Movies like The Noonday Witch

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The Noonday Witch (2016)
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The Noonday Witch (2016)
Original name: Polednice
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch begins to materialize. She is coming closer and closer and the question is poised: is the danger real or is it all in the mother's crumbling head?
Style: scary, unusual plot structure, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: paranoia, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, motherhood, little girl, family secret, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, accidental killing, hysterical woman, countryside, mysterious woman, female hysteria, female antagonist, mentally unstable woman, mentally unstable protagonist, czech village, mentally unstable, hysteria, village, suicide, summer, cemetery, accident, lie ...
Place: central europe

Most similar movies to The Noonday Witch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about husband wife relationship, murder, violence, female protagonist, blood, female nudity and family relations mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Noonday Witch: Strait-Jacket (1964), Seeds (1968), Anguish (2015), Nudity (1971), Isabel (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strait-Jacket (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: axe, murder, mental illness, mental institution, mentally unstable, farm, bracelet, mother daughter relationship, serial killer, babies and infants, false accusation, countryside ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 296
Seeds (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An angry, alcoholic matriarch tyrannizes her spoiled, grown-up children during an unwanted family get-together, where someone begins killing them one by one.
Style: sexploitation film, sexy, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister sex, murder, orgy, exploitation, handicapped, vandalism, bossy woman, widower, mother son reunion, barefoot male, villainess, injection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 2K
Anguish (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A new girl in a quiet town, Tess tries to manage her psychosis while adjusting to her new life with her mom. After stumbling upon the shrine of Lucy, a hit and run victim, Tess finds herself overwhelmed by hallucinations of the dead girl and starts ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: possession, disorder, self harm, mental disorder, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, paranoia, hallucination, supernatural, mentally unstable, new house, dissociative identity disorder ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 24
Nudity (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing material but actually by the blame for this crime was pinned on ...
Plot: blood on face, grave digger, learning the truth, cellar, female nudity, topless woman, traumatic experience, taking a bath, digging a grave, cell, vineyard, suicide attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 21
Isabel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The thriller takes place in present city of Ostrava during one day and one night. It is a story about starting journalist Isabel, who in pursuit of smashing reportage follows a mystery man. Being naive and brave at the same time the girl finds ...
Style: psychotronic, tragic, unusual plot structure, scary
Plot: female protagonist, young woman, mentally unstable, female fighter, vampire, tragedy, mental disorder, mentally unstable woman, nightlife, dying young, loss, jumping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 33K
The Lodge (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two siblings spend the night alone with their new stepmother. Stuck in a remote mountain cabin, the trio are terrorised by a supernatural force.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: destiny, couples, violence, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, family relations, danger, divorce, murder, snow, suicide, cult leader ...
Time: year 2019
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 26K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, perversion, monster, sexual perversion, family problems, supernatural, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 6K
Images (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
Style: stylized, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, schizophrenia, delusion, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 4K
The Golem (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore that follows a woman and a tight-knit Jewish community that is besieged by foreign invaders. She conjures a dangerous creature to protect them but it may be more evil than she ever imagined.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: ritual, survival horror, rabbi, monster, golem, legend, folklore, child, evil, ancient, supernatural being, jewish ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: lithuania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 962
The Sublet (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Sublet is a suspense driven psychological thriller about Joanna, a new mom coping with her baby alone in an odd sublet apartment. As her husband neglects her to focus on his career, Joanna questions her sanity as she discovers a violent past to ...
Style: psychological thriller, tragic ending, scary, suspense, exciting
Plot: mentally unstable protagonist, police detective, apartment, mentally unstable woman, mentally unstable, death of protagonist, possession, disappearance, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, jealousy, pursuit ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 7K
Prevenge (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant widow, believing herself to be guided by her unborn child, embarks on a homicidal rampage.
Style: unusual plot structure, exciting, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: severed penis, revenge, pregnancy, female protagonist, pregnant woman, hospital, childbirth, murder, baby, seeing dead people, newborn, pregnancy and birth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Shuttered Room (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants ...
Style: realistic, serious, scary, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, village, island, attic, curse, pantyhose, fire, lighthouse, mill, homecoming, small town, haunted by the past ...
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 10K
Martin (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, scary, surreal, tense ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, murder, supernatural, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, golden years, socially awkward, violence, blood, curse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 433
Honeymoon (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wedding is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but things can go awry. When an uninvited guest turns up at the church and later at the reception as well, the newly-weds’ day turns sour. Shadows of the past can blight the most sumptuous of banquets ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: fake identity, secret, dark secret, husband wife relationship, lie, past, uninvited guest, guilt, fight, delusion, sexual abuse, injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, female protagonist, female director, piano, male nudity, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 503
Julie Darling (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), blood on hand, husband wife relationship, sociopath, gunshot, scheme, apology, restaurant, blood, runaway, taking a bath, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 5K
Hagazussa (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The dark legend of the young woman Albrun and her struggle to preserve her own sanity, and tries to explore the fine line between ancient magic, faith and madness at a time when pagan beliefs in witches and nature spirits spread fear and terror in ...
Style: bleak, rough, scenic
Audience: student film
Plot: witch, superstition, forest, paranoia, cabin in the woods, illness, recluse, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, society, curse, countryside ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 4K
The Windmill (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jennifer, an Australian girl on the run from her past, turns up in Amsterdam and, in a desperate attempt to blend in, joins a coach-load of tourists on a tour of Holland's old windmills. When the bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere, she ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, tense
Plot: characters killed one by one, slasher, murder, on the run, bus, tourist, windmill, violence, parent child relationship, supernatural power, demon, secret ...
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Plot: mansion, doll, evil, murder, death, violence, boy, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, family, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Influence (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Queenie, the Faraday family's grandmother and oppressive matriarch, is finally laid to rest, no one could foresee the horrifying extent of her evil influence, which continues even beyond death.
Style: dark, twist ending, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: witchcraft, spell, rite, black magic, nurse, mother daughter relationship, hospital, old house, ghost, coma, bad mother, mother ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 754
Lost Soul (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon become obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.
Style: gothic, surprise ending
Plot: posing nude, outburst, knitting, emotional abuse, taking off pants, taking off shoes, nipples visible through clothing, locked room, clothed male naked female, loss of daughter, undressing, little boy ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 195K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: surreal, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, losing-it hero, mystery, devil, mind game, woman in danger, pregnancy, demonic possession, supernatural, witch, dreams, deal with the devil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 10K
System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, adaptation, society, parents and children, family, school, cabin in the woods, social outcast, store, heavy rain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 15K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, demon rape, invisibility, sexual humiliation, ghost, supernatural, sexual abuse, single parent, good versus evil, woman in danger, serial rapist, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corazon revolves around the love story of a married couple during the times of Japanese rule in the Philippines who's having a hard time conceiving a child. After joining traditional fertility rites in honor of certain patron saints, their ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspense, exciting
Plot: curse, chase, village, villager, psychological drama, couples, mad woman, faith, small town, monster, farmer, victim ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 6K
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, deadly, mentally unstable, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 181
Touchless (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Jolana (18) is an object of her stepf-father's desire. She is unable to cope, especially when her own mother turns a blind eye. Those events are heavily paid for when she finds herself working in a brothel. Her inability to cope raise a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: brothel, teenage prostitute, teenager, prostitute, sexploitation, violence, mother daughter relationship, bad mother, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, female hysteria, self pity, martyrdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 221
The Spider (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Latvia, Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vita, a beautiful teenage girl, is asked by a controversial artist to pose as the Virgin Mary for a painting. She visits his studio and finds herself swept up into the bizarre world of the artist and his bohemian friends. She seems to see his ...
Style: surreal, suspense, sexy, psychological, demonic ...
Plot: rape, spider, love interest, transformation, painter, delusion, sexual desire, painting, sex scene, gothic horror, monster rape, giant spider ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 745
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, inheritance, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, family relations, family problems, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals, estate, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, social differences, life is a bitch, hopes, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%