Movies like Demons of the Mind

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Demons of the Mind (1972)
 5.4
 1K
Demons of the Mind (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A physician discovers that two children are being kept virtually imprisoned in their house by their father. He investigates, and discovers a web of sex, incest and satanic possession.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: secret, incest, parents and children, manipulations, mentally unstable, danger, manipulation, losing-it hero, estate, siblings relations, murder, life is a bitch, curses spells and rituals, family secret, religious fanatic, gothic horror, castle, crimes, village, family relations, graphic violence, village life, gory, deadly, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: germany, europe

Most similar movies to Demons of the Mind

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, crimes, supernatural, gory and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Demons of the Mind: House of Usher (2008), The Tomb (2009), The Afflicted (2011), Bell from Hell (1973), Stalker (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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
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95%
 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 ⇓
74%
The Afflicted (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother (imdb.com)
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: child abuse, parents and children, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, domestic disturbance, family problems, crimes, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, beating with a belt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Bell from Hell (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, mental institution, inheritance, aunt, psychopath, mentally unstable, family life, deadly, crimes, intrigue, secret identity, family relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 522
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: confined, crimes, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, country house, paranoia, indoor, strong female presence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 4K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: slasher, murder, lake, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, family relations, gory, siblings relations, incest overtones, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 3K
Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, satanic ...
Plot: convent, deal with the devil, nun, exorcism, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, friendship, gory, clergy, supernatural, witchcraft ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 127K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, estate, brother sister incest, old mansion, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 644
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, juvenile delinquency, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, estate, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mirror Mirror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, punk, high school, nightmare, death, reflection, insanity, hallucination, female director ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 459
The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hostage, danger, crimes, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, confined, rivalry, kidnapping, demon, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
 5.7
 548
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, deadly, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 1K
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, gory, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 3K
Shiver (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Santi, a young high-school student with a serious physical reaction to sunlight, is forced by his health to move with his single mother to a shadowy, isolated village in the mountains of Spain where the inhabitants begin to reveal themselves as ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: village, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, murder, gory, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage boy, high school, mother son relationship, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, mystery, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 666
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, crimes, murder, dishonesty, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The House of Usher (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mental illness, missing person, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, estate, family secret, secret, family curse, twin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, femme fatale, mysterious character, crimes, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, georgian era, 15th century ...
Place: europe, england, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, supernatural, crimes, gory, family relations, imaginary, deadly, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, clergy, journalism, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, religious cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Paper Boy (1994)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lifes. Then the ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, realistic, psychological thriller ...
Plot: obsession, paperboy, mentally unstable, homecoming, psychopath, family relations, danger, small town, stalking, estate, murder, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 101K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, demon, gory, vengeance, monster, blood, slasher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brigitte has escaped the confines of Bailey Downs but she's not alone. Another werewolf is tailing her closely and her sister's specter haunts her. An overdose of Monkshood - the poison that is keeping her transformation at bay - leads to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, beast, werewolf, transformation, murder, teenage life, gory, deadly, on the run, danger, curses spells and rituals, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Seven Dead in the Cat's Eye (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small Scottish village, horribly murdered bodies keep turning up. Suspicion falls upon the residents of a nearby castle that is haunted by a curse involving a killer cat.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, small town, sadism, animal life, supernatural, crimes, deadly, danger, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 3K
Hidden (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Painful memories arise when Kai Koss inherits his dead mother's house and goes back to his childhood home after 19 years.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: house, dead mother, life is a bitch, homecoming, mental illness, death in the family, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, family problems, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: village, woman in danger, insanity, graphic violence, haunted by the past, vengeance, captivity, kidnapping, rescue, mentally unstable, confinement indoors, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: murder, supernatural, mummy, survival, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, baron, castle, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 6K
Hush (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver when they see something disturbing in the back of his vehicle.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, scary ...
Plot: missing person, murder, on the run, truck, danger, crimes, witnessing a crime, violence, chases and races, rescue, psychopath, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%