Movies like Apostle

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Apostle (2018)
 6.3
 48K
Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, exciting, psychological, ambiguous ending, psychotronic, allegory
Plot: prophet, ransom, father daughter relationship, deal with the devil, religion, kidnapping, brutality, brother, preaching, cult, violence, church, murder, prayer, praying, vengeance, danger, deity, good versus evil, one against many, vampire, curse, dancing, netflix, spy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: wales

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Most similar movies to Apostle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and psychological films with plots about violence, murder, danger, supernatural, death, blood and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apostle: Midsommar (2019), The Wicker Man (1973), The Witch (2015), The Believers (1987), The Endless (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 258K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: brutal, enigmatic, rough, psychedelic, disturbing ...
Plot: ritual, paganism, sacrifice, hallucinogenic drug, magic mushroom, trip, religious cult, community, cult, incest, death, ceremony ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.5
 76K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: cult film, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, island, virgin, foreskin, paganism, sacrifice, trap, disappearance, society, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 225K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, scary, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, family relations, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, black magic, religion, sacrifice, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, ritual, ritual murder, cult, crimes, family relations, religions or cults, deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, sacrifice ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 39K
The Endless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.
Style: suspenseful, emotional, captivating, suspense
Plot: brothers, cult, time loop, supernatural, childhood trauma, suicide, brother brother relationship, camp, brother, human nature, danger, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 44K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, supernatural, forest, found footage, death, fear, missing person, friendship, tree, chase, violence, hostage ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 117K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: suspense, gothic, atmospheric, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, vampire, bully, gory, vampire human love, friendship, loneliness, blood, friends, fall in love, childhood, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 40K
The Lodge (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two siblings spend the night alone with their new stepmother. Stuck in a remote mountain cabin, the trio are terrorised by a supernatural force.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: stepmother, religious cult, cult leader, murder, winter, destiny, female psychopath, life is a bitch, couples, violence, guilt, psychopath ...
Time: year 2019
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.7
 25K
The Rental (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples on an oceanside getaway grow suspicious that the host of their seemingly perfect rental house may be spying on them. Before long, what should have been a celebratory weekend trip turns into something far more sinister.
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, brother, ecstasy, house, surveillance, brother brother relationship, brawl, drug use, cheating, car accident, caretaker, hidden camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 108K
End of Days (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, deal with the devil, supernatural, apocalypse, heroic mission, temptation, save the world, christianity, danger, murder, nightmare ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 13K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, mystery, kidnapping, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, investigation, haunted by the past, woman in danger, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
 302
Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 103K
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, serial murder, death, in the woods, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, slasher killer, forest, human monster ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Seventh Sign (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
Style: biblical, bleak, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, supernatural, pregnancy, prophecy, sacrifice, destiny, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, religions or cults, worldwide chaos, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: haiti, nicaragua, israel, california, venice california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, supernatural horror, ghost, satanic cult, religion, evil spirit, human sacrifice, satanic ritual, preacher, supernatural, good versus evil, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 2K
The Campus (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Robert Wainwright dies after breaking his deal with the Devil, passing that debt onto his estranged daughter Morgan. She soon finds herself in a never-ending cycle of terror as she is brutally murdered then resurrected over and over again, each time ...
Style: twist ending, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: time loop, murder, deal with the devil, deathtrap, danger, death, mystery killer, repeated scene, stalking, father daughter relationship, chase, dying repeatedly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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 6.7
 69K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, dance performance, psychotherapist, curse, witchcraft, choreography ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1943, year 1977, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: sheriff, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, salt lake city utah, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Braxton Butcher (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Every town has a devil. For the small community of Braxton, that devil is Tommy Miller. A bullied and tormented teen who finally snapped, killing his friends and family at the annual Braxton town hall party, Miller escaped into the woods, never to ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: massacre, forest, serial killer, torment, murder, brutality, violence, danger, psychopath, maniac, masked killer, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 964
Black as Night (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires that prey on New Orleans' disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, the boy she's always pined for, and a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, contemplative
Plot: vampire, creature, young girl, supernatural, monster, supernatural power, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural ability, chase, violence, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, afterlife, secret, suicide, child abuse, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 54K
New Nightmare (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this meta horror film, a demonic entity uses the fictional character of Freddy Krueger to enter the real world and torment "Elm Street" heroine Heather Langenkamp and her family.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, hospital, supernatural, sleeping, painting, filmmaking, woman in danger, serial killer, stalking, alternate reality, murder, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 553
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Whistler: Origins (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Venezuela
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the mid-nineteenth century, in a small Venezuelan village, Father Giovanni and a clerk write the story of a supernatural case that they have witnessed, is the story of a mysterious specter, which the people of the town have baptized as "El ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, psychological, scary, tense
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, curse, abusive father, violence, revenge, murder, death, victim, vengeance, paranormal investigation, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After the traumatic loss of her mother, a teenaged girl tries to uncover the dark secrets behind her new home, in spite of her father's disbelief.
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, bleak, suspense
Plot: father daughter relationship, female protagonist, father, murder, ghost, supernatural power, escapades, fear, paranormal phenomena, youth, paranormal investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 27K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, exciting, scary ...
Plot: violence, nightmare, insanity, home invasion, serial killer, danger, torture, escape, doll, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Boy Behind the Door (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Bobby and his best friend Kevin are kidnapped and taken to a strange house in the middle of nowhere, Bobby manages to escape. But as he starts to make a break for it, he hears Kevin’s screams for help and realizes he can’t leave his friend ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: friends, danger, friendship, kidnapping, pursuit, youth, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, violent, deadly, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%