20 Movies Like Amityville Horror

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The Conjuring

The Conjuring
The Conjuring
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 15 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes
Actors: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Conjuring” is a horror film based on the true story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. They must confront a malevolent entity and uncover the secrets of the haunted house to save the family from its terrifying grip.

Insidious

Insidious
Insidious
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Leigh Whannell
Actors: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Insidious movie is about a family who must navigate the supernatural realm known as “The Further” to save their comatose son from malevolent spirits. As they delve deeper into the paranormal world, they uncover dark secrets and face terrifying encounters to bring their son back.

Sinister

Sinister
Sinister
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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The Sinister movie is about a true crime writer who discovers a box of home movies depicting grisly murders, leading him to uncover a supernatural entity that threatens his family. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he becomes entangled in a horrifying web of evil and darkness.

The Babadook

The Babadook
The Babadook
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 56 wins & 64 nominations
Writer: Jennifer Kent
Actors: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall
Language: English
Country: Australia, Canada
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“The Babadook” is a psychological horror film about a single mother, plagued by a mysterious children’s book and a malevolent presence, as she struggles to protect her son from the sinister entity that threatens their lives. As they confront their deepest fears, their bond is tested in a terrifying battle against the Babadook.

The Ring

The Ring
The Ring
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 14 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Ehren Kruger, Kôji Suzuki, Hiroshi Takahashi
Actors: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Ring” is a horror film about a cursed videotape that causes anyone who watches it to receive a phone call, informing them that they will die in seven days unless they can uncover the mystery behind the tape and break the curse.”

The Exorcist

The Exorcist
The Exorcist
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 18 wins & 21 nominations total
Writer: William Peter Blatty
Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair
Language: English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish
Country: United States
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“The Exorcist” is a horror film about a young girl named Regan who becomes possessed by a demonic entity, leading to her mother seeking the help of two priests to perform an exorcism and save her daughter’s soul.

Poltergeist

Poltergeist
Poltergeist
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 4 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor
Actors: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Poltergeist movie is about a suburban family whose home is invaded by malevolent spirits, targeting their youngest daughter. As they struggle to rescue her from the supernatural forces, they uncover the dark secrets of their neighborhood.

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity
Paranormal Activity
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Oren Peli
Actors: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs
Language: English
Country: United States
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Paranormal Activity is a found footage horror film that follows a couple who experience increasingly disturbing and unexplained supernatural occurrences in their home. As they set up cameras to document the activity, they uncover a malevolent presence that threatens their sanity and safety.

The Shining

The Shining
The Shining
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Drama, Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Shining” is a psychological horror film about a writer who becomes the winter caretaker at an isolated hotel, where supernatural forces drive him to madness and violence, endangering his family.”

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Wes Craven
Actors: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Nightmare on Elm Street” is a horror film that follows a group of teenagers who are haunted by a vengeful serial killer named Freddy Krueger in their dreams, where he can harm and kill them in reality. As they try to stay awake and find a way to defeat him, they uncover disturbing secrets about Freddy’s past and his connection to their town.

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 23 wins & 26 nominations
Writer: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez, Heather Donahue
Actors: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blair Witch Project” is a found footage horror film that follows three student filmmakers who venture into the Black Hills Forest to investigate the legend of the Blair Witch. As they become lost and encounter supernatural phenomena, their sanity and friendship are tested to the breaking point.

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 37 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Language: English, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Sixth Sense is a psychological thriller about a young boy who can see and communicate with the dead. As he forms a bond with a child psychologist, they uncover a dark secret that connects them both.”

The Others

The Others
The Others
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 29 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan
Language: English
Country: Spain, United States, France, Italy
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“The Others” is a psychological horror film about a woman living in an isolated mansion with her two children, who becomes convinced that their house is haunted. As she tries to protect her family from the supernatural presence, dark secrets are gradually unveiled, leading to a shocking twist.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 4 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper, Scott Kosar
Actors: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a horror film about a group of friends who encounter a family of deranged cannibals while on a road trip, leading to a terrifying fight for survival.

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary's Baby
Rosemary's Baby
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Drama, Horror
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski
Actors: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rosemary’s Baby” is a psychological horror film about a young woman who becomes suspicious that her husband and neighbors are involved in a sinister plot to conceive a demonic child. As her paranoia grows, she becomes trapped in a web of deceit and manipulation, questioning her own sanity and safety.

Psycho

Psycho
Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 8 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch
Actors: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Psycho” is a psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It follows the story of a secretary who steals money from her employer and ends up at a secluded motel run by a disturbed young man with a dark secret.

Halloween

Halloween
Halloween
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 9 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Actors: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Halloween movie is about a masked serial killer named Michael Myers who terrorizes a small town, targeting unsuspecting teenagers on Halloween night. As the body count rises, a young woman named Laurie Strode becomes his primary target and must fight to survive his relentless pursuit.

Ju-on: The Grudge

Ju-on: The Grudge
Ju-on: The Grudge
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Takashi Shimizu
Actors: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Ju-on: The Grudge” is a Japanese horror film that follows a cursed house where a vengeful ghost, born out of a violent death, haunts and kills anyone who enters, spreading the curse further. The movie explores the interconnected stories of different characters who encounter the malevolent spirit and become trapped in a cycle of terror and death.

The Orphanage

The Orphanage
The Orphanage
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 32 wins & 43 nominations
Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez
Actors: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain, Mexico, France, Belgium
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“The Orphanage” is a Spanish horror film about a woman who returns to her childhood orphanage to reopen it as a home for disabled children, only to uncover dark secrets and supernatural occurrences from her past.”

The Omen

The Omen
The Omen
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: David Seltzer
Actors: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens
Language: English, Latin, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Omen” is a horror film about a couple who adopt a child, unaware that he is the Antichrist, and as he grows older, he begins to display sinister and supernatural abilities, leading to a series of horrifying events and deaths.”

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