Movies and TV shows like Tales from the Darkside

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Tales from the Darkside (1983)
 7.5
 5K
Tales from the Darkside (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, dark humor, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, nightmare comes true, paranormal activity, imaginary, mysterious character, nobody believes, freak, the underworld, monster, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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, supernatural power, danger, supernatural ability, imaginary, good versus evil and deadly mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Tales from the Darkside: The Twilight Zone (1985), The Twilight Zone (2002), Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997), Dark Shadows (1966), The Outer Limits (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: dark humor, macabre, suspenseful, witty, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, nightmare, supernatural, crypt, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, deadly, supernatural ability, amateur detective, hidden identity, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, human nature, mysterious character, investigation, buried truth, nobody believes, imaginary, abduction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, investigation, trapped, supernatural ability, danger, mystery, deadly, supernatural power, surrealism, totalitarianism, superior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: fictional reality, uncover truth, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, ghost, belief, figment, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary, mystery, estate, ghost, gothic horror, seductive behavior, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, georgian era, 1960s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Outer Limits (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, space travel, supernatural, alien, alien encounter, androids and robots, time travel, imaginary, heroes, danger, anti heroes, benign alien ...
Time: near future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, suspenseful, anthology, exciting ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, paranormal, storytelling, mystery, youth, danger, riddles and clues, in the woods, ghost, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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, surreal, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, imaginary, danger, back from the dead, museum, human nature, vampire, painting, art gallery, witchcraft ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 12K
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, surprising revelation, under the surface, odd, haunted house, british humour, indoor, teacher, surrealism
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 26K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, save the world, psychic, superhero, heroic mission, imaginary, heroes, changing the past or future, crimes, villain ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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, dark humor, not serious, anthology, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, disorder, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, silly humor, parody, friends, imaginary, neighbor neighbor relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 24K
Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, supernatural, vampire, supernatural power, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, transformation, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, nightmare, alternate reality, woman in danger, objects come to life, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, good versus evil, religions or cults, demon, danger, siblings relations, small town, family relations, track down, fall in love, family secret, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.4
 378K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural power, ghost, demon, angel, god or devil, vampire, deadly creature, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 38K
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, nightmare, danger, supernatural, dream, dreams, family, graphic violence, youth, insomnia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 24K
Being Human (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, scary, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, twentysomething life, transformation, everyday life, friends, lifestyle, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 9K
Eastwick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: witch, small town, magic, mysterious character, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, introspection, friendship, battle of the sexes, escapades, occult ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 48K
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, supernatural, save the world, supernatural power, good versus evil, demonic possession, exorcism, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, evil force, monster, mischievous children, imaginary, youth, supernatural power, child in peril, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Poltergeist: The Legacy is a Canadian horror television series which ran from 1996 to 1999. The series tells the story of the members of a secret society known as the Legacy and their efforts to protect humankind from occult dangers. Despite bearing ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: occult, paranormal activity, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, good versus evil, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
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: village, storm, island, suicide, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 4K
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: mysterious character, supernatural, couple relations, nightmare comes true, isolation, danger, confined, privacy invasion, couples, sexual content, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, obsession, good versus evil, desire, neighbor, mysterious character, danger, dream come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, death, witch, danger, mental institution, insanity, nun, evil, couple relations, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2013 ...
Place: los angeles, new orleans, usa, massachusetts, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 801
Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, scary, anthology ...
Plot: supernatural power, mystery, danger, human nature, figment, paranormal phenomena, cautionary tale, morality
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, enigmatic, captivating, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, human nature, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, betrayal, small town life, curses spells and rituals, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: psychic, afterlife, supernatural, psychic power, ghost, paranormal activity, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, mysterious character, unlikely partners, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 58K
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, suspense, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mysterious character, werewolf, small town, transformation, youth, danger, obsessive quest, teenage life, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 59K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, zombie, supernatural ability, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, supernatural, murder, hidden identity, police investigation, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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