Movies like Darkness Falls

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Darkness Falls (2003)
 4.9
 32K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, fairy tale, light, twists and turns, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, child in peril, witch, darkness, lighthouse, small town, legends and myths, haunted by the past, monster, demon, revenge, vengeance, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, good versus evil, salvation, help, sunset, death, chase, supernatural horror, curse, boy, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa

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Most similar movies to Darkness Falls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and macabre films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, brutality, dialogue, supernatural horror and demon mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Darkness Falls: They (2002), Dead Silence (2007), Boogeyman (2005), The Unborn (2009), Lady in White (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 13K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, ghost, demon, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, supernatural ability, child in peril, college, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 94K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, doll, supernatural, ventriloquist, murder, small town, investigation, mystery, clown, legend, urban legend, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.1
 31K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, childhood, haunted by the past, ghost, destiny, death, hallucination, nightmare, haunted house, hometown, mentally unstable, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 51K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, death, uncover truth, woman in danger, brutality, revenge, curses spells and rituals, insect, supernatural horror, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, halloween, murder, serial killer, supernatural, small town, bullying, child in peril, mystery, coming of age, vengeance, maniac ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, survival, mental institution, murder, haunted by the past, abandoned hospital, isolation, characters killed one by one, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 180K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, frightening, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, revenge, redemption, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, demon, nightmare comes true, family, fear, child in peril, serial killer, psychic, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.0
 45K
Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, revenge, car accident, supernatural, secret lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, suicide, dark past, gang rape, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 34K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, death, honeymoon, supernatural, spirit, revenge, police investigation, car accident, obsession, uncover truth, haunted by the past, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, new york, asia, mount fuji ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 145K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 498K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal investigation, witch, exorcism, fear, investigation, family in danger, death, paranormal activity, supernatural horror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 53K
Ouija (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, curses spells and rituals, board game, supernatural horror, haunted house, high school, sister sister relationship, characters killed one by one, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, supernatural horror, ghost, demon, single father, curses spells and rituals, teenager, family in danger, family problems, monster, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, small town life, dark and stormy night, game, sexual murder, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 12K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, mystery, chase, death, nightmare, brutality, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, a vision, ghost, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 43K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, suicide, missing person, forest, haunted house, destiny, sisters, mental illness, family relations, hallucination, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: scary, surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, family, supernatural, sexual abuse, rape, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, witch, curse, death, chase, justice ...
Time: 19th century, year 2006, 2000s, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 96K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, evil child, nightmare, mental institution, investigation, family problems, supernatural ability, small town, child in peril, happy ending, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 6K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: supernatural, death, sacrifice, nanny, witch, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), pagan, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 80K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, twist ending, surprise ending, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, woman in danger, mental illness, siblings relations, evil woman, pretense, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1986, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, murder, supernatural, psychopath, haunted by the past, small town, nightmare comes true, teenage life, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 356K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, mystery, investigation, murder, small town, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character, goth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 2K
The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, ocean, body swapping, supernatural ability, possession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 37K
The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspense, twist ending, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ghost, island, fog, small town, supernatural, ship, lighthouse, betrayal, vengeance, death, justice, leprosy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 346K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, curse, death, race against time, female protagonist, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, supernatural ability, surveillance, psychology, curses spells and rituals, mysterious death, forest, paranoia, tour guide, magic, a vision ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, child in peril, creature, monster, parents and children, deadly creature, hearing voices, little girl, teeth, family relations, mansion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 158K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, family, death, murder, demon, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 32K
Stay Alive (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as ...
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ghost, characters killed one by one, group of friends, technology gone awry, supernatural, murder, video game, virtual reality, teenage life, violence, survival, baroness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%