Movies like The House of Usher

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The House of Usher (1989)
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The House of Usher (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, however, that Roderick's brother Walter has gone insane, and Roderick himself isn't far behind. Can Ryan and Molly escape from the doomed mansion before the curse of Usher claims them as well?
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: gothic horror, obsession, family relations, kidnapping, aristocrat, insanity, mansion, survivor, woman in danger

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, scary, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, gothic horror, blood and gory mostly in Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The House of Usher: The Haunted Palace (1963), The Ghost (1963), Halloween II (1981), The Murder Clinic (1966), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, monster, village, mutant, mansion, curse, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An author who was sent to the town Drakho, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mystery revolving around demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses them as her own imagination, but when they turn out to be real she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, small town, priest, blood, howling, female werewolf, ghost, supernatural, vampire, under the surface, gory, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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The Ghost (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman and her lover murder her husband, a doctor. Soon, however, strange things start happening, and they wonder if they really killed him, or if he is coming back from the dead to haunt them.
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, revenge, seance, hanged man, skull, last will and testament, poison, supernatural power, mansion, shot in the back, irony, wheelchair ...
Time: 1800s
Place: scotland
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Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Murder Clinic (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Patients and those working in an isolated mental hospitals are murdered, one by one, by a madman lurking in the corridors
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: crazy, slasher, gothic horror, nurse, straight razor, hospital, murder, foot chase, period piece, french giallo, mental institution
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, imaginary, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Land of the Minotaur (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, tourist, satanic cult, minotaur, demon, missing person, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running an asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial theories as to why each of the four patients went mad...cue four distinct ...
Style: anthology, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: mental illness, time travel, supernatural, tree, tiger, fall in love, mental institution, obsession, curses spells and rituals, frame up, clinic, time machine ...
Time: 70s, victorian england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Blood Relations (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trip to meet her fiance's family becomes a descent into hell when Marie discovers that her future husband wants more than just a wife... Dying for a rich husband, Marie is thrilled when Thomas brings her home to his family's massive ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: laboratory, dysfunctional family, family relations, incest overtones, mansion, brain surgery, murder, brain transplant, deadly, crimes, mad scientist, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Throughout his upbringing, unnatural phenomena surround Leon. He is plagued with a terrible curse, over which he exercises no control. During the full moon he changes into a ferocious beast, initiating an orgy of indiscriminate killing. His love for ...
Style: cult film, scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic
Plot: werewolf, orphan, dirty old man, wolfman, rape, murder, mute, silver bullet, jail cell, blood, beast, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Web of the Spider (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alan Foster, a professional American journalist, travels to London to meet with Edgar Allen Poe for an interview. While in London, Alan soon finds himself in the company of Lord Blackwood, and Alan accepts a bet to spend a night in his castle
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, vampire, ghost, murder, castle, gothic horror, psychopath, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
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The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, gothic horror, obsession, old dark house, ghost, supernatural, disappearance, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1960s, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon arriving at the dilapidated estate of his mentor, Dr. Harker finds his former professor, Dr. Usher, radically changed. Instead of the reasoned scholar he once knew, a paranoid man is in his place and he's spiraling into madness.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: curse, occult, supernatural, mansion, mad scientist, edgar allan poe, house, vampire, haunted house, murder, female nudity, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: antichrist, apocalypse, church, lovecraftian, secret, satan, save the world, satanic cult, obsession, research, good versus evil, religion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
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KatieBird* Certifiable Crazy Person (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows the obviously psychotic Katiebird immediately after the death of her father.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, obsession, insanity, murder, father daughter relationship, teenage daughter, torture, mad woman, female psychopath, blood splatter, murderer, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Blood for Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Deathly ill Count Dracula and his slimy underling, Anton, travel to Italy in search of a virgin's blood. They're welcomed at the crumbling estate of indebted Marchese Di Fiore, who's desperate to marry off his daughters to rich ...
Style: gothic, satirical, atmospheric, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Terror-Creatures from the Grave (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An attorney arrives at a castle to settle the estate of its recently deceased owner. The owner's wife and daughter reveal that he was someone who was able to summon the souls of ancient plague victims and, in fact, his spirit was roaming the ...
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: gothic horror, witchcraft, severed arm, revenge, plague, occult, grave, lightning, black magic, thunder, dead woman, disease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Raw Meat (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are ...
Style: cult film, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, train, rape, subway, cannibal, inspector, gory, deadly, crimes, danger, plague ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Long Hair of Death (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord's sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, ...
Style: psychotronic
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Time: 1400s, 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Hungary
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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, obsession, police protection, police shootout, secret passageway, blood, secret passage, obsessive love, opera, dark killer, paranormal phenomena, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: obsession, danger, vengeance, buried alive, crimes, supernatural, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, monster, curse, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1865, 1860s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a likely site in the castle of Waldemar Daninsky, who invites the ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, serious, sexy, scary ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, woman in danger, reincarnation, human becoming an animal, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 70s, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Fall of the House of Usher (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a long journey, a traveller and his wife arrive at the Usher mansion. Upon arriving, however, they discover that the mansion's sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher, have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bleeding from eyes, supernatural, old mansion, gothic horror, friend, occult, ghost, devastation, supernatural power, mansion, curse, old dark house
Time: 1800s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, mysterious character, supernatural, femme fatale, serial killer, crimes, danger, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, 15th century ...
Place: austria, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devonsville Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of the women is a reincarnation of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, small town, reincarnation, feminism, witch, curse, revenge, witch hunt, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, wizards and magicians, power relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new england, usa
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46%
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Beyond Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An architect and his wife moves into a house with a bloody past and a 100 year old ghost, who possesses the wife.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, voodoo, haunted house, ghost, supernatural power, murder, honeymoon, revenge, witch, magic, mansion, possession
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Meridian (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Catherine Bomarzini returns to the family castle in Italy after her father's death and gets caught in the web of a mysterious love triangle: a man who is at times repulsive, at others enchanting; and a creature of the night whose gentle eyes ...
Style: gothic, sexy, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: monster rape, curse, ghost, monster, castle, woman in danger, supernatural, mystery, human becoming an animal, destiny, fall in love, love triangle ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The year is 1885, and necrophiliac Dr. Hitchcock likes to drug his wife for sexual funeral games. One day he accidentally administers an overdose and kills her. Several years later he remarries, with the intention of using the blood of his new bride ...
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: necrophilia, gothic horror, second wife, dead wife, hospital, italian gothic, mad doctor, s&m, italian horror, physician, necrophiliac, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nurse, old man, mansion, slasher, murder, supernatural, physical disability, knife, killer, death, blood, house ...
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