Movies like The Red Shoes

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The Red Shoes (2005)
 5.8
 3K
The Red Shoes (2005)
Original name: 분홍신
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, obsession, murder, crimes, family relations, journalism, danger, haunted by the past, couples, rehabilitation, curses spells and rituals, losing-it hero, single parent, deadly, gory, dancer's life, woman in danger, mystery, dancing, split personality, ballet, death, subway, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, year 1944, 1940s

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Most similar movies to The Red Shoes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, ghost, murder, crimes and haunted by the past mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Red Shoes: Acacia (2003), Unrest (2006), The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014), Killer Toon (2013), Disturbed (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, pregnancy, family relations, mentally unstable, deadly, adoption, obsession, psychopath, ghost, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 7K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, ghost, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical student, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: medical school, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychology, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, violence, drugs/alcohol, gory, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 1K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, sinister ...
Plot: ghost, danger, woman in danger, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, imaginary, supernatural, police investigation, murder, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.2
 553
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, crimes, woman in danger, danger, life is a bitch, couples, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Haunted Village (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a suspension, and Lee, a new transfer from forensics. Min has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, ghost, murder, grudge, danger, afterlife, rivalry, supernatural, crime, computers and web, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, menstrual blood, supernatural, investigation, missing child, danger, afterlife, haunted by the past, journalism, supernatural ability, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 6K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, soldier, haunted by the past, mystery, baron, castle, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, danger, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 5K
Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, coming out, cell phone, journalism, stalking, siblings relations, mystery, crimes, cons and scams, investigation, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sin-de-rel-la (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Though having never once in her life seen her father, Hyun-soo has never felt his absense, as there is a perfect mother for her. Her mother is also a renowned plastic surgeon, so she is never lonely, surrounded by girls who want beauty consultations ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, swimming pool, best friend, darkroom, bus stop, single parent, obsession, supernatural, family relations, physical appearance, chaos and mayhem, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, danger, mystery, crime, deadly, dishonesty, journalism, woman in danger, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 2K
The Incubus (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, slasher, mysterious character, haunted by the past, teenage life, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, mind game, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, ireland, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: haunted house, family relations, ghost, danger, single parent, supernatural, parents and children, gory, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.5
 768
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, deadly, crimes, losing-it hero, uncover truth, unfulfillment, memory loss, vengeance, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, twin sister, twin brother, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, murder, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, journalist, supernatural, mystery, deadly, rivalry, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 20s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.0
 873
The Morgue (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Trapped between the physical world and the afterlife, between dusk and dawn, six strangers, brought together through a series of unusual events, are an enigma to themselves and go mysteriously unnoticed by others. In their futile attempt for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: morgue, ghost, survival, memory loss, supernatural, danger, afterlife, isolation, mystery, deadly creature, confined, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, mobile phone, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, crimes, danger, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Tattooist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, tattoo artist, deadly, curses spells and rituals, escapades, danger, samoan, evil, curse, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 653
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, ghost, isolation, danger, imaginary, murder, femme fatale, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 1K
Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, survival, legends and myths, deadly creature, psychopath, ghost, supernatural, deadly, student life, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 2K
Coming Soon (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What kind of scenes in a horror film scares you the most? When a ghost appears totally unexpectedly? When the main character does not see the ghost sneaking up behind him? When at the very end you find out that the main character was actually a ...
Style: realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, walkie talkie, amateur detective, kidnapping, filmmaking, danger, supernatural, serial killer, village life, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 567
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, psychological, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, uncover truth, losing-it hero, danger, woman in danger, murder, ghost, hopes, crimes, mystery, starting over, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 516
The Landlady (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Melanie decides that one of her tenants would be perfect as her husband and decides to eliminate everyone who might interfere in her plans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, scary
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, blind ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, disobey, split personality, murder, danger, stalking, spouse killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 5K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, demolition, building, nightmare, tomb, tenant, explosive, blueprint, suicide, architect, darkness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 385
London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, possession, voodoo, zombie, clergy, ghost, intrigue, danger, deadly, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, usa, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 1K
Ouija Board (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts a curse on the four girls tormenting them through a Ouija ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, sinister ...
Plot: ghost, curse, ouija board, youth, danger, village life, mute or deaf, curses spells and rituals, village, supernatural, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Doll Master (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: evil doll, haunted by the past, mysterious character, survival, deadly, isolation, danger, curses spells and rituals, murder mystery, cruelty, ghost, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Behind the Wall (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this chilling, atmospheric thriller, Katelyn (Lindy Booth) seeks answers about the brutal murder that claimed her mother's life 20 years ago in the lighthouse where they lived, a crime for which her grief-and-guilt-crazed father has long ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, danger, heroes, crimes, violence, writing in blood, small town, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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