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It's Sinister. I am 100% certain this is what you're looking for!! Sinister follows the story of the Ellison Oswalt Ethan Hawke's character who is a true crime writer, the story unfolds when he moves to the house where a previous grizzly murders has taken place and when he gets his hand on the box of home movies which unknown to him puts the family into ...
Could it be Hellgate from 1990? From the IMDb synopsis: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her seduce any young man that comes to visit the small town and ...
This sounds somewhat like Jennifer's Body (IMDB link), notable as the first screenplay by Diablo Cody (Juno). However, Jennifer's Body was released in 2009.
Your recollection matches a section of the IMDb synopsis for House (1986). There are too many details to quote it all, but it mentions the father seeing his son behind a mirror in a painting, breaking the real mirror, entering "another dimension" where there is water, rescuing his son from monsters and emerging through a swimming pool.
This film is definitely Ghazab (1982) movie starring Dharmendra and Rekha. Your storyline is quite similar to the plot. You can read the plot in IMDB.
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