Movies like Session 9 2001

Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

If you already watched and love Session 9, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Session 9.

1 Cabin Fever 2002

A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Eli Roth

Country:

United States of America
5.7

2 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

3 Dead End 2003

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror, Thriller

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

4 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

5 Stir Of Echoes 1999

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

David Koepp

Writers:

Richard Matheson (novel), David Koepp (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

6 Case 39 2009

In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Christian Alvart

Writer:

Ray Wright

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

7 The Skeleton Key 2005

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Iain Softley

Writer:

Ehren Kruger

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

8 The Mist 2007

After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten their lives, and worse, their sanity.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Frank Darabont

Writers:

Frank Darabont (screenplay), Stephen King (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

9 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

10 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

11 Lake Mungo 2008

After 16-year-old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam, her family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centred in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help of psychic and parapsychologist, who discovers that Alice led a secret, double life. At Lake Mungo, Alice's secret past emerges.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Joel Anderson

Writer:

Joel Anderson

Country:

Australia
6.2

12 The Mothman Prophecies 2002

Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Mark Pellington

Writers:

Richard Hatem (screenplay), John A. Keel (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

13 The Changeling 1980

After a tragic event happens, composer John Russell moves to Seattle to try to overcome it and build a new and peaceful life in a lonely big house that has been uninhabited for many years. But, soon after, the obscure history of such an old mansion and his own past begin to haunt him.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Peter Medak

Writers:

Russell Hunter (story), William Gray (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Canada
7.2

14 Jacob's Ladder 1990

After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Horror

Director:

Adrian Lyne

Country:

United States of America
7.5

15 Pontypool 2008

When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the radio booth and tries to figure out a way to warn his listeners about the virus and its unlikely mode of transmission.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writers:

Tony Burgess, Tony Burgess (novel)

Country:

Canada
6.6

16 The Orphanage 2007

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

J.A. Bayona

Writer:

Sergio G. Sánchez (screenplay)

Country:

Spain
7.4

17 Bug 2006

A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again - until the first bugs arrive...

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

William Friedkin

Writers:

Tracy Letts (screenplay), Tracy Letts (play)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

18 Absentia 2011

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia... and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mike Flanagan

Writer:

Mike Flanagan

Country:

United States of America
5.8

19 Frailty 2001

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Bill Paxton

Writer:

Brent Hanley

Countries:

Germany, United States of America, Italy
7.2

20 The Perfect Host 2010

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Genres:

Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Nick Tomnay

Country:

United States of America
6.8

21 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

22 The Canal 2014

A man who suspects his wife is cheating on him begins having nightmarish visions of an evil presence that he believes inhabits his house.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Ivan Kavanagh

Writer:

Ivan Kavanagh

Countries:

United Kingdom, Ireland
5.8

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 They Look Like People 2015

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Perry Blackshear

Country:

United States of America
5.9