Movies like Grave Encounters 2011

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.

If you already watched and love Grave Encounters, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Grave Encounters.

1 Paranormal Activity 2007

Soon after moving into a suburban tract home, Katie and Micah become increasingly disturbed by what appears to be a supernatural presence. Hoping to capture evidence of it on film, they set up video cameras in the house but are not prepared for the terrifying events that follow.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Oren Peli

Writer:

Oren Peli

Country:

United States of America
6.3

2 Paranormal Activity 2 2010

Days after welcoming a newborn baby, Dan and Kristi Rey return home one day to find their house ransacked with seemingly no explanation. Their fear forces them to put in security cameras, which begin to capture strange activity around the house.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Tod Williams

Writers:

Michael R. Perry (screenplay), Christopher Landon (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

3 The Last Exorcism 2010

After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will be another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Daniel Stamm

Countries:

United States of America, France
5.6

4 Devil 2010

A group of people are trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, and one of them is the devil.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

Brian Nelson (screenplay), M. Night Shyamalan (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

5 Quarantine 2008

A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

John Erick Dowdle (screenplay by), Drew Dowdle (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

6 Paranormal Activity 3 2011

In 1988, an entity begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi in this prequel to the 'Paranormal Activity' series.

Genre:

Horror

Writers:

Christopher Landon, Oren Peli (film "Paranormal Activity")

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 Grave Encounters 2 2012

Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Poliquin

Writers:

The Vicious Brothers, Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.1

8 Paranormal Activity 4 2012

It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

Genre:

Horror

Writers:

Christopher Landon (screenplay), Chad Feehan (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.6

9 The Blair Witch Project 1999

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Directors:

Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez (as Eduardo Sanchez)

Writers:

Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez (as Eduardo Sanchez)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

10 Splinter 2008

When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. Along the way, they encounter an increasingly terrifying horde of parasites, and if any of them intend to survive, they'll have to outsmart the deadly organisms.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Toby Wilkins

Writers:

Ian Shorr, Kai Barry

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 V/h/s 2012

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Writers:

Brad Miska (concept), Simon Barrett | 10 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

12 The Poughkeepsie Tapes 2007

When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever seen.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

Drew Dowdle (story), John Erick Dowdle

Country:

United States of America
6.1

13 V/h/s/2 2013

Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Countries:

United States of America, Canada, Indonesia
6

14 Rec 2007

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Writers:

Jaume Balagueró (screenplay), Luiso Berdejo (screenplay) (as Luis Berdejo) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Spain
7.4

15 Sinister 2012

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Scott Derrickson

Country:

United States of America
6.8

16 Let Me In 2010

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Matt Reeves

Writers:

Matt Reeves (screenplay), John Ajvide Lindqvist (screenplay "Låt den rätte komma in") | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

17 Chernobyl Diaries 2012

A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide' who, ignoring warnings, takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but now a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Bradley Parker (as Brad Parker)

Writers:

Oren Peli (screenplay), Carey Van Dyke (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5

18 The Tunnel 2011

In 2007, in the midst of the drought and water shortages, the NSW State government has unveiled plans to tap into and recycle millions of litres of water trapped in a network of abandoned train tunnels just beneath the heart of Sydney. However the government suddenly goes cold on the plan and it is not made public why. There is talk of homeless people who use the tunnel as shelter going missing, even though the government states that there are no homeless people in there. This, and the silence from the officials and ministers, leads a journalist, Natasha to begin an investigation into a government cover-up. She and her crew Pete (Producer), Steve (Cameraman) and Tangles (Sound Technichian) decide to investigate the story in the tunnel.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Carlo Ledesma

Country:

Australia
5.9

19 The Bay 2012

Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been told—until now. The authorities believed they had buried the truth about the tragedy that claimed over 700 human lives. Now, three years later, a reporter has emerged with footage revealing the cover-up and an unimaginable killer: a mysterious parasitic outbreak. Told from the perspective of those who were there and saw what happened, The Bay unfolds over 24 hours through people's iPhones, Androids, 911 calls, webcams, and whatever else could be used to document the nightmare in Claridge. What follows is a nerve-shredding tale of a small town plunged into absolute terror.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Barry Levinson

Writers:

Michael Wallach (screenplay by), Barry Levinson (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

20 The Fourth Kind 2009

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

Genres:

Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Olatunde Osunsanmi

Writers:

Olatunde Osunsanmi (screenplay), Olatunde Osunsanmi (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

21 Devil's Pass 2013

Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.

Genres:

Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writer:

Vikram Weet

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America, Russia
5.7

22 The Taking Of Deborah Logan 2014

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Adam Robitel

Country:

United States of America
6

23 Last Shift 2014

A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the armoury. But unbeknownst to her, cult leader John Michael Paymon has haunted the department ever since he committed suicide in custody. Jessica is about to find out just how dangerous he still is, all alone on the graveyard shift.............

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Anthony DiBlasi

Country:

United States of America
5.8

24 As Above, So Below 2014

When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

John Erick Dowdle (screenplay), Drew Dowdle (screenplay)

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.2