Movies like The Woman in Black 1989

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The Woman in Black (1989)
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The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or even acknowledge the menacing woman in black he keeps seeing.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, afterlife, murder, danger, haunted by the past, who done it, small town life, funeral, vengeance, supernatural ability, resort, family problems, curses spells and rituals, small town, domestic disturbance, social relations, church, cemetery, pursuit, swamp ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Woman in Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, supernatural, mystery, danger, deadly, murder and haunted house mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Woman in Black: The Awakening (2011), The Innocents (1961), The Haunting (1963), Kill Baby, Kill (1966), Haunted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, teacher, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, village, tragic event, loss of son, secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
 7.8
 28K
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, child in peril, orphan, ghost, governess, possession, pursuit, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, obsession, old dark house, ghost, disappearance, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
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100%
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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, mentally unstable, deadly, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, ghost, afterlife, paranormal investigation, supernatural, mystery, investigation, danger, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, curse, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, family in danger, afterlife, gory, vampire, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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35%
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Altar (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, mystery, supernatural, deadly, danger, vengeance, isolation, murder, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark fantasy, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, witch, supernatural, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, magical, murder, gory, small town, legends and myths, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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Bedlam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, mental illness, mysterious character, vengeance, supernatural ability, apartment building, medium, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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32%
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The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, psychic, mysterious character, supernatural, nightmare, uncover truth, spiritualism, ghosts, single parent, parallel world ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, friendship, seance, death, basement, haunted house, pursuit, danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, mysterious character, supernatural, dangerous attraction, afterlife, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends discover an ancient book, the Necronomicon, the Book of the Deads. They discover that the book is a link between our world and the world of ancients creatures, older than our civilizations.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, haunted house, deadly, mystery, danger, supernatural, human skull, monster, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, murder, ghost, fear, grudge, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, danger, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
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Blood Curse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban family inherits an old country house located in a small village. Upon their arrival they try to adapt to the new lifestyle, but they soon learn that the village is overshadowed by superstition and mysterious folklore. As they are plagued by ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family in crisis, family problems, danger, deadly, village, curses spells and rituals, clergy, haunted house, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Silk (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A scientist uses his invention - the "Menger Sponge" - to capture the energy of a dead child's spirit in an old building. In trying to determine why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate, the team discovers the identity and the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, who done it, haunted by the past, paranormal activity, supernatural, danger, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 459
Deadwood Park (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The small community of Eidolon Crossing once boasted a flourishing economy and great prosperity, fueled by Dogwood Park, an amusement park at the edge of town. Then the child murders began. When the first child's corpse was discovered at ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, ghost, amusement park, small town, kidnapping, serial killer, mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural, crimes, deadly, theme park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, master and servant, mysterious character, family relations, haunted house, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
3 Extremes II (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Memories: A woman wakes up on a street without memory. A husband cannot remember why his wife left him. The woman wanders the streets trying to contact the only phone number she has on her. The husband see's her ghost in his apartment and ...
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, missing person, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: gothic, cult film, atmospheric, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
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29%
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Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, mentally unstable, hopes, mystery, danger, investigation, haunted house, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 19K
Darkness (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, solar eclipse, supernatural ability, psychopath, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, family, mysterious character ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, child in peril, supernatural horror, countryside, danger, world war two, death of child, cemetery, evacuation, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, deadly, deadly creature, private detective, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
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27%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 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 horror, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural, mysterious character, femme fatale, curse, danger, crimes, serial killer, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, 15th century ...
Place: england, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%