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The Master and Margarita (2005)
 7.5
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The Master and Margarita (2005)
Original name: Мастер и Маргарита
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 500 min.
Story: The Master and Margarita is a Russian TV mini-series, based on the novel written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, mind bending, classic literature, talky, cynical, witty, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: heaven and hell, deal with the devil, manipulations, chaos and mayhem, temptation, society, supernatural, black magic, politics, curses spells and rituals, mystery, religions or cults, witchcraft, good versus evil, sacrifice, love and romance, redemption, legends and myths, dictatorship, clergy, romance, communist, devil, chaos, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, holy land, middle east, moscow russia, jerusalem, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, mystery, danger, murder, death, society and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Master and Margarita: The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Rite (2011), World Without End (2012), The Illusionist (2006), Rosemary's Baby (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: ambition, law firm, devil, hotshot lawyer, supernatural, ethics, marital problem, temptation, deal with the devil, mentor, sin, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, southern usa, manhattan, new york city, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
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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: church, supernatural, clergy, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, vatican, seminary, exorcism, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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World Without End (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 374 min.
Story: The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
Style: epic, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, massacre, throne, love and romance, romance, state affairs, lovers apart, queen, betrayal, nun, witch hunt, village ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
 335K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: psychological, captivating, stylized, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, secret, wizards and magicians, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, murder, crown prince, childhood sweetheart, magical, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rosemary's Baby (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Modern 3 hour mini-series adaptation of the classic novel by Ira Levin focusing on young Rosemary Woodhouse's suspicions that her neighbors may belong to a Satanic cult who are hell bent on getting one thing: the baby she is carrying.
Style: psychological, serious, scary, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, antichrist, danger, couples, losing-it hero, manipulations, mind game, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, pregnancy, deal with the devil, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 3K
Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, dark ...
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Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
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Rebecca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense, psychological ...
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Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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La feria ambulante (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, captivating, epic ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.5
 43K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: disturbing, surreal, captivating, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, small town life, crime, small town, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, mystery, special agents, good versus evil, evil spirit, surrealism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 55K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, legends and myths, victim, danger, determination, investigator, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Point Pleasant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: scary, tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, ritual, cult, harvest, village life, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, small town life, village, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 20K
Salem (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized
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Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Messengers (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 2K
Dante's Cove (2004)
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Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.8
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Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.8
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The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: gothic, scary, surreal, stylized, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.5
 35K
Utopia (2013)
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: offbeat, mind bending, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
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Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
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Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: nun, race against time, murder, apocalypse, investigation, end of the world, mother superior, amateur detective, religions or cults, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 739
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: psychological, mind bending, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, betrayal, clergy, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, investigation, reincarnation, redemption, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 100K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, united states, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, scary, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, death, couple relations, nun, witch, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, insanity, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, usa, new orleans, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 834K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, psychology, psychic, death, untimely death, fear, tragic event, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 96K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, isolation, life turned upside down, small town, survival, society, danger, separated, human existence, small town life, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.7
 181K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, ufo, investigation, space and aliens, paranormal activity, special agents, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, top secret, alien abduction, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 64K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, society, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, police chief, miraculous event, worldwide chaos, cause and meaning, small town sheriff, religions or cults, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 7K
The Prisoner (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s about a government agent who is kidnapped and sent to a remote island known as "the Village".
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: mind control, village, desert, rivalry, behavior control, confined, manipulations, secret agenda, uncover truth, mysterious place, mystery, buried truth ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, royal family, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, rivals, conflict, manipulations, power relations, queen, king ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%