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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: dark humor, scary, twists and turns, semi serious, surreal, atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, anthology, danger, mysterious character, supernatural ability, imaginary, nightmare comes true, nobody believes, freak, paranormal activity, the underworld, monster
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, anthology and good versus evil mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Tales from the Darkside: The Twilight Zone (2002), The Twilight Zone (1985), Night Gallery (1969), Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990), Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, scary, witty, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mysterious character, supernatural, amateur detective, vampire, hidden identity, verbal byplay, supernatural ability, gory, danger, crime, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, anthology, danger, deadly, adventure, supernatural ability, investigation, mystery, totalitarianism, superior, nazism, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Horror
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, anthology, mystery, imaginary, mysterious character, supernatural ability, investigation, human nature, society, contamination, nightmare comes true, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, surreal, gloomy ...
Plot: anthology, supernatural, museum, supernatural ability, human nature, imaginary, danger, deadly, back from the dead, supernatural power, vampire, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, storytelling, campfire story, riddles and clues, supernatural, paranormal, mystery, in the woods, alien encounter, danger, youth, ghost ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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, humorous, not serious, dark humor, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, supernatural, neighbor neighbor relationship, anthology, goofy hero, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: anthology, mysterious character, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, deadly, honeymoon, wrong place wrong time, objects come to life, newlyweds, mysterious place, treasure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 52K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, legends and myths, family, danger, santa claus, demon, blizzard, creature, deadly creature, monster, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, captivating, scary, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, death, couple relations, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, nun, mental institution, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, 20th century, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, new orleans, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 111K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, school, teenage life, supernatural, high school, life turned upside down, high school life, curses spells and rituals, youth, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, japan, france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, danger, religions or cults, small town, siblings relations, track down, family relations, save the world, family secret, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 96K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, deadly creature, witch, haunted by the past, mysterious character, secret, research, fear, monster, frankenstein's monster, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 44K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, save the world, angel, good versus evil, supernatural, demonic possession, investigation, rescue, anti heroes, exorcism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.5
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Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.3
 16K
The Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 561 min.
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Style: atmospheric, surreal, dark humor, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, paranormal activity, pregnancy, nightmare, elevator, cruelty, doctor, evil, mystery ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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The Shining (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
Story: John Torrance is a writer & recovering alcoholic, who ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, tense
Plot: hotel, supernatural ability, ghost, isolation, domestic violence, supernatural, family, haunted, winter, writer's life, resort, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 8K
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: dark humor, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat
Plot: witch, mysterious character, supernatural ability, small town, friendship, social relations, supernatural, friends, battle of the sexes, introspection, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 24K
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, save the world, superhero, good versus evil, danger, changing the past or future, heroic mission, imaginary, serial killer, villain, time travel, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, clever, gloomy, mind bending, offbeat ...
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, mystery, ghost, supernatural ability, destiny, danger, escapades, imaginary, figment, fictional reality, belief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: anthology, supernatural, fear, danger, family, youth, mischievous children, kids in trouble, escapades, imaginary, disorder, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 22K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, ghost, roommate, friendship, supernatural ability, house, social misfits, hospital, misfit, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I <3 Vampires (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 3 min.
Story: Corbin is the #1 fan of the Confessions of a High School Vampire book series and runs the fansite IHeartVampires.net with her best friend, Luci. After Corbin leaks part of the final novel, the "fangosphere" explodes, sending the girls on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, friends, best friends, romance, friendship, supernatural romance, computers and web, fall in love, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural, book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 10K
Goosebumps (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Goosebumps is a Canadian-American children's horror anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the 1990s.
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: anthology, supernatural, youth, family, deadly creature, werewolf, cult, danger, escapades, ghost, survival, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Eerie, Indiana (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1992. The series was created by José Rivera and Karl Schaefer, with Joe Dante serving as creative consultant. A total of nineteen episodes were produced. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary
Plot: small town, investigation, youth, adventure, disorder, teenager, suburbs, amateur detective, prodigy, family, twins, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 30K
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, nightmare, danger, dreams, subconscious, family, insomnia, dream, youth, supernatural, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 52K
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: cynical, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural ability, hidden identity, supernatural, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, disorder, female protagonist, coroner, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, god or devil, wish come true, neighbor, paranormal activity, nightmare, fear, mysterious character, apartment building, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 2K
Dante's Cove (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A young couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, couple relations, danger, mysterious place, hotel, ghost, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, lgbt, imaginary, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: small town, harvest, ritual, cult, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, mystery, village, supernatural ability, small town life, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 7K
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: ghost, anthology, under the surface, haunted house, supernatural, surprising revelation, teacher, odd
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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