Movies like The Lodgers

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The Lodgers (2017)
 5.1
 7K
The Lodgers (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo-Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight; they may not permit an outsider past the threshold; and if one attempts to escape, the life of the other is placed in jeopardy. When troubled war veteran Sean returns to the nearby village, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious Rachel, who in turn begins to break the rules set out by The Lodgers. The consequences pull Rachel into a deadly confrontation with her brother - and with the curse that haunts them.
Style: gothic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: gothic horror, twins, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, curse, falling in love, ghosts, supernatural power, creature, witchcraft, war veteran, period piece, incest, suicide, secret, virgin, female protagonist, poverty, aristocracy, virginity, insanity, jewelry, lake, mansion ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ireland

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Most similar movies to The Lodgers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, supernatural, haunted house, death, danger, mentor and storytelling mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Lodgers: Ghost Story (1981), Crimson Peak (2015), The Woman in Black (2012), Night of Dark Shadows (1971), Haunted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 7K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, small town, ghost story, secret, supernatural, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, buddies, golden years, friends, elderly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 120K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, incest, greed, supernatural romance, dark fantasy, ghosts, love, ghost story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, estate, ghost, gothic horror, isolation, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, lawyer, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, estate, wartime life, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, countryside, death, hospital, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1940s, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed painter and his wife move into his family's ancestral home and find themselves plagued by spirits of past residents.
Style: gothic, serious, stylized, scary, twist ending
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, vampire, supernatural, estate, painting, gothic horror, haunted house, mansion, hanging, imaginary, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, investigation, family, fall in love, siblings relations, mysterious character, prank ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 60K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, boarding school life, boarding school, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, haunted house, children, classroom, countryside, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, small town, woman in danger, stalking, possession, occult, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.9
 130K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, vengeance, murder, suicide, mystery, ghosts, old woman, curse, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While sorting her dead grandmother's affairs, a young woman boards in an eerie, southern mansion and soon discovers the matriarch may desire more than just her company.
Style: gothic, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: old dark house, bar, gothic horror, grandmother, host, elderly, mother daughter relationship, locked door, grandparents, unrequited love, death, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 8K
Malevolent (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, suspenseful, suspense, gothic
Plot: ghosts, supernatural, family business, brother sister relationship, mansion, murder, cheating, ghost, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, woman kills woman, abusive mother, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dealing with death, family problems, death in the family, mentally unstable, woman in danger, drowning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, bathtub, mental breakdown, isolation, haunted house, estate, deadly, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 136K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, psychological, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: orphan, missing child, haunted by the past, haunted house, disappearance, seance, ghost, paranormal activity, fear, hallucinations, ghosts, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The House of Usher (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her ...
Style: gothic, scary, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, mental illness, ghost, estate, family relations, danger, uncover truth, supernatural, deadly, crimes, curses spells and rituals, typewriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, infidelity, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, supernatural, scientist, murder, spiritualism, murder by drowning ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 26K
The Eye (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural ability, hospital, afterlife, woman in danger, transplant, blindness, able to see the dead, supernatural power, ghosts, surgery, disfigurement, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.2
 157K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, afterlife, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, friendship, hidden identity, bully, bullying, youth, loneliness, mysterious character, deadly creature, murder, young love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Nightcomers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: bondage, sexual abuse, ghost, orphan, obsession, exploitation, murder, sex, mansion, masochist, children, evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 127K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, psychic, ghost, supernatural, missing child, poltergeist, parents and children, good versus evil, child in peril, parallel world, little girl, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Soon after moving in with her aging aunt Dora, Adele meets Beth, seductive and mysterious, who tests the limits of Adele's moral ground and sends her spiraling down a psychologically unstable and phantasmagoric path.
Style: gothic
Plot: caregiver, gothic horror, lesbian, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.1
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, british horror, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, ritual murder, violence, vengeance, boarding school, danger, supernatural ability, gory, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, europe, barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 240K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, isolation, fear, ghost, survival, insanity, paranormal activity, evil, trapped, hotel, paranoia, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 37K
The Forest (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, missing person, ghost, family relations, in the woods, suicide, hallucination, american abroad, maggot, violence, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, afterlife, family in danger, family relations, haunted house, master and servant, mysterious character, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Crucible of the Vampire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young museum curator Isabelle (Katie Goldfinch) is sent to look at an ancient artefact, discovered in the basement of a stately home in Shropshire. Welcomed into the sprawling manor house by a seemingly hospitable family; Karl (Larry Rew), his ...
Style: gothic
Plot: vampire, gothic horror, ballet, family curse, mansion, alchemy, relic, dark secret, haunted house, curse, undead, museum ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 476
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, ghost, haunted house, danger, nanny, crimes, mystery, curses spells and rituals, estate, hospital ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 52K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, poltergeist, family in danger, family problems, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, good versus evil, paranormal, ghost, child in peril, new house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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