Movies like Dead of Night 1977

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Dead of Night (1977)
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Dead of Night (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life and gets more than she bargained for.
Style: anthology, scary, tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, time travel, village, vengeance, supernatural, mystery, infidelity, village life, mentally unstable, danger, family problems, imaginary, death in the family, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, horse, demon, ghost, time machine, car, scientist, death, suicide ...
Time: 70s, 1920s

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Most similar movies to Dead of Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals, mystery and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dead of Night: GhostWatcher (2002), The Source (2002), Tales of Terror (1962), Trilogy of Terror II (1996), Survival Island (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: mystery, woman in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, danger, ghost, impossible love, deadly, isolation, mind game, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
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95%
 3.9
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The Source (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four outcast teenagers acquire mystical powers that allow them to become gods on campus, with deadly consequences.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural ability, supernatural, teenage life, youth, teenage love, vengeance, rivalry, danger, prank, social misfits, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, family problems, danger, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, killer doll, escapades, supernatural ability, deadly, rivalry, imaginary, deadly creature, crimes, danger, supernatural, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Survival Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: island, pinata, slasher, gory, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, survival, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Night Strangler (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: murder, supernatural, mind game, slasher, rivalry, amateur detective, chases and races, deadly, stalking, vampire, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: isolation, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, mystery, zombie, ghost, resort, lake or river, river, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Trilogy of Terror (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three bizarre horror stories ending with the story of an African doll out for blood.
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, anthology ...
Plot: objects come to life, evil doll, twins, deadly, supernatural, danger, couples, teachers and students, blackmail, sibling rivalry, toys, multiple storylines ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, dark ...
Plot: investigation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, missing child, ufo, countryside, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, village life, missing person, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2011
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 443
The Unborn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on an urban legend that became the talk of the town in the year 2000. The story begins when Por wakes up in hospital, after being brutally beaten by a drug dealer, to find herself going to give birth. Frightened and confused, Por ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal
Plot: hospital, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, ghost, afterlife, woman in danger, memory loss, family problems, deadly, supernatural ability, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 951
Find Me (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, danger, mystery, haunted house, riddles and clues, woman in danger, indoor, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 3K
Mine Games (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mystery killer, changing the past or future, losing-it hero, mystery, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, group of friends, curse, time travel, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Invitation to Hell (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A scientist and his family move to a new town. He meets the local celebrity the beautiful who runs th local health club to which everyone is a member and makes him suspicious. Intrigued he investigates further and uncovers a terrifying plot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: suburbs, supernatural, murder, couple relations, suburban life, curses spells and rituals, friendship, mentally unstable, vampire, deadly, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 142K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 1K
Evil Angel (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Set in present day Chicago, the ancient avenging demon Lilith, attempts to destroy a young paramedic's life while destroying anyone who interferes with her plan.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, private detective, prostitute, hospital, fallen angel, rivalry, danger, ghost, legends and myths, afterlife, murder, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 3K
Ghost (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Manjeet Khosla lives with her widowed mom in Bombay, India. She gets married, gives birth to a son, and separates from her spouse. She goes to live on the 12th floor of an apartment building. Thereafter, she has an affair with Sanjay Thakkar, who is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending
Plot: ghost, deadly, danger, supernatural, family problems, bollywood, supernatural horror, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, skyscraper, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 81K
The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, violence, nanny, plot twist, ghosts, mansion, haunted house, mystery, boy, supernatural, murder, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 559
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, ghost, family, fear, demon, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A frustrated pianist himself, music journalist Myles Clarkson is thrilled to interview virtuoso Duncan Ely. Duncan, however, is terminally ill and not much interested in Myles until noticing that Myles' hands are ideally suited for piano. ...
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, satanist, aging, infidelity, terminal illness, deal with the devil, devil, occult, religions or cults, haunted house, body swapping, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, slasher, small town life, who done it, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 139K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, gory, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, ghosts, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 1K
Impulse (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behavior...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: small town, mental illness, small town life, forces of nature, curses spells and rituals, deadly, mystery, escapades, mentally unstable, danger, catastrophe, earthquake ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 2.7
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The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, dangerous animal, deadly, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, group of strangers, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 2K
Blood Curse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Portugal
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban family inherits an old country house located in a small village. Upon their arrival they try to adapt to the new lifestyle, but they soon learn that the village is overshadowed by superstition and mysterious folklore. As they are plagued by ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, ghost, supernatural, family problems, family in crisis, danger, deadly, clergy, village, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: village, danger, mystery, supernatural, crimes, deadly, buddies, estrangement, missing person, survival, trapped, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, family in danger, drowning, witch, curses spells and rituals, moving, sheriff, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 553
Dead Still (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, gore, missing person, supernatural romance, imaginary, gory, wedding, photograph
Time: victorian era, victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, supernatural ability, space and aliens, deadly, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%