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Cry of the Banshee (1970)
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Cry of the Banshee (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In seventeenth century England Lord Whitman wages unending war on what he sees as the ever-present scourge of witchcraft, and many local villagers have suffered at his hands. But one victim uses her occult powers to curse his family, enlisting unknowing help from one of the household.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: murder, witch, rape, witchcraft, torture, curse, witch hunt, massacre, coven, revenge, werewolf, crimes, village, vengeance, supernatural, heroes, psychopath, religions or cults, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, good versus evil, legends and myths, village life, obsessive quest, danger ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, curses spells and rituals, murder and rivalry mostly in Horror, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like Cry of the Banshee: Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971), The Oblong Box (1969), Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968), The Masque of the Red Death (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, vampire, blood, good versus evil, woman in danger, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
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100%
The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The accidental unearthing of Satan’s earthly remains causes the children of 17th-century English village to slowly convert into a coven of devil worshipers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, village, occult, rape, satanism, witchcraft, devil, serial killer, leadership, zombie, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
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93%
The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, obsession, buried alive, supernatural, crimes, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, monster, curse, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1865, 1860s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychotronic
Plot: witchcraft, witch, sacrifice, old dark house, virgin, supernatural, reincarnation, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, femme fatale, danger, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, satanic ritual, sacrifice, tragic villain, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Twins of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, sister sister relationship, orphan, satanism, castle, dangerous attraction, supernatural, twin sister, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century, 16th century, 1780s ...
Place: austria, europe
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68%
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Terror (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A witch's prophecy - while being burned at the stake- curse condemns a family to horrible deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, silent film ...
Plot: slasher, supernatural, murder, witch, curse, danger, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, rivalry, escapades, crimes, ghost ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, good versus evil, village, bite mark, castle, priest, coffin, supernatural ability, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Witchcraft (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When her grave is disturbed by modern-day land developers, a 300-year-old witch is accidentally resurrected and terrorizes an English village.
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: burned alive, witchcraft, witch, cemetery, wizards and magicians, family relations, village life, reincarnation, village, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, danger, clergy, crimes, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, monster, mutant, village, curse, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Werewolf Woman (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but then she is raped and her lover is murdered so she goes out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: murder, investigation, human becomes animal, supernatural, transformation, rape, human becoming an animal, fall in love, deadly creature, rivalry, reincarnation, rape revenge ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 435
Inquisition (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is killing off Satan's servants.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Plot: village, medieval, spanish inquisition, devil, satanism, torture, devil worship, revenge, death, supernatural ability, imaginary, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, crimes, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, deadly creature, obsessive quest, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Evil Heritage (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young girl is caught up in a devil cult run by her evil uncle and cousin. She can trust no one and even people she thought were dead comes back to haunt her.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, coven, cult, occult, devil, escapades, clergy, imaginary, crimes, wizards and magicians, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, femme fatale, mysterious character, crimes, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, georgian era, 15th century ...
Place: europe, england, austria
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45%
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The Uncanny (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, anthology, psychotronic
Plot: murder, orphan, conspiracy, cat, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, master and servant, golden years, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1910s, 30s, year 1977 ...
Place: london, england, canada, europe, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, ritual sacrifice, black magic, satanism, occult, psychopath, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, giant spider, coven, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: train, werewolf, supernatural, vampire, destiny, deadly, danger, cards, serial killer, ghost, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: west indies, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, gothic horror, good versus evil, hotel, murder, deadly, investigation, slasher, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe
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43%
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Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: danger, escapades, good versus evil, crimes, race against time, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sharon's Baby (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, babies and infants, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, deadly, rivalry, curse, demon, stripper, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, devil worship, murder, vampire, investigation, revenge, morgue, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes back to life, possessing people and using them to commit ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, murder, seance, zombie, decapitation, witchcraft, vigilante, gothic horror, revenge, coffin, death, occult ...
Time: middle ages, 70s, 1400s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Vampire Circus (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a spate of murders, the villagers of Schtettel kill the depraved perpetrator, Count Mitterhouse. Fifteen years later the Circus of Nights appeared in the plague-ridden village and its performers include Mitterhouse's mistress, children ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, forest, plague, circus, mysterious character, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, criminal's revenge, danger, good versus evil, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century
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40%
Fiancee of Dracula (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Van Helsing-like professor and his protegé are tracking Dracula's descendants through the world of "parallels", creatures who are human in form but live quite distinct psychic lives. A circus dwarf who is in love with one of these ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, gothic, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, supernatural romance, dangerous animal, clergy, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Witches (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a nervous breakdown, Gwen takes up the job of head teacher in the small village of Haddaby. There she can benefit from the tranquillity and peace, enabling her to recover fully. But under the facade of idyllic country life she slowly ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, village, voodoo, school teacher, small town life, teachers and students, village life, escapades, supernatural ability, investigation, pets, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, doctor, disfigurement, revenge, master villain, tragic hero, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cradle of Fear (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel ...
Style: rough, gothic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, obsession, goth, mysterious character, mind game, violence spree, gory, danger, master and servant, supernatural ability, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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36%
1313: Cougar Cult (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Rufus, Darwin, and Coopersmith are three nerdy, but hunky young college students who score themselves a dream summer job working at a swanky mansion owned by wealthy and sexy middle-aged babes Clara, Victoria, and Edwina. However, the gals turn out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, sexy, homoerotic
Plot: supernatural, wizards and magicians, rivalry, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, estate, witch, college student, murder, good versus evil, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%