Movies like The Old Dark House

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The Old Dark House (1963)
 5.4
 2K
The Old Dark House (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An American car salesman in London becomes mixed up in a series of fatal occurrences at a secluded mansion.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: old house, parody, fight, serial killer, casino, dead man, assassin, gambling, camp, gun, inheritance, lion, clock, chase, noah's ark, insanity, hyena, rain, mansion, dysfunctional family, twin brother, mute, american, murder, farce ...

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Most similar movies to The Old Dark House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, deadly, serial killer, crimes, blood, danger and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Old Dark House: Homicidal (1961), The People Under the Stairs (1991), Club Dread (2004), The Cat and the Canary (1978), The Alphabet Murders (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 3K
Homicidal (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother Warren, who lives with his childhood guardian Helga in the mansion where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, serial killer, deadly, crimes, isolation, vengeance, small town, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.7
 28K
Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, serial killer, island, parody, murder, slasher, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, danger, buddies, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: costa rica, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Cat and the Canary (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: British remake of the classic comedy thriller play. A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, black cat, investigation, deadly, mysterious character, danger, ghost, master and servant, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, 1930s, hollywood star, year 1934
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, parody, crimes, danger, silly humor, law enforcement, deadly, crime, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 7K
Silent Night (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, holiday horror, small town, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, gory, police investigation, graphic violence, masked man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: old house, attic, psychosis, supernatural, family in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 45K
Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, motel, split personality, isolation, psycho, stolen money, eccentric family, parents and children, crimes, secret, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The House in Nightmare Park (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy legend Frankie Howerd stars as the victim of sinister shenanigans in this hilarious spoof of British horror films of the early ‘70s. Starring Hugh Burden and Oscar winner Ray Milland, and written by Terry Nation. Foster Twelvetrees, a ...
Style: cult film, macabre, psychotronic
Plot: parody, snake, family, hidden treasure, dead brother, birth certificate, dancing, heir, greed, struggling actor, genealogy, cobra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 374
Arnold (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen marries Arnold at his funeral and continues to get his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Meanwhile, various oddball relatives after Arnold's wealth are being killed in a creative variety of ways.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, scary, cynical ...
Plot: wedding, coffin, black cat, decapitation, corpse, widow, family relations, cons and scams, supernatural, deadly, crimes, raven ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite chainsaw-wielding psychopath, Leatherface, is back for more prom-night gore, and this time he's joined by his bloodthirsty family. Four stranded yet carefree teens are taken in by a backwoods family, clueless of their ...
Style: scary, surreal, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, chase, conspiracy, psychopath, hitchhiker, chainsaw, skin, transvestism, crimes, criminal heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.8
 676
Will to Die (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, slasher, inheritance, gory, estate, family relations, family problems, siblings relations, family in danger, graphic violence, deadly, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 12K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, isolation, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, vengeance, deadly, serial killer, crimes, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Might Be the Killer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Counselors are being killed off at summer camp, and Sam (Fran Kranz) is stuck in the middle of it. Instead of contacting the cops, he calls his friend and slasher-film expert (Alyson Hannigan) to discuss his options.
Style: dark humor, captivating, humorous, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, friendship, murder, trap, mystery killer, survival, homicidal maniac, characters killed one by one, urban legend, hearing voices, massacre, escape attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Curse of Blanchard Hill (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Victor McShane disappeared on Blanchard Hill in the spring of 1985. No one knows what happened to him... Twenty years later, a group of campers take a hike on Blanchard, unaware that a killer is on the loose, killing people without mercy. Two ...
Style: horror spoof
Plot: lesbian, violence, revenge, death, machete, nature, supernatural power, gore, stabbed in the stomach, throat slitting, environment, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 13K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, split personality, woman in danger, hotel, voyeurism, gore, blood, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 79K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, enigmatic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, multiple suspects, investigation, mansion, butler, murder, danger, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Hills Run Red (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, father daughter incest, obsessive quest, gory, violence spree, obsession, wilderness, danger, isolation, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the night so they can meet the movers in the morning, but begin to ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, psychopath, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 3K
Killer Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reality TV director copes with a spoiled celebutante and a show gone haywire when a masked killer starts bumping off the crew in this slasher-movie satire.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, danger, deadly, mystery, serial killer, multiple suspects, tv show, stalking, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, deadly, journalism, small town, halloween, masked killer, insanity, violence, american horror ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 175K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, trap, torture, mutilation, violence, corpse, bomb, surgery, psychopath, doctor, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, murder, gore, psychopath, serial murder, stalking, camp, knife murder, mystery killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
Berserk (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: circus, murder, investigation, serial killer, deadly, artists and showbiz, danger, mind game, crime, mystery, mysterious character, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, danger, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 2K
Paranoiac (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: family relations, psychopath, impostor, aunt, suicide attempt, crimes, mentally unstable, dealing with death, mystery, deadly, rescue, family problems ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 1.3
 2K
Ax 'Em (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A weekend retreat at a remote cabin in the woods for a group of childhood pals turns into a terrifying fight for survival, as a former friend whose family was killed years earlier comes along looking for revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: slasher, psychopath, in the woods, isolation, vengeance, gory, youth, danger, best friends, rivalry, serial killer, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 8K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, danger, deadly, murder, masked killer, college, prank, stalker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As she leaves for art school in New York, Skye gets a phone call from Alex. Skye hasn't heard from Alex in two years, but before she can move on with her life she needs to tie up some loose ends. Unfortunately, someone else has the same idea, ...
Plot: female psychopath, sister sister relationship, murder, mental institution, birthday party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, knife, knocked out, masked man, stabbed in the head, dark heroine, female villain ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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