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The Master and Margarita (2005)
 7.5
 3K
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, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, classic literature, talky, cynical, witty, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: heaven and hell, deal with the devil, manipulations, chaos and mayhem, society, black magic, supernatural, politics, temptation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, religions or cults, witchcraft, good versus evil, sacrifice, redemption, love and romance, legends and myths, communist, devil, romance, clergy, dictatorship, female nudity, fear ...
Time: 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel, moscow russia

Most similar movies to The Master and Margarita

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and tense films and TV series with plots about supernatural, mystery, danger, death, murder, 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), The Illusionist (2006), World Without End (2012), Dark Shadows (1966). 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: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, devil, ambition, law firm, supernatural, lust, marital problem, temptation, mentor, blind ambition, sin, deal with the devil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, southern usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 83K
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, serious, bleak ...
Plot: church, clergy, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, hospital, exorcist, exorcism, violinist, priest, toad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 329K
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, wizards and magicians, secret, love triangle, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, childhood sweetheart, crown prince, magical, rivals, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nun, massacre, witch, society, love and romance, state affairs, romance, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, lovers apart, throne, queen, village ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, gothic horror, ghost, curses spells and rituals, estate, mystery, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, time travel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, dwarf, social misfits, great depression, carnival, circus, on the road, haunted by the past, good versus evil, society, clergy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: estate, widower, housekeeper, secret, marriage, master and servant, betrayal, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, romance, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 54K
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, legends and myths, supernatural, good versus evil, time travel, witchcraft, investigation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 20K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, society, love affair, evil force, supernatural ability, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty, supernatural, hanging ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.8
 145K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: small town, investigation, small town life, murder, who done it, rape, supernatural, mysterious place, double life, crime, special agents, under the surface ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s, year 1989
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: small town, harvest, ritual, cult, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, mystery, village, supernatural ability, small town life, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, betrayal, dark heroine, small town, human nature, mystery, curses spells and rituals, memory loss, mysterious character, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, losing-it hero, young couple, mind game, pregnancy, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, under the surface, danger, couples, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, captivating, scary, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, death, couple relations, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, nun, mental institution, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, new orleans, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 812K
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, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, psychic, doctors and patients, untimely death, psychology, death, psychologist, tragic event ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.5
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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: offbeat, mind bending, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, small town life, crime, small town, surrealism, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, mystery, haunted by the past, doppelganger, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 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: sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, strong sexual content, hotel, mysterious character, ghost, couple relations, danger, mysterious place, gays and lesbians, lgbt, imaginary, gender ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 34K
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: offbeat, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, conspiracy, danger, mysterious character, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, buried truth, who to trust, politician, mystery, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 177K
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, investigation, ufo, special agents, space and aliens, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, alien abduction, top secret, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, superhuman powers, fugitives, angel, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, chaos, destiny, religions or cults, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, god or devil, neighbor, wish come true, mysterious character, paranormal activity, nightmare, fear, apartment building, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 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: atmospheric, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: nun, mother superior, supernatural ability, race against time, mystery, end of the world, save the world, apocalypse, religions or cults, crimes, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 94K
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, mind bending, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, trapped, life turned upside down, isolation, small town, survival, police officer, mystery, society, contingency plan, separated, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, twists and turns, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: spy, cold war, secret agents, espionage, government agency, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty, kgb
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, soviet union
⇓ 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: serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: village, desert, mind control, prison, uncover truth, mystery, trapped, memory loss, postmodernism, isolation, confined, government agency ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 61K
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, serious, captivating, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, society, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, police chief, miraculous event, small town sheriff, worldwide chaos, mystery, depression, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 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: tense, clever, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, journalist, politics, journalism, corruption, cover up, reporter, politician, deception, political corruption, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 729
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, betrayal, dealing with death, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, clergy, crumbling marriage, investigation, redemption, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, anthology, mystery, supernatural ability, mysterious character, imaginary, investigation, human nature, nightmare comes true, buried truth, nobody believes, foreknowledge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Confessional (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel (16), unmarried and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the confessional. In the present year of 1989, Pierre Lamontagne ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, mystery, haunted by the past, family relations, clergy, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, teenage life, deadly, society, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1989, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%