Movies like Sleepy Hollow

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
 7.3
 356K
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, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, captivating, fairy tale, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, mystery, investigation, murder, small town, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character, goth, magical, black magic, horseman, steampunk, revenge, supernatural ability, ancient mystery, witchcraft, sword, legend, investigator, evil spirit, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1700s
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, gothic, scary and serious films with plots about supernatural, danger, ghost, murder, supernatural power, death and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleepy Hollow: Crimson Peak (2015), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), From Hell (2001), The Woman in Black (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 147K
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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
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, fairy tale, gothic, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: medieval, supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, witch, wizards, magic, fairy, evil queen, sorceress, creativity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ 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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, good versus evil, witch hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, black magic, steampunk, transformation, sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 155K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, crimes, freemason, police investigation, prostitution, conspiracy, graphic violence, who done it, life is a bitch, police detective, a vision ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, conspiracy, martial arts, beast, adventure, legends and myths, monster, good versus evil, murder, investigation, animal attack ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
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, scary, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dangerous attraction, dracula, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, goth, monster, beast, vampire bite, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 15th century, middle ages ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, scary, captivating, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, dark hero, vampirism, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, child vampire ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, victorian era ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 112K
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, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, love and romance, fall in love, village life, goth, social relations, animal attack, romance, magic ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 61K
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: supernatural, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, ghost, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, time travel, investigation, investigator, victim, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 266K
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, gothic horror, melancholic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, witch, eccentric family, immortality, dark humor, old mansion, supernatural, curse, estate, vampire human love, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 18th century, year 1972, 70s, 20th century, 1770s ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 76K
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, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, supernatural, psychology, insomnia, survival, domestic disturbance, delusion, research, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 8K
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, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, seance, mystery, hallucination, demon, mind game, brutality, obsession, mad scientist, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 182K
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, dark, satanic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: occult, supernatural, devil, collector, investigation, chase, secret society, curses spells and rituals, obsession, murder, suicide, god or devil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, portugal, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 339K
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: dark fantasy, gothic, stylized, suspense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, good versus evil, angel, devil, heaven and hell, god or devil, supernatural ability, hell, mysticism, exorcism, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 252K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, isolation, goat, family bonds, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.2
 121K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: 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, atmospheric, scary, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, deadly creature, werewolf, vampire, victorian england, psychotherapy, black magic, supernatural ability, frankenstein's monster, mysterious character, fear ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 69K
The Gift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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: suspenseful, twist ending, scary, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, extrasensory perception, murder, clairvoyant, investigation, fortune teller, psychic power, small town, mental illness, violence, foreknowledge, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, 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: gothic, fairy tale, dark, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, magic, fantasy world, snow white, betrayal, good versus evil, rescue, miner, supernatural, mirror, death, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: halloween, legend, american history, ghost, love triangle, fall in love, village, greed, marriage, mystery, supernatural, prank ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serial killer, survival, ghost, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, legends and myths, woman in danger, teenage boy, human sacrifice, murder, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, stylized, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, boarding school, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, obsession, youth, social relations, boarding school life, haunted by the past, newcomer, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, halloween, curse, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, supernatural, crimes, mysterious character, investigation, missing person, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, dark, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, serial killer, dark humor, poltergeist, small town, funeral, supernatural ability, supernatural horror, psychic, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, scarecrow, death, chase, survival, dead teenager, deadly creature, serial killer, road trip, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 1K
Sleepstalker (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, execution, child abuse, nightmare comes true, supernatural, psychopath, supernatural ability, on the run, stalking, journalism, clergy, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 23K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Canada, 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: scary, dark fantasy, gothic, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, supernatural, afterlife, insanity, escape, obsessive quest, heroic mission, social misfits, psychiatrist, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: fairy tale, dark, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, forest, witchcraft, supernatural power, child, good versus evil, villainess, black magic, brutality, cannibal, supernatural, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, gothic horror, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, who done it, murder, haunted by the past, small town life, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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, slasher, suspense, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, halloween, inheritance, collector, survival, machine, apocalypse, family in danger, supernatural ability, technology ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%