Movies and TV shows like Castle Rock

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Castle Rock (2018)
 7.7
 25K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, investigation, danger, death, crimes, paranormal phenomena, murder, mysticism, man with no name, lawyer, violence, mind reading, mystery, interracial adoption, forest, bible prophecy, family relations, society, anthology, 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, serious, bleak and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, danger, crimes, investigation, small town, supernatural and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Castle Rock: Bates Motel (2013), Wayward Pines (2015), Hemlock Grove (2013), Sharp Objects (2018), Dark (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 85K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: incestuous desire, small town, murder, family problems, serial killer, obsession, mental disorder, overbearing mother, motel, crimes, dysfunctional family, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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100%
 7.5
 49K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: small town, investigation, confined, danger, society, youth, beast, secret service agent, apocalypse, adaptation, isolation, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 34K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, small town, family secret, crimes, danger, investigation, protagonist as suspect, small town life, murder, parents and children, love triangle, gypsy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 46K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
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: bleak, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, journalist, small town, mother daughter relationship, secret, hometown, self harm, death in the family, mystery, family relations, serial killer, child murder ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 8.6
 103K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: atmospheric, suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: missing child, time travel, corpse, investigation, disappearance, time machine, school, small town, police station, cave, family relations, time loop ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 67K
Death Note (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: death, notebook, supernatural, mind game, violence, police, adaptation, chase, plot twist, mass suicide, fbi, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 18K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, danger, small town, supernatural, salvation, stephen king, suicide, mysticism, monster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 9K
Slasher (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, friendship, betrayal, survival, investigation, crimes, husband wife relationship, forest, artist, jealousy, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 12K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, police detective, investigation, father daughter relationship, destiny, danger, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 33K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, fbi, supernatural ability, investigation, small town, paranormal activity, danger, small town life, special agents, surprising revelation, social relations, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: summer, summer camp, plot twist, paranormal, camp counselor, murder, party, demon, exorcism, survivor, deputy, investigation ...
Time: year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 12K
Mr. Mercedes (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, mercedes benz, violence, murder, incest, incestuous desire, killer, stalker, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 604K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: monster, friendship, parallel world, supernatural, missing person, middle school, experiment, missing child, government conspiracy, small town, telekinesis, super powers ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 7K
Channel Zero (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Inspired by Brian Russell’s Creepypasta tale, Channel Zero: No-End House tells the story of a young woman named Margot Sleator, who visits the No End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, based on legend, bleak
Plot: supernatural, missing person, kidnapping, monster, small town, child in peril, death of brother, television, anthology, childhood, teeth, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, bleak
Plot: youth, danger, evil alien, save the world, little girl, investigation, manipulation, race against time, alien invasion, murder, deception, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 5K
Chambers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, heart transplant, danger, obsession, self sacrifice, family relations, violence, family, vengeance, death, deadly, father daughter relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 629
Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: danger, murder, crimes, death, violence, runaway, abduction, life philosophy, revenge, brutality, chase, vengeance ...
Place: germany, austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, small town, small town life, multiple suspects, who done it, crime, kidnapping, murder, missing person, sheriff, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.3
 9K
Tin Star (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: family relations, revenge motive, rocky mountains, danger, justice, crimes, life is a bitch, death, small town sheriff, threat, abduction, murder
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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, enigmatic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, vengeance, danger, murder, revenge, dishonesty, organized crime, betrayal, violence, death, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Keeping  Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: lawyer, missing person, female lawyer, investigation, family, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, mystery, crimes, twists & turns, family relations, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 40K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, investigation, missing person, danger, psychic, quarantine, time travel, powerful corporation, fate of humanity, government agency, crimes, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 1K
Revelations (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Set just before the start of Armageddon, the mini-series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: nun, murder, investigation, apocalypse, race against time, mother superior, end of the world, deadly, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, supernatural, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, small town, youth, massacre, danger, high school, characters killed one by one, murder, psychopath, who done it, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
South of Hell (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, religions or cults, demon, danger, small town, siblings relations, track down, family relations, devil worship, fall in love, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 101K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, friendship, good versus evil, clown, villain, investigation, giant spider, serial child killer, childhood, childhood trauma, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 16K
3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
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: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, life is a bitch, society, murder, danger, vengeance, culture clash, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 41K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, workplace, partners against crime, forensics, murder, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: scary, macabre, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, mysticism, danger, death, supernatural, curse, haunted house, revenge, redemption, family, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 708
Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: anthology, mystery, figment, danger, human nature, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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