Movies like The Ninth Gate

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The Ninth Gate (1999)
 6.7
 182K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
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, atmospheric, satanic, suspenseful, psychological, neo noir, sexy, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: occult, supernatural, devil, curses spells and rituals, collector, satanism, secret society, investigation, god or devil, suicide, mystery, chase, obsession, lucifer, murder, artifact, millionaire, ritual murder, hell, burned alive, owner, strangulation, escapades, witchcraft, hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, portugal, spain, europe, south of france, new york, france ...

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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 atmospheric films with plots about murder, investigation, mystery, dialogue, storytelling, danger and death mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Ninth Gate: Angel Heart (1987), The Da Vinci Code (2006), The Devil's Advocate (1997), Constantine (2005), In the Mouth of Madness (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 88K
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, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, investigation, private detective, missing person, murder, devil, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, satan, chase ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1955, year 1942, year 1943 ...
Place: new orleans, southern usa, new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, clever, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, riddles and clues, holy grail, investigation, adventure, uncover truth, christianity, secret society, religions or cults, mystery, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: devil, deal with the devil, satan, god or devil, evil, law firm, ambition, ethics, supernatural, temptation, hotshot lawyer, sin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, southern usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 339K
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, dark fantasy, mind bending, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, angel, demon, supernatural ability, god or devil, hell, devil, psychic, lucifer, exorcism, heaven and hell ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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: gothic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: insanity, hallucination, disappearance, investigation, paranoia, police brutality, mind game, mental illness, apocalypse, monster, small town, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 196K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre, tense ...
Plot: psychology, split personality, insanity, isolation, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, murder, mentally unstable, stalking, paranoia, divorce, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 18K
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: twists and turns, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, catholic church, supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, priest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, paris france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.2
 1.3M
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, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, mental illness, psychology, uncover truth, island, hallucination, psychiatrist, mental patient ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1945, 1940s, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, 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, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, mountain, demon, corpse, ritual, crimes, faked death, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 80K
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, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, sacrifice, island, virgin, paganism, trap, disappearance, society, mystery, missing person ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, leadership, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 155K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, atmospheric, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, police investigation, crimes, who done it, graphic violence, a vision, freemason, psychic, life is a bitch, police detective, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 362K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 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, twist ending, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth, spiritualism, psychic, nightmare, single parent, able to see the dead, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 292K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, illuminati, religions or cults, secret society, investigation, ancient, symbolism, murder, professor, mastermind, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
 356K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, dark, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, investigation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 27K
The Empty Man (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: occult, teenager, cult, investigation, sacrifice, creature, sect, suicide, death, hospital, cave, missing person ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019, 90s, year 1995
Place: missouri, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 5K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: chase, investigation, police detective, manhunt, private detective, murder, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, uncover truth, skyscraper, memory loss ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exorcism, demonic possession, good versus evil, priest, archaeologist, supernatural, clergy, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1949
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, black magic, supernatural horror, ritual, attic, paralysis, witchcraft, rite, soul transference, mysterious character ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, memory loss, nervous breakdown, investigation, crimes, family relations, family in danger, mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 83K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, psychic, devil, good versus evil, police detective, murder, curse, execution, mystery, angel, psychopath, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 133K
8MM (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, private investigator, private detective, crimes, s&m, mystery, sexual perversion, strong violent content, perversion, sexual abuse, torture ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pennsylvania, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 113K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, mental illness, mental institution, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural, mind game, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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 7.6
 141K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, mind bending, neo noir, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: insanity, hallucination, mystery, jealousy, murder, transformation, prison, character change, dual identity, sexuality, mistaken identity, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious character, supernatural, starting over, supernatural ability, mind game, ghost, psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 3K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, law enforcement, prostitute, dishonesty, amateur detective, race against time, inheritance, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 67K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, gothic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, teacher, uncover truth, life is a bitch, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 202K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: 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: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, a vision, losing-it hero, uncover truth, riddles and clues, paranoia, mystery, investigation, escape from reality, parallel world, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, society, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, ghost, mystery, supernatural, missing person, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Truth About Charlie (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to Fran├žois Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player and that film's star Charles Aznavour appeared as himself ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, crimes, hidden identity, mystery, romance, dishonesty, family problems, death in the family, chase, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%