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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized, gothic horror, erotic, sexy
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, society, evil force, supernatural ability, devil, punishment, love affair, supernatural, dishonesty, witch hunt, hanging, hypocrisy, small town, uncover truth, graphic violence, village life, paranormal activity, aristocracy, love and romance, fear, court, 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, supernatural power, witch, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Drama, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Salem: Penny Dreadful (2014), A Discovery of Witches (2018), Witches of East End (2013), The Witch (2015), Constantine (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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72%
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 human love, magic, vampire, love and romance, interspecies romance, witchcraft, impossible love, supernatural, female protagonist, magical power, demon ...
Place: london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, immortality, magic, supernatural ability, creature, family secret, siblings relations, family relations, foreknowledge, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 252K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, scary, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, family relations, wilderness, paganism, family bonds, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
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Constantine (2014)
Genre: Crime, 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized, demonic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, angel, exorcism, save the world, demonic possession, supernatural, rescue, possession, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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75%
 5.9
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Luna Nera (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
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: witchcraft, witch, witch hunt, kingdom, political unrest, sex scene, violence against women, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, killings, adventure ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 50K
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, friendship between men, youth, teenager, supernatural, chase, magic, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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75%
 6.2
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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, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, warlock, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, curse, chase, adventure, heroic mission, witch, magic ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 200 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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, adultery, supernatural, curse, mysterious character, missing person, mystery, curses spells and rituals, writers, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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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, gothic horror, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior, estate, time travel, mansion, witchcraft ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, georgian era, 1790s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, black magic, goth, supernatural, witch, magic, supernatural ability, teenager, good versus evil, karma, teenage witch ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
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67%
Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, mystical, entertaining, ironic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sorceress, female soldier, magic, witch, lgbt, lesbian, supernatural, supernatural being, military service, public service, female protagonist, investigation ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, religions or cults, good versus evil, demon, siblings relations, small town, track down, family relations, parents and children, woman in danger, society, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina, georgia
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50%
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, captivating, enigmatic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, high school, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, supernatural power, supernatural ability, youth, small town, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
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80%
 7.5
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, small town life, paranormal, paranormal activity, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
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Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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: twists and turns, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, demon, friendship, family relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
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56%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, mystery, betrayal, supernatural ability, human nature, curses spells and rituals, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, sex with brother, small town, crimes, social relations, small town life, family secret, investigation, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, murder, brother sister sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: satanic, dark, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, black magic, half breed, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, high school, devil worship, school, female protagonist, dedication ...
Time: 2010s
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53%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: witch, forest, teenage life, supernatural, youth, urban legend, small town, search party, kidnapping, graphic violence, sexual content, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, non-linear ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, courtroom, curses spells and rituals, priest, religion, teenage girl, evil force, catholicism, halloween, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: exorcism, clergy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, church, good versus evil, teachers and students, supernatural ability, possessed girl, seminary, spirit, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy, europe, xian ...
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50%
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, journalism, law enforcement, media, heroes, investigation, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
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100%
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 8.4
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Carnivàle (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: psychic, prophecy, healing power, supernatural ability, god or devil, dwarf, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus, surrealism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1934
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 8K
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, dark fantasy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural ability, surrealism, church, escapades, evil dead, clergy, priest, monster ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.5
 498K
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, paranormal investigation, exorcism, fear, evil, family in danger, paranormal activity, witch, seance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 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, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, murder, small town, priest, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, rivalry, journalism, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, israel, middle east, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, legends and myths, supernatural, good versus evil, witch, monk, inquisition, witchcraft, curse, sword and sorcery, monastery, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, god or devil, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, temptation, dream come true, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.5
 376
Glory Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wunderkind author Mike Dolan achieved literary fame at age 21 with a steamy expose on his seemingly idyllic Maine town. Four years later, he hasn't written another word and reluctantly returns home in search of an antidote ... where he is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, atmospheric
Plot: conspiracy, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, writer's life, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, mysterious death, creative block, life is a bitch, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%