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Doctor Faustus (1967)
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Doctor Faustus (1967)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to conjure Mephistopheles out of hell. He bargains away his soul to Lucifer in exchange for living 24 years during which Mephistopheles will be his slave. Faustus signs the pact in his own blood and Mephistopheles reveals the works of the devil to Faustus.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, contemplative, talky, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, deal with the devil, college, wish come true, supernatural ability, university, destructive relationship, legends and myths, hopes, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, unfulfillment, power relations, devil, soul selling, hell, human skull, human skeleton
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: rome italy, england

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Most similar movies to Doctor Faustus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, mystery and murder mostly in Horror, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Doctor Faustus: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988), Voodoo Possession (2014), The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002), The Turn of the Screw (2009), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, deadly, deadly creature, private detective, ghost, crimes, estate, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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95%
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: supernatural, possession, voodoo, danger, rivalry, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: scary, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, deadly, deadly creature, private detective, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, repression, estate, governess, children, power relations, master and servant ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: deal with the devil, manipulation, supernatural, escapades, danger, rivalry, mystery, manipulations, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, aging, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 757
Evil Eyes (2005)
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, afterlife, survival, disability, deadly, transplant, solar eclipse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, hong kong, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7K
Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: horse, psychiatrist, obsession, mental illness, introspection, teenage life, atrocity, zoophilia, religion, male nudity, power relations, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 1K
Night Watch (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, deadly, false accusation, couples, crimes, mystery, mentally unstable, crime, adultery, witness, flashback ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 1K
Dracula (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is infected with syphilis and therefore cannot consummate ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: dracula, vampire, unfulfilled love, supernatural, mysterious character, chaos, couples, terminal illness, couple relations, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1900s, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, transylvania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.4
 319
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, gory, chaos, survival, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, plague, murder, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 2K
Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK, Ukraine, Italy
Duration: 94 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, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, amateur detective, supernatural, isolation, friendship, convent, woman in danger, mystery, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, good versus evil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Style: scary, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, dracula, supernatural, vampire, blood, chase, danger, rivalry, on the run, master and servant, love triangle, dangerous attraction ...
Place: europe, romania, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Wishing Stairs (2003)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A staircase leading to the dormitory of a remote boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but every so often there appears to be 29. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, ballet, supernatural, obsession, friendship, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, paranormal, curse, boarding school life, school, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
48%
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The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, domestic disturbance, danger, family problems, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, grudge, gory, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 91K
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: curses spells and rituals, clergy, exorcism, church, vatican, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, teachers and students, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, xian, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Haunting of Radcliffe House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, mystery, supernatural, deadly, danger, vengeance, isolation, murder, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Children of the Damned (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six children are found spread through out the world that not only have enormous intelligence, but identical intelligence and have a strange bond to each other.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: evil child, church, supernatural, prodigy, danger, supernatural ability, social misfits, moral dilemma, children, telekinesis, genius, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 2K
Witchboard 2 (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's no record of a murder or even her death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, supernatural being, gore, ouija ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, danger, human monster, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 554
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 ⇓
42%
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: surreal, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, wizards and magicians, mystery, investigation, crimes, manipulations, police detective, rivalry, supernatural ability, serial killer, danger, manipulation ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, pursuit, death, basement, haunted house, couples, family problems, family relations, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Trapped the Devil (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: deal with the devil, fear, devil, suspicion, evil, family in danger, family bonds, isolation, blood, paranoia, violence, crying man ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 301
The Sisterhood (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christine (Jennifer Holland) and Reagan (Kate Plec) are a pair of young women who get to know each other when they end up sharing a dorm room in college. Christine is a studious type who is still getting over a family tragedy, while Reagan never ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: vampire, college, danger, supernatural ability, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, youth, supernatural, woman in danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.6
 160
Blood Legend (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young witch gathers her coven to methodically fulfill her uncle's demands to help resurrect a demon lover from centuries past. Believing that she has completed her tasks she waits for the resurrection and her eternal rewards only to find ...
Style: scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, deadly, ghost, escapades, school, vengeance, hopes, rivalry, prank, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, mentally unstable, isolation, vengeance, confined, supernatural, mental institution, deadly, uncover truth, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: mind bending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, ghost, death, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, delusion, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%