Movies like The Turn of the Screw

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The Turn of the Screw (2009)
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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 behind his expulsion. With Miles back at home, the governess starts noticing ethereal figures roaming the estate's grounds. Desperate to learn more about these sinister sightings she discovers that the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of her predecessor hold grim implications for herself. As she becomes increasingly fearful that malevolent forces are stalking the children the governess is determined to save them, risking herself and her sanity in the process.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, repression, estate, children, governess, master and servant, power relations, possession, female nudity, boy, suicide, maid, mansion, girl, brother sister relationship, piano, sexual repression, victorian england, chase, costume ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century, 20s
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to The Turn of the Screw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted house, estate and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Turn of the Screw: Presence of Mind (1999), Crimson Peak (2015), In a Dark Place (2006), Blackwood (2014), Altar (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, governess, possession, curses spells and rituals, mystery, mysterious character, losing-it hero, master and servant, mischievous children, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
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 ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, haunted house, master and servant, mysterious character, family in danger, death in the family, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, spain
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44%
 6.5
 145K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, dark fantasy, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, psychopath, murder, old mansion, supernatural, estate, supernatural romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist, ghost story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, sexual abuse, mystery, orphan, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, estate, family problems, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: sexy, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, religion, mansion, religions or cults, estate, family relations, society, clergy, nanny, master and servant, male homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
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36%
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Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violence, death, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6K
Altar (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, supernatural, murder, vengeance, isolation, estate, on the run, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 665
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, mystery, mentally unstable, hospital, curses spells and rituals, estate, hidden treasure, mental illness, love affair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Behind the Walls 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1922, a young novelist goes to the countryside to write her latest book and falls victim to terrifying hallucinations and nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense, serious
Plot: countryside, supernatural, ghost, mentally unstable, confined, losing-it hero, writer's life, heroes, lifestyle, hallucination, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, governess, possession, youth, supernatural, family relations, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, understanding, magic trick ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 960
Lightfields (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five-part mini-series set on a remote farm on the Suffolk coast. The story follows three families that each lived in Lightfields farmhouse at different time periods, but who are linked by the ghost of a teenage girl who died in mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, gloomy
Plot: ghost, teenage girl, haunted house, family relations, farm, mystery, supernatural, parents and children, family life, couple relations, paranormal activity, estrangement ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
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: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, couple relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 708
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 30K
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, psychological, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, child in peril, estate, orphan, ghost, governess, possession, hide and seek, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, losing-it hero, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 509
Restless Souls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple and their daughter move into a rambling old house. Soon, an increasingly alarming string of events and supernatural disturbances connects the house, and them, with a series of unsolved murders committed three years earlier. They are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, couple relations, couples, parent child relationship, research, supernatural power, child murder, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.4
 66K
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, gothic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, teacher, uncover truth, boarding school life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, supernatural horror, child in peril, countryside, world war two, death of child, evacuation, cemetery, wartime life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, haunted house, survival, supernatural, graphic violence, media, danger, deadly, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: psychotronic, gothic, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, basement, mental breakdown, death, haunted house, family relations, family problems, couples, losing-it hero, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Soulmate (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A widow retreats to a remote cottage to recover from a suicide attempt, only to discover the place is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, isolation, mentally unstable, mystery, death in the family, countryside, supernatural, death, folk hero, vigilantism, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
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Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, splatter ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, custody, losing-it hero, family problems, single parent, dead girl, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, estate, mystery, rivalry, mysterious character, deadly creature, ghost, crimes, private detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, serious, rough, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: bondage, obsession, sexual abuse, ghost, nanny, orphan, evil, mansion, exploitation, murder, masochist, child in peril ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 825
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, disability, survival, solar eclipse, transplant, destiny, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, asia, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, supernatural, tragic event, loss of son, village, grief, curse ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted by the past, supernatural, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, mental illness, golden years, curses spells and rituals, schizophrenia, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%