Movies and TV shows like Salem's Lot 2004

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Salem's Lot (2004)
 6.2
 10K
Salem's Lot (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, murder, small town, priest, supernatural, danger, mystery, rivalry, mysterious character, supernatural ability, journalism, homeless, old dark house, zombie, crimes, ghost, writer's life, clergy, destiny, dealer, small town life, imaginary, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, middle east, usa, israel, detroit

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Most similar movies to Salem's Lot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, murder, supernatural ability, mystery and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Salem's Lot: It (1990), The Strain (2014), Storm of the Century (1999), The Messengers (2015), Hemlock Grove (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 20K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, adultery, supernatural, missing person, mysterious character, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, curse, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 113K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: clown, asthma, giant spider, friendship, supernatural, stephen king, small town, childhood, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood trauma ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, harvest, ritual, cult, village, village life, small town life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, social relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 75K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, survival, deadly virus, good versus evil, save the world, chaos and mayhem, fate of humanity, plague, supernatural, chaos, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Plot: village, storm, island, suicide, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, angel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, chaos, danger, rivalry, crimes, society, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 36K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, investigation, sex with brother, small town, crimes, danger, small town life, family secret, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, murder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season. It featured a fictional Chicago newspaper reporter—Carl Kolchak, played by Darren McGavin—who investigated mysterious crimes with ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, gothic
Plot: monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, dangerous animal, mummy, ordinary person, who done it, ghost, imaginary, columnist, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, nevada, las vegas, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Point Pleasant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, betrayal, supernatural ability, human nature, mystery, danger, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 2K
Dante's Cove (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A young couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them.
Style: scary, sexy, suspenseful, gothic, sexual ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, gay, ghost, danger, couple relations, strong sexual content, mystery, survival, haunted by the past, couples, starting over ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, danger, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 2K
Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, mysterious character, mystery, vengeance, supernatural ability, apartment building, medium, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, trapped, investigation, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, deadly, surrealism, totalitarianism, superior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Harper's Island (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A group of family and friends travels to a secluded island for a destination wedding. They've come to laugh... to love... and, though they don't know it... to die. As the wedding festivities begin, friendships are tested and secrets ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, serial killer, murder, danger, fear, haunted by the past, friends, gory, multiple suspects, wedding, plan gone awry, serial murder ...
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 95K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, family problems, mental disorder, mother son relationship, obsession, serial killer, overbearing mother, small town, murder, crimes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 4K
Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, gothic horror, curses spells and rituals, mystery, estate, danger, imaginary, ghost, seductive behavior, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s, 1790s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
South of Hell (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, religions or cults, demon, danger, siblings relations, small town, family relations, track down, fall in love, family secret, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Remake of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). Shot entirely on green screen. Some exact shots from the 1920 film were superimposed to properly replicate the original. Francis relates the story of traveling magician Dr. Caligari and Cesare. Their ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, crimes, investigation, mystery, manipulations, danger, rivalry, police detective, serial killer, manipulation ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.5
 35K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, danger, small town life, paranormal activity, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, family problems, life is a bitch, heroes, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, soldier, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mysterious character, investigation, mystery, supernatural ability, healing power, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 1K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set just before the start of Armageddon, the mini-series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: nun, end of the world, investigation, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, murder, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, amateur detective, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychic, afterlife, supernatural, psychic power, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, mysterious character, unlikely partners, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.4
 91K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, investigation, deadly, family problems, supernatural ability, small town, bathtub, nun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.9
 61
Shadow Bound (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Veritas. It is an old place. A place with a long memory. A city of shadows and hidden terrors long forgotten by the modern world of 1931. But some things in the shadows are best left forgotten... SHADOW BOUND follows famed pulp horror ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, gothic, silent film ...
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, mystery, deadly, writer's life, losing-it hero, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.4
 2K
Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, family in danger, lake or river, small town life, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 419
Dracula (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
TV show
Story: A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself,
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, mercy killing, couples, palaces castles and temples, wedding, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, hungary, budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 970
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: mystery, supernatural, couples, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, golden years, domestic disturbance, pregnancy, disappearance, neighbor, young couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Poltergeist: The Legacy is a Canadian horror television series which ran from 1996 to 1999. The series tells the story of the members of a secret society known as the Legacy and their efforts to protect humankind from occult dangers. Despite bearing ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: occult, paranormal activity, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, good versus evil, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 16K
The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, supernatural ability, deadly, investigation, book, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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