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The Skull (1965)
 6.3
 3K
The Skull (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer.
Style: scary, psychological, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: crimes, heist, youth, supernatural, miraculous event, obsession, psychopath, wish come true, religions or cults, supernatural ability, mystery, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, murder, danger, dealer, death row, imaginary, s&m, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mind game, deadly, rivalry, child as adult ...
Time: 60s, 18th century
Place: london

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Most similar movies to The Skull

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, crimes, supernatural ability and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Skull: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011), Madhouse (2004), The Cry (2007), The Locker (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: train, supernatural, vampire, werewolf, destiny, cards, deadly, danger, good versus evil, murder, passenger, ghost ...
Time: 60s
Place: west indies, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, youth, deadly, confined, danger, supernatural ability, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, murder, intern, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.5
 517
The Cry (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, missing child, reincarnation, imaginary, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, investigation, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 496
The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, danger, ghost, mystery, supernatural ability, youth, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stranger in Our House (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: family relations, voodoo, small community, housekeeper, witchcraft, witch, summer, possession, obsession, car accident, horse, occult ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, barn, preacher, sheriff, corn, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, island, campfire, orphanage, manipulations, domestic disturbance, investigation, supernatural, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, british horror
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, youth, seance, genie, murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: scary, anthology, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, desire, gory, vengeance, santa claus, christmas, escapades, verbal byplay, self discovery, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 3K
5ive Girls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five wayward teenage girls are sent to a reformatory and discover they possess unique powers to battle the ancient demon, Legion, which holds thrall over the sinister institution.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, scary, serious
Plot: girls' boarding school, healing power, demon, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, rivalry, youth, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 222
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, museum, obsession, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, race against time, idealism, mental institution, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The accidental unearthing of Satan’s earthly remains causes the children of 17th-century English village to slowly convert into a coven of devil worshipers.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, village, rape, occult, satanism, witchcraft, devil, serial killer, leadership, zombie, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, voyeur, psychopath, woman in danger, occult, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, mind game, danger, tractor ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: high school, supernatural, youth, danger, school, crimes, zombie, prank, slasher, escapades, good versus evil, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: anthology, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, killer doll, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, slasher, supernatural, psychopath, wizards and magicians, deal with the devil, gory, animal life, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 562
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, deadly, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, deadly, mystery, danger, psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 178
The Sculptress (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young artist follows her passion to study at one of the finest art institutes in San Francisco.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, mysterious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, mystery, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly, gory, murder, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 1K
The Ghoul (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A former clergyman (Peter Cushing) in 1920s England tries to keep his cannibalistic son locked in the attic.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, estate, cannibal, parents and children, psychopath, supernatural, ghost, confined, deadly, family problems, gory, monster ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 476
Trespassers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: survival, supernatural, ghost, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, danger, buddies, leadership, rivalry, youth, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 820
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, crimes, obsession, deadly, psychopath, murder, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 375
Sight (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeffrey leads a quiet existence. Living in constant fear of being labeled a psychopath, Jeffrey constructs a complex world of denial. He is haunted by the spirits of the vengeful dead, which he can see while no one else can. After meeting Dana, a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly, denial, investigation, fear, phobia, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: satanism, occult, supernatural, ritual, deal with the devil, demon, cult, curses spells and rituals, danger, woman in danger, psychopath, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: murder, mummy, supernatural, survival, danger, chases and races, battles, chaos and mayhem, deadly, mentally unstable, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Monkey's Paw (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After Jake Tilton is given a mystical "monkey's paw" talisman that grants its possessor three wishes, he finds his world turned upside down after his first two wishes result in his malevolent coworker, Tony Cobb, being resurrected ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, supernatural, deadly, crimes, psychopath, death, back from the dead, zombie, wish come true, reunion, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, gory, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: slasher, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, deadly, supernatural, crimes, danger, ghost, serial killer, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, journalism, deadly, clergy, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%