Movies like The Ninth Gate

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The Ninth Gate (1999)
 6.7
 155K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, sexy, serious, twist ending, scary, satanic ...
Plot: occult, devil, collector, supernatural, satanism, curses spells and rituals, danger, lucifer, god or devil, book, obsession, chase, secret society, artifact, investigation, murder, millionaire, suicide, mystery, owner, burned alive, escapades, hell, ritual murder, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, france, portugal, southern france, paris france, new york

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Most similar movies to The Ninth Gate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and psychological films with plots about murder, death, storytelling, dialogue, danger, mystery and brutality mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Ninth Gate: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angel Heart (1987), Constantine (2005), The Order (2003), In the Mouth of Madness (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, christianity, uncover truth, adventure, investigation, conspiracy, secret, obsessive quest, artifact, vatican ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, france, europe, jerusalem, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.3
 74K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, investigation, private detective, missing person, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, danger, murder, neurosis, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, usa, new york, southern usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.0
 283K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, mind bending, gothic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, angel, supernatural ability, demons, lucifer, devil, demon, psychic, heaven and hell, hell, god or devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 16K
The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, vatican, murder, catholic church, priest, mentor protege relationship, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, danger, mind game, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, jerusalem, rome italy, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, insanity, investigation, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, deadly, danger, mental illness, mind game, hallucinations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, wizards and magicians, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, investigation, mystery, religions or cults, danger, crimes, sect ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 61K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, cult film, christian film ...
Plot: cult, virgin, ritual, investigation, island, trap, disappearance, society, mystery, missing person, paganism, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 256K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, danger, investigation, religions or cults, illuminati, professor, scientist, murder, symbolism, secret society ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.8
 140K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, who done it, police detective, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, crimes, a vision, murder, surgery, princess ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, buckingham palace, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 317K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric, gothic, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, psychic, mysterious character, parallel world, uncover truth, seance, single parent, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, revenge, plot twist, mystery, amnesia, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 186K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, riddles and clues, insanity, a vision, suicide, uncover truth, nightmare, paranoia, mystery, imagination, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, uncover truth, mental illness, losing-it hero, delusion, psychiatrist, island ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 6K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police investigation, mountain, secret, police detective, crime, faked death, ritual, corpse, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, supernatural ability, obsession, voyeurism, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 123K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, devil, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, mystery, police investigation, mysterious character, danger, twists & turns, sin, captivity, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 73K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, child abuse, evil child, mental institution, danger, mysterious character, demons, social worker, uncover truth, murder, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, demonic possession, good versus evil, exorcism, priest, supernatural, gory, clergy, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 1940s
Place: kenya, africa, iraq, cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 28K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, danger, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, track down, mental illness, mind game, manic, woman in danger, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, lebanon, australia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 33K
Thesis (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While doing a thesis about violence, √Āngela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, research, violence, theft, sadism, snuff, thesis, video tape, perversion, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 12K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, christmas, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 22K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, murder, violence, investigation, danger, paranoia, psychiatrist, mystery, sexual relations, mysterious character, group therapy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.7
 11K
The Return (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, mystery, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, a vision, deadly, amateur detective, crimes, wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 12K
They (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, darkness, nightmare, suicide, haunted by the past, mind game, danger, child in peril, demons, demon, dark and stormy night, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 70K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, clairvoyance, haunted house, paranoia, murder, obsession, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 3K
Hierro (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Traveling on a ferry heading to the island of Hierro where they will spend their holidays, Mary loses her son Diego, and no one can explain what happened. Six months later, Maria struggles to overcome the pain of loss and continue his life. Then, ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: missing child, island, uncover truth, obsession, woman in danger, supernatural, parents and children, danger, obsessive quest, track down, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, mystery, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, crimes, unlikely criminals, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: old house, attic, supernatural, family in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 187K
It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, stalking, ghost, dangerous attraction, paranoia, death, friendship, chase, group of friends, fright, being followed, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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