Movies like The Woman in Black

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The Woman in Black (2012)
 6.4
 182K
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 growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, supernatural, village, loss of son, tragic event, grief, curse, uncover truth, revenge, village life, mysterious character, terrorizing, dead child, social relations, lawyer, vengeance, secret, graphic violence, confined, child in peril ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s, 1900s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to The Woman in Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out gothic, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, ghost, haunted house, chase, danger, death and supernatural horror mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Woman in Black: Crimson Peak (2015), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The Awakening (2011), The Haunting (1999), What Lies Beneath (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural horror, child in peril, countryside, world war two, death of child, evacuation, cemetery, wartime life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 145K
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, gothic horror, dark fantasy, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, psychopath, murder, old mansion, supernatural, estate, supernatural romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist, ghost story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 352K
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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, investigation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, legends and myths, small town, uncover truth, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.4
 66K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, gothic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, teacher, uncover truth, boarding school life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 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, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evil, psychology, ghost, insomnia, delusion, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, adultery, couple relations, infidelity, supernatural horror, dishonesty, losing-it hero, spiritualism, seance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 178K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
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, gothic, macabre, frightening, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adoption, afterlife, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, forest, family relations, parents and children, children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 358K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, supernatural, uncover truth, spiritualism, psychic, nightmare, single parent, parallel world, able to see the dead ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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 horror, gothic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, 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 ⇓
100%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, seance, curses spells and rituals, evil force, paranormal phenomena, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 24K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, nightmare, psychology, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, disability, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, child in peril, creature, haunted house, teeth, hearing voices, estate, family relations, family in danger, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 30K
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, psychological, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, child in peril, estate, orphan, ghost, governess, possession, hide and seek, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 154K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, missing child, ghost, supernatural, death, fear, orphan, haunted by the past, afterlife, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 40K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, family in danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 301K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, evil spirit, psychic, family in danger, parallel world, nightmare comes true, evil force, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.1
 9K
The Lodgers (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo-Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: brother sister incest, haunted house, twins, supernatural, curse, witchcraft, fall in love, ghost, supernatural power, creature, war veteran, twin brother and sister ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: secret, orphan, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, couple relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, collector, inheritance, halloween, machine, family in danger, psychic, apocalypse, confined, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, mentally unstable, woman in danger, haunted by the past, isolation, haunted house, writer's life, mind game, confined, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 34K
Winchester (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws herself into the construction of an enormous mansion ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, enigmatic, disturbing, exciting
Plot: haunted house, curse, supernatural horror, vengeful ghost, widow, mansion, fictional biography, architecture, seeing dead people, hallucination, near death experience, aunt niece relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 120K
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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, gothic horror ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, witch, victorian england, werewolf, psychotherapy, mysterious character, fear, black magic, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, frankenstein's monster ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
TV show
Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, dark fantasy, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, lgbt, supernatural horror, afterlife, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural power, uncover truth, nanny, supernatural, lake, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, victorian era, 19th century, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, dark, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, torture, employee, health, treatment, violence, mountain, darkness, incestuous relationship, accident ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.8
 13K
The Turning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: India, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
Style: scary, gothic, suspense, bleak, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual assault, maze, tutor, society, unfulfillment, family problems, mysterious character, paranoid ...
Time: year 1994
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, haunted by the past, friendship, death, murder, guilt, father son relationship, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, confined, haunted house, isolation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, haunted by the past, supernatural, dishonesty, forest, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 144K
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, mystery, murder, suicide, vengeance, family curse, paranormal activity, attic, catatonia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 106K
The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, beast, human becoming an animal, superhuman powers, supernatural, missing person, family relations, haunted by the past, investigation, countryside, transformation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%