Movies like The Old Dark House

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The Old Dark House (1963)
 5.5
 2K
The Old Dark House (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American car salesman in London becomes mixed up in a series of fatal occurrences at a secluded mansion.
Style: parody, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: old house, 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, cigarette ...
Place: united kingdom

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Most similar movies to The Old Dark House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, psychotronic and slasher films with plots about murder, deadly, serial killer, crimes, blood, danger and corpse mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Old Dark House: Homicidal (1961), The People Under the Stairs (1991), Club Dread (2004), Malevolent (2018), The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020). 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, scary, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, serial killer, 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: rough, suspenseful, scary, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, cannibalism, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, human monster, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.7
 29K
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: parody, humorous, slasher, not serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, serial killer, island, murder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, farce, danger, buddies, isolation, deadly, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: costa rica, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.8
 12K
Malevolent (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.
Style: psychotronic, mysterious, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghosts, haunted house, supernatural, medium, mental illness, friendship, brother sister relationship, hallucination, supernatural power, family business, ghost, cruelty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.
Style: humorous, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: werewolf, investigation, serial killer, murder, small town, killing spree, escape, police, violence, death, escape attempt, christmas ...
Time: 21st century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, psychotronic
Plot: murder, black cat, supernatural, supernatural ability, mysterious character, mystery, domestic disturbance, deadly, investigation, danger, ghost, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, year 1934, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, silly humor, crimes, danger, crime, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, camp, psychopath, summer camp, psycho killer, investigation, who done it, obsession, teenage life, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: psychosis, afterlife, old house, mystery, attic, supernatural, family in danger, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: slasher, rough, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly, violence, gore ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 8K
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: slasher, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, holiday horror, small town, deadly, law enforcement, gory, police investigation, graphic violence, masked man, dismemberment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 434
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, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: wedding, coffin, decapitation, widow, corpse, black cat, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, family relations, dark humor, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: parody, macabre, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: snake, family, map, dancing, heir, stabbed in the back, doll, python, dance, rabbit, meat cleaver, birth certificate ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 47K
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, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, split personality, murder, motel, psycho, stolen money, eccentric family, parents and children, isolation, crimes, transvestism, secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: non-linear, captivating, suspense, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: masked killer, curse, serial killer, murder, friendship, mystery killer, trap, survival, dark humor, homicidal maniac, characters killed one by one, treasure hunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Ice Cream Truck (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mary moves back to her suburban hometown to find that the suburbs are scarier in more ways than she ever remembered.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: serial killer, ice cream truck, extramarital affair, infidelity, neighborhood, drugs, gory, deadly, crimes, murder, psychopath, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 90K
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, parody, witty, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, multiple suspects, mansion, butler, murder, danger, dark and stormy night, board game, mind game, maid, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, contemporary, 1950s ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 807
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: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, inheritance, graphic violence, siblings relations, family in danger, deadly, danger, family problems, gory, family relations, estate, aquarium ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
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: slasher, scary, surreal, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, chainsaw, chase, psychopath, conspiracy, hitchhiker, transvestism, skin, deadly, strong violent content, dark humor, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Shadow of the Cat (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Tabitha, once the placid, gentle and devoted pet, adopts all the characteristics of a ferocious, wild animal following the murder of her mistress. The three guilty people are all trapped by the cat's power and each will come to untimely deaths ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cat, paranoia, falling down stairs, attack, creature feature, stoned, hole in the wall, attic, falling from height, hysterical woman, large family, hole in wall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psychopath, gory, obsessive quest, father daughter incest, violence spree, danger, obsession, wilderness, isolation, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: slasher, horror spoof
Plot: gonzo, violence, murder, female nudity, revenge, lesbian, police, death, cigarette smoking, drugs, severed tongue, slasher spoof ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 14K
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: slasher, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, voyeurism, hotel, woman in danger, corpse, gore, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.6
 129K
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: time loop, dying repeatedly, college, time travel, masked killer, mystery killer, college student, murder, stalking, dead teenager, birthday, sorority ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: slasher, splatter, erotic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, deadly, youth, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, psycho, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, psychological, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, slasher ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, mystery, deadly, serial killer, danger, protagonist as suspect, multiple suspects, tv show, stalking, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, danger, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, leadership ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 3K
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: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, family relations, suicide attempt, aunt, impostor, crimes, deadly, mystery, rescue, mentally unstable, dealing with death, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%