Movies like Apostle

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 6.5
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Apostle
Genre: 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.
Plot: cult, prophet, father daughter relationship, religion, church, ransom, murder, deity, forest, torture, possessed woman, deal with the devil, lamb, god, throat cut, sister, preaching, praying, stabbing, death of protagonist, animal sacrifice, axe, brother, kidnapping, prisoner ...
Place: wales

Most similar movies to Apostle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and serious films with plots about murder, cult, blood, death, violence, supernatural and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apostle: Rawhead Rex (1986), The Wicker Man (1973), The Wicker Man (2006), Horns (2013), The Guest (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.1
 4K
Rawhead Rex
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody, bleak ...
Plot: monster, gory, supernatural, irish, blood, deadly creature, monsters, demons, curses spells and rituals, village, mythology, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.6
 56K
The Wicker Man
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: cult, island, investigation, mystery, supernatural, religion, dancing, christianity, sacrifice, culture clash, obsession, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   59%
 
 3.7
 58K
The Wicker Man
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Plot: island, small town, investigation, death, sacrifice, missing child, cult, betrayal, chase, mystery, religions or cults, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   58%
 
 6.5
 67K
Horns
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.
Style: dark humor, serious, offbeat, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, vengeance, murder mystery, devil, drugs/alcohol, protagonist as suspect, dark fantasy, male nudity, violence, blood, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, turkey, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   56%
 
 6.7
 79K
The Guest
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: murder, bullying, halloween, violence, gunfight, brutality, revenge, blood, mysterious character, mystery, drugs/alcohol, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   73%
 
 5.7
 10K
The Woods
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, gory, monster, vengeance, witch, bullying, hospital, gore, teenage life, supernatural, violence, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1965, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
Blood of the Tribades
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A vampire named Bathor turned an entire village to vampires, stuck around long enough to teach them to survive, and then promised to return in 2000 years after conquering the rest of the continent. The only problem with this plan is that the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, lesbian, religion, lesbian vampire, fangs, vampire bite, wooden stake, bottle, holy water, eye, bite, male masturbation ...
Place: new england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   65%
 
 6.3
 14K
Dagon
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, sacrifice, supernatural, god, monster, chase, cult, transformation, destiny, survival, dark hero, splatter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   56%
 
 5.5
 100K
Red Riding Hood
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, mystery, village, romance, danger, fall in love, chase, betrayal, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   72%
 
The Mephisto Waltz
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A frustrated pianist himself, music journalist Myles Clarkson is thrilled to interview virtuoso Duncan Ely. Duncan, however, is terminally ill and not much interested in Myles until noticing that Myles' hands are ideally suited for piano. ...
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, musician's life, supernatural ability, switching roles, mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, aging, incest, occult, satanist, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
In the Mouth of Madness
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gory, insanity, small town, apocalypse, violence, paranoia, investigation, monster, supernatural, end of the world, mind game, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, new england, new hampshire, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
 5.4
 10K
The Dark
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, 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: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, small town, mysterious character, mystery, parents and children, afterlife, death in the family, missing person, haunted by the past, suicide, secret, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 5.0
 129
The Commune
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Jenny Cross has to spend summer vacation with her deadbeat dad in his creepy commune, she thinks clean living and boredom will kill her. But some fates are worse than death.
Style: suspense, avant garde, surprise ending
Plot: cult, incest overtones, male nudity, gagged, dancing, female nudity, gore, murder, sex, flashback, singing, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
 5.7
 97K
End of Days
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: scary, suspense, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, apocalypse, christianity, supernatural, good versus evil, chase, violence, race against time, strong sexual content, gory, end of the world, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1979, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Berlin: Part 1
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Taking place before and after the event of the film Savage High (2015). A wacko is on the loose and is ready to get revenge upon the death of his friend and will try to destroy 'Delia Fox', the murderer from the previous film Psychedelia ...
Style: light, dark, suspense, sexy
Plot: payback, black, thrill ride, kidnap, kidnapped, haunted, woman killed, ass, retro, killer doll, black people, cult ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
The Haunting of Molly Hartley
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, haunted by the past, high school, deadly, youth, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, high school life, teenage life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 6.3
 43K
The Ritual
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Plot: lost in the woods, cabin, hiking, robbery, norse mythology, guilt, forest, friends, monster, survival horror, guilty conscience, murder ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
 6.8
 135K
The Witch
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Brazil
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, isolation, insanity, paranoia, cult, religion, guilt, devil, violence, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 7.7
 337K
Get Out
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: tense, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, interracial romance, plot twist, secrets, family, cult, brainwashing, violence, survival, missing, female villain, friendship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
 5.7
 31K
Regression
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, sexual abuse, hospital, memory loss, uncover truth, psychology, police investigation, psychiatry, plot twist, memory, mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.5
 142K
Evil Dead
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, demons, supernatural, zombie, blood, brutality, violence, curses spells and rituals, group of friends, isolation, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, religions or cults, danger, mystery, deadly, escapades, supernatural, children, murder, rescue, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Alpha Delta Zatan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alpha Delta Zatan is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of a frat house, the film follows the increased paranoia between members of a fraternity as they start to disappear at the hands of a masked killer.
Plot: slasher, shower scene, murder, violence, male nudity, blood, knife, death, stabbing, paranormal, mystery killer, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
A Cure for Wellness
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: suspense, gothic, scary, tense, dark ...
Plot: torture, insanity, paranoia, goth, mystery, spa, first contact, twists & turns, doctors, cult, secrets, catastrophe ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, investigation, supernatural, demons, surveillance, insanity, memory loss, surveillance footage, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Last Exorcism
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, blood, religion, clergy, devil, demons, death, murder, hospital, farm, curses spells and rituals, witches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
Chernobyl Diaries
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, survival, death, mutant, brutality, nuclear power plant, radiation, virus, group of friends, zombie, chase ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 5.7
 21
Shockwave
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just as Wes thought his summer couldn't get any worse it got terrifying when he wakes up one morning to find a bloody mess with a letter to add the cherry on top to a confusing puzzle that leads to a gruesome trail of shock and horror.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: body count, scare, psycho killer, slasher, homicidal maniac, bad guy, hair, shower, blood, knife, blood splatter, blonde ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
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