Movies like Sleepy Hollow 1999

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
 7.4
 303K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, captivating, dark, suspenseful, surreal, fairy tale, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, curses spells and rituals, murder, investigation, uncover truth, legends and myths, ancient mystery, small town, horseman, mystery, horse, danger, mysterious character, nightmare, romance, revenge, life is a bitch, stabbing, stepmother, magical, supernatural ability, legendary ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century

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Most similar movies to Sleepy Hollow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and gothic films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, death, ghost, vengeance and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleepy Hollow: The Woman in Black (2012), Crimson Peak (2015), Red Riding Hood (2011), From Hell (2001), The Brothers Grimm (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, escapades, adventure, characters in danger, curses spells and rituals, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, 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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted house, isolation, gothic horror, supernatural, lawyer, curses spells and rituals, revenge, tragic event, village, loss of son ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 116K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, brother sister incest, love, dark fantasy, betrayal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 102K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, village, hunt down, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 138K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: who done it, serial killer, police detective, jack the ripper, woman in danger, princess, surgery, police investigation, crimes, murder, clairvoyant, cover up ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, adventure, village, witch, danger, kidnapping, magic, medieval, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based somewhat more authentically on the Grimm Brothers' story of a young woman who is unliked by her stepmother, the film includes the talking mirror, a poisoned apple, and some ruffian gold (not diamond) miners (and they aren't dwarfs or ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, dark, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, palaces castles and temples, witch, magic, danger, betrayal, pregnancy, murder, mirror, fantasy world, apple ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, captivating, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural, legends and myths, immortality, gory, chase, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, gothic horror, mystery, mysterious character, who done it, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, inherit her father's rich estate. Her suitor Brom Bones, ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, ghost, legend, mysterious character, unfulfillment, family relations, legends and myths, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, danger, ancient mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 389K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 66K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, insomnia, ghost, evil, supernatural, loner, estate, survival, mystery, danger, domestic disturbance, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 100K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Night Flier (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, murder, investigation, serial killer, journalism, airplane, reporter, airport, undead, supernatural, zombie, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 143K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: witch, religion, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, wilderness, insanity, guilt, violence, isolation, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Headless Horseman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven college kids take a shortcut on their way to a party and unfortunately end up in Wormwood – a "lost" town in the middle of nowhere. They find something strange and sinister happening there – bones and weird decorations line Main ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, out of the way, legends and myths, crimes, vengeance, survival, woman in danger, danger, small town, serial killer, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, village, mystery, crimes, danger, woman in danger, gory, supernatural ability, small town life, deadly, uncover truth, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, werewolf, curse, supernatural, lost love, vengeance, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.0
 29K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, haunted by the past, legends and myths, danger, revenge, darkness, child in peril, ghost, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something Weird (1967)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, scary
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, partners against crime, foreknowledge, uncover truth, small town, good versus evil, ghost, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, based on legend, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, small town, trick or treating, cemetery, halloween, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, crimes, uncover truth, social relations, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 10K
Twixt (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, vampire, lifestyle, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, deadly, supernatural, sheriff ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, supernatural, apocalypse, deadly, ghost, psychopath, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, chaos, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Moth Diaries (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, boarding school, schoolgirl, boarding school life, mysterious character, friends, supernatural, social relations, obsession, danger, youth, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 18K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, based on poem ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, murder, witch, cabin, pumpkin, storekeeper, evil, demon, supernatural, slasher, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, mental institution, danger, haunted by the past, survival, gory, mystery, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 17K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: gothic, scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, dark fantasy, monster, murder, escape, obsessive quest, heroic mission, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, paranoia ...
Time: 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, scary ...
Plot: zombie, ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, stalking, danger, afterlife, woman in danger, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, leadership ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, forest, supernatural, danger, gory, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, tour guide, video, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, family in danger, dog, death in the family, veterinarian, murder, supernatural, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%