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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, haunted by the past, hallucination, blood, scythe, child abuse, devil worship, gore, tour, dog, killer, prostitute, devil, hell ...
Place: holland, amsterdam

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Most similar movies to The Windmill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about blood, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, death and deadly mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Windmill: The Sweet House of Horrors (1989), The Ugly (1997), The Babadook (2014), Haunted (1995), The Shining (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 by the past, haunted house, husband wife relationship, violence, murder, brutality, supernatural power, masked man, ghost, surrealism, suspicion, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 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, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, mental institution, slasher, psychoanalysis, psychologist, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.8
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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: scary, psychological, macabre, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, single mother, nightmare comes true, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, monster, deadly creature, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, mentally unstable, deadly, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 8.4
 797K
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, hotel, supernatural, evil, psychic, danger, nervous breakdown, ghost, trapped, psychopath, snow ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ruby (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Strange killings occur at Ruby's drive-in theatre, sixteen years after the murder of her gangster boyfriend.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, murder, ghost, revenge, supernatural ability, gangsters, criminal heroes, parents and children, crime, curses spells and rituals, mute or deaf ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.0
 14K
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, serious ...
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Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspense, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: ghost, orphan, child abuse, republican, supernatural, spanish civil war, danger, gold, boarding school life, bully, boarding school, orphanage ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 40s
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.3
 816
The Godsend (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
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 ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: adoption, demon, teenager, pregnancy, supernatural, danger, family problems, family life, mentally unstable, mystery, babies and infants, adopted daughter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, surprise ending
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Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 13K
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, disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 66K
Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, perversion, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, sadism, violence, obsession, torture, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
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Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, mystery killer, serial killer, violence, secret, blood, gory, sexual relations, crimes, destiny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 127K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
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, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 6K
Citadel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, violence, gore, nightmare, knife murder, danger, family in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: clown, killer clown, evil clown, evil, kids in trouble, good versus evil, killing spree, fear, group of friends, haunted house, creature, childhood friend ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 3K
Slumber (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sleep doctor tries to protect a family from a demon that feeds on people in their nightmares.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, laboratory, doctor, childhood trauma, female protagonist, supernatural, sleeping, haunted by the past, medication, sleepwalking, flashback sequence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Little Stranger (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, melancholic, scary
Plot: country estate, ghost, supernatural power, doctor, mystery, haunted by the past, falling from height, suicide, supernatural, maid, cemetery, photograph ...
Time: year 1919, year 1947
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 8K
Wake Wood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.
Style: tense, captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, pagan, ritual, grief, dealing with death, imaginary, haunted by the past, village, loss of daughter, woman in danger, danger, isolation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 109K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
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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, scary, bleak, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, ghost, zombie, supernatural, morgue, murder, danger, survival, violence, blindness, mutilation, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 9K
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: suspenseful, scary, surreal, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, murder, supernatural, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, radio show, golden years, socially awkward, violence, blood, curse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, possession, priest, haunted by the past, homecoming, parents and children, danger, murder, teenager, hometown, satanism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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