Movies like The Reflecting Skin

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The Reflecting Skin (1990)
 6.8
 7K
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her.
Style: surreal, scary, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, offbeat, gloomy, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, murder, surrealism, family relations, parents and children, crimes, supernatural, investigation, danger, molestation, coming of age, gas station, brother brother relationship, child's point of view, cemetery, farm, fire, nuclear, gasoline, countryside, slingshot, child abuse, world war two, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: midwest, usa, idaho, united states

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Most similar movies to The Reflecting Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about murder, danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, blood and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Reflecting Skin: Vampire (2011), Relative Fear (1994), They're Watching Us (2002), Dead Creatures (2001), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 1K
Vampire (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A vampire, who works as a teacher, searches for suicidal female students and seduces them prior to sucking their blood.
Style: atmospheric, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, murder, suicide, danger, deadly, human nature, crimes, criminal heroes, obsession, dangerous attraction, fall in love, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, violence, reporter, farmer, serial killer, cannibal, dead mother, necrophilia, murder, incest, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.8
 287
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mischievous children, mystery, crimes, social misfits, family life, mentally challenged, danger, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, supernatural, uncover truth, police detective, danger, law enforcement, ghost, deadly, crimes, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.4
 319
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: survival, gory, chaos, supernatural, rivalry, life is a bitch, plague, murder, danger, deadly, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cult film, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, odd, hallucination, supernatural, diary, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, dysfunctional family, supernatural, manhunt, on the run, family life, murder, rivalry, violence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, twins, teenage life, youth, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, murder, friendship, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.7
 866
Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, isolation, rivalry, confined, deadly, profanity, family relations, countryside, parents and children, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dead of Night (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young soldier who was thought to be killed in the line of duty in Vietnam returns home shortly thereafter, much to the confusion of his family. Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: homecoming, zombie, soldier, vampire, vietnam war, car chase, murder, blood, hitchhiker, suicide, cemetery, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 19K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: cult film, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, clown, violence, blood, slasher, mental institution, dwarf, suicide, pageant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 471
Nails (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A professional hit man retires to his colorless apartment but soon starts to suffer from horrible headaches and hears voices. In order to cure himself, he hammers a nail into his skull.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surreal, serious, scary ...
Plot: hitman, addiction, deadly, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, psychopath, masochist, gory, self mutilation, murder, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Soft for Digging (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man wanders into the woods in search of his cat and witnesses a murder
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 4K
Found (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty's life. The kids at school won't stop picking on him, his parents just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, family relations, violence, murder, bullying, gas mask, decapitation, psychopath, deadly, youth, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, family relations, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, missing person, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 10K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, surreal, tense ...
Plot: murder, dream, nightmare, danger, haunted by the past, investigation, deadly, woman in danger, girlfriend, fear, party, embassy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 3K
Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, investigation, murder, couples, gory, serial killer, supernatural, countryside, dangerous attraction, who done it, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: bleak, scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, imaginary, danger, small town life, stalking, loneliness, murder, father son relationship, teenage boy, violent, romance ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 6K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, twins, mystery, countryside, family relations, psychopath, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, crimes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, holland, connecticut, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
66%
 5.6
 2K
The Road (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, missing person, supernatural, deadly, danger, youth, vengeance, investigation, abduction, road trip, driving lesson ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, ghost, halloween, small town, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view, child abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 7K
Citadel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Citadel tells the story of widower and single father Tommy Cowley, a man inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since the day his wife was attacked. He was unable to protect her. He lives in Edenstown, the council estate from hell. Here he finds himself ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: agoraphobia, murder, child in peril, survival, killer child, danger, crimes, parents and children, haunted by the past, fear, street gang, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Frost: Portrait of a Vampire (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: San Diego, present day: The murders are starting again. A girl has been found with two holes in her neck and her body totally drained of blood. Lt Dan Richardson [Shane Pliskin] knows what it is but doesn't believe it, so he calls in blind ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, supernatural, slasher, murder, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, crimes, deadly, buddies, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, profanity, serial killer, investigation, young heroes, amateur detective, murder, danger, deadly, youth, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Guy moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. The Cooley family has a cold reception in town, and while voting for the approval ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, missing person, social relations, supernatural, crimes, countryside, family secret, small town, insanity, missing daughter, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A platoon of eagles and vultures attacks the residents of a small town. Many people die. It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people manage to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: bird attack, survival, confined, deadly, danger, family relations, couples, evacuation, parents and children, small town life, small town, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 4K
Prison (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: electric chair, prison, prison life, supernatural, ghost, revenge, prisoner, pursuit, vengeance, danger, supernatural ability, slasher ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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%
 7.3
 40K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, gynecologist ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1988, year 1954, 1950s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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