Movies like The Night Child

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The Night Child (1975)
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The Night Child (1975)
Original name: Il medaglione insanguinato (Perche?!)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The titular medallion is a gift presented to young Nicole Elmi. Once the girl places the gift around her neck, she is possessed by the spirit of a dead child who was a murderess.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spirit, locket, demon, female nudity, occult, curse, satanism, supernatural power, girl, father daughter relationship, fire, hide and seek, painting, countess, dating, funeral, tarot card, cricket the game, dagger, possessed girl, flashback, piano playing, possession, falling off a cliff, broken vase ...

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Most similar movies to The Night Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, scary, suspense and bleak films with plots about supernatural power, possession, supernatural, occult, demon, murder and curse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Night Child: Beyond the Door (1974), Night of the Werewolf (1981), Dorian Gray (1970), Nurse Sherri (1978), Dark August (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond the Door (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jessica Barrett, wife and mother of two young children, begins to show signs of demonic possession while pregnant with her third child. As she seeks help from her husband and doctor, a mysterious man approaches her and seems to have some answers.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: antichrist, demon, exorcism, baby, demonic possession, levitation, supernatural power, ritual, pregnancy, stranger, satanist, possession ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Night of the Werewolf (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young woman and bathing in their blood.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: locket, werewolf, castle, grave, witchcraft, satanism, coffin, lesbianism, grave robber, supernatural power, supernatural, female nudity ...
Time: 17th century
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87%
 5.8
 887
Dorian Gray (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Style: offbeat, sexual, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: disco, aging, nightclub, soul selling, supernatural, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.4
 580
Nurse Sherri (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A hospital nurse is possessed by an evil spirit, and proceeds to kill off the hospital's patients.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, nurse, demon, murder, possession, violence, surgery, exploitation, operation, pitchfork, professor, nurse uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.0
 278
Dark August (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl is accidentally run down by a car driven by a careless city slicker. This careless injustice provokes the girl's grandfather into summoning his mystical powers and placing a death curse on the young man. Desperate to stave off the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: curse, occult, grandfather, psychic power, revenge, supernatural, car accident, female nudity, tarot card, medium, german shepherd, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.4
 489
Satan's Blade (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At a mountain resort, a local resident is possessed by the evil spirit of an ancient mountain man, and terrorizes a ski lodge.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: demonic possession, spirit, bank robber, possession, female nudity, nude woman murdered, impalement, breasts, supernatural, slasher, cabin, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Enter the Devil (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story in this horror movie revolves around a strange religious icon and the demonic sexual influence it exerts on a young art student. After a gory dream sequence in which the woman imagines herself being nailed to a cross herself, the statue ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, exorcist, art, supernatural, exorcism, demon, stigmata, student, robbery, masochism, satanism, self flagellation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
This House Possessed (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, Sheila, can't remember the first years of her life, but ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mental institution, possession, secret, retreat, mirror, haunted house, supernatural, house, celebrity, cat, supernatural power, spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Wheels of Terror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the school bus driver begins the desperate chase to catch the criminal.
Plot: car, chase, kidnapping, predator, police officer, school bus, child murder, police officer killed, killer, small town, possession, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Uncertain Death (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, India
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man living in a remote area of India has an affair with a local woman who he leaves in order to marry another. His lover commits suicide after cursing him and his family. Upon returning from London with his new wife he begins to experience strange ...
Plot: murder, suicide, extramarital affair, supernatural, hallucination, spirit, hunting, father son relationship, storm, stabbing, funeral, pistol ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 162
Fear No Evil (1969)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychiatrist specializing in the occult becomes involved in the case of a man who is possessed by a spirit in an antique mirror. The man's fiance discovers that the mirror is able to bring back her former boyfriend, who had been killed in a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, antique, mirror, back from the dead, spirit, ghost, parapsychology
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, british horror
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, youth, seance, genie, murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.
Plot: murder, possession, flashback, demonic possession, levitation, killer child, psychic, courtroom, exorcism, supernatural, clairvoyant, demon ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Picture Mommy Dead (1966)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined to after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her mother. Her father has a new wife, who has only married him for the money left to him by Zsa Zsa. Susan is still haunted ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: necklace, fire, hawk, doll, painting, murder, stepmother, black cat, dead mother, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, man strangles woman, nun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Devil's Gift (1984)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil demon that inhabits a monkey doll takes over the mind of a suburban housewife to carry out its plans.
Style: bleak, scary, rough, dark, surprise ending
Plot: evil doll, demon, child in peril, toys, satanism, toy, boy, mind control, possessed woman, demonic possession, supernatural power, fortune teller ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Return of the Exorcist (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest becomes involved in demonology and exorcisms.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: exorcism, exorcist, curse, priest, catholic priest, gore, suicide by jumping, mental institution, demon, flashback, witch, lesbian sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 26
Kesurupan (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A College Teen Gets Possessed By Three Satanic Spirits After Retrieving A Mysterious Odd Doll,With The Help Of Her Two Friends They Must Race Against Time In Order Of What Is Something Sinister Happening To Her Before Time Runs Out.
Style: gothic, macabre, suspense, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural power, supernatural, friendship, transformation, gothic horror, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, curse, murder, paranormal, nightmare, race against time, pursuit ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Midnight's Child (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kate and her artist husband are busy working parents. Everything seems to be going fine, going about their daily lives. Then, Anna, the Swedish nanny that Kate hired to care for their daughter, comes into their lives. She tells Christina odd ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: fire, nanny, satanism, au pair, fistfight, teddy bear, ritual, passport, sleeping, burned alive, corpse, nightmare ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Evil Stalks This House (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Palance stars as a self-serving, abusive boor who becomes stranded (along with his two children) by a thunderstorm, forcing them to take shelter in an isolated country estate owned by a group of mysterious and wealthy old dowagers. Seeing a ...
Plot: supernatural power, drifter, satanism, mansion, occult, snake, robbery, satanic ritual, curse, children, cult, attic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Haunting of Morella (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An executed witch inhabits her teenaged daughter's body to continue in the pursuit of bloodshed.
Style: cult film, erotic, gothic, ambiguous ending
Plot: witch, possession, father daughter relationship, witch burning, cemetery, governess, blind man, crypt, immortality, rotting corpse, burned at the stake, shallow grave ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Ghosts That Still Walk (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is possessed by the spirit of an Indian medicine man and begins to terrorize the local population.
Plot: pursuit, witch doctor, curse, possession, native american, occult, spirit, paranormal phenomena, cave, demon, ghost, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cruise Into Terror (1978)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Egyptian sarcophagus that is cargo on a pleasure cruise ship has a secret - it contains the son of Satan, and its effects start to make the ship's passengers behave strangely.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sunken treasure, mummy, priest, possession, underwater, scuba diver, scuba diving, ghost, supernatural power, rage, underwater scene, vacation ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Shadow Within (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Little Maurice Dumont lives with his mother in a village in the mountains. His twin brother Jacques died at birth. But Maurice told that he could speak with Jacques. The doctor, Dr. Prevost and her husband, who teaches at the local school, are of ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, winter, supernatural power, snow, ghost story, possession, children, seance, ghost, pursuit, funeral, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.9
 693
The Mask (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young archaeologist believes he is cursed by a mask that causes him to have weird nightmares and possibly to murder. Before committing suicide, he mails the mask to his psychiatrist, Dr. Barnes, who is soon plunged into the nightmare world of the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: curse, nightmare, mask, suicide, archaeologist, supernatural, psychiatry, h.p. lovecraft, supernatural power, archaeology, insanity, occult
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 47
Glimpse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Morten is a young medical student who's Japanese girlfriend dies under mysterious circumstances. When strange things begin to happen around him, he tries to find out who she really was. He discovers that her family is haunted by a curse, a ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, able to see the dead, nightmare, curse, father son relationship, supernatural power, hospital, death, fear, drowning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 424
Last Gasp (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican Indian spirit possesses a heartless real estate developer.
Plot: possession, hunting, female nudity, ritual, sacrifice, curse, private investigator
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 410
The Unwilling (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the death of a much despised patriarch, a mysterious box shows up during the reading of the will, forcing the family to reckon with each of their own deadly sins.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: father son relationship, demon, rape, loss of loved one, supernatural, brother sister relationship, rough sex, sex scene, gold, crying, shower, drug addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, demon, gory, vengeance, undead, monster, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Little Witches (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six misfit schoolgirls at an all-girl Catholic high school, left alone at the school for Easter week, get mixed up with the occult and witchcraft after an old Satanic temple is found underneath the church where they attend as well as an old book of ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, occult, nun, supernatural, supernatural ability, escapades, curses spells and rituals, youth, rivalry, girls' boarding school, friendship, demon ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lords of Salem (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.
Style: surreal, bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: coven, witch, radio dj, burned alive, supernatural, uncover truth, religions or cults, losing-it hero, danger, curses spells and rituals, rock, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%