Movies like Gothic

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Gothic (1986)
 5.8
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Gothic (1986)
Genre: Horror
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 Byron and Percy Shelley, Shelley's fiancée Mary Godwin, Mary's stepsister Claire Clairemont and Byron's friend John Polidori spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears in a frenzy of shocking lunacy. Horrifying visions invade the castle - realizations of Byron's fear of leeches, Shelley's fear of premature burial, Mary's fear of birthing a stillborn child - all brought forth in a bizarre dreamscape. They share the terrifying fantasies that chase them through the castle that night. The events of that night later inspired Mary Shelley to write the classic "Frankenstein" and Dr. Polidori to pen "The Vampyre," which became the basis for the creation of Dracula..
Style: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, seance, ghost, supernatural, surrealism, insanity, cult, drugs, hallucination, demons, brutality, mad scientist, obsession, isolation, frankenstein, literature, opium, deadly, gays and lesbians, vampire, writer's life, infidelity, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s

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Most similar movies to Gothic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, atmospheric and gothic films with plots about supernatural, danger, blood, deadly, gory, brutality and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Gothic: Haunted (1995), The Lair of the White Worm (1988), Asylum (1972), Ghost Ship (2002), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, haunted house, mystery, nanny, family, investigation, mysterious character, doubt, professor, secret ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, worm, human sacrifice, temple, deadly creature, cult, supernatural, dangerous attraction, surrealism, curses spells and rituals, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.5
 5K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mental institution, anthology, murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, mental illness, supernatural, mad scientist, supernatural ability, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 86K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ship, sea disaster, isolation, supernatural, slasher, survival, danger, cruise, gory, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1962, 1960s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, deadly creature, blood, immortality, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, supernatural, hidden identity, loneliness, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, europe, bulgaria, seaport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, isolation, haunted house, ghost, investigation, psychic, physicist, gory, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 23K
The Innocents (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, governess, estate, afterlife, ghost, orphan, nanny, ghost story, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 31K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, frightening, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, alcohol, disappearance, orphan, obsession, old dark house, lesbian, supernatural, mentally unstable, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1870s, 1940s ...
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, anthology, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, destiny, danger, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, gothic horror, blood, dracula, castle, crucifix, good versus evil, stalking, monk, vengeance, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, captivating, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural, legends and myths, immortality, gory, love triangle, chase, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, victorian england, victorian era ...
Place: england, transylvania, london, europe, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 60K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, bleak, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, danger, vatican, supernatural, christian, faith, religion, hopes, woman in danger, demons, moral dilemma, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, rome italy, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: black cat, cat, obsession, mystery, supernatural, estate, curses spells and rituals, tomb, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, ghost ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 91K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, supernatural, demon, murder, gory, adultery, vengeance, danger, monster, blood, death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 8K
Dracula (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, surreal, serious ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, gothic horror, village, countryside, supernatural, ship, deadly, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, village life, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, evil, suffering, insanity, sadism, revenge, violence, torture, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, paranormal, deadly, found footage, insanity, blood, screaming in horror, tv host, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 6K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: ghost, castle, baron, haunted by the past, mystery, soldier, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, murder, mysterious character, supernatural ability, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House.
Style: gothic, emotional, serious, offbeat, mysterious ...
Plot: opera, opera house, rat, gore, death, secret passage, police protection, police shootout, moon, phantom, blood, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, female protagonist, supernatural, mysterious character, organ, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, haunted by the past, danger, deadly ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, black magic, occult, good versus evil, kidnapping, serial killer, mystery, satanist, ritual sacrifice, zombie, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 18K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, entrails, hell, undead, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, village, satanism, plague, revenge, castle, massacre, tragic villain, devil worship, sacrifice, satanic ritual, prince ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.4
 8K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, model, demon, hell, murder, supernatural, police detective, supernatural ability, secret society, domestic disturbance, investigation, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, obsession, gory, estate, nanny, curses spells and rituals, isolation, danger, youth, family relations, supernatural, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, social worker, attic, investigation, missing child, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, murder, paranormal, haunted, indian burial ground, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 66K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: dancer's life, witch, coven, murder, mystery, boarding school, woman in danger, brutality, killing off one by one, student life, conspiracy, ballet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, gothic horror, satanist, plague, ghost, gory, supernatural ability, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, scotland yard, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 1K
Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, gothic horror, countryside, village, dracula, stalking, obsessive quest, romance, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%