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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: 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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, macabre, dark, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: cat, black cat, obsession, mystery, supernatural, estate, curses spells and rituals, tomb, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, ghost, mysterious character, obsessive quest, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, power relations, hypnosis, honeymoon, lawyer, beach, recluse, cemetery, jealousy ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, atmospheric and scary films with plots about supernatural, catastrophe, storytelling, murder, danger, deadly and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Tomb of Ligeia: The Woman in Black (2012), The Terror (1963), Tales of Terror (1962), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Presence of Mind (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, dead child, secret, village ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 6K
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: ghost, castle, baron, haunted by the past, mystery, soldier, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, murder, mysterious character, supernatural ability, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, reincarnation, wine, ghost, buried alive, anthology, hypnotist, vase, spider, extramarital affair, corpse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, buried alive, secret door, spanish inquisition, castle, investigation, vengeance, supernatural, inquisition, torturer, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 14th century, middle ages, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted by the past, supernatural, mysterious character, nanny, haunted house, orphan, mystery, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
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The Tomb (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy.
Style: gothic, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, obsession, drugs/alcohol, estate, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, femme fatale, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 6K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Horror
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, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, seance, ghost, supernatural, surrealism, insanity, cult, drugs, hallucination, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, uncover truth, countryside, wartime life, danger, death, hospital, ghost story ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, year 1940, 1940s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.0
 91K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, supernatural, demon, murder, gory, adultery, vengeance, danger, monster, blood, death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 3K
Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cannibalism, obsession, crime, vengeance, mind game, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, rivalry, murderous pair ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Turn of the Screw (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, curses spells and rituals, losing-it hero, master and servant, mystery, mischievous children, mysterious character, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 42K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, grieving, hospital, gondola, hallucination, mental illness, psychic, architecture, ladder, mystery, drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 13K
Mary Reilly (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, scary ...
Plot: servant, laboratory, mad scientist, human nature, master and servant, dangerous attraction, power relations, prostitute, dual identity, rich man poor woman, monster, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, haunted house, mystery, nanny, family, investigation, mysterious character, doubt, professor, secret ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, mansion, necronomicon, occult, curse, attempted rape, monster, possession, fireplace, grave robber ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, dungeon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, village, satanism, plague, revenge, castle, massacre, tragic villain, devil worship, sacrifice, satanic ritual, prince ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 5K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, stalking, obsession, family in danger, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, brother sister incest, dark fantasy, betrayal, love, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, mental patient, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, insanity, uncover truth, infatuation, stolen identity, twists & turns, love, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, medical school, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 34K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide, obsession, ghost, identity, mystery, mental illness, mentally unstable, supernatural, lodger, psychopath, neighbor, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 157K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, children, adoption, parents and children, redemption, paranormal activity, secrets, afterlife, hospital, imaginary friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, attic, missing person, psychopath, prison, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, twins, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hospital, obsession, ghost, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, supernatural ability, dealing with death, investigation, mind game, haunted by the past, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, gloomy, offbeat, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, insanity, vengeance, murderous pair, violence, shaving, social injustice, villain, haunted by the past, razor, cannibalism, oven ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, ferrari, army, desire, catholic, haunted by the past, actor's life, destiny, pardon, mysterious character, movie star ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, rome italy, italy, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 309
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, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural ability, love triangle, supernatural romance, true love, afterlife, reincarnation, danger, deadly, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 7K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, death, school, supernatural ability, supernatural, laundromat, village, small town life, mystery, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Place: medical school, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 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: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, anthology, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, destiny, danger, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 23K
The Innocents (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, governess, estate, afterlife, ghost, orphan, nanny, ghost story, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: ghost, obsession, gory, estate, nanny, curses spells and rituals, isolation, danger, youth, family relations, supernatural, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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