Movies like The River of Fables

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The River of Fables (2015)
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The River of Fables (2015)
Original name: কথানদী
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four folk tales from Assam re-imagined as a narrative about four mothers, each facing demons of her own.
Style: folk tale, dark, fable, asian horror
Plot: marriage, rebirth, murder, mother daughter relationship, surrealism, darkness, asian indian, fruit

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, slasher and psychotronic films with plots about murder, blood, danger, supernatural, violence, death and ghost mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The River of Fables: Necropolis (1970), Eraserhead (1977), Shanks (1974), Dead Night (2017), The Loreley's Grasp (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dreamier: An American Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Manny Velazquez Psychological Thriller about a young detective (played by Alen Rios) finds a handcrafted Indian sculpture in an alley, and takes it home with him, but he soon realizes that the sculpture is bringing his worst fears to life.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, dark, scary, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: psychopath, paranormal, murder, homicidal maniac, masked killer, darkness, paranormal phenomena, psycho, home invasion, nightmare, bad guy, serial murder ...
Place: chicago illinois
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 5.4
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Necropolis (1970)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A surreal and disturbing distillation of Western Civilization, Necropolis is the unhinged vision of Italian director Franco Brocani. Pierre Clémenti is Attila the Hun, naked and on horseback, while Warhol superstar Viva is a drunken and abusive ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, minotaur, vampire, devil, female vampire, female nudity, male nudity, frankenstein's monster, dracula
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Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, avant garde, art house, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, nightmare, cult, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, psychology ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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76%
 5.6
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Shanks (1974)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malcolm Shanks is a sad and lonely man, deaf, mute and living with his cruel sister and her husband, who delight in making him miserable. His only pleasure, it seems, is in making and controlling puppets. Thanks to his skill, he is offered a job as ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mime, puppeteer, chicken, murder, surrealism, strangulation, drowning, motorcycle gang, hit and run, mansion, puppet, drunkard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dead Night (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder. The story of Casey Pollack unfolds from two very different perspectives when one night in the woods culminates in absolute terror.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, dark, scary, psychological ...
Plot: backwoods, witch, suspicion, supernatural power, murder, violence, parents and children, evil, mass murder, husband wife relationship, paranoia, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Loreley's Grasp (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for human blood. When one girl after another of a nearby boarding ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: reptile, monster, murder, creature, nymph, myth, mythology, river, moon, female nudity, cannibal, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Edgar Allan Poe's Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a group of young actors adapt an Edgar Allan Poe tale into a theater production, the line between truth and fiction becomes terrifyingly blurred as elements from the harrowing story begin to bleed over into reality. The ensemble soon comes to ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: murder, surrealism, death, ghost, actor, theater, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, blood, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, crimes, small town, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, master villain, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
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The Dolls (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young man is having repeated nightmares about dolls trying to kill him. The dreams continues and the nightmares starts to escalate.
Style: dark, psychological, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: ghost, death, nightmare, teenager, heroes, killer doll, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, characters in danger, victim, violence, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Appointment with Fear (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Egyptian god figures into a bizarre murder investigation where the suspect uses astral projection to murder at will.
Style: slasher, splatter, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: murder, evil spirit, dream, female protagonist, investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ritual, possession, murder of a woman, husband murders wife, child care, psychiatric patient ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: scary, slasher, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hit and run, zombie, hitchhiker, dark humor, lake, revenge, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crime gone awry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, maine, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sinister Circle (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the death of a group of teenagers using the Ouija, the psychologist Fernanda and her son return to Peru, but they will find themselves surrounded by an evil entity as big as its wicked sect.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: ghost child, ghost, child sacrifice, boy, murder, betrayal, little boy, old woman, sacrifice, self sacrifice, mother, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.3
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Wound (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wound is a supernatural horror that explores the dark worlds of mental illness, incest, revenge and death. We follow Tanya as she searches for the mother she has never met – a mother who gave her up for dead after being abused by her own father ...
Plot: castration, childhood trauma, secret life, surrealism, revenge, father daughter incest, incest, sex worker, supernatural power, doll, stillbirth, tattoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Illusion of Blood (1965)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The ghost of a samurai's wife takes revenge on her husband.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: revenge, death, ronin, ghost story, husband murders wife, spirit, samurai, ghost, murder, face ripped off, skin ripping
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Queens Of Evil (1970)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young hippie kills a man, and seeks refuge at the lakeside house of three beautiful sisters, who seem to be hiding a dark secret.
Style: dark
Plot: seagull, jealousy, sister sister relationship, lake, fishing, birthday party, priest, sex, castle, hippie, free love, temptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mortuary Collection (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the ...
Style: surprise ending, dark, enigmatic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: mortician, mysterious death, funeral home, killings, morgue, dark humor, dark secret, memories, supernatural, young woman, blonde, multiple deaths ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mimesis (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.
Style: serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, psychopath, isolation, confined, role playing, farm, graphic violence, zombie, danger, gory, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, France, Romania, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a bitter family feud, Jodie Hatfield, and her boyfriend Ricky McCoy, decide to leave town to avoid being found out, but are soon caught in the act. Wanting vengeance, he seeks out the monster Pumpkinhead, and resurrects it seek revenge on the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, saga, slasher ...
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Time: contemporary
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Zombie Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tony Washington is killed by a gang of rampant trendy teenagers. Molly Mokembe is a voodoo lady who brings him back from the dead to seek revenge on his killers so he can rest in peace.
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, hit and run, voodoo, revenge, teenage life, vengeance, reincarnation, gang, rivalry, supernatural ability, crimes, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Something Weird (1967)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, foreknowledge, uncover truth, martial arts, who done it, curses spells and rituals, small town, mysterious character, crimes, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, dealing with death, crimes, supernatural ability, death in the family, evil, witch, revenge ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, incestuous sex, mother son incest, incestuous relationship, supernatural, sex with mother, vampire, kidnapping, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, california, ohio, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychopath, psycho terror, serial killer, pregnancy, monster, ghost, good versus evil, sadism, fetus, disfigurement ...
Time: 80s, year 1992, 1940s
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Org (1979)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Explores the complex relationship between the spirit, body, and mind. The film is a nightmare with closed eyes because it counts among the most terrible moments of my life, my second exile, which lasted a very long time. Inspired by an ancient Hindu ...
Style: psychedelic, avant garde
Plot: female nudity, surrealism, interracial relations, love triangle, unhappiness, male nudity, suicide, identity, beach, folklore, jealousy, hindu ...
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46%
The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A murdered couple return from the beyond to care for their two young children, as well as seek revenge against their killer, accept their children's step parents, and try to prevent their house from being sold.
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural power, masked man, violence, murder, brutality, husband wife relationship, children, suspicion, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, memory loss, serial killer, murder, burned alive, good versus evil, rescue, ghost, amnesia, disfigurement, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 60s, 50s, year 1994 ...
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
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Holidays (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Style: dark, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, holiday, monster, murder, new year's eve, christmas, witch, supernatural, death, crimes, easter, darkness ...
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Dracula in Love (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Leila, a lonely young soul spends the night partying with her friends Nancy, David and Nash in a warehouse. As the boys drink up and smoke pot all social barriers between the sexes crumble. Leila, hit on by both men, hides away from them. Alone she ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, lost love, dracula, infidelity, friendship, couples, murder, death, hypnosis, violence, marijuana, warehouse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Someone's Knocking at the Door (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Returning to the same medical school where they were test subjects years before, two twisted serial killers use brutal sex acts to kill off a group of med students.
Style: slasher, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, doctors and patients, murder, crimes, serial killer, school, sexual abuse, murder investigation, stutterer, sex maniac, murderous pair, stoners ...
Time: 70s
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Subconscious Cruelty (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A surrealistic anthology of horror films; four segments structured as an intense fever dream...
Style: surreal, rough, disturbing, psychological, brutal ...
Plot: torture, strong sexual content, symbolism, incest, brother sister incest, cannibalism, pregnancy, masturbation, dead child, religion, murder, strong violent content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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