Movies like Dark Waters 1993

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Dark Waters (1993)
 6.1
 2K
Dark Waters (1993)
Original name: Temnye vody
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK, Ukraine, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.
Style: gothic, bleak, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: island, amateur detective, supernatural, isolation, friendship, mystery, convent, woman in danger, unlikely criminals, clergy, religions or cults, good versus evil, mentally unstable, nun, murder, satanic ritual, crimes, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, gory, deadly, rivalry, uncontrollable ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, mystery, murder, crimes and rivalry mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Dark Waters: Black Death (2010), The Lighthouse (2019), The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005), Demonia (1990), The Big Bad (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 44K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, village, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 121K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: lovecraftian, lighthouse, isolation, lighthouse keeper, hallucination, symbolism, nightmare, drunkenness, secret, human nature, island, fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Remake of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). Shot entirely on green screen. Some exact shots from the 1920 film were superimposed to properly replicate the original. Francis relates the story of traveling magician Dr. Caligari and Cesare. Their ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, crimes, investigation, mystery, manipulations, danger, rivalry, police detective, serial killer, manipulation ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.5
 1K
Demonia (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: church, monastery, convent, sexual harassment, crimes, deadly, mystery, anti heroes, clergy, supernatural ability, zombie, slasher ...
Time: 16th century
Place: canada, sicily, europe, italy, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: good versus evil, investigation, pregnancy, rivalry, danger, religions or cults, apocalypse, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.2
 221
The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, surreal, captivating, tense ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, werewolf, witch, mystery, danger, obsession, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Satanic Pandemonium (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sister Maria is known in the convent for her good works and charity, but, in the secret depths of her sexual fantasies, she is tormented by visions of another world - a world where her forbidden passions are allowed to run free. In this world Satan ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, sexy, rough, sexual ...
Plot: murder, nun, satanism, religions or cults, gory, chaos, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, supernatural, escapades, clergy ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder, mysterious character, private detective, deadly, danger, partners against crime, deadly creature, supernatural, crimes, nosy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: nun, rabbi, forbidden love, convent, possession, mystery, ghost, love and romance, polish, religions or cults, burned alive, uncontrollable ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gothic horror, spanish inquisition, insanity, buried alive, castle, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, deadly, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 7K
The Nameless (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify her; a bracelet with her name on it near the crime scene, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: good versus evil, murder, torture, mind game, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, child killer, stockholm syndrome, sect, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, seance, mystery, mind game, insanity, supernatural, ghost, hallucination, drugs, cult, woman in danger, demon ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, redemption, haunted by the past, good versus evil, danger, child in peril, deadly, supernatural, clergy, escapades, hopes, evil priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 90K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: clergy, church, curses spells and rituals, vatican, exorcism, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, teachers and students, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: school, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, social misfits, youth, danger, deadly creature, deadly, crimes, vampire, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: voodoo, supernatural, possession, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, curse, showdown, standoff, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Satan's School for Girls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman enrolls at an all-girls college in New England to investigate her sister's suicide and is slowly lured into a witchcraft cult by a quartet of students wanting to make her their fifth member of their evil circle.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: college, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, death in the family, witch, secret movement, death of sister ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Even the Wind Is Afraid (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia is a troubled teen confined in a very particular support center ruled with roughness by renowned psychiatrist Bernarda Alquicira. Coexisting with girls who have experienced similar trances, Claudia confronts horrible visions of Andrea, a ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, isolation, mentally unstable, confined, deadly, supernatural, vengeance, mental institution, uncover truth, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 625
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hopes, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, investigation, haunted house, crimes, mentally unstable, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 2K
Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, confined, deadly, youth, supernatural ability, clergy, resort, in the woods, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.1
 550
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 5K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, twins, mystery, psychopath, siblings relations, countryside, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, crimes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, holland, connecticut, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, rivalry, danger, filmmaking, captivity, homecoming, isolation, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 3K
Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, satanic ...
Plot: convent, deal with the devil, nun, exorcism, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, friendship, gory, clergy, supernatural, witchcraft ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, curse, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, murder, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Art of the Devil (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pregnant woman is abandoned by her lover. Enraged, she goes to a witch doctor and uses black magic to have her ex and his family killed, only for another woman claiming to be her lover's secret mistress to claim his inheritance and move into ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending
Plot: ghost, murder, vengeance, mystery, danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, wizards and magicians, woman in danger, mistress ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, mental institution, priest, killing spree, supernatural, death penalty, gory, police investigation, exorcism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, copenhagen denmark, virginia, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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