Movies like Tower of London

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Tower of London (1962)
 6.3
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Tower of London (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The twisted Richard III is haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered in his attempt to become the King of England.
Style: gothic, tense, serious, realistic, gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, obsession, betrayal, royal family, supernatural, graphic violence, rivalry, society, political intrigue, royal court, rise and fall, head of state, dishonesty, state affairs, losing-it hero, murderer, hostage, politics, torture, murder, battles, soldier, crazy, aristocrat, conspiracy ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: england, london, europe, britain

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Most similar movies to Tower of London

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about murder, betrayal, deadly, rivalry, obsession, dishonesty and vengeance mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Tower of London: Pit and the Pendulum (1961), The Tomb of Ligeia (1964), The Masque of the Red Death (1964), The Face Reader (2013), Macbeth (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, religions or cults, crimes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, black cat, cat, obsession, supernatural, ghost, mystery, obsessive quest, mysterious character, love and romance, couples, honeymoon ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, revenge, sacrifice, tragic villain, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, devil worship, satanic ritual ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Face Reader (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Nae-kyung, the most skillful face reader in Joseon dynasty, was living in seclusion when he was offered a lucrative partnership by Yeon-hong, a Korean geisha. Nae-kyung accepts the proposal to read the faces of Yeon-hong’s guests only to get ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, political intrigue, royal court, coup, betrayal, head of state, society, politics, dishonesty, political unrest, korean history
Time: 15th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.4
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, prophecy, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, rise to power, throne, devious, state affairs, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 401
The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, epic, tense ...
Plot: politics, love affair, royal family, ambition, political intrigue, political conspiracy, love and romance, crimes, state affairs, royal court, dishonesty, conspiracy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 8K
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, soldier, haunted by the past, mystery, baron, castle, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, obsession, obsessive quest, golden years ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Enemy Within (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, political corruption, betrayal, state affairs, race against time, government agency, manhunt, undercover, revolution, political intrigue, political conspiracy, politics ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.2
 1K
Living Death (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torture is the ultimate seduction when Victor, a powerful and dangerous millionaire, discovers that his beautiful wife Elizabeth (Kristy Swanson) is having a steamy affair with his best friend. And when the lovers' risky plan to get rid of him ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: torture chamber, psychopath, vengeance, obsession, crime gone awry, betrayal, supernatural, uncover truth, family problems, murder, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hollywood Vampyr (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hollywood Vampyr is an expose of Los Angeles' gothic subculture as seen through the eyes of a young female vampire. The film focuses on FATAL (Nora Zimmett), a former heroin addict who, having embraced this dark lifestyle, decides to leave her ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, obsession, addiction, life is a bitch, college, religions or cults, subculture, graphic violence, sexual content, cult, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries based loosely on the lives of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her son James I of England.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: king, royal family, execution, coronation, power, spy, rivalry, conspiracy, treason, betrayal, horse riding, monarchy ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, secret agents, police inspector, bomb, politics, undercover, state affairs, mentally challenged, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 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, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cannibalism, serial killer, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, murderous pair, hairdresser, dark hero, violent, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 15K
Richard III (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, witty, clever ...
Plot: royal family, betrayal, manipulation, murder, ambition, battles, politics, political intrigue, intrigue, corrupted ruler, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 11K
Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, factual, suspense ...
Plot: royal family, rise to the top, political intrigue, state affairs, ambition, manipulation, dishonesty, society, blind ambition, betrayal, politics, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, insanity, revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, uncover truth, unfulfillment, state affairs, losing-it hero, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: queen elizabeth i, political unrest, murder, betrayal, queen, execution, catholic, royal family, royal court, state affairs, society, politics ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 110
The Guarantee (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: politics, corporate crime, corporate crimes, legal, rivalry, uncover truth, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, finance, manipulation, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.1
 21K
Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, state affairs, war, head of state, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), goth, ancient ...
Time: 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mary, Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal court, royal family, political intrigue, betrayal, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, queen, british history, monarchy, strong female presence, king of france ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: inquisition, witch hunt, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, crimes, clergy, witch, violence, rape, priest ...
Time: 17th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy steals the life's work of the poor musical Professor Petry. In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: opera, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, supernatural, musician's life, unfulfillment, ghost, tragic hero, lifestyle, crimes, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 6K
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: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 571
The Mafu Cage (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, tragic ending ...
Plot: obsession, cell, incest, insanity, lesbian incest, couples, family relations, graphic violence, love triangle, infidelity, siblings relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 41K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, incestuous sex, inheritance, political intrigue, intrigue, lifestyle, queen elizabeth i, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, new york, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 20K
Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: rat, psychopath, misfit, humiliation, vengeance, greed, workplace, obsession, dangerous animal, mentally unstable, social misfits, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 4K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexy, captivating, serious, melancholic, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, love and romance, politics, infidelity, obsession, tragic hero, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, society, isolation ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, atmospheric, gloomy, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, villain, goth, insanity, haunted by the past, barbershop, social injustice, judge, loss of loved one, presumed dead, vengeance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shadows in the Palace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film is set amongst a group of gungnyeo, or palace women in Korea during the time of the Joseon dynasty, and is primarily about the hidden dynamics that unfold between them. Sworn into secrecy, submission, and celibacy, the women of the palace ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, uncover truth, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, crimes, who done it, murder, politics, life is a bitch ...
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 3K
Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: serious, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: royal court, betrayal, revenge, murder, rivalry, tragic hero, queen, state affairs, heroes, intrigue, royal family, crimes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%