Movies like In the Dark Half

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In the Dark Half (2012)
 5.4
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In the Dark Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenage girl comes to terms with the unexplained death of the boy next door.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending, gloomy, twist ending
Plot: ghost, dead child, forest, supernatural, teenage life, youth, dealing with death, secret place, in the woods, suburbs, haunted by the past, teenager, hallucination, funeral, hiding place, death threat, seeing dead people, child, hunting, halloween, hunter, marijuana, suicide, gun, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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Most similar movies to In the Dark Half

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and gloomy films with plots about haunted by the past, supernatural, family relations, death, ghost, mystery and youth mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like In the Dark Half: Forgotten (2012), 404: Error Not Found (2011), Boogeyman (2005), Marchlands (2011), Distance (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 689
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
404: Error Not Found (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A brilliant student starts hallucinating after moving into a room that was occupied by another who committed suicide.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, diary, medical school, mystery, split personality, haunted by the past, college life, deadly, dealing with death, suicide, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.2
 31K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, hometown, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.4
 2K
Marchlands (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, mysterious, sad, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, parents and children, family life, supernatural, loss of daughter, family relations, drowning, seeing dead people, little girl, multiple storylines, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 6.8
 1K
Distance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: On the eighth anniversary of a cult's failed chemical attack on Tokyo and their subsequent mass suicide, family members of those affected gather at the cult's former base on the shores of a lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: afterlife, destiny, terrorism, estrangement, danger, supernatural, life is a bitch, teenage life, religions or cults, haunted by the past, death in the family, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, ghost, psychopath, murder, mind game, deadly, danger, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.0
 65K
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, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, plot twist, supernatural, riddles and clues, memory loss, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, murder, nervous breakdown, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.1
 144
Story of Jen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man commits suicide leaving a disturbing note. His wife and his daughter try to cope with it when the step-brother of the deceased visits them.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: manhunt, pregnancy, teenage life, parents and children, estrangement, family relations, odd couple, youth, escapades, on the run, death in the family, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy and his older brother Eric live in the midst of vast remote forests. The death of their friend pushes them close to the edge. Eric doesn’t know how to channel his energy. All at once, nature’s vastness feels stifling.
Style: rough, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, human nature, teenage life, dealing with death, family relations, tragic event, fear of death, forest, coming of age, life is a bitch, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 14K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, afterlife, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.4
 152K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, ghosts, missing child, supernatural, death, orphan, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, afterlife, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.7
 754
Junkhearts (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, change of luck, society, drugs/alcohol, youth, alcohol abuse, hopes, confronting the past, friendship, troubled past, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 8.1
 945K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 84K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: imaginary friend, psychologist, plot twist, haunted by the past, split personality, small town, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, family relations, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.6
 61K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, haunted by the past, parents and children, starting over, danger, supernatural, family relations, single parent, imaginary friend, mother daughter relationship, elevator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1974, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.6
 9K
The Son (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A joinery instructor at a rehab center refuses to take a new teen as his apprentice, but then begins to follow the boy through the hallways and streets.
Style: psychological, bleak, sincere, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: obsession, apprentice, youth, redemption, teenage life, going straight, teachers and students, family problems, working class, parents and children, loss of son, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: europe, usa, los angeles, belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 53K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, family relations, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, friendship, seance, death, basement, haunted house, pursuit, couples, family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, family relations, family, curse, supernatural, justice, witch, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, year 2006, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Last Kind Words (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 17-year old Eli moves with his family to the isolated farm of reclusive Waylon, a man whose dark past threatens to overtake him. Eli’s family works to restore the desolate fields, while he becomes fascinated with the forests. While on the farm, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: teenage love, youth, life is a bitch, uncover truth, supernatural, haunted by the past, farm, deadly, mystery, ghost story, ghost, slave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Style: serious, emotional, offbeat, captivating, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, high school, coming of age, youth, supernatural, death, seeing dead people, hopes, redemption, troubled teen, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 6K
Genova (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: teenage love, youth, family relations, friendship, parents and children, family life, dealing with death, starting over, hopes, haunted by the past, family in crisis, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
 914
My Brother Tom (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a ...
Style: psychological, sincere, rough, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, rebellion, forest, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, social misfits, youth, escape from reality, friends, rebelliousness, in the woods, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.5
 48K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, ghost, death of wife, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Chalk Garden (1964)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, cure, nanny, judge, problem child, adolescence, governess, cat and mouse, couples, hypocrisy, family problems ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 46K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, twists & turns, youth, danger, mystery, bunker, psychology, psychologist, survival, underground bunker, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of ...
Style: fairy tale, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: fairy, world war one, death sentence, photographer, legends and myths, couples, love and romance, imaginary, mystery, unfulfillment, dealing with death, supernatural ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: london, europe, england, switzerland, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.5
 15
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, memory loss, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, forest, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 6K
Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: boarding school, mystery, society, school, childhood, boarding school life, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage life, ballet, youth, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 2K
Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, teacher, haunted by the past, self discovery, teachers and students, couples, power relations, couple relations, introspection, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 1920s, 1910s, 1940s
Place: england, pittsburgh, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%