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The Lodgers (2017)
 5.1
 9K
The Lodgers (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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 horror, gothic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister incest, supernatural, witchcraft, twins, haunted house, curse, ghost, fall in love, falling in love, supernatural power, creature, war veteran, twin brother and sister, ghosts, incest, period piece, countryside, female nudity, water, handicapped, suicide, secret, virgin, destiny, pursuit ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and gothic films with plots about ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, chase, death and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Lodgers: The Woman in Black (2012), Ghost Story (1981), The Awakening (2011), Haunted (1995), Winchester (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, 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, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, village, tragic event, loss of son, secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
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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, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
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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, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, teacher, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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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, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, mentally unstable, deadly, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Winchester (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws herself into the construction of an enormous mansion ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, enigmatic, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: haunted house, curse, supernatural horror, mansion, widow, secret door, fictional biography, architecture, vengeful ghost, hallucination, seeing dead people, near death experience ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crucible of the Vampire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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, gothic horror, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: vampire, old mansion, vampirism, curse, murder, pursuit, female protagonist, female vampire, creature, peril, supernatural, monster ...
Time: 21st century, 17th century, 19th century, 1600s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 137K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
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, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark fantasy, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, psychopath, supernatural, incest, estate, supernatural romance, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest, old mansion ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, gothic horror, serious, stylized, scary ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, estate, vampire, supernatural, haunted house, hanging, painting, mansion, imaginary, haunted by the past, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Night-Time Winds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Psychological Thriller. Estranged sisters reunite. In Glorious Black and White.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: haunted house, sister sister relationship, insanity, old dark house, female protagonist, mansion, supernatural, demon, vengeance, paranormal phenomena, peril, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, gory, mystery, murder, imaginary, suicide, vengeance, family curse, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, mental illness, uncover truth, danger, deadly, supernatural, estate, family secret, secret, family curse, twins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 horror, gothic, macabre, surprise ending, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Haunting in Salem (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 horror, gothic, suspense, bleak, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rapunzels Fluch (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the unsuccessful attempt to exorcise the demon-owned Rapunzel (Olivia Dean), Father Petrosinus (Urs Remond) sold his castle in the 17th century and escaped from the retribution of the demon. Centuries later, one of his last relatives, film ...
Style: gothic horror, suspense, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: curse, ghost, demon, magic, girl, death, exorcism, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, castle, youth, supernatural power ...
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Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, repression, estate, governess, children, master and servant, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Wraith (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: murder, death, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, torment, dead, haunted house, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 30
Kesurupan (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A College Teen Gets Possessed By Three Satanic Spirits After Retrieving A Mysterious Odd Doll,With The Help Of Her Two Friends They Must Race Against Time In Order Of What Is Something Sinister Happening To Her Before Time Runs Out.
Style: macabre, gothic horror, suspense, gothic, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, murder, curse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, race against time, transformation, occult, friendship, paranormal, pursuit ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ang Pagsanib kay Leah Dela Cruz (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lady cop who moves into a small town gets drawn to a case that involves a girl that's possessed by an evil spirit.
Style: suspense, gothic horror, gothic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: possession, female detective, supernatural power, good versus evil, exorcism, possessed girl, curse, religion, spirituality, pursuit, murder, evil ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 73K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evil, psychology, ghost, insomnia, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.0
 14K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 151K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
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, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, supernatural, death, missing child, orphan, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, 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, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, supernatural horror, adultery, couple relations, infidelity, haunted by the past, dishonesty, danger, losing-it hero, spiritualism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ouija board, supernatural, spiritualism, possession, ghosts, ghost, witchcraft, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, supernatural power, paranormal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4K
We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, pursuit, fear of death, medium, supernatural, chase, life after death
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 18K
The Grudge 3 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jake, the sole survivor of The Grudge 2 massacre, is tortured by chilling visions of Kayako and Toshio that have led to his hospitalization. Jake's caretaker, Dr. Sullivan is determined to investigate his horrifying tales. She explores his ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curse, demonic possession, ghost, supernatural, murder, deadly, investigation, serial killer, crimes, haunted house, gory, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, japan, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%