Movies and TV shows like Castle Rock

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Castle Rock (2018)
 7.8
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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, mysticism, man with no name, lawyer, violence, mind reading, paranormal phenomena, mystery, murder, forest, interracial adoption, bible prophecy, family relations, society, dishonesty, escapades
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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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 danger, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, death and supernatural mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Castle Rock: Bates Motel (2013), Hemlock Grove (2013), Death Note (2017), The Mist (2017), Slasher (2016). 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: motel, small town, obsession, dysfunctional family, serial killer, murder, family problems, overbearing mother, mad, crimes, teenage life, incestuous desire ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
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 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, investigation, small town, protagonist as suspect, crimes, family secret, danger, parents and children, murder, gypsy, love triangle, deformity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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75%
 4.5
 65K
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, suspense, exciting
Plot: death, notebook, mind game, adaptation, police, violence, chase, betrayal, mass suicide, fbi, plot twist, supernatural ...
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, breathtaking, bleak
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, small town, supernatural, salvation, mysticism, suicide, monster, stephen king
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 8K
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, flashback, blood, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 11K
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: changing the past or future, time travel, police detective, investigation, destiny, danger, father daughter relationship, redemption, murder, ham radio, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 48K
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: mind bending, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: small town, investigation, confined, youth, adaptation, apocalypse, danger, secret service agent, society, transformation, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.2
 40K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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: suspense, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder investigation, journalist, small town, mother daughter relationship, hometown, self harm, serial killer, mystery, death in the family, family relations, reporter, secret ...
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, fbi, small town, investigation, paranormal activity, danger, social relations, special agents, small town life, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, little girl, manipulation, investigation, race against time, deception, murder, alien invasion, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: rough, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, danger, death, violence, runaway, chase, revenge, brutality, abduction, life philosophy, vengeance, crimes ...
Place: germany, austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, small town, crime, small town life, missing person, who done it, kidnapping, murder, multiple suspects, mysterious death, mystery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, missing person, investigation, danger, psychic, mystery, time travel, quarantine, powerful corporation, government agency, fate of humanity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 8K
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, justice, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, death, small town sheriff, threat, abduction, murder
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, dishonesty, murder, revenge, organized crime, violence, betrayal, death, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, riddles and clues, workplace, partners against crime, murder, investigation, forensics, crime investigation, crimes, mystery, interrogation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: rivalry, life is a bitch, society, danger, murder, vengeance, culture clash, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, youth, small town, danger, massacre, high school, murder, who done it, psychopath, characters killed one by one, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, demon, danger, religions or cults, small town, siblings relations, track down, family relations, devil worship, deception, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Innocents (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a teenage couple runs away to be together, the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: physical appearance, supernatural ability, body transformation, policewoman, teenage love, manipulation, family relations, mystery, escape, police, violence, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 26K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, investigation, crimes, superhuman powers, experiment, danger, government agency, psychic, heroes, mind control, enemy, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: nun, race against time, end of the world, mother superior, apocalypse, investigation, murder, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, religions or cults, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, psychological
Plot: police investigation, special agents, african american, serial killer, mystery, crimes, ex military, policewoman, law enforcement, murder, urban, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 49K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, danger, policewoman, investigation, mystery, forensics, deadly, medical examiner, forensic evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 20K
HAPPY! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man, floats adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged ...
Style: bleak, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: hitman, imaginary friend, kidnapping, goofy hero, brutality, investigation, fight scenes, crimes, swearing, murder, gory, revenge ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 56K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, psychedelic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, travel, death, deception, ex convict, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 55K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, witchcraft, time travel, investigation, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, fbi, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, murder, partners against crime, track down, crimes, race against time, police detective, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 2K
Erased (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After finding his mom killed, Satoru's time-traveling ability takes him back 18 years for a chance to prevent her death and those of three classmates.
Style: captivating, suspense, sad, exciting
Plot: time travel, serial killer, investigation, murder, danger, children, friendship, parents and children, tragedy, family relations, death, mystery killer
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, clown, good versus evil, villain, giant spider, friendship, investigation, deadly, serial child killer, childhood, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1960 ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%