Movies like Tales of Terror

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Tales of Terror (1962)
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Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but finds the man's attention to his wife worthy of more dramatic action. 3) A man dying and in great pain agrees to be hypnotized at the moment of death, with unexpected consequences.
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, talky, gothic horror, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, afterlife, mystery, danger, family problems, buried alive, estrangement, alcohol abuse, mad scientist, wine, spider, hypnosis, dying, extramarital affair, cat, corpse, vase ...
Time: 60s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Tales of Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, ghost, murder, death and vengeance mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tales of Terror: The Raven (1963), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), The Tomb of Ligeia (1964), The Matrimony (2007), The Haunted Palace (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, magician, castle, duel, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, danger, raven, haunted by the past, presumed dead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, haunted by the past, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: hypnosis, cat, black cat, obsession, supernatural, ghost, mystery, love and romance, danger, obsessive quest, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 332
The Matrimony (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman finds the key to a room in the attic that her husband forbids her from entering. When she opens the door, she is confronted with the haunting existence of the woman her husband refuses to forget.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural romance, murder, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, love triangle, true love, rivalry, love and romance, woman in danger, afterlife, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: burned alive, curse, ghost, monster, village, mutant, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary, dealing with death ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 141K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, gory, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, family curse, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 78K
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychic, ghost, afterlife, hypnosis, haunted house, rape, clairvoyance, murder, paranoia, supernatural, nightmare, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, doctor, disfigurement, revenge, curse, tragic hero, master villain, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 89K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, legend, ventriloquist, murder, doll, small town, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, uncover truth, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Attic Expeditions (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, surgery, psychopath, losing-it hero, mind game, mad scientist, supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 6K
Mortuary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, murder, small town, mortician, supernatural, mysterious character, family in danger, deadly, crimes, mystery, family problems, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, murder, ghost, fear, grudge, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, danger, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Twice-Told Tales (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3 horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the 1st story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of three elderly friends. In "Rappaccini's Daughter", a ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: curse, storage unit, murder, ghost, mad doctor, poison, experiment, haunted house, tomb, family curse, supernatural romance, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 17K
The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, supernatural ability, deadly, investigation, book, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 110K
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, mental illness, mystery, investigation, serial killer, mental institution, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, mind game, psychiatrist, crazy, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, murder, halloween, small town, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view, child abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ring 0: Birthday (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Taking place thirty years before the events of Ringu, Ringu 0 provides the shocking background story of how the girl on the video became a deadly, vengeful spirit.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, supernatural, mystery, curse, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, mental illness, deadly, danger, ghost, a vision, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, supernatural, ghost, mental institution, evil spirit, danger, murder, haunted by the past, survival, gory, vengeance, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, haunted by the past, student life, danger, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, frightening ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, demon, family, fear, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychosis, old house, mystery, attic, supernatural, family in danger, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 11K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, vampire, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, cult film, atmospheric, psychotronic, scary ...
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 ⇓
30%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, mysterious character, supernatural, dangerous attraction, afterlife, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, serial killer, immortality, murder, organ, tomb, vengeance, experiment gone awry, heroes, danger, leadership ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, fall in love, heroic mission, afterlife, rescue, danger, filmmaking, writer's life, nightlife ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%