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, gothic horror, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary, macabre, tense, serious
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, haunted house, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, murder, who done it, haunted by the past, small town life, funeral, swamp, witch, lawyer, mysticism, occult, folklore, female villain, haunted, supernatural ability, resort, vengeance, family problems, small town ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, edwardian era, 20s
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, supernatural, mystery, danger, deadly, afterlife and haunted house mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Woman in Black: The Awakening (2011), The Haunting (1963), The Innocents (1961), Kill Baby, Kill (1966), Haunted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, boarding school life, supernatural horror, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
 7.4
 39K
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, gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, lesbian, old dark house, obsession, research, supernatural horror, disappearance, lesbianism, parapsychology, psychic ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 60s
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 30K
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, psychological, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, old mansion, children, hide and seek, mystery, afterlife, mental disorder, haunted, evil child, imagination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: scary, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, village, haunted by the past, vengeance, mysterious character, mystery, evil child, ghost, witch, curse ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: gothic, scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, mystery, betrayal, nanny, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable ...
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: scary, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, psychic, isolation, investigation, paranormal investigation, psychic power, legends and myths, occult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: curse, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, mysterious character, supernatural ability, vampire, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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 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, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, mystery, investigation, murder, small town, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character, goth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, architect, hotel, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 6K
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: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mystery, supernatural, murder, vengeance, isolation, on the run, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, estate, country house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, losing-it hero, uncover truth, mystery, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state, usa, seattle
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34%
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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: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, uncover truth, mental illness, mystery, mysterious character, medium, apartment building, vengeance, supernatural ability, ghost, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: slasher, gothic, psychotronic, macabre, sad ...
Plot: ghost, basement, mental breakdown, death, haunted house, evil child, mental disorder, female psychopath, young girl, seance, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, who done it, child murder, dead boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary, atmospheric, psychotronic, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, afterlife, carnival, supernatural, surrealism, car accident, zombie, amusement park, visceral, brutality, demon ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, monster, cult, locked in a room, ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, human sacrifice, gypsy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, curse, ghost, murder, supernatural, afterlife, fear, brutality, grudge, missing child, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: amusement park, murder, ghost, small town, kidnapping, serial killer, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, supernatural, death, dead child ...
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32%
 6.5
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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, serious, scary
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family problems, family in crisis, clergy, curses spells and rituals, village, haunted house, hallucination, husband wife relationship, possessed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: scary, gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, 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
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32%
 5.4
 20K
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, gothic, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, solar eclipse, afterlife, family, vengeance, mystery, supernatural ability, psychopath, cult, haunted by the past ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: 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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Three (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: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, ghost, memory loss, doll, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, ghost story, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, woman in danger, fall in love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 3K
The Marsh (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, swamp, investigation, missing person, countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, little girl, mentally unstable, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, world war two, supernatural horror, child in peril, death of child, ghost story, little girl, countryside, afterlife, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: scary, suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, death, supernatural, destiny, asthma, hospital, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, cowardice, friendship, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, psychosis, haunted house, afterlife, ghost, obsession, murder, mystery, old woman, rapid aging, family in danger, attic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 145K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%