Movies and TV shows like Tales from the Darkside

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Tales from the Darkside (1983)
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Tales from the Darkside (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Darkside is an anthology horror TV series created by George A. Romero; it was released in 1984. Similar to Amazing Stories, The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The Outer Limits, Tales From The Crypt, and Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour, each episode was an individual short story that ended with a plot twist. The series' episodes spanned the genres of horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and some episodes featured elements of black comedy or more lighthearted themes.
Style: anthology, scary, twists and turns, atmospheric, humorous, surreal, suspenseful, semi serious, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, nightmare comes true, paranormal activity, imaginary, mysterious character, nobody believes, dark humor, freak, the underworld, monster, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Tales from the Darkside

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, supernatural power, supernatural ability, imaginary, mysterious character and deadly mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tales from the Darkside: The Twilight Zone (1985), The Twilight Zone (2002), Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990), Creeped Out (2017), Night Gallery (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. ...
Style: macabre, suspenseful, gothic horror, witty, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, monster, nightmare, supernatural, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, amateur detective, deadly, danger, hidden identity, supernatural ability, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
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The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: thought provoking, anthology, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, mystery, supernatural ability, nightmare comes true, mysterious character, nobody believes, human nature, buried truth, investigation, hidden truth, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
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, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
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100%
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology, exciting ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, forest, paranormal, mystery, danger, youth, riddles and clues, alien encounter, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Creeped Out (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A masked figure known as "The Curious" collects tales of dark magic, otherworldly encounters and twisted technology in this kids anthology series.
Style: anthology, light, colourful, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, parents and children, school, teenagers, social relations, secrets, monster, teenager, children, storytelling, mysticism, multiple storylines ...
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100%
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: anthology, serious, surreal, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, back from the dead, museum, human nature, witchcraft, art gallery, painting, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour ...
Style: anthology, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, monster, evil force, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, supernatural power, good versus evil, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is an American television anthology series created by Lynn Lehmann, presented by Dick Clark Productions, and produced and aired by the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. Each episode featured five stories, all of which ...
Style: gloomy, offbeat, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fictional reality, uncover truth, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, imaginary, danger, mystery, escapades, belief, destiny, figment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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100%
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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, estate, mystery, danger, imaginary, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior, time travel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1790s, 18th century, 1960s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
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The Outer Limits (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revival ...
Style: anthology, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, evil alien, supernatural, space travel, alien, androids, androids and robots, alien encounter, heroes, benign alien, danger ...
Time: near future
Place: canada
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Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, odd, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, surprising revelation, dark humor, ghost, surrealism, haunted house, under the surface, british humour, hotel room, interlinked stories, indoor, teacher
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
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American Horror Stories (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.
Style: atmospheric, anthology, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, insanity, death, ghost, danger, supernatural power, fear, evil, nightmare, family problems, psycho killer ...
Place: usa
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34%
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Family man Dennis "Murph" Murphy moves next door to Brenner, a friendly bully who torments Murph for declining his offer to hang out. Short film from "Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories".
Style: surreal, not serious, anthology, parody, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, dark humor, disorder, goofy hero, silly humor, friends, imaginary, neighbor neighbor relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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34%
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Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, transformation, teleportation, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, united kingdom, wales
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34%
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, alternate reality, newlyweds, woman in danger, objects come to life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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34%
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The Unsettling (2019)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Becca, a 16-year-old girl, arrives at her new foster home located in a remote area. Her foster siblings are less than welcoming but none more so than the 11-year-old biological son of their foster parents. Becca tries to keep to herself and adjust ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, wealthy family, tragic event, teenage girl, mysterious character, danger, fear, supernatural, mansion, nobody believes, orphanage
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, danger, mysterious character, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, danger, changing the past or future, psychic, imaginary, heroes, time travel, serial killer ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, siblings relations, danger, small town, family relations, track down, fall in love, family secret, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, south carolina
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33%
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Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, vampire comedy, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, small town, youth, danger, obsessive quest, teenage life, violence, neighbor, blood, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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32%
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Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of human nature. Henry Rollins was the uncredited host of ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, mystery, human nature, danger, figment, secret, paranormal, mysticism, paranormal activity, puzzle, cautionary tale ...
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31%
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Being Human (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.
Style: semi serious, stylized, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, supernatural, friends, everyday life, lifestyle, imaginary, twentysomething life, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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31%
Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Plot: storm, village, suicide, island, stranger, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Before I Wake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, supernatural ability, subconscious, supernatural, nightmare, danger, insomnia, adoption, boy, little boy, monster, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, scary, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, mental institution, danger, death, ghost, witch, nightmare, evil, insanity, evil force, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2011 ...
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, massachusetts, north carolina ...
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30%
Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freddy's Nightmares is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990. A spin-off from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, each story was introduced by Freddy Krueger. This format is ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, supernatural, crimes, deadly, tv show, murder, fear, high school, serial murder, youth, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: ohio
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30%
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Eastwick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eastwick is a 2009 television series based on John Updike's novel The Witches of Eastwick. The series was developed by Maggie Friedman, and starred Paul Gross as the infamous Darryl Van Horne, alongside Jaime Ray Newman, Lindsay Price, and ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, captivating, humorous, offbeat
Plot: witch, magic, small town, supernatural, good versus evil, mysterious character, supernatural ability, introspection, friendship, battle of the sexes, escapades, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: scary, humorous, slasher, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, dark humor, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, ghost, misfit, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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30%
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Mr. Jones (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scott (Jon Foster) is a filmmaker in need of inspiration. He and his girlfriend Penny (Sarah Jones) move into a desolate house hoping to make a breakthrough. Then they discover their neighbor, the elusive Mr. Jones. Famous for his haunting ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: privacy invasion, mysterious character, supernatural, couples, isolation, confined, danger, nightmare comes true, couple relations, profanity, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, light, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, small town, magic, dark humor, devil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witchcraft, love and romance, promiscuity, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%