Movies like The Windmill

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The Windmill (2016)
 4.8
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The Windmill (2016)
Original name: The Windmill Massacre
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 and the other tourists are forced to seek shelter in a disused shed beside a sinister windmill where a devil-worshiping miller once ground the bones of locals instead of grain. As members of the group start to disappear, Jennifer learns that they all have something in common – a shared secret that seems to mark them all for doom.
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, tense
Plot: on the run, murder, tourist, bus, windmill, violence, slasher, parent child relationship, supernatural power, characters killed one by one, demon, secret, hallucination, haunted by the past, blood, scythe, child abuse, devil worship, tour, gore, dog, killer, prostitute, devil, hell ...
Place: amsterdam, holland

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Most similar movies to The Windmill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, violence, blood, death, supernatural, danger and deadly mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Windmill: The Eyes of My Mother (2016), White Dog (1982), The Sweet House of Horrors (1989), The Babadook (2014), The Ugly (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Style: scary, exciting, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of father, violence, loneliness, corpse, death of mother, curiosity, surgeon, family, farmer, anatomy, friends, mother ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racism, murder, friendship, hate, racist, dangerous animal, actor's life, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, bleak, rough, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, masked man, ghost, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, murder, brutality, violence, children, surrealism, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, scary, macabre, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, danger, supernatural, family in danger, single mother, nightmare comes true, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, dark fantasy, monster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, hospital, murder, psychoanalysis, psychologist, slasher, haunted by the past, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, doctors and patients ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
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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: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
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Black Rat (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Six classmates receive an e-mail from Asuka, who they thought had committed suicide, asking them to meet up later that night. But when a person wearing a bloody rat mask surprises them and begins a ferocious attack, the students realize that someone ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: vampire, addiction, blood, violence, university, philosophy, drug abuse, obsession, life is a bitch, human nature, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Style: scary, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, dracula, supernatural, vampire, blood, master and servant, deadly creature, rivalry, chase, heroes, legends and myths, dangerous attraction ...
Place: europe, romania, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.0
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Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, murder, survival, demon, human nature, swamp, vengeance, bodies, soldier, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.4
 870K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, evil, supernatural, danger, psychic, nervous breakdown, hotel, psychopath, ghost, trapped, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, oregon, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, twist ending ...
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Place: spain, europe, madrid, catalonia, andalusia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
We Are What We Are (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 73K
Cabin Fever (2002)
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2K
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Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 769
Ruby (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Strange killings occur at Ruby's drive-in theatre, sixteen years after the murder of her gangster boyfriend.
Style: mind bending, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 20K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, gloomy, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, morgue, murder, survival, danger, violence, blindness, mutilation, experiment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.0
 188K
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: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, devil, losing-it hero, pregnancy, mind game, woman in danger, deal with the devil, demonic possession, supernatural, witch, mystery, dreams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
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 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Panama
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: bleak, scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Nightmare Cinema (2018)
Genre: Horror
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 19K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: cult film, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, violence, clown, blood, mental institution, slasher, dwarf, pageant, suicide ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 131K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 1K
The Dawn (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following the murder of her family at the hands of her father in the wake of World War I, a young woman is sent to live in a convent. However, the demons that plagued her father follow, reawakening the nightmares of her past.
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