Movies and TV shows like American Gods

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American Gods (2017)
 7.7
 84K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, psychedelic, stylized, suspenseful, rough, bleak, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, mythology, mysterious character, mystery, ex convict, supernatural, travel, death, deception, god, road trip, heroes, deity, con artists, ruse, dead wife, conspiracy, folklore, mysterious man, sexual content, superhero, female nudity, storm, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century

Most similar movies to American Gods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, supernatural power, mystery, supernatural ability, escapades and death mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like American Gods: The Leftovers (2014), Preacher (2016), Constantine (2014), The Messengers (2015), Witches of East End (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 93K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, life turned upside down, society, apocalypse, missing person, haunted by the past, chaos, chief of police, small town sheriff, miraculous event, mystery, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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100%
 7.9
 73K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, funny, biblical, semi serious, macabre ...
Plot: preacher, supernatural power, heaven and hell, supernatural, vampire, dark humor, angel, dark hero, god, sin, supernatural ability, demon ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 52K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, angel, curses spells and rituals, save the world, demonic possession, supernatural, rescue, exorcism, possession, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, chaos, rivalry, destiny, crimes, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 52K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, riddles and clues, secret service, secret place, secret agents, partners, ancient mystery, top secret, investigation, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 38K
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, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, paranormal activity, paranormal, small town life, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 151K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, secret organization, supernatural, love affair, supernatural ability, mind control, gay, survival, escapades, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, mumbai india, london, san francisco, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 241K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural, couple relations, small town life, seduction, supernatural ability, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 60K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, adventure, good versus evil, investigation, escapades, monster, investigator, victim, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychic, psychic power, time travel, supernatural ability, friendship, hopes, supernatural power, changing the past or future, supernatural, life changing experience, acceptance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 44K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, death, small town, murder, investigation, crimes, violence, supernatural power, lawyer, interracial adoption, mysticism, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 608 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, losing-it hero, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, supernatural power, civil war ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, heroic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, high school hunk, mystery, supernatural ability, youth, teenager, investigation, isolation, suspicion, supernatural, supernatural power, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, supernatural, supernatural power, trapped, adventure, investigation, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural ability, totalitarianism, german, nazism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 2K
Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, mystery, mysterious character, vengeance, supernatural ability, apartment building, medium, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Temporarily Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the life of five interns in a hospital, who trys to find out what happens in the after life. The five makes an experiments. They drive themselves into a clinical death and bring themselves back to life. After the Experiment, they realize ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, hospital, supernatural power, supernatural ability, power relations, experiment gone awry, hidden truth, mystery, intern, doctors and patients, experiment, life after death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 8K
John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, enigmatic
Plot: prodigy, mysterious character, genius, hidden identity, amateur detective, memory loss, supernatural ability, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, police, amnesia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.3
 2K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, end of the world, apocalypse, save the world, race against time, murder, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, amateur detective, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a television series, filmed in New Zealand and the United States. It was produced from 1995, and was very loosely based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles. It ran for six seasons, producing ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, hercules, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, superhuman powers, mythical creature, rescue, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 18K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, wolf, supernatural, strong female character, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, wolf pack, double life, bodies, secret identity, female werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 50K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, wizards, betrayal, college, society, student, studying ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.9
 117K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, werewolf, police detective, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, police investigation, life turned upside down, partners against crime, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 756
The Collector (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, hopes, redemption, immortality, escapades, unfulfilled love, mystery, tragic hero, negotiation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 4K
Intruders (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: secret society, crimes, immortality, haunted by the past, missing person, mystery, dishonesty, supernatural, death, conspiracy, paranormal phenomena, ex-cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, mysterious character, temptation, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 3K
Proof (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, reincarnation, family problems, mystery, unfulfillment, uncover truth, millionaire, research, death, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, hidden truth, uncover truth, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, conspiracy, escapades, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 5K
Zero Hour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, captivating
Plot: ancient mystery, treasure, conspiracy, riddles and clues, legends and myths, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, artifact, relic, missing person, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, science, human, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%