Movies like Sleepy Hollow 1999

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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
 7.3
 323K
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, dark, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, surreal, gloomy, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: dark fantasy, witch, ghost, supernatural, investigation, small town, magical, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, legends and myths, mystery, uncover truth, gothic horror, legendary, mysterious character, danger, revenge, ancient mystery, horse, supernatural ability, nightmare, romance, horseman, stabbing ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, georgian era
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Sleepy Hollow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and gothic films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, blood, vengeance, death and dialogue mostly in Horror, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sleepy Hollow: Crimson Peak (2015), From Hell (2001), The Brothers Grimm (2005), The Woman in Black (2012), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 127K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Horror, 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, suspenseful, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, estate, brother sister incest, old mansion, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 145K
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: jack the ripper, who done it, serial killer, graphic violence, police detective, crimes, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, a vision, murder, clairvoyant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: fairy tale, exciting, gothic, light, entertaining ...
Plot: dark fantasy, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, supernatural, adventure, magic, wizards, fairy, danger, medieval, witch, kidnapping ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ 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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, scary, atmospheric, captivating, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, beast, supernatural, chase, immortality, love affair, gory ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 57K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, ghost, curses spells and rituals, investigation, investigator, shooting, escapades, characters in danger, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, conspiracy, werewolf, adventure, legends and myths, murder, martial arts, supernatural, good versus evil, aristocracy, animal attack, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, schoolgirl, friends, mysterious character, social relations, youth, danger, obsession, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 107K
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, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, danger, in the woods, fall in love, deadly creature, village, hunt down, legends and myths, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 300K
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: mind bending, stylized, gothic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, angel, supernatural ability, demons, devil, demon, lucifer, hell, psychic, god or devil, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ 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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, survival, supernatural, danger, crimes, vengeance, serial killer, woman in danger, deadly, legends and myths, gory, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 243K
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 humor, humorous, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, vampire human love, old mansion, old house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, year 1972 ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england, liverpool
⇓ 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, curses spells and rituals, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious, suspense
Plot: love triangle, ghost, legend, imaginary, life is a bitch, mysterious character, danger, mystery, curses spells and rituals, unfulfilled love, teachers and students, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fantasy world, good versus evil, rescue, palaces castles and temples, magic, danger, betrayal, pregnancy, woman in danger, murder, apple ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ 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, airplane, airport, reporter, undead, supernatural, zombie, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 70K
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, ghost, insomnia, evil, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 105K
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: scary, psychological, psycho film, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, mind game, mystery, crazy, supernatural ability, psychiatrist, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, surreal, dark, stylized ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, dark fantasy, woman in danger, storytelling, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 431K
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, danger, paranormal investigation, witch, haunted by the past, fear, paranormal activity, evil force, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 109K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, haunted by the past, witch, dark fantasy, imaginary, psychotherapy, fear, mysterious character, werewolf, supernatural ability, monster ...
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, supernatural, mystery, writer's life, crimes, lifestyle, sheriff, orphanage, mass murder, writers ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost story, deadly, investigation, woman in danger, fall in love, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, man versus machine, uncover truth, murder, technology gone awry, psychopath, rescue, deadly creature, danger, deadly, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 30K
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: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, legends and myths, haunted by the past, danger, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 20K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, demon, pumpkin, evil, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, crimes, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, mental institution, evil spirit, danger, ghost, murder, haunted by the past, survival, supernatural, gory, isolation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying professor leaves his great-nephew a collection of documents pertaining to the Cthulhu Cult. The nephew begins to learn why the study of the cult so fascinated his grandfather. Bit-by-bit he begins piecing together the dread implications of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, silent film, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ancient mystery, nightmare, cult, investigation, supernatural, legends and myths, secrets, existentialism, obsession, inheritance, ocean or sea, religions or cults ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: atmospheric, gothic, cult film, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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