Movies like The Godsend

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The Godsend (1980)
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The Godsend (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own, but over the years the strange deaths of their children make them consider whether the little girl is more than she appears.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, psychotronic
Plot: adoption, demon, pregnancy, supernatural, mystery, family life, family problems, mentally unstable, babies and infants, teenager, murder, killer child, family relations, abandoned baby, demonic possession, adopted daughter, youth, teenage life, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, family, serial killer, death, child murderess, evil wins ...
Time: 70s
Place: london

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Most similar movies to The Godsend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, family relations, murder and pregnancy mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Godsend: The Wig (2005), The Scar Crow (2009), The Heirloom (2005), Relative Fear (1994), Possessed (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Wig (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, family problems, terminal illness, teenage life, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, hair loss, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
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95%
 3.4
 152
The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, family problems, curses spells and rituals, murder, reincarnation, graphic violence, violence spree, countryside, curse, witchcraft, scarecrow, father daughter incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Heirloom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Taiwanese man returns to the island after years abroad when he inherits a house; when he and his fiancé move in, strange things start to happen.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, inheritance, haunted by the past, supernatural, family relations, family problems, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, estate, family secret, vengeance, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taipei
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79%
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Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer child, murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, mentally challenged, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Possessed (2000)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furniture begins to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, clergy, family relations, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, church, uncover truth, supernatural, mind game, society, losing-it hero, rivalry ...
Place: st. louis missouri
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78%
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sharon's Baby (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, babies and infants, vengeance, rivalry, parents and children, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, curse, demon, stripper, supernatural ability, clergy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, family problems, family in crisis, curses spells and rituals, cannibalism, death of father, survival, violence, eccentric family, death in the family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.5
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Ruby (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Strange killings occur at Ruby's drive-in theatre, sixteen years after the murder of her gangster boyfriend.
Style: slasher, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gangsters, ghost, murder, revenge, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, mute or deaf ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, year 1935, year 1951
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Daddy's Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: school, evil child, murder, killer child, psychopath, father, crimes, family relations, boarding school, childhood trauma, adoption, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Calling (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On her wedding night, a young woman conceives a child during an hallucinatory encounter. Several years later, as her friends and family begin to behave strangely, she pieces together clues that lead to one conclusion...her son is the Antichrist
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: murder, evil child, supernatural, apocalypse, mentally unstable, pregnancy, family relations, babies and infants, supernatural ability, wedding, mother son relationship, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.6
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Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, religions or cults, pregnancy, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, demon, brutality, strong violent content, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: religions or cults, couple relations, society, mystery, secret place, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, graphic violence, village, male objectification, skinny dipping, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
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Dead Souls (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On his 18th birthday, Johnny finds out that he's come into an inheritance - and his family were a lot stranger than he ever knew...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: mysterious character, uncover truth, life turned upside down, starting over, teenage life, ghost, supernatural, family problems, youth, adoption, orphan, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: secret, orphan, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, couple relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, ghost, murder, psychopath, police investigation, supernatural, transplant, mystery, law enforcement, vampire, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
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Wild Country (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Wild Country is a low budget British horror film which was shot on location in and around Glasgow, Scotland in October.The cast was made up of mostly unknown actors with the exception of Martin Compston and a cameo appearance by Peter Capaldi. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: werewolf, adoption, youth, survival, wilderness, supernatural, human becoming an animal, teenage life, dangerous animal, legends and myths, abandoned baby, camping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tyge Murdock, a successful director of low-budget horror films, has been chasing monsters his whole life. When an actor is accidentally killed on the set of his latest production, Tyge returns to his hometown to reassess his life. But all new ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, filmmaking, mentally unstable, rivalry, homecoming, captivity, isolation, crimes, curses spells and rituals, obsession, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Omen IV: The Awakening (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realises her baby was born under suspicious circumstances, she hires a private investigator to find ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, twins, adoption, devil, dishonesty, rivalry, youth, uncover truth, life is a bitch, babies and infants, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: good versus evil, pregnancy, investigation, apocalypse, religions or cults, rivalry, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Holocaust 2000 (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive in charge of a nuclear power plant in the Mid-East must stop his son-- who turns out to be the Anti Christ -- from blowing it up.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, save the world, good versus evil, chaos, religions or cults, nightmare comes true, parents and children, family relations, curses spells and rituals, antichrist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Campfire Stories (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest Ranger Bill with a penchant for scary stories. The campfire ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, murder, forest, supernatural, psychopath, serial killer, youth, mentally unstable, teenage life, isolation, ghost, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Snake Woman (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A Victorian Scotland Yarder charms a doctor's daughter prone to be a cobra.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, deadly creature, human becoming an animal, supernatural, pregnancy, babies and infants, disorder, curses spells and rituals, mental illness, village, dangerous animal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Wake Wood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, scary, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ritual, pagan, grief, haunted by the past, isolation, mystery, spouse in danger, village, curses spells and rituals, dealing with death, small town ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
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Grace (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, confined, curse, evil child, murder, doctor, baby, breast feeding, struggle for survival, protective parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
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Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, mystery, family in danger, supernatural, single parent, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, supernatural ability, uncover truth, pregnancy, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Satan's School for Girls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman enrolls at an all-girls college in New England to investigate her sister's suicide and is slowly lured into a witchcraft cult by a quartet of students wanting to make her their fifth member of their evil circle.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: loss of sister, college, amateur detective, supernatural, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, death in the family, witch, secret movement, death of sister ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, parents and children, nanny, family problems, mind game, obsession, isolation, suburbs, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Antichrist (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, paralysis, past, inquisition, faith, losing-it hero, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, disability, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Daisy Chain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family in danger, adoption, starting over, mentally challenged, isolation, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%