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Gogol. Viy (2018)
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Gogol. Viy (2018)
Original name: Гоголь. Вий
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mysterious Dark Horseman slays young girls near the village of Dikanka, and he has already butchered 11 ladies. Nikolai Gogol, a scribe from Saint Petersburg has to take charge of the investigation, but the closer he gets to solving the case, the more fits he has, causing macabre visions. When he learns the next victim is his beloved, Liza, he doubts that he can protect her and resist the murderer. Fortunately, he meets somebody who can help him: Khoma Brut, the witch hunter, martial artist and philosopher. Together they spend three dreadful nights in an old chapel reading the funeral service for Ulyana, the witch, and calling upon the ghastly evil spirit Viy.
Style: dark fantasy, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, imaginary, deadly creature, folklore, uncover truth, demon, investigation, evil witch, church, murder, superstition, countryside, forest, childbirth, haunted by the past, widow, dealing with death, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, in the woods

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and bleak films with plots about supernatural, murder, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, demon and violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Gogol. Viy: Gogol. The Beginning (2017), Forbidden Empire (2014), Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018), Evil Remains (2004), Rapunzels Fluch (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gogol. The Beginning (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on ...
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Plot: mysticism, witch, intrigue, investigation, murder, paranormal investigation, writers, good versus evil, secrets, paranormal investigator, dark secret, paranormal activity ...
Time: 19th century
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Forbidden Empire (2014)
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Country: Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
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Place: ukraine, europe
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Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Soon after Gogol's death, Binh names him guilty for the deaths of the Cossacks and the young women at the hands of the Dark Horseman, since he was the one who ordered them to be hidden in the barn. Bomgart is unable to perform a post-mortem ...
Style: dark fantasy, twists and turns, suspense, bloody, surprise ending ...
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Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 80 min.
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Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, ghost story, murder, fall in love, supernatural ability, investigation, vengeance, woman in danger ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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