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Presence of Mind (1999)
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Presence of Mind (1999)
Original name: El celo
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella Jones). She is hired by their uncle, the Master (Harvey Keitel), who became the guardian of the youngsters after the death of their parents. While the governess is initially enthusiastic about her job, Miles and Flora soon prove to be quite a handful, and the housekeeper Mrs. Grose (Lauren Bacall), who oversees most of the activities at the Master's estate, is openly antagonistic to her. Before long, the governess discovers the house bears a dark secret involving Miss Jessel (Dayne Danika), the previous governess, and Fosc (Agusti Villaronga), the Master's former valet. El Celo was the first feature from director Antoni Aloy.
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, family in danger, death in the family, haunted house, woman in danger, master and servant, mysterious character, governess, possession, estate, afterlife, youth, terrorism, orphan, supernatural ability, danger, society, nanny, mischievous children, custody ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, mystery and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Presence of Mind: Haunted (1995), In a Dark Place (2006), The Turn of the Screw (1992), The Turn of the Screw (1999), The Turn of the Screw (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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100%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual abuse, mystery, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, school, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, pursuit, possession, governess, danger, estate, gory, family relations, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Turn of the Screw (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, governess, pursuit, possession, curses spells and rituals, mystery, danger, family problems, family relations, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, supernatural, mentally unstable, nanny, estate, repression, governess, children, master and servant, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, afterlife, woman in danger, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 26K
The Innocents (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, estate, child in peril, orphan, governess, pursuit, possession, mystery, ghost, nanny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Inheritance (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inheritance tells the tale of sinister old lady Lillian Baker (Marjorie Nelson) & her kind hearted, good natured carer Abigail Nielsen (Jen Taylor). Abigail feels sorry for Lillian & does her best to keep her happy, however one ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, curses spells and rituals, golden years, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, child in peril, countryside, danger, world war two, supernatural horror, death of child, evacuation, cemetery, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: secret, orphan, family problems, uncover truth, ghost, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, youth, couple relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Nightcomers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: bondage, orphan, ghost, nanny, obsession, sexual abuse, exploitation, murder, children, evil, mansion, masochist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, crimes, danger, serial killer, supernatural ability, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, curse, danger, haunted by the past, vampire, supernatural ability, mysterious character, afterlife, family in danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 7K
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 ⇓
64%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: hypnosis, black cat, cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mysterious character, obsessive quest, deadly, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Turn of the Screw (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, sexual, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mansion, children, nanny, master and servant, clergy, society, religions or cults, estate, family relations, male homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, death, basement, haunted house, pursuit, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, mystery, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 384
Purgatorio (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, danger, isolation, reincarnation, supernatural, woman in danger, loneliness, neighbor, evil force, family in danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 1K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: orphan, rescue, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, desert, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, family relations, uncover truth, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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62%
 5.8
 1K
Uninvited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, mentally unstable, deadly, society, murder, missing child, family in danger, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4.5
 742
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, family in danger, supernatural, mystery, life is a bitch, parents and children, uncover truth, supernatural ability, pregnancy, single parent, missing child, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, family relations, obsession, homecoming, indoor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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61%
 3.4
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, attic, haunted house, family in danger, murder, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, woman in danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 63K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, 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: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghosts, afterlife, teacher, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.9
 395
London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, nanny, voodoo, ghost, family relations, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, deadly, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, new york, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 325
The Matrimony (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman finds the key to a room in the attic that her husband forbids her from entering. When she opens the door, she is confronted with the haunting existence of the woman her husband refuses to forget.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, supernatural romance, true love, love triangle, rivalry, love and romance, couples, love affair, afterlife ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: scary, tense, serious, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, family in danger, parents and children, supernatural, estate, deadly, danger, haunted house, family problems, isolation, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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