls usually consist of many questions, the main one being: Whats your favorite scary movie? Along with many scary movie trivia, ending with bloody pieces of innocent lives scattered around the small town of Woodsboro. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  revenge
Characters:girl
Story:reporter,  teenage girl,  videotape,  answering machine,  first part,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  ghost,  teenage boy,  telephone,  falling from height,  watching tv,  computer,  investigation,  face slap,  blonde,  serial killer,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  death,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  murder,  blood

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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:adoption,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Characters:boy
Story:girl in panties,  telephone call,  evil child,  killer child,  babysitter,  woman,  axe,  hallucination,  falling from height,  mirror,  rain,  female protagonist,  shower,  panties,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  flashback,  death,  blood

House On Haunted Hill (1999)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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)

Themes:fear,  surrealism,  revenge
Locations:wheelchair,  elevator,  bathtub
Characters:doctor
Story:horror movie remake,  psychiatric hospital,  mental hospital,  mental institution,  skeleton,  electrocution,  axe,  journalist,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  watching tv,  computer,  remake,  cell phone,  ghost,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  blood

Ginger Snaps (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf? Ginger is 16, edgy, tough, and, with her younger sister, into staging and photographing scenes of death. They've made a pact about dying together. In early October, on the night she has her first period, which is also the night of a full moon, a werewolf bites Ginger. Within a few days, some serious changes happen to her body and her temperament. Her sister Brigitte, 15, tries to find a cure with the help of Sam, a local doper. As Brigitte races against the clock, Halloween and another full moon approach, Ginger gets scarier, and it isn't just local dogs that begin to die. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:student,  teacher,  boy
Story:fingernail,  bechdel test passed,  hair,  severed finger,  first part,  teenage girl,  curse,  photography,  woman,  teenage boy,  classroom,  supernatural power,  camera,  watching tv,  female protagonist,  panties,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  f rated,  death,  blood,  murder

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1408 (2007) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Horror

1408 (2007)

The cynical and skeptical writer Mike Enslin writes books evaluating supernatural phenomena in hotels, graveyards and other haunted places, usually debunking the mystery. While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's posessed room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. The reluctant manager Mr. Gerald Olin objects to his request and offers an upgrade, expensive booze and finally relates the death of more than fifty guests over decades in the cursed room. However Mike threatens Mr. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room. Later in the night, he finds that guests of room 1408, once they have checked in, might never leave the room alive. This is why 1408 (2007) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:city,  wheelchair
Characters:writer,  girl
Story:telephone call,  unplugged electronic works,  supernatural horror,  paranormal phenomena,  underwater scene,  telephone,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  water,  falling from height,  watching tv,  computer,  investigation,  mirror,  rain,  dream,  ghost,  shower,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  death,  flashback,  blood,  murder

The Woman In Black (2012)
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:adoption,  fear,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:woman,  horror movie remake,  wallpaper,  inn,  dead child,  skeleton,  curse,  drawing,  bird,  ghost,  axe,  newspaper,  telephone,  supernatural power,  mirror,  rain,  photograph,  death,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  based on novel,  flashback,  murder,  blood

Suspiria (1977)
Horror

Suspiria (1977)

Suzy Bannion travels to Germany to perfect her ballet skills. She arrives at the Tanz dance academy in the pouring rain and is refused admission after another woman is seen fleeing the school. She returns the next morning and this time is let in. She learns that the young woman she saw fleeing the previous evening, Pat Hingle, has been found dead. Strange things soon begin to occur. Suzy becomes ill and is put on a special diet; the school becomes infested with maggots; odd sounds abound; and Daniel, the pianist, is killed by his own dog. A bit of research indicates that the ballet school was once a witches' coven - and as Suzy learns, still is. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  fear,  surrealism
Characters:student,  girl,  teacher,  boy,  doctor
Story:woman,  telephone call,  psychiatric treatment,  supernatural horror,  mysterious death,  maggot,  nosebleed,  first part,  teenage girl,  good versus evil,  telephone,  voyeur,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  falling from height,  camera,  rain,  female protagonist,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death

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The Wicker Man (2006)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Wicker Man (2006)

While recovering from a tragic accident on the road, the patrolman Edward Malus receives a letter from his former fiancee Willow, who left him years ago without any explanation, telling that her daughter Rowan is missing. Edward travels to the private island of Summerisle, where Willow lives in an odd community that plant fruits, and she reveals that Rowan is actually their daughter. Along his investigation with the hostile and unhelpful dwellers, Edward discloses that the locals are pagans, practicing old rituals to improve their harvest, and Rowan is probably alive and being prepared to be sacrificed. When he locates the girl, he finds also the dark truth about the wicker man. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Characters:girl,  teacher
Story:horror movie remake,  ferry,  paranormal phenomena,  axe,  classroom,  island,  hallucination,  investigation,  remake,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  death,  murder,  blood,  flashback

Pulse (2006) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Pulse (2006)

The hacker Josh invades the computer of Douglas Ziegler, who is developing a powerful wireless signal, and accidentally releases a mysterious force that takes the will to live of human beings, generating a suicide epidemic and increasing the force. His girlfriend and student of psychology, Mattie, sees each one of their common friends die and the destruction of the modern world, and together with her new acquaintance Dexter, they try to plan a virus developed by Josh in the network to shutdown the system and save mankind. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:student
Story:remake of japanese film,  remake of asian film,  horror movie remake,  maggot,  answering machine,  race against time,  hallucination,  falling from height,  computer,  remake,  cell phone,  ghost,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  flashback,  death

Scream 3 (2000)
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. This is why Scream 3 (2000) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  fear,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Story:balcony,  videotape,  answering machine,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  film within a film,  race against time,  no opening credits,  woman,  journalist,  reporter,  voyeur,  hallucination,  falling from height,  watching tv,  investigation,  serial killer,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  ghost,  shower,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  f rated,  murder,  death,  blood

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Insomnia (2002)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Insomnia (2002)

Sent from the city to investigate the murder of a teenage girl in a small Alaska town, a police detective (Pacino) accidentally shoots his own partner while trying to apprehend a suspect. Instead of admitting his guilt, the detective is given an unexpected alibi, but this "solution" only multiplies the emotional complexity and guilt over his partner's death. He's also still got a murder to solve, in addition to the blackmail and framing of an innocent bystander being orchestrated by the man they were chasing. There's also a local detective (Swank) who is conducting her own personal investigation... of his partner's death. Will it all come crashing down on him? (Read More)

Locations:city
Characters:writer,  girl,  boy
Story:cabin in the woods,  falling into water,  investigation,  telephone call,  fingernail,  hair,  ferry,  breaking and entering,  cabin,  teenage girl,  telephone,  hallucination,  remake,  rain,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  mother daughter relationship,  blood,  death,  flashback

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

The Uninvited (2009)

After the death of her ill mother in a fire, the young teenager Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental institution for treatment. Ten months later, Anna still cannot remember what had happened on the night her mother died. Her psychiatric Dr. Silberling, however, discharges her telling that she has resolved her issues. Her father and successful writer, Steven, brings her back home in an isolated mansion nearby the coast. Anna finds that her mother's former nurse, Rachel Summers, is her stepmother now. Anna meets her beloved sister, Alex, swimming in the sea. She discovers that Steven has not delivered the letters and CDs that Alex had sent to her. As time moves on, Anna is haunted by ghosts and she believes that Rachel killed her mother. Alex and Anna decide to look for evidence to prove that Rachel is the murderer and Anna discovers the truth about the fire in the boat house. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  fear,  suicide,  revenge,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:writer
Story:remake of asian film,  horror movie remake,  mental hospital,  mental institution,  no opening credits,  teenage boy,  cleavage,  island,  hallucination,  falling from height,  watching tv,  remake,  female protagonist,  dream,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  death,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  family relationships,  flashback,  murder,  blood

Untraceable (2008) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Untraceable (2008)

A secret service agent, Jennifer Marsh, gets caught in a very personal and deadly cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who knows that people (being what they are - both curious and drawn to the dark side of things) will log onto an "untraceable" website where he conducts violent and painful murders LIVE on the net. The more people who log on and enter the website, the quicker and more violently the victim dies. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  voyeurism,  suicide,  revenge
Characters:girl
Story:telephone call,  videotape,  newspaper,  voyeur,  falling from height,  watching tv,  computer,  investigation,  serial killer,  rain,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  shower,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  blood,  death,  murder

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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

What Lies Beneath (2000)

Norman Spencer, a university research scientist, is growing more and more concerned about his wife, Claire, a retired concert cellist who a year ago was involved in a serious auto accident, and who has just sent off her daughter Caitlin (Norman's stepdaughter) to college. Now, Claire reports hearing voices and witnessing eerie occurrences in and around their lakeside Vermont home, including seeing the face of a young woman reflected in water. An increasingly frightened Claire thinks the phenomena have something to do with the couple living next door, especially since the wife has disappeared without apparent explanation. At her husband's urging, Claire starts to see a therapist; she tells him she thinks the house is being haunted by a ghost. His advice? Try to make contact. Enlisting the help of her best friend, Jody, and a ouija board, Claire seeks to find out the truth of What Lies Beneath. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism,  fear,  revenge
Locations:bathtub
Characters:student,  teacher
Story:telephone call,  teenage girl,  electrocution,  underwater scene,  woman,  supernatural power,  water,  watching tv,  computer,  mirror,  rain,  cell phone,  ghost,  shower,  surprise ending,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  murder,  death,  blood

Ju-on (2002)
Horror

Ju-on (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. This is why Ju-on (2002) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:fear,  suicide
Locations:wheelchair,  elevator
Characters:teacher,  boy
Story:woman,  curse,  supernatural horror,  mysterious death,  assistant,  dark secret,  first part,  supernatural power,  watching tv,  ghost,  shower,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death

The Gift (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

The Gift (2000)

When Jessica King goes missing, all eyes turn to Annabelle Wilson. Not as a murder suspect, but as a clairvoyant. Many of the towns folk go to Annabelle for help, and Jessica's fiancee, Wayne Collins, turns to Annabelle for possible guidance. Annabelle feels that she can't help, but this doesn't stop her from constantly getting visions of Jessica's fate. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair,  bathtub
Characters:boy
Story:psychic power,  girl in panties,  telephone call,  cartoon on tv,  psychic,  underwater scene,  scantily clad female,  woman,  cleavage,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  water,  watching tv,  investigation,  rain,  dream,  ghost,  panties,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  death,  flashback,  murder,  blood

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Poltergeist (1982) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
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.

Themes:voyeurism
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:psychic power,  girl in panties,  maggot,  chair,  psychic,  first part,  teenage girl,  skeleton,  tree,  scantily clad female,  woman,  good versus evil,  cleavage,  voyeur,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  camera,  watching tv,  blonde,  mirror,  ghost,  panties,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  death

The Dead Zone (1983)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Dead Zone (1983)

Johnny Smith wakes from a coma due to a car accident, only to find he has lost five years of his life, and yet gained psychic powers. Foreseeing the future appears to be a 'gift' at first, but ends up causing problems...

Themes:fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Locations:city,  wheelchair
Characters:teacher,  doctor
Story:psychic power,  dead child,  paranormal phenomena,  ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship,  psychic,  underwater scene,  woman,  good versus evil,  reporter,  telephone,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  watching tv,  investigation,  serial killer,  dream,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  based on novel,  murder,  death,  flashback,  blood

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.

Themes:revenge
Characters:girl,  doctor
Story:cartoon on tv,  seattle washington,  severed finger,  answering machine,  teenage girl,  ring,  curse,  underwater scene,  scantily clad female,  no opening credits,  journalist,  newspaper,  teenage boy,  reporter,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  watching tv,  investigation,  face slap,  blonde,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  based on novel,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death

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The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Horror, Sci-fi

The Lawnmower Man (1992)

A scientist performs experiments involving intelligence enhancing drugs and virtual reality on a simple-minded gardener. He puts the gardener on an extensive schedule of learning, and quickly he becomes brilliant. But at this point the gardener has a few ideas of his own on how the research should continue, and the scientist begins losing control of his experiments. This is why The Lawnmower Man (1992) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:fear,  revenge,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Story:psychic power,  telephone call,  chair,  answering machine,  psychic,  race against time,  telephone,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  computer,  dream,  shower,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  flashback,  murder,  death

New Nightmare (1994) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
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)

Themes:funeral,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair
Characters:boy
Story:unplugged electronic works,  psychiatric hospital,  no title at beginning,  nosebleed,  babysitter,  answering machine,  film within a film,  race against time,  no opening credits,  good versus evil,  telephone,  hallucination,  supernatural power,  water,  falling from height,  blonde,  serial killer,  dream,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  death,  blood,  murder

Teeth (2007)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Teeth (2007)

Dawn grows up in the shadow of a nuclear power plant. In high school, while her biology class studies evolution, she realizes she may have a hidden curse, an "adaptation." She lives with her mom, step-father, and hard-edged step-brother. She likes Tobey, a guy at school, and he likes her. She takes a pledge to remain chaste until marriage, so they date in groups, watch G-rated films, and don't kiss, but the power of teen hormones is great, so temptation beckons. Dawn has an admirer in Ryan, and when when things have an unexpected twist with Tobey, she turns to Ryan for help. Will he be her mythical hero and rescue her? Or can she find her way as her own hero, turning the curse into an asset? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:student,  girl,  teacher,  boy,  doctor
Story:death by drowning,  cliff,  severed finger,  teenage girl,  ring,  curse,  drawing,  teenage boy,  classroom,  watching tv,  computer,  mirror,  rain,  dream,  cell phone,  shower,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  flashback,  death,  blood,  murder

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The Grudge (2004)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Grudge (2004)

Karen Davis, an American Nurse, moves to Tokyo and encounters a supernatural spirit who is vengeful and often possesses its victims. A series of horrifying and mysterious deaths start to occur, with the spirit passing its curse onto each victim. Karen must now find away to break this spell, before she becomes its next victim. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  fear,  suicide
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:student,  teacher
Story:curse,  remake of japanese film,  woman,  horror movie remake,  supernatural horror,  balcony,  first part,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  computer,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  ghost,  shower,  surprise ending,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  murder,  flashback,  death

Carrie (2013)
Drama, Horror

Carrie (2013)

The outcast teenager Carrie White is bullied by her classmates at high school. Her mother, Margaret White, is a pious and paranoid woman that sees sin everywhere and the need of self-inflicting punishment. When Carrie has her first period, she does not understand what is happening to her and her classmates humiliate her in the changing room. The spiteful Chris Hargensen videotapes Carrie with her cell phone and posts it on the Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students, but when Chris challenges her, she is suspended and consequently is banned from the prom. Meanwhile, Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and learns how to control her ability. Sue Snell, one of the girls that tormented Carrie, feels bad and asks her boyfriend Tommy Ross to invite Carrie to go with him to the prom to make up for what she did to Carrie. But Chris and her boyfriend Billy Nolan plot an evil prank with her friends to seek vengeance for Carrie. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  suicide,  revenge,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:student,  girl,  teacher,  doctor
Story:psychic power,  horror movie remake,  psionic power,  teenage girl,  electrocution,  woman,  classroom,  supernatural power,  water,  remake,  face slap,  rain,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  shower,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  mother daughter relationship,  based on novel,  f rated,  murder,  blood,  death

Don't Look Now (1973) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Drama, Horror, Thriller

Don't Look Now (1973)

John and Laura Baxter are in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters' daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura and the sisters on a funeral gondola. This is why Don't Look Now (1973) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  surrealism
Locations:city
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:psychic power,  psychic,  telephone call,  death by drowning,  dead child,  ladder,  woman,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  water,  mirror,  serial killer,  rain,  shower,  surprise ending,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  flashback,  blood

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Stir Of Echoes (1999)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Stir Of Echoes (1999)

A man is hypnotized at a party by his sister-in law. He soon has visions and dreams of a ghost of a girl. Trying to avoid this, nearly pushes him to brink of insanity as the ghost wants something from him - to find out how she died. The only way he can get his life back is finding out the truth behind her death. The more he digs, the more he lets her in, the shocking truth behind her death puts his whole family in danger. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  fear,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:bathtub
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:psychic power,  pick axe,  woman,  ghost,  el train,  babysitter,  psychic,  teenage girl,  teenage boy,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  watching tv,  rain,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  based on novel,  blood,  murder,  death

Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Dolores Claiborne (1995)

Dolores Claiborne works as a maid for a wealthy woman in remote Maine. When she is indicted for the elderly woman's murder, Dolores' daughter Selena returns from New York, where she has become a big-shot reporter. In the course of working out the details of what has happened, as well as some shady questions from the past and Selena's troubled childhood, many difficult truths are revealed about their family's domestic strife. This is cleverly portrayed with present reality shot in cool blue tones blending seamlessly into flashbacks shot in vivid color. As small town justice relentlessly grinds forward, surprises lie in store for the viewers.... (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Characters:writer
Story:well,  hair,  ferry,  woman,  axe,  reporter,  island,  investigation,  female protagonist,  title spoken by character,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  based on novel,  f rated,  flashback,  murder

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. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  fear,  surrealism,  revenge
Mood:nightmare
Characters:boy
Story:paranormal phenomena,  teenage girl,  bird,  teenage boy,  classroom,  supernatural power,  hallucination,  face slap,  serial killer,  rain,  dream,  shower,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  death,  murder,  blood

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Cloud Atlas (2012) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Everything is connected: an 1849 diary of an ocean voyage across the Pacific; letters from a composer to his lover; a thriller about a conspiracy at a nuclear power plant; a farce about a publisher in a nursing home; a rebellious clone in futuristic Korea; and the tale of a tribe living on post-apocalyptic Hawaii far in the future. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  suicide,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:writer,  girl,  boy,  doctor
Story:telephone call,  ring,  skeleton,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  journalist,  newspaper,  reporter,  telephone,  island,  falling from height,  computer,  face slap,  horse,  dream,  cell phone,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  based on novel,  f rated,  flashback,  blood,  murder,  death

Paranoid Park (2007)
Crime, Drama, Mystery

Paranoid Park (2007)

The teenager and skateboarder Alex is interviewed by Detective Richard Lu that is investigating the death of a security guard in the rail yards severed by a train who was apparently hit by a skate board. While dealing with the separation process of his parents and the sexual heat of his virgin girlfriend Jennifer, Alex writes his last experiences in Paranoid Park with his new acquaintances and how the guard was killed, trying to relieve his feeling of guilty from his conscience. This is why Paranoid Park (2007) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002). (Read More)

Themes:fear
Characters:student,  girl,  teacher,  boy
Story:teenage girl,  teenage boy,  classroom,  water,  watching tv,  investigation,  blonde,  rain,  cell phone,  shower,  panties,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  based on novel,  death,  flashback,  blood,  murder

Odishon (1999)
Drama, Horror, Mystery

Odishon (1999)

In Tokyo, Shigeharu Aoyama is a widower that grieves the loss of his wife and raises his son Shigehiko Aoyama alone. Seven years later, the teenage Shigehiko asks why his middle-aged father does not remarry and Shigeharu meets his friend Yasuhisa Yoshikawa, who is a film producer, and tells his intention. However, Shigeharu has difficulties to approach to available women to date and Yasuhisa decide to organize a sham audition for casting the lead actress for the fake movie. They receive several portfolios of candidates and Shigeharu becomes obsessed by the gorgeous Asami Yamazaki. Despite the advice of the experienced Yasuhisa, Shigeharu calls Asami to date and he falls for her. But who is the mysterious Asami? (Read More)

Themes:fear,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair,  elevator
Characters:boy,  doctor
Story:telephone call,  aunt niece relationship,  severed finger,  teenage girl,  woman,  teenage boy,  telephone,  hallucination,  watching tv,  computer,  mirror,  rain,  dream,  cell phone,  panties,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  based on novel,  flashback,  blood,  death,  murder

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Cabin Fever (2002)
Comedy, Horror

Cabin Fever (2002)

The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell. (Read More)

Themes:fear,  revenge
Locations:bathtub
Characters:doctor
Story:cabin in the woods,  cabin,  black panties,  scantily clad female,  axe,  cleavage,  hallucination,  water,  blonde,  horse,  rain,  cell phone,  shower,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  murder,  blood,  death,  flashback

Perfect Stranger (2007) is one of the best movies like The Ring (2002)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Perfect Stranger (2007)

Rowena Price is a muckraking reporter for a New York paper. When her story about a closeted gay Senator who preaches family values is spiked, she quits and soon finds herself investigating the grisly murder of a childhood friend. Her friend had been dumped by ad exec Harrison Hill, so he's Rowena's prime suspect. Rowena gets a job at the ad agency as a temp, and she's soon the object of Hill's attentions. She's helped in her subterfuge by Miles Haley, a friend at the paper who has a secret thing for her. Everyone, it seems, has secrets, including Hill, who must keep his affairs from his wife - her money fuels his lifestyle. Murder will out? (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:girl
Story:investigative reporter,  reporter,  telephone call,  drawing,  newspaper,  computer,  mirror,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  shower,  panties,  surprise ending,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death

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)

Themes:fear,  revenge,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair,  bathtub
Characters:doctor
Story:fly,  severed finger,  paranormal phenomena,  psychic,  race against time,  curse,  no opening credits,  bird,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  computer,  investigation,  horse,  dream,  cell phone,  ghost,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  based on novel,  flashback,  murder,  blood,  death

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