Movies like Apostle

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Apostle (2018)
 6.3
 28K
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, ambiguous ending
Plot: ransom, cult, violence, father daughter relationship, prophet, religion, kidnapping, brother, brutality, deity, preaching, deal with the devil, church, murder, praying, vengeance, danger, one against many, good versus evil, dancing, pregnancy, god, supernatural, friendship, torture ...
Time: 1900s
Place: wales

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Most similar movies to Apostle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, blood, violence, death, danger, brutality and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apostle: The Wicker Man (1973), The Other (1972), Horns (2013), Friday the 13th (2009), The Amityville Horror (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 58K
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: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, christian film, scary ...
Plot: cult, investigation, trap, paganism, disappearance, ritual, island, society, mystery, missing person, amateur detective, virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, seaport, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 5K
The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, countryside, deadly, twins, danger, siblings relations, family relations, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, usa, holland, connecticut, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 69K
Horns (2013)
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: suspenseful, dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, uncover truth, danger, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, good versus evil, death of girlfriend, investigation, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, supernatural, family problems, parents and children, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 99K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, faith, new year's eve, christianity, murder, temptation, deal with the devil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1979
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
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, rough, suspenseful, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, survival, zombie, gory, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: supernatural, single mother, violence, death, female ghost, urban legend, parents and children, danger, kidnapping, investigation, crimes, civil servant ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.1
 106K
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: gothic, bleak, scary, melancholic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, loneliness, bully, friendship, gory, vampire human love, coming of age, fall in love, small town, transformation, blood, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 10K
Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, agoraphobia, revenge, female protagonist, violence, plot twist, brutality, obsession, murder, incest, tied feet, death of brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 12K
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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, hospital, suicide attempt, dream, supernatural, vengeance, mystery, rivalry, crimes, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, gothic, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, traffic jam, group of friends, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, small town, torture, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 50s, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 10K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: small town, sheriff, highway, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, supernatural, deadly, small town life, gory, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, mine, usa, salt lake city utah, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 17K
Bye Bye Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, rough
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, running for your life, gold coin, seance, deception, train tracks, violence, party, death, friendship ...
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 46K
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: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, slasher, stalking, filmmaking, serial killer, painting, alternate reality, fire, sleepwalking, kidnapping, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 143K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: witch, religion, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, wilderness, insanity, guilt, violence, isolation, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, confined, gory, crimes, deadly, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 29K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, haunted by the past, legends and myths, danger, revenge, darkness, child in peril, ghost, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, good versus evil, city, boy, cornfield, killer child, corn, blood splatter, priest, telekinesis, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Exorcism (2010)
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, serious, surprise ending, no music ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farm, satanic cult, satanic ritual, found footage, exorcism, human sacrifice, preacher, ghost, supernatural, imaginary, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
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: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, children, deadly, religions or cults, teenage life, danger, youth, rescue, slasher, supernatural, rivalry, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 27K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, angel, afterlife, prophecy, religions or cults, supernatural, society, insubordination, vicious, religion, christianity, devil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 10K
Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, supernatural, serial killer, mystery, vampire, apocalypse, clergy, deadly, supernatural ability, religions or cults, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: morgue, supernatural, witch, corpse, supernatural horror, autopsy, murder, witchcraft, self sacrifice, mysterious death, elevator, severed tongue ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 196K
Sinister (2012)
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, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, attic, danger, fear, small town, filmed killing, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1979, year 1998 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspense, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: disappearance, apocalypse, monster, insanity, investigation, small town, violence, police brutality, axe, suicide, rage, disfigurement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new hampshire, new england, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, father son relationship, dark past, investigation, church, psychological thriller, friendship, fear, teenage boy, mysterious villain, murder, double life ...
Time: 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 109K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, hostages, slasher, murder, survival, psychological thriller, mysterious character, confined, serial killer, violence, torture, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, psychological, rough ...
Plot: chaos, strangulation, good versus evil, urn, coffin, witch, rivalry, supernatural ability, gory, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%