Movies like 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.

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

1 The Cabin In The Woods 2011

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Drew Goddard

Country:

United States of America
7

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 Drag Me To Hell 2009

After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. Her only hope seems to lie in a psychic who claims he can help her lift the curse and keep her soul from being dragged straight to hell.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Sam Raimi

Writers:

Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi

Country:

United States of America
6.5

5 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

6 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

7 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

8 The Final Destination 2009

After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

David R. Ellis

Writers:

Eric Bress, Jeffrey Reddick (characters)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

9 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

10 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.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Directors:

Colin Minihan (as The Vicious Brothers), Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

The Vicious Brothers, Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, 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 Orphan 2009

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay) (as David Leslie Johnson), Alex Mace (story)

Countries:

Canada, France, Germany, United States of America
6.9

13 Insidious 2010

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

James Wan

Writer:

Leigh Whannell

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

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 Evil Dead 2013

Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one-by-one.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Fede Alvarez

Writers:

Fede Alvarez (screenplay by), Rodo Sayagues (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 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

19 The Conjuring 2013

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

James Wan

Country:

United States of America
7.5

20 Creep 2014

Looking for work, Aaron comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets Josef, his cinematic subject for the day. Josef is sincere and the project seems heartfelt, so Aaron begins to film. But as the day goes on, it becomes clear that Josef is not who he says, and his intentions are not at all pure.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Patrick Brice

Writers:

Patrick Brice (story), Mark Duplass (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

21 Let The Right One In 2008

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

Genres:

Horror, Drama

Director:

Tomas Alfredson

Writers:

John Ajvide Lindqvist (screenplay), John Ajvide Lindqvist (novel)

Country:

Sweden
7.9

22 Hush 2016

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mike Flanagan

Country:

United States of America
6.6

23 Blair Witch 2016

Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Adam Wingard

Writer:

Simon Barrett

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5

24 Rec 2 2009

The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Writers:

Jaume Balagueró (screenplay), Manu Díaz (screenplay) (as Manu Díez) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Spain
6.5