Movies like The Witch

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The Witch (2015)
 6.9
 221K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, 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 crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.
Style: dark, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, imaginary, religion, black magic, guilt, paganism, sacrifice, violence, paranoia, family bonds, goat, female nudity, insanity, possession, isolation, disappearance, colonial america, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire

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Most similar movies to The Witch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about violence, blood, death, brutality, supernatural, murder and danger mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Witch: Hereditary (2018), The Lighthouse (2019), The Ritual (2017), The Wicker Man (1973), Rosemary's Baby (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 264K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, spiritualism, possession, ritual, satanism, secret society, demon, fear, dysfunctional family, evil spirit, curse, supernatural ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.5
 163K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: lovecraftian, lighthouse, hallucination, drunkenness, symbolism, lighthouse keeper, storm, isolation, nightmare, island, fight, secret ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.3
 84K
The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: enigmatic, tense, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: lost in the woods, supernatural horror, ritual, paganism, guilt, forest, supernatural, hiking, norse mythology, witchcraft, monster, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.5
 75K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: cult film, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, island, virgin, foreskin, sacrifice, trap, paganism, disappearance, society, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 201K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: surreal, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, losing-it hero, mystery, witch, devil, mind game, hallucination, woman in danger, pregnancy, demonic possession, supernatural, dreams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965, year 1966
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 245K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: brutal, enigmatic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual, paganism, hallucinogenic drug, sacrifice, magic mushroom, community, religious cult, cult, incest, pagan, death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: dark, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, student film
Plot: in the woods, witch, mysterious place, panic, friends, videotaping, lost in the woods, wilderness, supernatural, fear, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, justice, family relations, family, curse, supernatural, witch, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, year 2006, 1810s, 2000s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 206K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, scary, macabre, tense, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, danger, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, monster, sleeping, book ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 220K
It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, sex, stalking, dangerous attraction, danger, paranoia, evil, death, friendship, chase, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Exorcist III (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, priest, mental institution, killing spree, possession, catholic church, demonic possession, supernatural horror, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, copenhagen, india, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: dark, scary, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, supernatural, witch, autopsy, corpse, supernatural power, dead woman, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, occult, supernatural, satanic ritual, ceremony, cult, woman in danger, danger, deathtrap, sacrifice, gory, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted house, guilt, family relations, losing-it hero, danger, delusion, amnesia, tragedy, suicide, ghost, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 342K
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, scary, dark fantasy, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, witch, supernatural, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, gory, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 203K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: psychological, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, pregnant woman, brutality, uninvited guest, nightmare, family argument, marital argument, baby, vandalism, husband wife relationship, nameless character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 82K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: evil child, supernatural, child abuse, social worker, uncover truth, mysterious character, demons, mental institution, danger, murder, family in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 34K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hotel, ghost, paranormal activity, workplace, whispering, amateur detective, survival, workplace situations, danger, partners, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 27K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: dark fantasy, disturbing, surreal, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, medieval, violence, circus, magic, imagination, fantasy world, obsession, castle, ogre, twins, greed ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 201K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: orphan, family in danger, female psychopath, adoption, mysterious character, parents and children, deadly, murderer, killer child, family problems, manipulation, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 78K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, step parent, siblings relations, evil woman, danger, pretense, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, psychology, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 469K
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, family in danger, danger, witch, paranormal activity, fear, evil force, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971 ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: dark, fairy tale, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: witch, forest, black magic, witchcraft, supernatural power, villainess, good versus evil, child, danger, supernatural, brutality, lost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Trapped the Devil (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.
Style: disturbing, scary, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: deal with the devil, fear, devil, family in danger, family bonds, evil, isolation, suspicion, blood, hallucination, paranoia, pursuit ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Other Lamb (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Ireland, Belgium, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A haunting and nightmarish tale that tells the story of Selah, a young girl born into a repressive cult known as the Flock. The members of the Flock – all women and female children– live in a rural compound, and are led by one man, known only as ...
Style: enigmatic, rough, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: teenage sexuality, polygamy, cult, sadistic psychopath, female protagonist, religious cult, forest, brutality, woman, cult leader, isolation, sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, ghosts, ghost, witchcraft, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, supernatural power, paranormal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 47K
Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: prophet, ransom, father daughter relationship, deal with the devil, brutality, brother, kidnapping, religion, preaching, cult, violence, praying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, haunted by the past, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%