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
Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
51 min.
 8.6
Millennium
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
USA
45 min.
 8.1
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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 crimes, deadly, supernatural, murder, danger, gory and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like American Gothic: From a Whisper to a Scream (1987), Sometimes They Come Back (1991), Hemlock Grove (2013), It (1990), Salem's Lot (2004). 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, small town, murder, supernatural, investigation, cult, children, death, curses spells and rituals, lame, splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
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Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   77%
    User:   84%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: high school, ghost, 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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System:   74%
    User:   81%
 
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Hemlock Grove
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, small town, investigation, gory, drugs/alcohol, murder, mystery, small town life, who done it, gypsy, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, amnesia, memory, vengeance, murder, death, violence, youth, blood, gory ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
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It
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
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
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Place: maine, usa
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    User:   43%
 
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Salem's Lot
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
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, mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, small town, murder, priest, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, maine, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
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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 ...
Plot: gory, ghost, slasher, mysterious character, small town, serial killer, demon, rape, murder, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, ireland, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, family in danger, murder, missing person, possession, crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, morocco, manhattan new york city
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System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
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:   49%
    User:   49%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: deadly creature, gory, urban, ghost, serial killer, slasher, mind game, survival, murder, vengeance, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: small town, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, family in danger, murder, haunted by the past, possession, church, dog, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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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, year 1996, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
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, urban, slasher, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, teen angst, witch, revenge, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new england, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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Venom
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, voodoo, slasher, zombie, serial killer, supernatural, survival, murder, blood, gore, deadly creature, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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Jack-O
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: slasher, deadly creature, gory, ghost, serial killer, small town, halloween, suburbs, supernatural ability, zombie, gore, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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Millennium
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: serial killer, cult, special agents, crime, supernatural ability, investigation, murder, mystery, good versus evil, crimes, fbi, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c.
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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The Dark Half
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, book, supernatural, alter ego, family, ghost, adaptation, supernatural ability, writers, splatter, mentor, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
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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, atmospheric, 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:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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The Ring Two
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, mental institution, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, ghosts, deadly, lame, catastrophe, police investigation, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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Castle Freak
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gory, castle, danger, cellar, freak, haunted by the past, brutality, parents and children, family drama, blind girl, death, cannibalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy, dungeon
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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: serious, offbeat, epic, 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:   41%
    User:   39%
 
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Needful Things
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bad ending ...
Plot: small town, devil, prank, murder, book, adaptation, death, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, manipulation, occult, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, maine, europe, usa, turkey
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 6.8
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Salem's Lot
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
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:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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Martin
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, radio show, psychopath, gore, small town, splatter, deadly, goth, visceral, dark fantasy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Amityville: It's About Time
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, slasher, ghost, vengeance, gory, single father, serial killer, brutality, alternate reality, family, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 

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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, murder, small town, teenage life, slasher, crimes, deadly, investigation, parents and children, youth, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
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, parents and children, gory, small town, small town life, deadly, gays and lesbians, farm, fire, coming of age, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: midwest, united states, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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