Movies like The Woman in Black

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The Woman in Black (2012)
 6.4
 164K
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 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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, mind bending, gloomy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted house, isolation, gothic horror, supernatural, lawyer, curses spells and rituals, revenge, loss of son, tragic event, village, secret, dead child, grief, afterlife, uncover truth, village life, danger, mysterious character, terrorizing, social relations, vengeance, curse, ghosts ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
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 serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, ghost, storytelling, ghosts, dialogue, haunted house and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Woman in Black: Crimson Peak (2015), Sleepy Hollow (1999), What Lies Beneath (2000), Insidious (2010), The Haunting (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, brother sister incest, love, dark fantasy, betrayal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, countryside, wartime life, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, estate, danger, death, hospital, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 303K
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, atmospheric, captivating, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, curses spells and rituals, murder, investigation, uncover truth, legends and myths, ancient mystery, small town, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, infidelity, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, supernatural, scientist, murder, missing girl, murder by drowning ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 250K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, parallel world, demons, danger, paranormal activity, fear, curses spells and rituals, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 66K
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, insomnia, ghost, evil, supernatural, loner, estate, survival, mystery, danger, domestic disturbance, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: cat, black cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, hypnosis, power relations, curses spells and rituals, dangerous attraction, love and romance, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 311K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 101 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, scary, atmospheric, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, mysterious character, supernatural, seance, uncover truth, psychic, single parent, isolation, parallel world, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, hide and seek, hallucination, boy in peril, crematorium, cousin cousin relationship, reverend, desecration, rosary, funeral home, isolated house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 69K
Horns (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, uncover truth, danger, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, good versus evil, death of girlfriend, investigation, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, turkey
⇓ 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic, stylized ...
Plot: parents and children, danger, supernatural, monster, bathtub, teeth, creature, deadly creature, haunted house, estate, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 60K
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: suspenseful, scary, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, boarding school, haunted by the past, boarding school life, teacher, haunted house, children, classroom, countryside, uncover truth ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, afterlife, family in danger, haunted house, woman in danger, family problems, family relations, master and servant, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 240K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: fear, isolation, ghost, haunted house, insanity, hotel, evil, paranormal activity, survival, danger, supernatural, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, afterlife, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 36K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, supernatural, farm, kitchen, little boy, child murder, sunflower, raven, heavy rain, death threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dealing with death, death in the family, family problems, mentally unstable, woman in danger, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, 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, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, disability, nightmare, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.5
 136K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: 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, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: orphan, haunted house, haunted by the past, seance, missing child, ghost, disappearance, paranormal activity, fear, parents and children, psychic, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 130K
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: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, gory, vengeance, mystery, suicide, hospital, attic, ghosts, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, scary, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, orphan, estate, governess, afterlife, mystery, ghost, power relations, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, losing-it hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, nanny, ghost, haunted house, mystery, investigation, family, golden years, mysterious character, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, gothic horror, mystery, mysterious character, who done it, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 7K
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, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, ghost, ghost story, secret, supernatural, vengeance, haunted by the past, friendship, buddies, golden years, friends, elderly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, danger, family in danger, inheritance, machine, violence, survival, gory, estate ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, gothic, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, ghost, attic, paralysis, occult, suspicion, workplace, supernatural, nurse, nursing, mysterious character, black magic ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: witch, ghost, justice, family, countryside, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, rape, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, year 2006, 1810s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 389K
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 28K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, drowning, child custody, water, supernatural, mystery, danger, single parent, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 57K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, elevator, job seeking, drowning, divorce, apartment, water, teacher, haunted by the past, single parent, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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