Movies like The Turn of the Screw 1992

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The Turn of the Screw (1992)
 5.3
 472
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, pursuit, governess, possession, youth, supernatural, family relations, danger, curses spells and rituals, isolation, estate, gory, incest, cat, pedophile, magic trick, blonde, female nudity, children, owl, exile, boy, evil, mask ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 60s, 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 Nightcomers (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 26K
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, scary, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, old mansion, haunted house, estate, orphan, child in peril, governess, possession, pursuit, mystery, ghost, nanny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, family in danger, woman in danger, death in the family, mysterious character, master and servant, family relations, family problems, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, governess, possession, pursuit, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, domestic disturbance, losing-it hero, mischievous children, mystery, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual abuse, mystery, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, school, curses spells and rituals, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, sexual, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mansion, children, family relations, estate, religions or cults, society, clergy, nanny, master and servant, male homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, estate, repression, governess, children, power relations, master and servant ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 394
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, nanny, voodoo, ghost, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, family relations, couples, deadly, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sexy, rough, offbeat, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: bondage, orphan, ghost, obsession, sexual abuse, exploitation, murder, children, evil, mansion, masochist, estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.1
 684
The Cradle (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, riddles and clues, captivity, curses spells and rituals, isolation, gory, deadly, danger, family life, curse, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.3
 3K
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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, ghost, danger, confined, supernatural, gory, isolation, survival, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, obsession, gory, deadly, youth, ghost, crimes, danger, slasher, wish come true, film within a film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: possession, mansion, dead child, children, supernatural, haunted house, brother sister relationship, governess, ghost, supernatural power, pursuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: macabre, psychotronic
Plot: possession, pursuit, dead child, ghost, haunted house, governess, girl, english, obsession, possessed human, supernatural power, occult ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 521
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, spirit, ouija board, halloween, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, murder, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Grace: The Possession (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: demon, college, exorcism, demonic possession, supernatural, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, teenage girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, religious, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, possession, prison, curses spells and rituals, human host, supernatural, danger, urban legend, deadly, youth, electric chair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.4
 618
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, rough, suspenseful, sexy, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, supernatural, femme fatale, serial killer, danger, deadly, slasher, crimes, power relations, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, deadly, family relations, danger, ghost, haunted house, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.7
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, obsession, adoption, parents and children, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: family relations, demon, teenager, occult, voodoo, small community, housekeeper, witchcraft, witch, summer, possession, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, obsessive quest, losing-it hero, supernatural, estate, couples, power relations, danger, deadly, femme fatale, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.9
 485
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, serious ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, trapped, secret, murder, ghost, candle, fainting, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, haunted house, ouija board, mysterious character, uncover truth, captivity, danger, deadly, confined, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 62K
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, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghosts, afterlife, teacher, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 222
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, museum, obsession, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, race against time, idealism, mental institution, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, danger, ghost, deadly, crimes, couple relations, mental illness, father son relationship, supernatural power, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, haunted by the past, gory, medical student, medical school, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.7
 513
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, gory, danger, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, hospital, slasher, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, scary, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, race against time, danger, supernatural, saving a life, demon, death, violence, child in peril, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 231
Night Fangs (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Art Teachers are obsessed with eternal youth. Somehow they manage to get Elizabeth Bathory's diary. Soon, they start to practice bloody rituals that end up unleashing hell on earth. Two lesbian art teachers obsessed with eternal youth have ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexual
Plot: vampire, danger, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, obsession, curses spells and rituals, gory, ghost, deadly, gays and lesbians, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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