Movies like Suspiria 2018

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Suspiria (2018)
 6.7
 79K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, macabre, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, slasher, surreal, dark, touching, rough ...
Audience: date night
Plot: good versus evil, ritual sacrifice, witch, dead woman, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, ballet, telepathy, curse, witchcraft, spiritualism, corporal punishment, abuse of power, mysterious disappearance, bloodbath, conspiracy, dance performance, psychotherapist, secret, coven, murder, soul transference, psychiatrist, dancer, broken leg ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1943, year 1948, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, ohio, east berlin east germany

Most similar movies to Suspiria

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, suspenseful and scary films with plots about murder, death, brutality, supernatural, blood, violence and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Suspiria: Midsommar (2019), Hereditary (2018), Angel Heart (1987), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Mandy (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 321K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychedelic, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, emotional breakdown, isolated community, sacrifice, burned alive, nervous breakdown, grief, drugs, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: sweden, new york, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 316K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: cult, fear, ghost, supernatural, secret society, possession, supernatural horror, evil spirit, demon, seance, grief, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.3
 95K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: surreal, scary, gothic, satanic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coven, murder, supernatural, ballet school, boarding school, witch, lesbian subtext, conspiracy, dancer's life, brutality, witchcraft, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 89K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, devil, voodoo, private detective, twists and turns, satan, amnesia, incest, supernatural, missing person, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 20th century, year 1943, year 1918 ...
Place: new orleans, southern usa, louisiana, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, suspense, dark, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, spa, capitalism, capitalist, slut, dark secret, nubile girl, sauna, torture, lust ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 80K
Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surreal, psychotronic, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, surrealism, lumberjack, cult leader, chainsaw, biker gang, kidnapping, cult, mysticism, rage, brutality, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: california, xian, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
 264K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, dark, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, paranoia, black magic, family bonds, curses spells and rituals, wilderness, isolation, insanity, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: scary, suspense, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, witchcraft, corpse, mutilation, dead woman, twists and turns, supernatural power, murder ...
Place: london, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 141K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, bullying, prom, telekinesis, humiliation, teenager, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 96K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, light, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: witch, magic, witchcraft, supernatural, high school, black magic, friendship, goth, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, good versus evil, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 93K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, ghost, supernatural, monster, belief, investigation, urban decay, revenge, bee, cult, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: dark, fairy tale, suspense, dark fantasy, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, forest, witchcraft, cannibal, good versus evil, villainess, supernatural power, black magic, child, supernatural, brutality, lost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 39K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, slasher, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 25K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, writers, obsession, dog attack, misogynist, animal attack, violence against women, shoplifter, dark and stormy night, murder mystery, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, boarding school, school, disfigurement, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, munich germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 57K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, haunted by the past, twists and turns, hallucination, grief, sex scene, blindness, psychic, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 84K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, murder, good versus evil, demon, psychic, police detective, twists and turns, murder investigation, execution, devil, curse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 123K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: suspense, gothic, atmospheric, biting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, loneliness, friendship, first love, supernatural, childhood, friends, adolescence, small town, fall in love, coming of age, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, year 1983, 80s
Place: california, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: neo noir, scary, dark, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, supernatural, magic, resurrection, faked death, cult, occult, violence, mystery, desert, fanatic ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, mojave desert, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, gothic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, occult, plot twist, voodoo, witchcraft, supernatural horror, twists and turns, black magic, ritual, supernatural, rite, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 38
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gothic, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, friendship, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, group of friends, evil, dark secret, haunted by the past ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 509K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, witch, paranormal investigation, exorcism, paranormal, investigation, fear, supernatural horror, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 81K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family problems, mental illness, woman in danger, family in danger, twists and turns, siblings relations, pretense, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1986, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, dark ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, surrealism, small town life, sexual abuse, incest, mental illness, murder, small town, double life, hallucination, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada, philadelphia, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 114K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental institution, insanity, mind game, hospital, mystery, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 1K
Voices (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman tries to escape what seems to be a curse that is killing members of her family one by one.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: afterlife, manipulation, curse, murder, investigation, supernatural, survival, mystery, social misfits, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 11K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, inheritance, violence, obsession, psychopath, strangulation, insanity, investigation, squid, fear, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mystery, crimes, maniac, murder, voyeurism, mind game, murder mystery, police detective, female killer, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 18K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, psycho killer, obsession, masked villain, nude girl, voyeur, evil man, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, twists and turns, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%