Movies like The Scapular

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The Scapular (1968)
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The Scapular (1968)
Original name: El escapulario
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman who is about to die calls the town's priest and hands him a scapulary, saying that she knows of its great powers. Anybody who does not believe in them will end up dead.
Plot: bandit, ghost, soldier, occult, murder, mexican revolution, hanging, confession, priest, mascot

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Most similar movies to The Scapular

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, death, supernatural power and chase mostly in Drama, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scapular: The Stranger Within a Woman (1966), Even the Wind Is Afraid (1968), Rosario (1971), Cuartelazo (1977), The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
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Even the Wind Is Afraid (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Mexican horror film concerns about a group of college students, led by Claudia (Alicia Bonet) who decide to investigate a local tower that has figured prominently in disturbing reoccurring dreams Claudia has been having. The dream also consists ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, revenge, boarding school, rope, shadow, possession, wind, candle, piano, suicide, fear ...
Place: mexico
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Rosario (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rosario and Carlos, husbands, are part of a theater company. In a scene of jealousy, she should shoot and kill him. Carlos has had an affair with Zulma, another acriz of the company. On opening day, in the final scene, Rosario accidentally kills her ...
Plot: sacrifice, priest, adoption, prison sentence, false accusation, affair, murder, theater
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Cuartelazo (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Narration of one of the bloodiest episodes of the Mexican national history, The Tragic Ten, beginning when General Victoriano Huerta sent to kill President Francisco I. Madero, Vice President José María Pino Suárez and Senator Belisario ...
Plot: mexican revolution, dictator, rebellion, bandit, political repression, senate, rebel, assassination, senator, repression, conspiracy, murder
Time: 1900s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: true crime, ghost, murder, mystery, supernatural, redemption, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, gory, bipolar disorder, extrasensory perception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles
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Livestock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A mysterious cult has decided to take a new direction in giving Victor, a hard working trusted member, a promotion. However, his cruel minded disciples have decided to take action of their own. Growing tired of their monotonous plans, they begin to ...
Plot: murder, goddess, vampire, occult, blood, violence, sexual assault, abduction, cult, artwork
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Dr. Satan (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Satan, a mad scientist and sorceror, plans to take over the world. In order to do so, he wakes up three zombie slaves from the dead and attempts to make a deal with the devil. He sends his zombie servants to do harm to anyone who stands in his ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: zombie, evil doctor, black magic, mad scientist, satanism, evil man, occult, devil, supernatural power, ghost, murder, serum ...
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The Book of Stone (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This classic film tells the story about a little girl Silvya (Lucy Buj) that because of her behaviour is required to be nursed by a special teacher Julia (Marga López) at home. This teacher is experienced in the field and starts looking after the ...
Plot: stepmother, lizard, ruins, statue, haunted house, pursuit, imaginary friend, ghost child, shadow, black magic, murder, book ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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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: serious, scary
Plot: murder, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, hollywood, teenage life, mystery, death, neighbor, sexual fantasy, crime ...
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Alive (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veteran of the Chechen War is helped by the ghosts of his two fallen comrades to leave the war behind.
Style: suspense, rough, captivating, road movie, twists and turns
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A Dark Song (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, british horror
Plot: occult, black magic, ritual, angel, supernatural, loss of son, demon, isolated house, loss of child, mansion, ghosts, female protagonist ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, ex convict, probation, private detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Leonor (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Richard is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault, he remarries and has children by his second wife. A mad longing for his first wife Leonor comes over him, and he sells his soul to the devil ...
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Even the Wind Is Afraid (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia is a troubled teen confined in a very particular support center ruled with roughness by renowned psychiatrist Bernarda Alquicira. Coexisting with girls who have experienced similar trances, Claudia confronts horrible visions of Andrea, a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, isolation, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, confined, mental institution, deadly, vengeance, uncover truth, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Unquiet (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, whether you do or not, you'll want to tune in for this superspooky flick that takes you inside an abandoned -- and possibly haunted! -- women's prison. A skeptic and her ex-husband, a documentary filmmaker, ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, ghost, evil spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, murder, skeptic, afterlife, ghost hunter, supernatural, abandoned hospital
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Carnage (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carol and Jonathan, a newlywed couple, move into their new house which is haunted by the ghosts of another newlywed couple who commited suicide in the house three years earlier.
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
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Style: serious, dark, romanticism, anthology, allegory ...
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Style: gothic, atmospheric, dark fantasy, suspenseful, twist ending ...
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
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13 Gantry Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
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Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Bunker (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: rough, serious, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, police, confession, husband wife relationship, anguish, landlady, hate, death, landlord, suspicion, religion, double murder ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, cinema verite
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Infernal Coffin (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An obscure old dark house horror melodrama from Mexico. Based on the novel "El fistol del diablo" by Manuel Payno.
Plot: child abduction, grave robber, old dark house, office, revenge, greed, devil, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fearful Interlude (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Accompanied by his old manservant, scholar Sung Li Ho (Hong Hoi) is on his way to the capital for the imperial exam. They spend a night in the house of Mrs. Yuan and Li Ho takes a fancy to her pretty daughter, Pei Fang (Dana). Li Ho is discovered by ...
Style: anthology, gothic horror
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