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Marker (2005)
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Marker (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an isolated small town in the Pacific Northwest, Sylvia's teenaged life of juggling two boyfriends and an overprotective father is turned upside down when she discovers she has a bizarre virus which has randomly plagued the women in her community for decades and shamefully forced those afflicted into hiding. Sylvia undergoes a horrifying physical transformation, and she finds herself drawn into a persecuted underworld where she begins an astonishing journey of freakish self-discovery. Marker is a classic coming-of-age tale with a horror twist, which pits its heroine against her oppressors - the town's non-afflicted - in a battle for self-determination--and survival.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, survival, teenage love, supernatural, self discovery, plague, mutant, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, danger, society, social misfits, isolation, homecoming, terminal illness, freak, teenage life, coming out, writer's life, misfit, battles, small town life, imaginary ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, danger, youth, imaginary, deadly, small town and family relations mostly in Fantasy, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Marker: Wolf Girl (2001), Spiderwebhouse (2015), One & Two (2015), Goblin (2010), How to Save Us (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wolf Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tara Talbot is afflicted with the rare genetic condition hypertrichosis: she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives her life in Harley Dune's Travelling Freak Show, on display as the 'Terrifying Wolf Girl', but underneath she is ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, small town, social relations, supernatural, danger, dangerous animal, teenage life, human becomes animal, disfigurement, werewolf ...
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95%
 6.3
 166
Spiderwebhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Jonas’ mother leaves to “fight her demons”, he steps up as head of the household, becoming the unofficial guardian to his younger siblings. With food and money running out, the children retreat into a world of their own where, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: child in peril, dysfunctional family, child as adult, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, danger, isolation, family relations, family in crisis, confined, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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90%
 5.2
 2K
One & Two (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two siblings discover a supernatural escape from a troubled home, but find their bond tested when reality threatens to tear their family apart.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, isolation, parents and children, terminal illness, family problems, youth, sick mother, coming of age, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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84%
 4.1
 1K
Goblin (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every Halloween, a small hamlet in the deep woods is visited by a fierce goblin, intent on capturing infants and brutally murdering anyone in it's path.
Style: scary, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: village, curses spells and rituals, slasher, missing child, danger, deadly, small town, sacrifice, survival, violence, halloween, urban legend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 802
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, confined, isolation, rescue, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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69%
Journey to Promethea (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A tyrannical king reigns over his kingdom with an iron fist, but there is hope. A prophecy foretold long ago states that a boy will rise up against the oppressive regime and lead his people to the promised land of Promethea. This is the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, rebellion, revolution, destiny, danger, corrupted ruler, heroes, legends and myths, master warrior, supernatural, rivalry, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Howling: Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the eve of his high school graduation, unremarkable Will Kidman finally bonds with the girl he has long yearned for, reclusive Eliana Wynter. But he also discovers a dark secret from his past... that he is about to become a werewolf. Now, in an ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, youth, high school life, human becomes animal, good versus evil, teenage life, teenage love, deadly creature, love and romance, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 371
Neverland (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Damion Dietz's NEVERLAND is a dark, modernized, and highly original retelling of the childhood classic PETER PAN. In this version, Peter (Rick Sparks) is a juvenile delinquent, Tinkerbell (Kari... Damion Dietz's NEVERLAND is a dark, ...
Style: serious, offbeat, bleak
Plot: escapades, danger, life is a bitch, adventure, theme park, disgruntled, youth, addiction, gender bending, uninhibited rivalry, innocence lost, kidnapping ...
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63%
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The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: witch, teenage life, supernatural, urban legend, deadly, youth, danger, gory, small town, in the woods, old house, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Last Keepers (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This romantic fantasy movie is about two people who are the last survivors of an ancient line of goddess worshipers, who sell art at a shop. When their teenage daughter Rhea falls in love with a poetically inclined boy , she begins to develop ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, imaginary, supernatural, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, teenage love, painting, secret, witch, artist, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 22K
The Hole (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving into a new neighbourhood, brothers Dane & Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in the basement of their home. They find that once the hole is exposed, evil is unleashed. With strange shadows lurking around ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: basement, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, mystery, youth, nightmare comes true, little brother, small town, young heroes, family in danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Distant Neighbourhood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas, a father in his fifties, returns by chance to the town where he grew up. He collapses and wakes up forty years earlier in the body of his teenage self. Thrown back into his past, Thomas will not only have to re-live his first love, but also ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: changing the past or future, family relations, parents and children, small town, teenage life, love and romance, hopes, adult as child, father son relationship, past life, sent to the past, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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47%
 3.7
 2K
Ogre (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vicious Ogre rules over a town that has been stuck in time since the 1800's.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ogre, small town, isolation, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, time loop, curses spells and rituals, escapades, deadly, supernatural ability, curse ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
WitchSlayer Gretl (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty years after his encounter with the witch, a grown-up Hansel returns to the haunted forest, seeking revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: adventure, vengeance, bounty hunter, danger, supernatural, witch, escapades, imaginary, in the woods, rivalry, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 353
Final (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family descends into a vortex of denial and paranoia after the death of the oldest son. Though labeled a suicide, the bizarre circumstances lead the mother, Helen, to believe there are darker forces at work
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, family in danger, religions or cults, chase, danger, deadly, denial, small town, curses spells and rituals, murder, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When Animals Dream (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The young woman, Marie, is an outsider in the small coastal community where she has grown up. The townspeople live in fear of her and not least her mother, who is wheelchair bound, suffering from a mysterious illness. When Marie discovers her body ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, werewolf, impossible love, on the run, mystery, deadly creature, village, vengeance, transformation, social misfits, supernatural romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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46%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, ghost, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Frightening (2002)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The eighteen years old Corey Peterson moves with his mother to a small town due a trauma in the past. On his first day at Hallows End High School, he is approached by the student also new arrival in town Mason that tells him about a death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, haunted by the past, teenage life, rivalry, buddies, social misfits, youth, crimes, supernatural, deadly, small town, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.7
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, house, drawing, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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41%
 5.2
 2K
Riverworld (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie for the Sci Fi Channel based on the book series by Philip José Farmer. The location is Riverworld, a mysterious and treacherous land where every human who died between the years 99,000 BC and 2,200 AD has been resurrected on the banks of a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, rebellion, reincarnation, imaginary, escapades, adventure, fighting the system, danger, supernatural, survival, rebelliousness, space wars ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 59
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: suspenseful, serious, gothic, captivating, vintage
Plot: ghost, danger, impossible love, supernatural romance, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly, love and romance, youth, social relations, small town, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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40%
 6.2
 3K
Hideaways (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Sweden, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The elder one of each generation in the Furlong family is equipped with an extraordinary capacity. James discovers the nature of his at the time of an accident which causes the death of his father and his grandmother. Haunted by this mysterious evil ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, offbeat
Plot: healing power, destiny, longing, supernatural ability, social misfits, supernatural, fall in love, danger, orphan, misfit, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Small Town Folk (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High above the tiny hamlet of Grockleton stands Beesley Manor, home to the ominous Landlord and his...shall we say, genetically ambiguent...minions, including Pooch, a cross-eyed marksman, and Dobbin, who likes to drink gasoline. The Landlord keeps ...
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, slasher, danger, psychopath, gory, survival, small town life, woman in danger, rescue, deadly, serial killer, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.0
 94
Hostile (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The New Wave of French horror cinema has arrived and at its vanguard is 14 year-old director Nathan Ambrosioni. Meredith Langston always longed to have children. She finally makes this happen when she adopts two young adolescent girls. However, her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic
Plot: orphan, danger, family relations, adoption, family in danger, supernatural, youth, media, journalism, siblings relations, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand, Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, weird ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious place, ghost town, supernatural, shopping mall, survival, occult ritual, female protagonist, woman in danger, family relations, evil force, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, weird ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, slasher, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 2K
Brightness (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, light
Plot: magic, sorcerer, obsessive quest, imaginary, youth, coming of age, escapades, on the run, rivalry, supernatural, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, chaos, mutant, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, deadly creature, deadly, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, witch, youth, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%