Movies and TV shows like Salem

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Salem (2014)
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Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American history. In Salem, witches are real, but they are not who or what they seem.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, evil force, society, danger, punishment, supernatural ability, devil, love affair, dishonesty, supernatural, witch hunt, small town, hanging, uncover truth, graphic violence, village life, hypocrisy, aristocracy, paranormal activity, love and romance, fear, oppression ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Salem

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, witch, supernatural power, rivalry and deadly mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Salem: A Discovery of Witches (2018), Penny Dreadful (2014), Constantine (2014), Witches of East End (2013), Luna Nera (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, magic, love and romance, female protagonist, danger, supernatural, impossible love, demon, culture clash, book ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.2
 112K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, 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, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, dark fantasy, witch, werewolf, psychotherapy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, monster ...
Time: victorian era, victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 49K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: scary, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, angel, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the world, demonic possession, good versus evil, exorcism, rescue, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, magic, immortality, supernatural ability, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Luna Nera (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 17th-century Italy, a teenager learns about her destiny among a family of witches, just as her boyfriend's father hunts her down for witchcraft.
Style: tense, captivating, surprise ending, breathtaking, enigmatic
Plot: witch, witchcraft, witch hunt, palaces castles and temples, kingdom, danger, political unrest, sex scene, violence against women, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
Warlock (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, warlock, wizards and magicians, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, danger, curse, chase, witch ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 21K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, adultery, supernatural, missing person, mysterious character, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, curse, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 47K
The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, youth, good versus evil, teenager, supernatural, magic, chase, buddies, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 80K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, black magic, witch, goth, magic, supernatural ability, witchcraft, supernatural, teenager, danger, good versus evil, high school ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: twists and turns, mysterious, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, small town, youth, supernatural ability, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: dark, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing, satanic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, half breed, black magic, devil worship, dedication, adventure, high school, school, teenage love, couple relations ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 14K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, demon, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 35K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, fbi, investigation, surprising revelation, danger, special agents, paranormal activity, small town life, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Point Pleasant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, human nature, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, betrayal, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
South of Hell (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, religions or cults, demon, danger, siblings relations, small town, track down, family relations, fall in love, family secret, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 91K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, clergy, exorcism, church, vatican, supernatural, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, seminary, power relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, xian, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 4K
Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, gothic horror, curses spells and rituals, danger, estate, mystery, imaginary, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1790s, 18th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 444K
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, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, danger, witch, paranormal activity, fear, evil force, haunted by the past, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, danger, journalism, law enforcement, heroes, media, investigation, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
La feria ambulante (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: god or devil, dwarf, healing power, prophecy, psychic, supernatural ability, chosen one, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, year 1934
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 10K
Salem's Lot (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, small town, murder, priest, danger, supernatural, rivalry, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, israel, usa, middle east, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 6K
Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, dark fantasy, witch, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, surrealism, danger, church, escapades, supernatural ability, evil dead, priest ...
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, gothic horror, legends and myths, supernatural, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, inquisition, curse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Movie in collections
Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.
Style: captivating, suspense, whimsical, entertaining, ironic
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, supernatural, magic, lesbian, sorceress, lgbt, public service, supernatural being, fight, military service, protection, investigation ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 7K
The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: witch, teenage life, supernatural, urban legend, deadly, youth, danger, gory, small town, in the woods, old house, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.4
 630
Voodoo Academy (2000)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Christopher has just enrolled at the prestigious Carmichael Bible College, managed by the somewhat unusual Mrs. Bouvier. After some unexplained disappearances, Christopher does some exploring and discovers that Mrs. Bouvier and the Reverend ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, scary, offbeat
Plot: black magic, college, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, danger, clergy, rivalry, wizards and magicians, demon, voodoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alone in the Dark II (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, chaos, deadly creature, imaginary, deadly, heroes, danger, wizards and magicians, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, courtroom, priest, demons, evil force, curses spells and rituals, religion, halloween, teenage girl, christianity, supernatural, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 16K
The Shining (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: John Torrance is a writer & recovering alcoholic, who ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: hotel, supernatural, ghost, alcohol abuse, pursuit, domestic violence, isolation, supernatural ability, psychic, stephen king, deadly, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 9.0
 61
Shadow Bound (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Veritas. It is an old place. A place with a long memory. A city of shadows and hidden terrors long forgotten by the modern world of 1931. But some things in the shadows are best left forgotten... SHADOW BOUND follows famed pulp horror ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic, silent film ...
Plot: investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, good versus evil, losing-it hero, danger, deadly, rivalry, mystery, dishonesty, writer's life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%