Movies like Suddenly in the Dark

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Suddenly in the Dark (1981)
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Suddenly in the Dark (1981)
Original name: 깊은 밤 갑자기
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kang Yu-jin, a wealthy biology professor doing a butterfly field study, takes in a new housemaid; the young woman, Mi-ok, is the daughter of a shaman priestess who recently died in a house fire. At first, Yu-jin and his wife, Seon-hee, welcome Mi-ok into their home, but Seon-hee begins to have misgivings when she sees a strange wooden doll that the maid has brought with her. Having suffered from nightmares about exactly the same doll, Seon-hee becomes increasingly suspicious that Mi-ok is trying to kill her and usurp her household. In a fit of madness, Seon-hee causes Mi-ok to fall to her death. From then on, Seon-hee is tormented by visions of the doll attacking her.
Style: psychological
Plot: supernatural, housekeeper, female nudity, sex scene, doll, spirit, jealousy, teenage girl, shaman, paranoia, supernatural horror, nervous breakdown, evil doll, butterfly, mental disorder, superstition, husband wife relationship, mental instability
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, deadly, crimes, death and slasher mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like Suddenly in the Dark: Robert (2015), The Long Hair of Death (1965), Robert Reborn (2019), Dolls (1987), Letter from Death (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Robert (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert.
Style: captivating, scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, family secret, nanny, toy comes to life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stalking, mansion, suicide, pursuit, possessed ...
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The Long Hair of Death (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord's sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: revenge, execution, gothic horror, supernatural, witchcraft, supernatural horror, superstition, supernatural power
Time: 15th century, 1400s
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Robert Reborn (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1951 USSR, as the Cold War intensifies, infamous dictator Joseph Stalin is suffering with illness and his death is imminent. Meanwhile, KGB agent Stoichkov discovers a mysterious stage show in the Baltic region featuring three creepy dolls - ...
Style: captivating, bleak, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, killer doll, violent death, propaganda, supernatural, toy comes to life, doll, josef stalin, murder, airplane, reincarnation, nazis ...
Place: soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, doll, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, couple relations, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Letter from Death (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, gothic
Plot: supernatural, murder, spirit, rivalry, investigation, danger, death, violence, college, supernatural horror, nightmare, demon ...
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The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, deadly creature, danger, mental illness, haunted by the past, stalking, evil doll, fear, experiment, weekend, demons ...
Time: 90s
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The Jack in the Box (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a vintage Jack-in-the-box is un-earthed and opened, it's new owners soon have reason to believe the creepy clown doll within has a life of it's own.
Style: scary, bleak, rough, macabre, suspense
Plot: killer clown, doll, clown, dealing with death, evil doll, killing spree, danger, paranormal activity, supernatural, supernatural power, mercilessness, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blood Beat (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman who lives in deer-hunting country in rural Wisconsin is possessed by the spirit of a Japanese samurai warrior.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sex scene, interrupted sex, gore, haunted house, female nudity, samurai, psychic power, sword, supernatural, possession, slasher, supernatural power ...
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Face of the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven friends go on a remote jungle vacation where they are terrorized by a primeval spirit....
Plot: nude swimming, female nudity, voyeur, holiday, death, skinny dipping, spirit, vacation, friendship, possession, jungle, sex scene
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Drive In (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man, confined to a room across from a drive-in theater showing only horror movies, escapes and goes on a killing rampage.
Plot: sex scene, gore, merry go round, drive in, film within a film, single mother, female nudity, murder, slasher, jealousy, electrocution, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
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Lake Nowhere (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: From the vaults of the golden age of slasher films comes LAKE NOWHERE, a raucous, bloody romp which resurrects the thrill of gory midnight movies for an hour-long plunge into the depths of horror. Inspired by the dusty days of VHS, LAKE NOWHERE is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cabin in the woods, video cassette, slasher spoof, grave, monster, supernatural, disembowelment, grave digging, naked man, man undressing, nude swimming, slasher ...
Time: 80s
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Cupid (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being embarrassed by the mean girls at school, Faye, a practicing witch, summons the evil Cupid to take revenge on all those who wronged her. On Valentine’s Day, Cupid does in fact rise and will stop at nothing until the walls are covered in ...
Style: tense, semi serious, suspense, absurd
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85%
Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joe Slaader is a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family. Edward Eischel, a young intern, sees something more than just an inbred monster in this new inmate, however. Instead, he sees him ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, non-linear, psychological
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The Devil in Me (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alexandra is a lively college student returning to live with her roommates Jessica and Breanne after the summer holidays. After a night of drinking, Alex agrees to a psychic reading to learn about her future with her boyfriend, Brian, but during the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: demonic possession, fortune teller, supernatural, ghost, woman in danger, memory loss, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, seance, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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84%
Embrace of the Vampire (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sharon Hinnendael stars as Charlotte, a timid and sheltered teen who has just left an all-girls Catholic school for a new life at a co-ed university. But an ancient evil has followed her here, tormenting her with disturbing nightmares and tempting ...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, supernatural, imaginary, vampire, supernatural ability, gory, haunted by the past, college, college life, superhuman powers, blonde, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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84%
Headless Horseman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven college kids take a shortcut on their way to a party and unfortunately end up in Wormwood – a "lost" town in the middle of nowhere. They find something strange and sinister happening there – bones and weird decorations line Main ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, survival, supernatural, danger, crimes, vengeance, serial killer, woman in danger, legends and myths, gory, deadly, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Night Angel (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A legendary she-demon, in the updated guise of a beautiful model, infiltrates the offices of a successful fashion magazine with the aim of corrupting the world via mass media.
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Time: 80s
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The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, gothic, scary ...
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Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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The Devil Witch (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caroll Baker stars in this psychedelic shocker about a mysterious witch who casts a spell over attractive, youthful fashion photographer Valentina Rosselli (Isabelle De Funes). Thrust into a world of sadism, Valentina must figure out whether the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, mind bending ...
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82%
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Bloody Days (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sai, a young artist living in a downtown warehouse delves into an ancient world of blood and lust. An enigmatic foreigner seduces her to try a long forgotten drug making her the prey of a dimensional vampire who needs her new found hunger for blood ...
Style: psychological, sexy, suspense, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 2000s
Place: usa
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82%
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Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her ...
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic
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Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Vampire in Vegas (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
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Dark Circles (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When new parents Alex and Penny retreat from the city and move into a place outside town, the stress and massive sleep-deprivation caused by their infant has both of them seeing things in the house that may or may not exist. Persistent sightings of ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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82%
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Dead Friend (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost. Min Ji-Won (Kim Ha-Neul) suffers from amnesia caused by an accident almost a year ago. After ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
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Time: contemporary
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82%
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Voice (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While training after hours in her high-school, the aspirant singer Park Young-Eon is mysteriously killed and her body vanishes. Her ghost is invisible and trapped in the school, but her best friend Kang Sun-min, who broadcast in the lunchtime in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, youth, investigation, hearing voices, deadly, crimes, gays and lesbians, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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82%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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82%
Witchboard III: The Possession (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brian, an out-of-work stockbroker, is introduced by his landlord Mr. Redman to a new source of insider information: the Ouija! The Ouija makes him rich, but when Mr. Redman kills himself and Brian suffers a freak accident, Brian's wife starts ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, demon, ouija, ghost, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature, good versus evil, crimes, danger, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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82%
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Killing Spree (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man suspects his wife of adultery and goes on a killing spree, eliminating all he believes are sleeping with her, but his victims don't stay dead.
Plot: zombie, serial killer, slasher, paranoia, bikini, revenge, jealousy, killing spree, splatter
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81%
The Witches' Mountain (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple traveling thorugh the Pyrenees stays overnight at an ancient Spanish castle, only to discover that it is the headquarters for a coven of witches.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: photographer, witch, supernatural, supernatural power, coven, voodoo doll, supernatural horror, black cat, cat
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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