Movies like The Burning Court

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The Burning Court (1962)
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The Burning Court (1962)
Original name: La chambre ardente
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of people visit a weird old man who is a student of the black arts. The man lives in an ancient, cursed castle. Soon people in the group start being killed off.
Style: scary, psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, forest, crimes, ghost, in the woods, supernatural, friendship, betrayal, genocide, mystery, mentally unstable, danger, amateur detective, who done it, death in the family, curses spells and rituals, estate, deadly, haunted house, golden years, mysterious character, palaces castles and temples, aristocrat, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany

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Most similar movies to The Burning Court

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, crime, investigation and danger mostly in Mystery, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Burning Court: Ten Little Indians (1987), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Sole Survivor (2000), The Hideout (2007), Gone but Not Forgotten (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ten Little Indians (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: island, murder, danger, crimes, crime, estate, confined, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, adult virgin, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, haunted by the past, strong female presence, crimes, mystery, dealing with death, investigation, rivalry, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sole Survivor (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A reporter loses his wife and daughter to a plane crash, but when the sole survivor appears, the reporter realizes that it wasn't a mere accident, but a conspiracy involving children with mysterious.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, deadly, journalism, ghost, supernatural, danger, crimes, healing power, on the run, possessed human, survivor, experiment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, investigation, hopes, deadly, uncover truth, mentally unstable, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, murder, mind game, police detective, police investigation, mysterious character, who done it, danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
End of the Game (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hans Baerlach is a Swiss police detective who has dedicated much of his career to pursuing powerful and allegedly murderous businessman Richard Gastmann. Though Baerlach's partner meets his demise while investigating Gastmann, his replacement, ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, terminal illness, bridge, deadly, crimes, investigation, crime, mind game, private detective, law enforcement, life is a bitch, idealism ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 40s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, estate, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, mystery, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, a vision, haunted by the past ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Living with the Dead (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural ability, supernatural, uncover truth, mysterious character, ghost, life is a bitch, who done it, mystery, police investigation, serial killer, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, supernatural, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, friendship, betrayal, femme fatale, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, female killer, suspicion, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Spider Forest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. KANG Min regains his consciousness 14 days after brain surgery following a mysterious accident he had in the forest. Shockingly enough, the first thing he says is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: forest, murder, ghost, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, violent death, deadly, police investigation, life is a bitch, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, neo noir, who done it, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, crimes, single parent, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Try to Remember (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, haunted by the past, manhunt, psychopath, woman in danger, law enforcement, friendship, mind game, mystery, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A disfigured killer with glazed-over white eyes is doing the dirty work so that an insurance agent-doctor can get the victims' insurance money.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, danger, who done it, riddles and clues, cons and scams, psychopath, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, britain, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, mistaken identity, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, riddles and clues, murder, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, crimes, investigation, mysterious character, psychopath, murder, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, deadly, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, crime, arms dealing, law enforcement, investigation, hospital, arms deal, shot in the head, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mind game, mystery, police investigation, who done it, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: rough, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, missing person, mentally unstable, mystery, police investigation, crimes, witnessing a crime, mind game, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
Cold Blood Canyon (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mr. and Mrs. Myers move into their highly coveted Beverly Hills home, they wonder why the price tag is too good to be true. Their daughter, Danielle, discovers the truth when a neighbor tells her one of the previous owners was murdered there ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hollywood, teenage life, mystery, death, neighbor, sexual fantasy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, crimes, crime, friendship, mystery, golden years, deadly, adult virgin ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: private detective, manhunt, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, deadly, murder, police procedural, crime, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Girl by the Lake (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop investigates the murder of a beautiful teen girl left naked by a lake.
Style: rough, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, terminal illness, who done it, investigation, golden years, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, resistance, hockey, loss of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, friendship, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, village life, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, curse, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, murder, deadly creature, rivalry, track down, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, deadly, deadly creature, private detective, ghost, crimes, estate, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, psychopath, slasher, twins, graphic violence, mad scientist, zombie, rivalry, stalking, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, danger, mystery, psychopath, serial killer, deadly, animal life, police investigation, law enforcement, obsessive quest, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, alaska, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%