Movies like The Moth Diaries

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The Moth Diaries (2011)
 4.9
 6K
The Moth Diaries (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, boarding school, boarding school life, supernatural, friends, mysterious character, youth, obsession, danger, social relations, female friendship, haunted by the past, newcomer, roommate, schoolgirl, mystery, murder, imaginary, strong female presence, girls' school, school, female director, graphic violence, teenager, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada

Most similar movies to The Moth Diaries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, murder, vampire, mystery and obsession mostly in Horror, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Moth Diaries: Sleepy Hollow (1999), Innocence (2004), The Stranger from Afar (2004), Dracula (1979), The Craft (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, ghost, witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, investigation, magical, murder, gory, mystery, legends and myths, small town ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, mystery, society, school, childhood, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage life, ballet, girls' boarding school, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, loneliness, supernatural, vampire human love, haunted by the past, human nature, manipulations, goth, dark hero, victim, bonding ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1990s, georgian era ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, new orleans, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, slasher, danger, investigation, mystery, deadly, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.5
 9K
Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, dracula, countryside, gothic horror, supernatural, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, immortality, village ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1910s, victorian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 80K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, black magic, witch, goth, magic, supernatural ability, witchcraft, supernatural, teenager, danger, good versus evil, high school ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, uncover truth, deadly, supernatural, mysterious character, infidelity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, gory, danger, imaginary, witchcraft, rivalry, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.1
 59
The Incubus (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Things are starting to change when a group of mysterious teens move into the small town of Spoon River. All of a sudden, people in the neighborhood are starting to come down with an unexplained disease. In spite of this, one girl is intrigued by the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, captivating, vintage
Plot: ghost, danger, impossible love, supernatural romance, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly, love and romance, youth, social relations, small town, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mystery, dangerous attraction, fall in love, mysterious character, supernatural, femme fatale, serial killer, crimes, danger, curses spells and rituals, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, 15th century ...
Place: austria, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: school, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, vampire, crimes, deadly creature, danger, social misfits, youth, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hollywood Vampyr (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hollywood Vampyr is an expose of Los Angeles' gothic subculture as seen through the eyes of a young female vampire. The film focuses on FATAL (Nora Zimmett), a former heroin addict who, having embraced this dark lifestyle, decides to leave her ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, addiction, obsession, deadly, life is a bitch, college, religions or cults, subculture, graphic violence, sexual content, goth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, rock star, supernatural, fatal attraction, danger, music, supernatural ability, loneliness, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, psychological, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, seance, mystery, insanity, mind game, supernatural, ghost, hallucination, drugs, woman in danger, demon, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, family in danger, murder, danger, mystery, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
32%
 6.2
 776
Rufus (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rufus is a shy and lonely boy determined to make a new start. Sure he has some quirks. So what if he likes the taste of blood? It's not like he's addicted. When a cunning vampire hunter slips into town searching for the fountain of youth, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, small town, danger, track down, supernatural, youth, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, deadly, loneliness, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 10K
Twixt (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, scary, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, small town, supernatural, mystery, lifestyle, crimes, writer's life, sheriff, orphanage, mass murder, writers ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Wishing Stairs (2003)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A staircase leading to the dormitory of a remote boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but every so often there appears to be 29. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, ballet, supernatural, obsession, friendship, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, paranormal, curse, boarding school life, school, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, redemption, haunted by the past, good versus evil, danger, child in peril, hopes, supernatural, clergy, deadly, escapades, evil priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, master and servant, haunted house, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's gothic novel DRACULA, presented in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th Century. This work employs the subtle and sometimes bold use of color to emphasize its themes, but ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, macabre, artsy, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, ballet, dracula, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, good versus evil, supernatural, mysterious character, obsession, gothic horror, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
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Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, manipulations, mind game, supernatural, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal, venice, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, curses spells and rituals, nosy, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, deadly, deadly creature, private detective, danger ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, academy, vampire human love, best friends, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, school, supernatural, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 131K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, supernatural romance, estate, psychopath, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 2K
Dracula (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, vampire, bloodsucker, stalking, countryside, destiny, village, gothic horror, blood, supernatural, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 2K
Horsehead (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Since her childhood, Jessica has been haunted by recurrent nightmares whose meaning escapes her. This peculiarity has led her to study the psychophysiology of dreams and to follow a therapy with Sean, her mentor and boyfriend, to try and understand ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, haunted house, danger, haunted by the past, woman in danger, homecoming, ghost, paranormal investigation, evil force, fear, supernatural, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, mysterious character, danger, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Austria
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The new science teacher Dr. Julian Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is blackmailing another teacher - Sir Alfred Whiteman - with some love ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, school, werewolf, deadly, dangerous animal, stalking, crimes, young lovers, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%