Movies like Legend of the Demon Cat

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Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
 6.2
 2K
Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
Original name: 妖猫传
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: China, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During the Late Tang Dynasty, a manor is invaded by a demon cat and a sense of unrest befalls the capital of Changan. A poet is charged with investigating the case and meets up with a monk. The two work together and pull apart the thread of clues to reveal a history of truths leading to the events.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspense, tense, mystical, psychotronic
Plot: poet, emperor, magical creature, investigation, mysticism, supernatural, secret, death, cat, mistress, black cat, danger, talking cat, buddhist monk, talking animals, chinese emperor, supernatural power, chinese history
Time: 8th century
Place: ancient china

Most similar movies to Legend of the Demon Cat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, captivating and tense films with plots about danger, supernatural, death, ghost, murder, deadly and investigation mostly in Mystery, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Legend of the Demon Cat: Rings (2017), Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015), The Monkey King 2 (2016), The Nightmare (2015), Laddaland (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 37K
Rings (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, curse, death, video tape, supernatural, video, strangulation, nightmare, maggot, hallucination, video cassette, demons ...
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: tomb, love triangle, treasure hunter, grave robbing, past, adventure, investigation, curses spells and rituals, excavation, supernatural, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dragon, demon, monk, witch, monkey king, dishonesty, danger, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Nightmare (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's summer. One endless, sexy party under the open sky. Tina and her friends are living the dream of a whole generation of decadent Berlin-party-kids. But after one excessive night she's haunted by a mysterious ugly creature in nightmares ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, suspense, absurd, psychotronic
Plot: creature, teenage girl, mental illness, danger, supernatural, life & death, parents and children, death, investigation, friendship, coming of age, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empress, martial arts, assassination attempt, crimes, law enforcement, state affairs, political intrigue, murder, deadly, police investigation, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 7th century, ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 2K
Laddaland (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A family moves into a new house where they gradually begin to encounter paranormal and horror events.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, dark, tense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, family relations, supernatural, deadly, parents and children, haunted house, ghost, black cat, death, evil spirit, paranormal activity, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 622
Inhabited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Brad and Meg move to a detached house in need of major repairs after a fire and decades of neglect, they're happy that cheerful teenage son Tyler behaves normally, for puberty. Young daughter Gina's stories about sometimes evil ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, supernatural, ghost, riddles and clues, family life, danger, deadly, psychiatrist, deadly creature, pets, stabbed in the chest, fire ...
Time: year 1955
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: assassination, emperor, mistress, kingdom, bow and arrow, betrayal, assassin, ambition, rise to the top, fall in love, love triangle, save the kingdom ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: voodoo, supernatural, possession, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, curse, showdown, standoff, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder, mysterious character, private detective, deadly, danger, partners against crime, deadly creature, supernatural, crimes, nosy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 12K
Shadow (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: About a king who attempts to lead his displaced people out of exile, and those who play a role in his mysterious plans.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: army, betrayal, violence, murder, civil war, doppelganger, danger, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, society, death ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: ancient china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Keeping Hours (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.
Style: rough, suspense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, death, child, parenthood, parent child relationship, psychology, supernatural power, supernatural, psychological drama, life is a bitch, death of child, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 4K
Nancy Drew (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, bleak, non-linear
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, teenager, danger, friendship, love and romance, murder, paranormal, based on a novel, secrets, interracial, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.2
 664
Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, survival, deadly, danger, ship, mystery, youth, supernatural, underwater, pursuit, fear, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, urban legend, painter, supernatural power, supernatural, priest, painting, missing child, ghost, secret, uncover truth, isolation ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: ghost, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, danger, death, revenge, supernatural, haunted house, brutality, family, redemption, greed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
In the Name of Sherlock Holmes (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The movie follows two boys, Holmes and Watson in their investigation into the disappearance of the city's children that eventually leads to a dark journey into the supernatural.
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: children, investigation, supernatural, journey, sherlock holmes, clue, bully, tent, candy, pocket watch, gadget, caretaker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 57
The Incubus (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, supernatural romance, impossible love, mysterious character, supernatural, deadly, youth, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, small town, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.6
 642
Pet Graveyard (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of teens are tormented by the Grim Reaper and his pet after undergoing an experiment that allows them to revisit the dead.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, macabre, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: back from the dead, afterlife, life & death, parents and children, deadly, danger, pets, supernatural, cemetery, secret, violence, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When her mother suddenly disappears with no one to care for her, young Estrella ends up on the street and joins a gang of children.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, children, cell phone, gun, tiger, ghost, death, sacrifice, supernatural, graphic violence, evil, paranormal activity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, slasher, deadly, mystery, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, intrigue, escapades, betrayal, dishonesty, battles, destiny, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 2K
Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, obsession, danger, uncover truth, mystery, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 5K
Tag (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Female highs school students, including Mitsuko, Keiko and Izumi, become the targets of ghosts with various appearances including a groom with a pig's face and female teacher with a machine gun.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, tense, asian horror
Plot: murder, massacre, mass murder, japanese school, japanese girl, girl, school shooting, danger, death, surrealism, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, woman in danger, adultery, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, scientist, murder, missing person, spiritualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, investigation, victim, danger, strong female presence, life is a bitch, law enforcement, supernatural ability
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 1K
Wild Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written by Karel Jaromír Erben in 1853, contained twelve tales.
Style: serious, dark, romanticism, anthology, dark humor ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, religions or cults, fairy, folklore, magic, ghost, surrealism, hanging, church, soldier ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 10K
Holidays (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Style: anthology, dark, christmas horror, tense, captivating ...
Plot: halloween, christmas, blood, new year's eve, easter, holiday, kill, monster, witch, darkness, valentine's day, midnight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, femme fatale, disguise, neo noir, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, brutality, death, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Plot: doll, mansion, murder, curses spells and rituals, evil, supernatural, family, haunted house, devil, death, violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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