Movies like The Lodgers

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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, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister incest, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, twins, curse, witchcraft, female nudity, twin brother and sister, fall in love, supernatural power, creature, war veteran, aristocracy, incest, virgin, family curse, world war one, countryside, attorney, water, murder, handicapped, suicide, pretty girl ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era
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, suspense, suspenseful and gothic films with plots about supernatural, ghost, haunted house, chase, murder, death and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Lodgers: Crimson Peak (2015), The Woman in Black (2012), Ghost Story (1981), The Awakening (2011), Haunted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: 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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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50%
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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 9K
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: suspenseful, gothic, scary, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghost story, haunted house, small town, vengeance, guilt, death, murder, brutality, life & death, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 67K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, boarding school life, supernatural horror, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 7K
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: gothic, scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, mystery, betrayal, nanny, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 34K
Winchester (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, ghost, curse, fictional biography, supernatural horror, vengeful ghost, widow, mansion, widower, architecture, doctor, seeing dead people ...
Time: victorian era
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Don’t Leave Home (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American artist’s obsession with a disturbing urban legend leads her to an investigation of the story’s origins at the crumbling estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: painting, missing child, investigation, urban legend, painter, supernatural power, supernatural, priest, ghost, secret, uncover truth, isolation ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crucible of the Vampire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 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 horror, gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, female vampire, murder, curse, vampirism, female protagonist, vengeance, deadly creature, violence, revenge, characters in danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 17th century, 19th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, gothic horror, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, who done it, murder, haunted by the past, small town life, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 horror, gothic, serious, scary, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, witch, occult, mansion, hanging, haunted house, painting, wedding, female villain, estate, vampire, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, maine, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 horror, gothic, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: haunted house, sister sister relationship, insanity, old dark house, female protagonist, mansion, peril, paranormal, supernatural, vengeance, paranormal phenomena, demon ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 10K
The Deep House (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While diving in a remote French lake, a couple of YouTubers who specialize in underwater exploration videos discover a house submerged in the deep waters. What was initially a unique finding soon turns into a nightmare when they discover that the ...
Style: scary, bleak, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, lake, paranormal investigation, drone, satanic ritual, travel, violence, couples, paranormal phenomena, vengeance, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 145K
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, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, curse, murder, mystery, vengeance, suicide, family curse, paranormal activity, hospital, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, elderly, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, death, nightmare, old mansion, daughter, old dark house, locked door, haunted house, evil spirit ...
Time: 1920s
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 14K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, violence, investigation, mystery, family, obsession, protagonist as suspect, cheating, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, mental illness, uncover truth, supernatural, family secret, family curse, secret, twins, estate, incest, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, gothic horror ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, estate, repression, children, female nudity, youth, governess ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, psychotronic, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural, evil doll, haunted house, ghost, priest, asthma, child in peril, corpse, supernatural power, doll, little girl, wedding dress ...
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.8
 4K
We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, murder, fear of death, supernatural, medium, chase, spirituality, life after death, skeptic, overdose, airport
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
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Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, enigmatic, dark fantasy, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, lgbt, lesbian, supernatural horror, ghost, afterlife, nanny, paranormal activity, supernatural, lake, supernatural power, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, victorian era, 19th century, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: curse, ghost, paranormal phenomena, demon, magic, death, girl, paranormal, supernatural, vengeance, peril, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 155K
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, twist ending, surprise ending, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, missing child, afterlife, death, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, orphan, life is a bitch, orphanage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, caregiver, haunted house, lgbt, girlfriend, evil, loneliness, mental disorder, lesbian teen, lgbtq, lonely
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 3.9
 14K
The Turning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: India, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
Style: scary, gothic, suspense, bleak, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, nanny, tutor, orphan, maze, sexual assault, society, unfulfillment, family problems, mysterious character, paranoid ...
Time: year 1994
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, small town, witchcraft, murder, witch, moving, sheriff, supernatural, family in danger, drowning, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 76K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, supernatural, psychology, insomnia, survival, domestic disturbance, delusion, research, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 13K
The Abandoned (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film producer who was adopted as a baby and sent to America, returns to her native Russia and the family farm. Once there, strange things begin to happen including the disappearance of her guide, the manifestation of ghosts (including her own!) ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural horror, supernatural, insanity, family relations, confined, mystery, woman in danger, survival, island, farm ...
Time: contemporary, year 1966, 60s
Place: russia, moscow russia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Wraith (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, death, supernatural power, torment, dead, haunted house, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 19K
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, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curse, demonic possession, supernatural, murder, family, runaway, serial killer, investigation, crimes, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, chicago illinois, tokyo, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic horror, gothic ...
Plot: possession, female detective, supernatural power, good versus evil, exorcism, possessed girl, religion, curse, evil, paranormal, nightmare, occult ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%