Movies like Southern Gothic

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Southern Gothic (2007)
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Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is interrupted when is befriended by Starlas daughter, Hope. But when Hope is kidnapped by Enoch Pitt, a ruthless, psychotic preacher on a bloody crusade, Hazel must make the decision to rejoin the living and risk life and limb to save her from a terrible end.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, scary, atmospheric, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, redemption, good versus evil, haunted by the past, child in peril, supernatural, escapades, clergy, hopes, evil priest, rescue, heroes, kidnapping, crimes, rivalry, sexual content, heroic mission, church, single mother, motel, strip club, danger, deadly, gory, stabbed in the eye ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Southern Gothic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, gory, vampire and imaginary mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Southern Gothic: Exit 38 (2006), Alucard (2008), Life Blood (2009), Voodoo Possession (2014), Dracula II: Ascension (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Exit 38 (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite unit of FBI agents hunt a conniving vampire in a small Nevada town. Can they stop him before he completes an ancient ritual that will make him the ultimate vampire, or will he destroy not only them, but the world?
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vampire, track down, curses spells and rituals, special agents, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, captivity, good versus evil, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
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95%
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Alucard (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer, has been sent to the furthest reaches of Transylvania to help an old count with his move to the more populated Nilbog.
Style: gothic, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, rivalry, dracula, immortality, dangerous attraction, beast, lawyer, captive, transformation, reincarnation, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: transylvania, europe
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93%
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Life Blood (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Forty years ago a supernatural force vanquished Brooke and Rhea, a sexy lipstick lesbian couple, after they committed an inconceivable murder. Now, on New Year's Eve, they'll rise from the dead. Still hot and still a couple, they're ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vampire, lesbian relationship, supernatural, clergy, crimes, small town, good versus evil, tv show, rivalry, escapades, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, mystery, curse, showdown, salvation, crimes, supernatural ability, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Dracula II: Ascension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sequel to Dracula 2000. Father Uffizi [Jason Scott Lee] hunts vampires. He travels the world to behead them with his bullwhip, but his ultimate goal is to find the first vampire, Dracula (revealed as Judas Iscariot in Dracula 2000), absolve ...
Style: exciting, scary, tense, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, deadly creature, plague, legends and myths, zombie, supernatural, mummy, mysterious character, dangerous animal, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, louisiana, london, england, new orleans ...
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69%
Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, nightmare comes true, suburbs, supernatural, monster, brother brother relationship, supernatural horror, mysticism, nightmare, haunted by the past, recurring nightmare, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, serial killer, ancient mystery, escapades, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, filmmaking, mentally unstable, rivalry, homecoming, captivity, isolation, crimes, curses spells and rituals, obsession, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Boogeyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of young boys inadvertently free the creature from captivity. Going on a rampage, the Boogeyman, whose origin dates back to the time of Genesis, targets an innocent child – whose father is the town Sheriff (McClintock).
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, rivalry, religions or cults, single parent, siblings relations, violence spree, boogeyman, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
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The Dead One (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trapped between the living and the dead, Diego de la Muerte fights to rescue his soul from the evil god of death that controls him. But a bigger battle awaits him when the Aztec god demands the soul of Maria, the girlfriend Diego left behind.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, ghost, introspection, moral dilemma, rescue, rivalry, supernatural, destiny, sacrifice, superhero, ritual ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, cannibal, serial killer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 19K
Outcast (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, melancholic
Plot: demon, uncover truth, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, chaos, investigation, haunted by the past, clergy, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its eternal tomb.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, survival, deadly creature, good versus evil, rivalry, strong female presence, cave, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, ghost, confined, isolation, supernatural, rescue, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, evil spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.0
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The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, werewolf, witch, mystery, obsession, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, riddles and clues, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.4
 1K
Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, hidden truth, group of friends, violence, graphic violence, teenage life, youth, deadly creature, urban legend, monster, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dead Undead (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Good Vampires battle Zombie Vampires while trying to hide their own identity and prevent the infection from spreading.
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, race against time, escapades, supernatural, good versus evil, save the day, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Brotherhood of Blood (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Driven by vengeance, thirsty for blood... and damned to hell! Guarded by vampires and chained in a dark cellar by the mighty vampire King Pashek, crack vampire hunter Carrie Rieger's time is running out.her relentless quest to crush the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, master warrior, good versus evil, supernatural, escapades, master villain, crimes, daring rescue, heroic mission, destiny, brother brother relationship, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dark Town (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The vampires have taken over suburbia, and the only hope for escape is to dismantle the white picket fences and drive them through the hearts of the undead in this tale of bloodlust.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, gang, dysfunctional family, supernatural, life turned upside down, race against time, survival, deadly creature, suburbs, disorder, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 1K
Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, good versus evil, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, escapades, transformation, feud, on the run, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, crimes, violence, graphic violence, friends, life turned upside down, disorder, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Prison inmate Miles Barrett is ripped awake in the middle of the night by a terrifying crash, gunfire, and the sickening screams of a man being torn apart. Something is loose in the prison - and it's coming for Miles...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, supernatural, haunted by the past, confined, deadly creature, escape, mystery, violence, graphic violence, life is a bitch, death row, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.7
 516
The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, crimes, supernatural, zombie, investigation, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, heroes, college, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, survival, family in danger, manhunt, supernatural, dysfunctional family, on the run, family life, murder, rivalry, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
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42%
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, supernatural, crimes, estrangement, creature, demon, rivalry, showdown, human host, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, obsession, witchcraft, rivalry, reanimation, relic, amulet, halloween, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.8
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The Wickeds (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seven teenagers travel to an old, decrepit house, the site of a horror movie set and rumored to be haunted. But when two grave robbers arrive seeking refuge from an army of the living dead, it becomes the ultimate fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, haunted house, on the run, legends and myths, supernatural, youth, race against time, halloween, nudity (full frontal - brief), struggle for survival, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
True Bloodthirst (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vampires and humans live in a future world where they co-exist – barely. Now, both groups find themselves under attack by a new species of super vampire. The surviving humans and vampires join forces to obliterate the vicious man-sized bat ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, heroic mission, murder, rivalry, deadly creature, track down, escapades, partners, heroes, reluctant partners, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Carmilla, the Lesbian Vampire (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a face-off against two of the most evil supernatural forces: vampires fueled by bloodlust and zombies who've come back from the dead to prey on the living. The two camps are bent on proving their superiority, so it's a race to ...
Style: scary, serious, sexy, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: vampire, chaos, supernatural, good versus evil, save the world, zombie, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, rivalry, save the day, woman in danger, plague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Vampegeddon (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Chased out of the old world, the dark vampire lord Giovanni flees to the American southwest where he sets up a new brood. Longshank, Brittan's premier vampire slayer follows him here, and in a final confrontation in the Arizona desert both are ...
Style: slasher, serious, gothic, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, supernatural, rivalry, afterlife, reincarnation, ritual, vampire hunter, desert, book of magic, resurrection, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%