Movies like The Eclipse

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The Eclipse (2009)
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The Eclipse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michael Farr (Hinds) is a widower living in a misty Irish seaside town who is struggling to adjust to his new role as the sole caretaker of his two children. Still reeling from the death of his wife, he has been plagued by terrifying apparitions. When he volunteers at a local literary festival, he finds himself drawn to Lena Morelle (Hjejle), an empathetic author of supernatural fiction (Hjelje). While Lena tries to help Michael with the mystery of his nightmarish visions, she must contend with problems of her own—she’s being jealously pursued by a self-obsessed novelist (Quinn), her one-time lover. As the three adults’ lives converge, the turbulence of the phantom world will soon have nothing on that of the living.
Style: scary, serious, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family relations, love and romance, love affair, small town, romance, suicide, ghost story, love triangle, church, book, tennis, irish, memory, kiss, single father, ruins, reality, widower, allergy, blood, father daughter relationship, photograph, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to The Eclipse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and scary films with plots about family relations, love and romance, romance, couples, supernatural, ghost and deadly mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres. Some movies like The Eclipse: This Is My Father (1998), The Playboys (1992), Haunted (1995), American Wake (2004), Laddaland (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Is My Father (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When schoolteacher Kieran Johnson (James Caan) discovers that his father was not a French sailor (as he had been led to believe) but rather an Irish farmer, Kieran looks to his mother (Moya Farrelly) for answers. When she refuses to provide any, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: small town, romance, coming of age, self discovery, social relations, family relations, family problems, family life, siblings relations, youth, forbidden love, society ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, illinois, usa, europe, chicago illinois ...
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95%
 6.2
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The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, small town, fall in love, romance, small town life, society, pregnancy, social relations, human nature, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 6K
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: psychological, gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, mentally unstable, deadly, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching
Plot: family relations, love affair, parents and children, romance, unfulfillment, musician's life, love and romance, folk, hopes, self discovery, moral dilemma, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.3
 2K
Laddaland (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A family moves into a new house where they gradually begin to encounter paranormal and horror events.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, family in danger, danger, society, family relations, supernatural, parents and children, deadly, black cat, loss of job, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 3K
Memento Mori (1999)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film revolves around the relationship between two high school students, Yoo Shi-Eun and Min Hyo-Shin. As the two girls become romantically involved, their taboo friendship causes them to be marginalized by the other students. Unable to cope with ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, pregnancy, suicide, diary, telepathy, love, friendship, high school, supernatural ability, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 295
December Bride (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, love and romance, love triangle, couples, farm, single parent, master and servant, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 728
The Heirloom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Taiwanese man returns to the island after years abroad when he inherits a house; when he and his fiancé move in, strange things start to happen.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, inheritance, estate, family relations, family problems, deadly, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, danger, reincarnation, rivalry, showbiz, grudge, vengeance, destiny, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: youth, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, family relations, friends, couple relations, romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, singleness, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 373
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, last wish, love affair, family relations, couples, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman reeling from the death of her parents becomes attached to an alluring man whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, serious
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, parallel world, love and romance, fall in love, losing-it hero, chases and races, afterlife, imaginary, track down, romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 540
Darling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wealthy executive Aditya Soman, married to Ashwini for several years, has an affair with his Secretary, Geeta Menon. When she gets pregnant, he tells her to abort the child as he has changed his mind about the divorce to his current wife. Angered, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, sexual
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family problems, deadly, couples, romance, curses spells and rituals, murder, spouse killer, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 74
Visit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For the sake of her son, Paolo, Stella is re-married to another man, Anton, in the hopes of a having a whole and peaceful family life. However, after the wedding, she experiences major haunting that endangers her life and the people around her. All ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, pregnancy, woman in danger, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, couples, couple relations, deadly, revenge, exorcism, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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The Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Husband, wife, and daughter have moved from Boston to Williamstown. At 16, Samantha treats her mother shabbily, but when the two of them are in a horrific car crash, the mother wills Sam to live, somehow losing her own life while her spirit enters ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, high school, drugs/alcohol, family relations, dealing with death, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfilled love, uncover truth, family problems, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 799
Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Takua Pa is a small town in the South of Thailand. Ever since the tsunami, people have lost their jobs and remember better times in the past. One day a stranger comes to town. His name is Ton, he is an architect. He rents a room in a small hotel ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, serious
Plot: tsunami, small town, family relations, social relations, couples, small town life, hotel, fall in love, romance, love affair, love and romance, seaside town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 5K
Miss Julie (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, valet, destructive relationship, love, love and romance, couples, society, power relations, father daughter relationship, seduction, suffering ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kiss of the Damned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, sexy, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, self control, sibling rivalry, supernatural romance, sister sister relationship, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.5
 1K
Scary Hair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, cancer, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, siblings relations, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, go public, family relations, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 332
Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, lifestyle, social differences, couples, looking for love, love affair, unfulfillment, looking for sex, death in the family, writer's life, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: ireland, europe, algeria, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ouija Experiment (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on true events, five friends who fall prey to the evil entities of the Ouija board. As they set about filming their experimental session, what starts out as bit of fun, soon escalates into a terrifying series of events as paranoia and personal ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, ouija board, terrorism, friendship, camera, interracial friendship, found footage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 305
The Sea (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.
Style: gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: resort, family relations, haunted by the past, family problems, dealing with death, eccentric family, death, flashback, childhood memory, boarding house, grief, death of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 26K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, womanizer, love story, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Secret Affair (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Vanessa Stewart is a beautiful American woman engaged to be married. Vanessa is an artist and is also a buyer for her father's company. She goes to Venice on a business trip and meets television reporter Bill Fitzgerald from Ireland. They fall ...
Style: feel good, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: romance, battles, couples, journalism, destiny, tragic love, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: emotional, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, love affair, countryside, society, tragic love, couples, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, romance, family relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Urban Ghost Story (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead, something latched on to ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, poltergeist, family relations, parents and children, cons and scams, city life, supernatural ability, deadly, family problems, journalism, supernatural, haunted house ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 458
Feng shui (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Joy and her family have just moved into a new home, in a sparsely populated village. For them, it’s time for new beginnings- a new chance and a new hope. But what for fortune awaits them.. and woe the tragedies to follow. On what should be the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, getting home, supernatural, danger, family relations, friend, superstition, luck, horoscope ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam and Silvy are best friends. One night, as they are watching a falling star while floating on their backs in a lake, Sylvy disappears from his side. Despite his best efforts, he cannot find her under water. Many years later, Sam, now a ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, hypnosis, small town, meaningful kiss, friends, haunted by the past, mysterious character, romance, hopes, dealing with death, youth, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 849
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love and romance, village life, parents and children, romance, fall in love, social misfits, unlikely couple, self discovery, social relations, family relations, village, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Two Eyes Staring (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Lisa discovers her sinister new friend is the ghost of the dead twin of Lisa's mother. Lisa's father also begins to suspect his wife of hiding a terrible secret, resulting in deadly consequences
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, siblings relations, supernatural, countryside, deadly, family in danger, danger, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%