Movies and TV shows like Castle Rock

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Castle Rock (2018)
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Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, anthology
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranormal phenomena, investigation, danger, death, small town, murder, crimes, violence, lawyer, interracial adoption, supernatural power, blood, mysticism, mystery, family relations, mind reading, society, forest, bible prophecy, man with no name, dishonesty, escapades
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, maine

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Most similar movies to Castle Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, small town and supernatural mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Castle Rock: Bates Motel (2013), Nancy Drew (2019), Hemlock Grove (2013), Wayward Pines (2015), Dark (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, mother son relationship, obsession, mental disorder, dysfunctional family, family problems, serial killer, murder, small town, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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Nancy Drew (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, tense, non-linear ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, teenager, danger, friendship, paranormal, murder, interracial, love and romance, mystery, secrets, supernatural ...
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Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, sex with brother, investigation, small town, danger, crimes, social relations, small town life, family secret, protagonist as suspect, brother sister sex, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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50%
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, small town life, beast, danger, missing person, murder, mystery, confined, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
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Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: time loop, time machine, time travel, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, cave ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 1953 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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71%
 8.7
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural, super powers, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, missing person, friendship, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: usa, indiana, soviet union, ussr
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60%
 7.5
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Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, danger, paranormal activity, small town life, special agents, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
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80%
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Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, self harm, mystery, hometown, journalist, small town, mother daughter relationship, murder, haunted by the past, family relations, reporter, alcoholic ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
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100%
 7.0
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Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: mermaid, siren, polyamory, boat, sea, legend, investigation, small town, danger, myth, fisherman, mystery ...
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100%
 6.5
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Glory Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wunderkind author Mike Dolan achieved literary fame at age 21 with a steamy expose on his seemingly idyllic Maine town. Four years later, he hasn't written another word and reluctantly returns home in search of an antidote ... where he is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, atmospheric
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious death, creative block, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: scary, mysterious, exciting, sad, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stephen king, supernatural, investigation, police investigation, mysticism, small town, private detective, falsely accused, mysterious event, unsolved crime, murder investigation ...
Place: usa, georgia
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100%
 7.5
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Black Spot (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the small bordertown of Villefranche, lost in the heart of a large forest, crime rate is six times higher than elsewhere in the area. Each new crime Major Laurène Weiss solves with the help of her unusual team makes her sink deeper and deeper ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, scenic, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, forest, crime investigation, supernatural, police, village, nature, small town sheriff, missing child, secret ...
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50%
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The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, stephen king, danger, small town, fog, supernatural, suicide, salvation, survival horror, family secret, secret, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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50%
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Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of human nature. Henry Rollins was the uncredited host of ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, mystery, human nature, danger, figment, secret, paranormal, mysticism, paranormal activity, puzzle, cautionary tale ...
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33%
Dead of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses – and first kills. Clearwater’s ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer, summer camp, murder, camp counselor, investigation, lake, trapped, paranormal, survivor, party, demon, self sacrifice ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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100%
 7.4
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3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting
Plot: rivalry, life is a bitch, society, murder, danger, vengeance, culture clash, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
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100%
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, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: ghost, danger, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, death, supernatural, revenge, haunted house, curse, brutality, family, redemption ...
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28%
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Residue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, characters in danger, rivalry, violence, killings, loss, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, peril, evil, crimes, government ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, murder, organized crime, death, violence, betrayal, friendship ...
Place: usa
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28%
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Slasher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, friendship, crimes, survival, investigation, husband wife relationship, betrayal, prison, jealousy, teenager, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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14%
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Prey (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prey is a science-fiction television series that aired for one season in 1998 on ABC. The series starred Debra Messing, Adam Storke, Larry Drake, Frankie Faison, James Morrison, and Vincent Ventresca.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Plot: survival, investigation, chaos, danger, genetically altered, global warming, deadly, escapades, imaginary, strong female presence, child killer, child murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, tv show, riddles and clues, amateur detective, media, danger, crimes, young heroes, youth, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.2
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The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, investigation, manipulation, race against time, murder, naivete, deception, kids in trouble, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
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Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, missing person, crimes, mystery, paranormal activity, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Yavarum Nalam (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Manohar, an upwardly mobile middle class Indian moves into a new apartment -13B on the 13th floor with his family. From the first day in their new home, the women are hooked on to a new TV show 'Sab Khairiyat'. The show is about a family ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, vengeful ghost, technology gone awry, family in danger, race against time, family problems, violence, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 4K
The Rook (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After waking in a park with total amnesia — and surrounded by dead bodies, all wearing latex gloves — a young woman must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain’s most secret (supernatural) service before the ...
Style: atmospheric, enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: secret, secret service, investigation, amnesia, murder, adaptation, supernatural, danger, fantasy world, job, superhero, supernatural ability ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
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Paradise Lost (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A psychiatrist moves with her family from California to her husband’s hometown in Mississippi only to uncover shameful secrets that irrevocably change the lives of everyone involved.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, confusing, surprise ending, rough ...
Plot: mystery, mysticism, secret past, death, dark past, life & death, multiple storylines, tragic past, secret, psychological drama, murder, secret life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
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Dig (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain ...
Style: captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, archeological dig, investigation, conspiracy, murder, uncover truth, danger, escapades, adventure, special agents, christianity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jerusalem, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, journalism, media, danger, law enforcement, heroes, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%