Movies like The Echo 2008

An ex-prisoner moves to an old apartment, where one gets to see in the middle of a domestic problem between a police officer, his wife and his daughter. When he tries to intervene, he will be caught in a mysterious curse.

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

1 The Grudge 2004

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Takashi Shimizu

Writers:

Stephen Susco (screenplay), Takashi Shimizu (film "Ju-On: The Grudge")

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
5.9

2 Thir13en Ghosts 2001

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine "designed by the devil and powered by the dead" to open the Eye of Hell. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Steve Beck

Writers:

Robb White (story), Neal Marshall Stevens (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.6

3 Husk 2011

A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Brett Simmons

Writers:

Brett Simmons (story), Brett Simmons (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

4 The Children 2008

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Tom Shankland

Country:

United Kingdom
6

5 The Shrine 2010

A group of young journalists investigate a cult said to practice human sacrifice, but their ambitious ways may lead them to becoming the cult's next victims.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Jon Knautz

Country:

Canada
5.5

6 Dread 2009

Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Anthony DiBlasi

Writers:

Clive Barker (based upon the short story "Dread" by), Anthony DiBlasi (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.7

7 Shutter 2008

A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Masayuki Ochiai

Writer:

Luke Dawson (screenplay) (as Luke Dawson)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

8 Exorcist: The Beginning 2004

Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have been built and then immediately buried to keep down evil from the crypt below. The natives are convinced that uncovering the church has unleashed a demon, and begin to violently clash with the British military troops. As the village rapidly disintegrates into chaos and war, Merrin must face-off with the demon which has taken possession of somebody close to him.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writers:

William Peter Blatty (movie The Exorcist), William Wisher (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

9 The Pact 2012

After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in the night, objects moving about, a fallen picture of an unknown woman posed next to their mother. Annie begins experiencing a series of intense and disturbing dreams - visions that lead her to uncover something terrible about her mother's past that is finally revealing itself.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Nicholas McCarthy

Country:

United States of America
5.7

10 Mother's Day 2010

Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller

Writers:

Scott Milam (screenplay), Scott Milam (screen story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

11 The Gravedancers 2006

After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mike Mendez

Country:

United States of America
5.5

12 Wind Chill 2007

Two college students share a ride home for the holidays. When they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they're preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Gregory Jacobs

Writers:

Joe Gangemi (as Joseph Gangemi), Steven Katz

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.8

13 Whisper 2007

Convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) is hired to execute a kidnapping of the son of one of the richest women in the state. Along with his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), Max joins two other strangers who were also hired by the same absent mastermind behind the kidnapping.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Stewart Hendler

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.7

14 Fragile 2005

Fragile Machine is an underground cg film about science, religion, and man's role in a new nature of which he has partial authorship. Through a unique combination of animation and music which some have likened to an 'electronic operetta' it tells the story of the first girl to be built in a factory instead of born from a womb.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Animation

Director:

Ben Steele

Stars:

Molly Pinckney, Xi

Country:

United States of America
6.7

15 The Abandoned 2006

A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) and the appearance of another man who has been drawn to the farm for the same reasons.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Nacho Cerdà

Writers:

Karim Hussain (screenplay), Nacho Cerdà (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Bulgaria, Spain, United Kingdom
5.6

16 The Clinic 2010

While traveling across country with her fiancé, Beth wakes alone in an isolated clinic to a mother's worst nightmare. Just how far will she go to save her child?

Genres:

Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Crime

Director:

James Rabbitts

Writer:

James Rabbitts

Country:

Australia
5.4

17 Forget Me Not 2009

It's graduation weekend, and Sandy Channing, the popular class president of her small-town high school, should be enjoying the time of her life. But when her friends start disappearing, Sandy discovers they have unwittingly awakened the vengeful spirit of a girl they wronged long ago. Fighting for her sanity, Sandy must unlock a dark secret from her own past before it's too late.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Romance

Director:

Tyler Oliver

Country:

United States of America
5.2

18 No One Lives 2012

A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Ryûhei Kitamura

Writer:

David Cohen (as David Lawrence Cohen)

Country:

United States of America
6

19 Walled In 2009

Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned building. One such tenant, Jimmy (Cameron Bright), tells Sam an urban legend about a serial murderer who used to live in the building and entomb his victims in the walls. What's worse, the dead are believed to still harass the residents to this day.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Countries:

United States of America, France, Canada
4.8

20 The Haunting In Connecticut 2: Ghosts Of Georgia 2013

A young family moves into a historic home in Georgia, only to learn they are not the house's only inhabitants. Soon they find themselves in the presence of a secret rising from underground and threatening to bring down anyone in its path.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Tom Elkins

Country:

United States of America
5.3

21 From Within 2008

The residents of a small American town begin to die one-by-one apparently by suicide...

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Phedon Papamichael

Writer:

Brad Keene

Country:

United States of America
5.6

22 The Apparition 2012

Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they run. Desperate, Kelly and Ben turn to a paranormal researcher, but even with his aid, it may already be too late to save themselves from the terrifying presence.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Todd Lincoln

Writer:

Todd Lincoln

Country:

United States of America
4.1

23 The Last Will And Testament Of Rosalind Leigh 2012

The story of Leon, an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, Leon comes to suspect that his mother's oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Rodrigo Gudiño

Writer:

Rodrigo Gudiño

Country:

Canada
5.2

24 The Barrens 2012

A man takes his family on a camping trip and becomes convinced they are being stalked by the legendary monster of the New Jersey Pine Barrens: the Jersey Devil.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
4.6