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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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, mind bending, talky, cynical, witty, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: deal with the devil, heaven and hell, black magic, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, manipulation, temptation, society, witchcraft, good versus evil, supernatural, religions or cults, politics, mystery, manipulations, sacrifice, legends and myths, love and romance, writers, redemption, devil, dictatorship, romance, clergy, communist ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, middle east, holy land, moscow russia, jerusalem, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about supernatural, mystery, danger, society, death, supernatural power and good versus evil mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Master and Margarita: The Devil's Advocate (1997), Twin Peaks (2017), The Rite (2011), La feria ambulante (2003), 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, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: devil, ambition, deal with the devil, temptation, ethics, hotshot lawyer, law firm, marital problem, evil, lawyer, sin, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, southern usa, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.5
 51K
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: surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: small town life, supernatural, crime, evil spirit, crimes, law enforcement, small town, good versus evil, haunted by the past, mystery, special agents, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 89K
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: clergy, church, vatican, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, exorcism, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: healing power, dwarf, prophecy, good versus evil, supernatural, clergy, self discovery, priest, god or devil, psychic, religions or cults, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, surreal, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: antichrist, supernatural, couples, danger, manipulations, losing-it hero, manipulation, mind game, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, pregnancy, deal with the devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
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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 ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, mystery, danger, estate, ghost, gothic horror, good versus evil, seductive behavior ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, georgian era, 1790s, 18th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, good versus evil, desire, neighbor, dream come true, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 1K
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: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: estate, master and servant, haunted by the past, widower, fall in love, marriage, secret, housekeeper, betrayal, power relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 57K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, determination, investigator, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: mind bending, serious, atmospheric, rough, scary ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, ritual, cult, harvest, supernatural ability, village life, curses spells and rituals, social relations, religions or cults, mystery, village ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, memory loss, mysterious character, dark heroine, betrayal, human nature, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, small town life, small town, amnesiac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 1K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Set just before the start of Armageddon, the mini-series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: nun, end of the world, save the world, investigation, race against time, apocalypse, murder, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, amateur detective, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 7K
The Body (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint ...
Style: suspenseful, biblical, talky, exciting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doubt, religions or cults, clergy, obsessive quest, politics, danger, society, introspection, state affairs, rebellion, christianity, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 2K
Dante's Cove (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A young couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them.
Style: scary, sexy, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, ghost, gay, danger, couple relations, strong sexual content, haunted by the past, survival, mystery, starting over, couples ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, society, punishment, danger, religions or cults, love affair, dishonesty, supernatural ability, devil ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 9K
Salem's Lot (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, small town, murder, priest, supernatural, danger, rivalry, mysterious character, mystery, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, israel, middle east, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, chaos, danger, fugitives, supernatural ability, society, religions or cults, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.3
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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: mind bending, twists and turns, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, village, desert, confined, uncover truth, isolation, prison, captivity, mystery, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 38K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, mysterious character, buried truth, scientist, dishonesty, who to trust, danger, politician, life turned upside down, top secret, crimes, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: political thriller, murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, manipulation, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Northern Lights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hoping to leave behind troubled days in the Baltimore city police department, Nate Burns (Eddie Cibrian) journeys to Alaska, where he takes up a quiet life as a small-town sheriff and begins a romance with spirited bush pilot Meg Galligan (LeAnn ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: crimes, love affair, mystery, romance, small town, law enforcement, small town life, deadly, danger, brother brother relationship, murder, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, cold war, undercover, dishonesty, government agency, state affairs, spy, conspiracy, mi6, kgb
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, soviet union, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 801
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, sexual, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, murder, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, reincarnation, investigation, redemption, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: medieval, ambition, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, catholic church, royal family, throne, heir heiress, power relations, rivals ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, investigation, supernatural ability, trapped, danger, mystery, deadly, supernatural power, surrealism, totalitarianism, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 73K
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, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, miraculous event, chief of police, police chief, worldwide chaos, chaos, small town sheriff, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Master and Margaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Master and Margaret (1972) is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin, it has several story-lines, that are intertwined. Maestro Nikolai Masoudov (Tognazzi), a talented writer, and his ...
Style: cynical, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, artists and showbiz, conspiracy, rebellion, writer's life, state affairs, betrayal, distopia, society, deal with the devil, fighting the system ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 2K
Rubi (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rubí is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa. It is based on a short story by Yolanda Vargas Dulché, published as a serial on the 1960s Mexican comic book Lágrimas, Risas y Amor. Bárbara Mori stars as a dual ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, social differences, dishonesty, society, unfulfillment, manipulations, romance, manipulation, family relations, betrayal, dumped, proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 3K
Intruders (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: secret society, crimes, immortality, missing person, mystery, haunted by the past, dishonesty, danger, death, supernatural, conspiracy, ex-cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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