Movies and TV shows like American Gods

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American Gods (2017)
 7.9
 68K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, stylized, allegory, tense, psychedelic, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, mysterious character, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, mystery, danger, death, travel, deception, ex convict, road trip, mythology, conspiracy, mysterious man, folklore, small town, dark secret, ruse, heroes, dead wife, imaginary, sexual content, deity, on the road ...
Time: 21st century

Most similar movies to American Gods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and scary films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, mystery, supernatural power, supernatural ability, escapades and rivalry mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like American Gods: Preacher (2016), Constantine (2014), Witches of East End (2013), Grimm (2011), Sleepy Hollow (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 64K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, funny, biblical, semi serious
Plot: preacher, heaven and hell, supernatural, vampire, sin, angel, anti heroes, supernatural power, god, cult leader, anti hero, dark hero ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 47K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, angel, curses spells and rituals, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural power, demonic possession, exorcism, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural ability, immortality, siblings relations, family secret, family relations, spell, evil force, foreknowledge, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 106K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, creature, police detective, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, evil force, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 56K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, investigation, witchcraft, time travel, escapades, characters in danger, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Almighty Johnsons (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures. It began airing its first series of ten episodes in New Zealand on 7 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, family secret, life turned upside down, villain, rivalry, family relations, escapades, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chaos, danger, rivalry, fugitives, angel, supernatural ability, crimes, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 34K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, investigation, fbi, paranormal activity, female protagonist, small town, small town life, special agents, surprising revelation, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Dead Zone, aka Stephen King's Dead Zone was an American-Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, credited as "based ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychic power, psychic, supernatural ability, friendship, life changing experience, changing the past or future, life turned upside down, sheriff, hopes, destiny, social relations, acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 34K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranormal phenomena, danger, investigation, small town, death, murder, crimes, lawyer, violence, mind reading, interracial adoption, mysticism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, murder investigation, heroes, legends and myths, journalism, danger, media, law enforcement, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 14K
Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: protector, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, telekinesis, changing lives, danger, ex convict, on the run, orphan, imaginary, foreknowledge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, god or devil, wish come true, nightmare, fear, good versus evil, desire, neighbor, danger, temptation, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, supernatural ability, losing-it hero, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ian Archer wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities. Unable to find answers to his questions from the school’s faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, high school hunk, supernatural, isolation, youth, mystery, social relations, supernatural power, high school, teenager, high school life, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 1K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Set just before the start of Armageddon, the mini-series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: nun, investigation, race against time, apocalypse, end of the world, murder, save the world, uncover truth, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural, mysterious character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, missing person, paranormal activity, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
South of Hell (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, religions or cults, good versus evil, demon, small town, siblings relations, danger, family relations, track down, devil worship, deception, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 690
The Collector (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Collector is a Canadian supernatural drama television series about a man attempting to help save people who have bargained their souls with the Devil. After over 600 years of "collecting" the souls of people at the end of their 10-year ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, gloomy, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfulfillment, deal with the devil, hopes, redemption, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, escapades, danger, mystery, tragic hero, supernatural, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 15K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, wolf, secret identity, double life, danger, imaginary, strong female character, self defense, mystery, blood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 378 min.
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: mysterious place, mysterious character, supernatural, evil force, wrong place wrong time, deadly, danger, nightmare, loss of son, honeymoon, objects come to life, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As the publisher of Modern Skeptic Magazine, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and cracking conspiracies. But when his beautiful wife, Laila, is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, riddles and clues, treasure, danger, conspiracy, good versus evil, missing person, race against time, escapades, legends and myths, map, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 7K
John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, enigmatic
Plot: prodigy, hidden identity, mysterious character, amateur detective, memory loss, riddles and clues, danger, mystery, crimes, supernatural ability, genius, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 72K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: disappearance, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, miraculous event, cause and meaning, police chief, worldwide chaos, chaos, small town sheriff, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Point Pleasant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, betrayal, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, human nature, small town life, small town, amnesiac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
La feria ambulante (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: healing power, dwarf, prophecy, good versus evil, supernatural, self discovery, clergy, god or devil, priest, psychic, religions or cults, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 3K
Proof (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, reincarnation, family problems, mystery, uncover truth, unfulfillment, millionaire, research, death, family in crisis, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 3K
Intruders (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crimes, immortality, secret society, mystery, haunted by the past, missing person, dishonesty, danger, supernatural, death, ex-cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: mind bending, rough, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, cult, ritual, harvest, religions or cults, village life, curses spells and rituals, social relations, danger, village, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, supernatural ability, ufo, buried truth, uncover truth, mystery, danger, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 90s, turn of the century, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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