Movies like The Reflecting Skin

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The Reflecting Skin (1990)
 6.8
 8K
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 deadly, murder, danger, crimes, supernatural, blood and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Reflecting Skin: Vampire (2011), Relative Fear (1994), The Messengers (2007), Santa Sangre (1989), The Broken (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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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, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, murder, suicide, danger, deadly, human nature, criminal heroes, crimes, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, 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: slasher, serious, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: necrophilia, psychopath, mental illness, violence, reporter, serial killer, cannibal, dead mother, farmer, murder, incest, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
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, romance, misfit ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 292
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, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, danger, mentally challenged, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.4
 39K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
 20K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy
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, slasher, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, clown, violence, mental institution, dwarf, pageant, shrine, elephant, circus ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, fear, dream, danger, haunted by the past, investigation, deadly, woman in danger, embassy, party, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, psychological, atmospheric, cult film, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town life, small town, murder, hallucination, supernatural, seduction, haunted by the past, split personality, mental illness, diary, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, philadelphia, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, danger, missing person, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.6
 1K
11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: college, mystery, murder, gory, deadly, serial killer, investigation, danger, small town, death in the family, small town life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, survival, family in danger, dysfunctional family, supernatural, manhunt, on the run, family life, murder, rivalry, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: gory, chaos, survival, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, imaginary, danger, curses spells and rituals, plague, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, mind bending, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, uncover truth, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement, ghost, deadly, danger, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, murder, hitchhiker, suicide, cemetery, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.7
 871
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, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, isolation, rivalry, confined, deadly, family relations, profanity, countryside, parents and children, crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, witness, afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, excavation, very little dialogue, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, couples, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, countryside, dangerous attraction, gory, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.5
 483
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, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, crimes, psychopath, masochist, gory, self mutilation, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.9
 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, gas mask, bullying, decapitation, psychopath, danger, deadly, youth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, youth, twins, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Hamiltons (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family secret, survival, crimes, twins, gory, siblings relations, family life, kidnapping, orphan, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, twins, good versus evil, mystery, countryside, psychopath, family relations, graphic violence, rivalry, danger, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, connecticut, holland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, parents and children, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, fear, street gang, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, amateur detective, investigation, young heroes, murder, youth, deadly, danger, crimes, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, child in peril, supernatural horror, danger, countryside, world war two, death of child, cemetery, evacuation, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, missing person, supernatural, deadly, youth, danger, vengeance, investigation, abduction, road trip, driving lesson ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 42K
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: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, twins, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, supernatural, social relations, ghost, teenage boy, investigation, psychiatrist, fear, death of brother, high school, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, murder, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, crimes, buddies, danger, lieutenant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Legend holds that 30 years ago, a suburban town was terrorized by the spirit of a woman whose horrid face had been grotesquely disfigured. Roaming the streets wearing a long coat and carrying large scissors, the spirit would approach her young ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, child in peril, childhood trauma, urban legend, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, suburbs, brutality, human monster, dedicated educator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%