Movies like The Red Shoes

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The Red Shoes
Original name: 분홍신
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological
Plot: ghost, gory, losing-it hero, rehabilitation, murder, haunted by the past, mystery, woman in danger, danger, deadly, obsession, supernatural, dancer's life, single parent, journalism, curses spells and rituals, crimes, couples, family relations, shoes, curse, subway, jealousy, murder of friend, japanese occupation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1944, 1940s
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The Orphanage
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
105 min.
 7.5
Addicted
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
South Korea
110 min.
 7.0
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Most similar movies to The Red Shoes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, deadly, mystery, danger, murder and haunted by the past mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Red Shoes: The Attic Expeditions (2001), 3 Extremes II (2002), Phone (2002), Haunted Village (2006), Addicted (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Attic Expeditions
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, gory, ghost, hospital, mental institution, attic, mad scientist, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, mystery, mind game, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
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3 Extremes II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Memories: A woman wakes up on a street without memory. A husband cannot remember why his wife left him. The woman wanders the streets trying to contact the only phone number she has on her. The husband see's her ghost in his apartment and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, losing-it hero, mystery, supernatural ability, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, memory loss, mental illness, supernatural, getting home, thai ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan, hong kong
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System:   83%
    User:   67%
 
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Phone
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, obsession, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, cell phone, danger, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   85%
 
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Haunted Village
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, mystery, afterlife, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, murder, supernatural, sexual abuse ...
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Addicted
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, dealing with death, obsession, mystery, redemption, romance, couple relations, siblings relations, death in the family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   68%
 
Sin-de-rel-la
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, gory, doctors and patients, mystery, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, deadly, best friend, bus stop, darkroom, swimming pool, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Trauma
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Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
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Time: contemporary
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    User:   74%
 
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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, losing-it hero, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, couple relations, haunted house, dangerous attraction, infidelity, afterlife, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
Spider Forest
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, hospital, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, slasher, investigation, mystery, murder, uncover truth, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
 134K
The Orphanage
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, childhood, imaginary friend, death, adoption, ghost, children, ghosts, haunted by the past, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
 6.1
 2K
Cello
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck.
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: losing-it hero, obsession, mystery, family in danger, haunted by the past, woman in danger, ghost, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, dealing with death, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   53%
 
 5.4
 82K
The Ring Two
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, mental institution, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, ghosts, deadly, lame, catastrophe, police investigation, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
The Stranger from Afar
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, gory, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mind game, mystery, obsession, murder, haunted by the past, psychopath, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
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Soul Survivors
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, death, drugs/alcohol, college, gory, college life, haunted by the past, goth, sexualized violence, alternate reality, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
The Flying Dutchman
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, obsession, desert, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
 6.7
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Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, mother daughter relationship, divorce, ghosts, single parent, imaginary friend, custody, parents and children, missing child, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
 5.9
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Uninvited
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, suburbs, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, afterlife, death in the family, family in danger, missing child, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
 4.3
 696
Evil Eyes
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, psychological
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, afterlife, woman in danger, mystery, danger, village, supernatural, survival, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, hong kong, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
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The Dark
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, small town, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, afterlife, death in the family, missing person, haunted by the past, suicide, secret, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 69K
The Uninvited
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, supernatural, paranoia, blood, sisters, ghosts, revenge, schizophrenia, murder, psychiatrist, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1986
Place: new england, maine
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
One Missed Call 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, restaurant, supernatural ability, afterlife, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan, japan, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
 5.6
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Voices
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman tries to escape what seems to be a curse that is killing members of her family one by one.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, gory, murder, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, mystery, wedding party, high school, fencing, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
 6.0
 12K
Half Light
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, death, village, ghost, twists & turns, island, mentally unstable, ghosts, supernatural ability, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gory, summer camp, serial killer, slasher, mystery, mind game, murder, violence spree, forest, teenage life, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
 3.9
 515
Darling
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wealthy executive Aditya Soman, married to Ashwini for several years, has an affair with his Secretary, Geeta Menon. When she gets pregnant, he tells her to abort the child as he has changed his mind about the divorce to his current wife. Angered, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: ghost, vengeance, bollywood, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, romance, murder, supernatural, deadly, couples, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 5.0
 667
The Intruder
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, mentally unstable, manipulations, destructive relationship, isolation, crimes, deadly, ghost, couples, murder, immigrants, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Peace to Him Who Enters
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of Yan, a young woman haunted by fleeting images of what she believes to be dead people. Told that it is all in her mind by her psychologist Jim, Yan still cannot find any other explanations for her visions. Soon, her suspicions ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, mentally unstable, mysterious character, supernatural ability, mystery, mind game, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mental illness, afterlife, psychopath, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 5.3
 3K
They Wait
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, asian horror
Plot: ghost, gory, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, hostages, murder, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 

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Koma
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horrid crime was committed at a wedding reception and bridesmaid Chi Ching was the lone eyewitness. At the police station, she recognised the suspect, Suen Ling, in a line up. She also discovered the affair between this stranger and her lover. All ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, mind game, vengeance, murder, obsession, mystery, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
A Tale of Two Sisters
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, mental illness, mystery, supernatural, guilt, insanity, death, mentally unstable, violence, brutality, psychology, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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