Movies like The Turn of the Screw 1992

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The Turn of the Screw (1992)
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The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the spirits of the evil Quint and his lover.
Style: scary, psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: obsession, ghost, governess, possession, supernatural, youth, family relations, isolation, estate, curses spells and rituals, incest, children, pedophile, cat, magic trick, female nudity, blonde, boy, exile, mansion, owl, rain, evil, girl, insanity ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 60s, victorian, 1960s

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Most similar movies to The Turn of the Screw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, possession and haunted house mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Turn of the Screw: The Innocents (1961), Presence of Mind (1999), In a Dark Place (2006), London Voodoo (2004), The Cradle (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Innocents (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, child in peril, estate, orphan, ghost, governess, possession, hide and seek, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, haunted house, master and servant, mysterious character, family in danger, death in the family, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Turn of the Screw (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, governess, possession, curses spells and rituals, mystery, mysterious character, losing-it hero, master and servant, mischievous children, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, sexual abuse, mystery, orphan, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, estate, family problems, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Turn of the Screw (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: sexy, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, religion, mansion, religions or cults, estate, family relations, society, clergy, nanny, master and servant, male homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, estate, repression, children, governess, master and servant, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
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55%
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London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, family relations, couples, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, ghost, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
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51%
 4.0
 739
The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Frank and Julie move to a small isolated town with their son Sam, both Julie and Sam become ill. Driven by terrifying nightmares of torture that come true Frank begs a local midwife Helen to care for Sam as he desperately searches for a way to ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, ghost, riddles and clues, family life, isolation, curses spells and rituals, captivity, curse, babies and infants, supernatural ability, nightmare, ghost child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 2.3
 4K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, vengeance, confined, supernatural, ghost, estate, isolation, survival, golf club, cell phone, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Nightcomers (1971)
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: realistic, serious, rough, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: bondage, obsession, sexual abuse, ghost, nanny, orphan, evil, mansion, exploitation, murder, masochist, child in peril ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 2K
The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, obsession, ghost, crimes, youth, wish come true, nudity (full frontal - brief), sleepwalking, nightmare, desire, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.2
 642
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ouija board, ghost, paranormal, halloween, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, island, murder, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, supernatural, urban legend, youth, human host, electric chair, sexual content, graphic violence, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 716
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, sexy, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, supernatural, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, power relations, mental illness, crimes, stalking, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 3K
Grace (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A unique horror film told from the first-person perspective of Grace - a naive, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing roommate as an evil entity takes over her body and unleashes chaos.
Style: psychological, stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demonic possession, demon, teenage girl, college, exorcism, supernatural, youth, curses spells and rituals, possession, grandmother granddaughter relationship, religious, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Turn Of The Screw (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An English governess is hired to take care of two adorable orphans, who turn out to be not exactly what they seem to be.
Style: psychotronic, macabre
Plot: possession, supernatural power, occult, mansion, orphan, ghost, haunted house, governess, evil, good versus evil, girl, dead child ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 257
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, museum, obsession, supernatural, mentally unstable, idealism, supernatural ability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, survival, race against time, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, mental illness, ghost, crimes, couple relations, father son relationship, supernatural power, obsession, memory loss, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.0
 558
House of Usher (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, murder, secret, ghost, trapped, sexual tension, male full rear nudity, male objectification, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, ouija board, family in danger, teenage life, captivity, isolation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stranger in Our House (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, car accident, obsession, horse, voodoo, demon, occult, witch, housekeeper, small community, possession, summer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of their former care givers.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, brother sister relationship, haunted house, governess, possession, mansion, dead child, children, supernatural power, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.6
 2K
Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curse, family problems, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, orphan, murder, spirit, infection, supernatural ability, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 2K
The Chosen (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a child-stealing demon attaches itself to a little girl, her family is thrust into a battle against time in order to save the girl and send the demon back to hell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, race against time, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
 6.4
 66K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, gothic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, teacher, uncover truth, boarding school life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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37%
 3.7
 2K
The Tomb (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, terminal illness, obsessive quest, supernatural, losing-it hero, power relations, estate, couples, femme fatale, obsession, curses spells and rituals, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, moscow russia, ukraine, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 8K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, medical student, haunted by the past, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, corpse, autopsy, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
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36%
 4.8
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, isolation, fear, psychotherapy, murder, graphic violence, child killer, actor, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 665
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, mystery, mentally unstable, hospital, curses spells and rituals, estate, hidden treasure, mental illness, love affair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%