Movies like Sleepy Hollow 1999

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
 7.3
 338K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
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, dark fantasy, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, gothic horror, twist ending, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, witch, supernatural, investigation, curses spells and rituals, magical, mystery, murder, gory, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character, legendary, danger, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, steampunk, black magic, nightmare, romance, horse, horseman, stabbing, revenge ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, georgian era
Place: new york, new york state

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Most similar movies to Sleepy Hollow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and gothic films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, death, dialogue, vengeance and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleepy Hollow: Crimson Peak (2015), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), The Woman in Black (2012), From Hell (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 135K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, atmospheric, dark fantasy, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, psychopath, supernatural, murder, incest, supernatural romance, estate, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest, old mansion ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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: dark fantasy, gothic, fairy tale, exciting, light ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, wizards, adventure, supernatural, medieval, witch, danger, magic, fairy, kidnapping, creativity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, 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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, legends and myths, beast, vampire sex, immortality, supernatural, chase, love affair, gory ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 15th century, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: haunted house, ghost, estate, ghosts, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, loss of son, tragic event, village, secret ...
Time: 1900s, victorian era, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.8
 149K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
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, tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, who done it, crimes, graphic violence, a vision, psychic, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, freemason, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: beast, werewolf, conspiracy, legends and myths, adventure, martial arts, good versus evil, supernatural, murder, animal attack, monster, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 58K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legends and myths, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, investigation, ancient mystery, victim, investigator, escapades, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, boarding school, boarding school life, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, social relations, youth, danger, obsession, female friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 172K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: occult, devil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, collector, god or devil, danger, satanism, secret society, obsession, lucifer, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, south of france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 316K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, mind bending, dark fantasy, gothic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, angel, demon, supernatural ability, hell, devil, lucifer, demons, god or devil, psychic, heaven and hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
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: gothic, dark, fairy tale, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, good versus evil, rescue, magic, palaces castles and temples, danger, betrayal, fantasy world, pregnancy, woman in danger, murder, apple ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 109K
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: fairy tale, gothic, dark fantasy, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, danger, love and romance, in the woods, legends and myths, fall in love, village life, deadly, social relations, animal attack ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 252K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark fantasy, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, dark humor, curse, old house, old mansion, estate, reincarnation, werewolf, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, ghost, survival, vengeance, danger, crimes, legends and myths, deadly, gory, woman in danger, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, suspense
Plot: love triangle, ghost, legend, life is a bitch, prank, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, unfulfillment, mysterious character, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, psychological, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, seance, mystery, insanity, mind game, supernatural, ghost, hallucination, drugs, woman in danger, demon, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 114K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, werewolf, victorian england, witch, psychotherapy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, black magic ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, ghost, collector, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, survival, psychic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 1K
Sleepstalker (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the killer to give him last rites, unaware that the ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, child abuse, execution, confined, supernatural ability, clergy, rivalry, deadly, on the run, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ 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, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, murder, serial killer, journalism, investigation, undead, reporter, airport, airplane, supernatural, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, cult film, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dark humor, serial killer, poltergeist, judge, architect, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, private detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, fairy tale, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, adventure, bounty hunter, black magic, witch hunt, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, danger, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 73K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, evil, psychology, ghost, insomnia, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 65K
The Gift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, scary, psychological ...
Plot: psychic, fortune teller, extrasensory perception, foreknowledge, clairvoyant, investigation, murder, missing person, sheriff, psychic power, tarot card, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 21K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, supernatural, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, zombie ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 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, gothic horror, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 216K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: 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: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, scary ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, family relations, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, religion, black magic, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: serious, suspenseful, offbeat, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, foreknowledge, crimes, deadly, partners against crime, good versus evil, stalking, mysterious character, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 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 horror, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 461K
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, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, witch, family in danger, paranormal activity, fear, haunted by the past, evil force ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%