Movies and TV shows like American Gothic 1995

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American Gothic
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Gothic is an American horror series created by Shaun Cassidy and executive produced by Sam Raimi. The show first aired on CBS on September 22, 1995, and was canceled after a single season on July 11, 1996.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, christian horror, suspense
Plot: small town, supernatural ability, fighting crime, palaces castles and temples, investigation, murder, suburbs, crimes, vampire, small town sheriff, ghost, vengeance, parents and children, small town life, suburban life, teenage life, workplace intrigue, rapist, serial killer, evil, fall in love, deadly, supernatural, angel, network ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
51 min.
 8.6
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Musical, Drama, Thriller, Horror
USA
140 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, supernatural, danger, serial killer and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like American Gothic: Sometimes They Come Back (1991), From a Whisper to a Scream (1987), The Incubus (1982), Bloody Murder (2000), The Reflecting Skin (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Sometimes They Come Back
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: ghost, high school, serial killer, school, slasher, supernatural ability, vengeance, death in the family, murder, train, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
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From a Whisper to a Scream
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: american civil war, gory, ghost, serial killer, anthology, small town, slasher, murder, voodoo, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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The Incubus
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
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Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
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Bloody Murder
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
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Time: 90s
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The Reflecting Skin
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, vampire, small town, gory, parents and children, small town life, deadly, gays and lesbians, surrealism, gasoline, fire, slingshot ...
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It
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, murder, monster, friendship, childhood, children, deadly creature, blood, spiders, book ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
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We Are What We Are
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, gory, small town, death, crimes, secrets, family drama, splatter, doctors, police investigation, dysfunctional family, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
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Vampire Clan
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five friends welcome real life vampirism into their lives. They cut their own wrists and let their friends drink from them. Rod, the leader, and a very psychotic young guy, ends up killing Heathers parents and stealing their car to go on a crazy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, stylized
Plot: gory, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, suburbs, slasher, investigation, uncover truth, murder, violence spree, teenage life, vampire, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1996
Place: florida, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
Storm of the Century
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: small town, murder, supernatural, good versus evil, island, storm, suicide, village, mysterious character, secrets, small town life, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
I've Been Waiting for You
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a California teen with an interest in the occult moves to a New England town, she finds that the town teens believe she is a witch sent to seek revenge on the descendants of the people who originally killed another witch a hundred years ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: gory, ghost, mysterious character, serial killer, slasher, urban, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, revenge, teen angst, witch, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new england, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
The Possession of Joel Delaney
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Manhattan socialite begins to fear for her troubled younger brother when he starts behaving bizarrely and he seems to have been friends with a backstreet murderer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, family in danger, murder, missing person, possession, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, family relations ...
Time: 70s
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    User:   64%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Salem's Lot
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Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, ghost, mysterious character, supernatural ability, mystery, small town, good versus evil, murder, priest, danger, deadly ...
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The Matrimony
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman finds the key to a room in the attic that her husband forbids her from entering. When she opens the door, she is confronted with the haunting existence of the woman her husband refuses to forget.
Style: serious, suspenseful, gothic, realistic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, love triangle, supernatural romance, true love, murder, afterlife, reincarnation, danger, deadly, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
The Visitation
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: small town, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, family in danger, murder, haunted by the past, dog, possession, church, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
Apprentice to Murder
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, clergy, manipulations, murder, small town, small town life, teenage life, religions or cults, crimes, deadly, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
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Lost Souls
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, serial killer, devil, supernatural ability, murder, religion, apocalypse, first contact, end of the world, curses spells and rituals, demons ...
Time: 90s
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
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Shallow Ground
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, gory, investigation, mystery, vengeance, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
Beware: Children at Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: epic, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, slasher, gory, zombie, murder, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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System:   46%
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Sweet 16
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, small town, teenage life, slasher, crimes, deadly, investigation, parents and children, youth, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
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Craig
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: cult, serial killer, suburbs, gory, mental illness, murder, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, vengeance, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Candyman: Day of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: murder, gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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A Haunting at Silver Falls
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, twins, small town, danger, orphan, deadly, family relations, supernatural, friendship, crimes, youth, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
The Nightcomers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
Style: gothic, disturbing, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: bondage, ghost, mentally challenged, estate, nanny, obsession, suburbs, sexual abuse, forbidden love, evil, children, mansion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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11:11
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: college, gory, ghost, serial killer, small town, supernatural ability, mystery, dealing with death, investigation, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
The Hamiltons
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, siblings relations, murder, school, misfit, video camera, suburbs, psychopath, family life, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
When the Bough Breaks
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: reluctant partners, serial killer, crime, supernatural ability, mystery, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, missing person, murder, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 

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Evil Remains
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: gory, deadly creature, ghost, serial killer, urban, slasher, vampire, chase, investigation, survival, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
Deep in the Woods
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of artists, composed of the young actors Wilfried and Matthieu and the actresses Sophie, Mathilde and the dumb Jeanne, is hired by a millionaire, Axel de Fersen, to present a performance of Little Red Riding Hood in his isolated castle to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: deadly creature, gory, ghost, in the woods, serial killer, slasher, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, murder, mind game, wolf, forest ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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System:   36%
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