Movies like Apocrypha

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Apocrypha (2011)
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Apocrypha (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Griffith Townsend (Michael Fredianelli) enjoys a successful career as senior editor at the San Francisco Chronicle with only one problem: he is plagued with amnesia. With the help of a washed-up psychologist (Ray Medved), he reluctantly unearths a number of odd habits which can only be described as unnatural and bizarre. Meanwhile, a strange woman, Maggie (Kat Reichmuth), awakens in Golden Gate Park with no recollections of how she arrived. Enlisting the aid of a friendly social worker (William McMichael) and local gypsy (Selenia Mason), she slowly begins to recall her true identity. With an increasing and unexpected desire consuming her, it becomes clear that Griffith and Maggie's new obsessions may be more than just memory loss as they become a dangerous and deadly threat to the city and each other.
Style: gothic, scary, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: vampire, amnesia, romance, vampirism, love, relationships, forbidden love, romantic relationship, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, impossible love, male female relationship, supernatural romance, doomed love, couple relations, renewed love, vampire vs vampire, blood

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Most similar movies to Apocrypha

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, disturbing and suspenseful films with plots about love and romance, blood, supernatural, vampire, violence, death and love affair mostly in Drama, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apocrypha: High Resolution (2018), Live Evil (2009), Longing for the Rain (2013), Forgotten Evil (2017), Abe's Tomb (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
High Resolution (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tao Lin’s beloved cult novel "Taipei". As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, romance, seduction, love interest, relationship problems, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance, in love, romantic obsession ...
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95%
 4.0
 347
Live Evil (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense, bleak, tense, scary
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, vampire slayer, vampirism, priest, contamination, death of father, revenge, mother's boyfriend, vampire vs vampire, murder of father, female vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Longing for the Rain (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linking several genres in a surprising and successful way, Yang Lin’s fiction feature debut is an Asian ghost story in which documentary scenes show how incongruous today's reality can look in China. Protagonist Fang Lei lives in material ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: dream, male female relationship, love interest, love story, love and romance, psychology, couple relations, relationship problems, romantic relationship, relationships, love affair, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.9
 363
Forgotten Evil (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with amnesia tries to restart her life until the past comes back to haunt her.
Style: rough, suspense, bleak, scary
Plot: stalker, psychopath, murder, amnesia, flashback sequence, boat, nurse, hospital, deadly, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 2.1
 139
Abe's Tomb (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moore's Lake: a small town plagued by feral vampires. Its only chance to survive rests on an all-powerful ghoul that long ago vowed to seek vengeance upon the town.
Style: suspense
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, vampirism, police, zombie, actress, undead, humanity in peril, immortal, newspaper reporter, evil, police captain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.1
 73
The Incubus (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Things are starting to change when a group of mysterious teens move into the small town of Spoon River. All of a sudden, people in the neighborhood are starting to come down with an unexplained disease. In spite of this, one girl is intrigued by the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, gothic, captivating, vintage
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, supernatural, impossible love, youth, love and romance, social relations, curses spells and rituals, small town, forbidden love, love, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When theater major Leah, brings home the special someone in her life to meet her mom, Julie, the family is met with a surprise when Pearl comes to the door. Julie tries to embrace the idea of Leah’s new love interest, but she can’t shake the ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, bleak, disturbing
Plot: lesbian seduction, lesbian relationship, vampire, lesbian vampire, vampire human love, female vampire, lesbian, lesbian couple, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, lesbian love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 120K
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: gothic, suspense, atmospheric, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, bully, vampire, vampire human love, friendship, loneliness, friends, fall in love, childhood, small town, mysterious character, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Zombie Honeymoon (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Zombie Honeymoon is a gore-soaked exploration of how far the boundaries of true love can be pushed without reaching a breaking point.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: tragic love, zombie, couple relations, love affair, couples, supernatural, best friends, eaten alive, cannibalism, dark humor, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 122
Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, jealousy, relationship problems, opposites attract, love affair, romantic triangle, cheating wife, relationships, tragic love, male female relationship, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bram Stoker's Van Helsing (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: England, 1897. Abraham Van Helsing receives a letter from his former student Dr John Seward requesting his urgent assistance in the northern town of Whitby, where his fiancée Lucy is showing all the signs of vampirism. Van Helsing follows the ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, female vampire, supernatural ability, death, supernatural power, friendship, evil, vampire bite, death of loved one, romantic rivalry, peril ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Icing on the Cake (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Victoria Worthington is a talented cake decorator who watches life from the sidelines, as she delivers her fancy cakes to weddings, galas, and fabulous parties, while she goes home exhausted. While delivering one of her cakes, she mistaken a ...
Style: captivating, feel good, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, relationship vs career, in love, fall in love, candy store, relationships, male female relationship, romantic relationship, business, baker, couple relations, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 68
O Rangreza (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
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Story: The story is of stubborn girl, Sassi , who makes her father Khayyam ideal and follows his footsteps and treats her mother Mumtaz "Mammo" exactly like how Khayyam treats her.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, touching
Plot: romance, sexual relations, love, true love, forbidden love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, love and romance, love affair, tragic love, male female relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Romeo & Juliet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Romeo, a hopeless romantic with emotionally-fueled impulsiveness, meets Juliet, an abused and desperate girl looking for anyway to escape. Together, destined for tragedy.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: couple relations, love story, in love, tragic love, forbidden love, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, star crossed lovers, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, lovers apart, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 10K
The Addiction (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: vampire, addiction, university, philosophy, drug abuse, infection, obsession, supernatural, life is a bitch, human nature, mass murder, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 2K
Dracula (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, vampire, bloodsucker, stalking, countryside, village, destiny, obsessive quest, escapades, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, gothic horror, dark ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, dracula, megalomaniac, escapades, human nature, artists and showbiz, filmmaker, supernatural, psychopath, obsessive quest, graphic violence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, religions or cults, crimes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 451
The Left Ear (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Li Er, a 17 year old girl who has great difficulty hearing out of her left ear, is rejected after confessing her love to a boy, Xu yi. Instead the boy is in love with Li Bala, a girl who is in fact in love with Zhang Yang. Li Er befriends Li Bala, ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sentimental, sincere
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, hearing, deaf child, relationship problems, romance, tragic love, deafness, relationships, unrequited love, love interest, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 2K
The Shed (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Stan, an orphaned teenager stuck living with his abusive grandfather and tasked with routinely protecting his best friend from high school bullies. When Stan discovers a murderous creature has taken refuge inside the tool shed in his ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: death, school, traumatic childhood, fear, vengeance, violence, demon, mockery, bullying, monster, childhood trauma, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, small town, surrealism, hidden identity, supernatural, deadly creature, plague, introspection, loneliness, death, insanity ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, europe, bulgaria, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, beast, legends and myths, vampire sex, supernatural, love triangle, victorian england, love affair, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 15th century, middle ages, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Girl and I (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Su-ho is a plain high school boy, and Su-eun is a bright and beautiful girl in the same school. For some unknown reason, Su-eun has a crush on the boy, and for equally mysterious reasons she rescues Su-ho in the sea (though he doesn’t know who ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: love, tragic love, couple relations, in love, saving a life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couples, love interest, romantic relationship, relationship problems, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Full Breath (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man travelling to his past finds himself trapped in love triangle with no way out.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: old love, fall in love, tragic love, love triangle, relationship problems, romantic triangle, confronting the past, couple relations, star crossed lovers, love interest, relationships, forbidden love ...
Place: crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 58
Olalla (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based in the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Olalla" tells the story of a gothic and decadent family of genetic vampires who need human blood to survive, and where incest is the only way to maintain the family line.
Style: bleak, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: incest rape, vampire, bondage, loss, victim, creature, rivalry, evil, supernatural, vampirism, vampire bite, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Vampires: Lucas Rising (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The on going Vampire saga that started with Vampires: Brighter in Darkness, Vampires: Lucas Rising tells the tale of the immortals Lucas Delmore and Toby Brighter and their fight to defend their Love and Mankind.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, gay, genocide, brother sister relationship, male nudity, couple relations, female antagonist, love and romance, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, violence, victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Purging Hour (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: With the hopes of a new life for his family, Bruce Diaz left the harsh city for the serene and majestic mountains of California. The Diaz family's first day in their new house would go down as one of the most violent 24 hours any family could ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: death, murder, monster, uncover truth, violence, supernatural, killings, revenge, vengeance, rescue, friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 56
Coin (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four horror stories focusing on a group of neglected children and their unfortunate guardians come to life in this terrifying anthology from Wild Dogs Productions.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: killer doll, kidnapping, hunting, revenge, murder, ghost, death, chase, vengeance, good versus evil, fear, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 98
She-Chotic (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman's alter ego emerges after years of dormancy to exact revenge on her unsuspecting boyfriend and his mistress.
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: psycho killer, mistress, revenge, violent behavior, violence, alter ego, erotica, betrayal, murder, obsession, maniac, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Style: gothic horror, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, deadly creature, heroes, master and servant, chase, rivalry, escapades, on the run, master villain, dangerous attraction ...
Place: europe, london, romania, england, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%