Movies like Apostle

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Apostle (2018)
 6.3
 20K
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, prophet, father daughter relationship, religion, brutality, brother, kidnapping, deity, preaching, deal with the devil, danger, one against many, vengeance, church, murder, good versus evil, praying, forest, torture, tyranny, paganism, cult leader, tyrant ...
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, serious and suspense films with plots about brutality, violence, danger, blood, death, murder and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Apostle: Clown (2014), Children of the Corn (1984), The Den (2013), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), The Amityville Horror (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 18K
Clown (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.
Style: scary, bloody, atmospheric, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer clown, blood, murder, boy, transformation, monster, demons, father son relationship, slasher, supernatural, brutality, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, killer child, human sacrifice, murder, preacher, sacrifice, cornfield, good versus evil, cult, isolation, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 12K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, hacking, witnessing a crime, danger, cyberspace, video chat, woman in danger, fear, brutality, talking to the camera, sadism, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, private detective, investigation, neo noir, alcoholic, crime, corpse, private investigator, mafia, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, rough, suspenseful, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, danger, domestic disturbance, murder, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, family problems, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 79K
The Guest (2014)
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: danger, soldier, family in danger, mysterious character, murder, bullying, halloween, dishonesty, family relations, ex soldier, teenager, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, murder, gory, vengeance, danger, dangerous attraction, monster, blood, death, adultery, demons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 83K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: church, clergy, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, danger, teachers and students, hospital, apprentice, exorcist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.4
 14K
Ghostland (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
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, tense, scary, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, danger, doll, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, violence, female protagonist, insanity, home invasion, escape, blood, sadistic psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 112K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, violence, evil doll, danger, toy comes to life, paranormal activity, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 105K
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: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, group of friends, slasher, wax museum, ghost town, deadly, gory, woman in danger, traffic jam, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 2K
Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage boy discovers the perpetrators of several brutal kidnappings in his home town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: kidnapping, survival, in the woods, brutality, violence, teenager, discovery, confined, danger, missing child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 58K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, high school life, youth, internet, vengeance, violence, teenager, death, skype, one night, bullying, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, rough ...
Plot: desert, blood, cannibalism, survival, rape, gory, kidnapping, incest, family in danger, stalking, danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, danger, captivity, kidnapping, confined, crimes, deadly, survival, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 142K
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, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, isolation, in the woods, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
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: suspense, gothic, atmospheric, surreal, scary ...
Plot: insanity, disappearance, small town, violence, paranoia, apocalypse, ghost town, publisher, insurance investigator, crucifix, church, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 97K
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, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, christianity, bible, atheist, priest, faith, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: small town, sheriff, highway, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, family in danger, gory, danger, deadly, supernatural, small town life, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, mine, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 56K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: cult, island, investigation, supernatural horror, foreskin, paganism, disappearance, ritual, human sacrifice, virgin, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 13K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, danger, life turned upside down, woman in danger, one-night stand, vengeance, death, disorder, violence, virus, brutality, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, good versus evil, mystery, twins, unlikely criminals, twin brother, siblings relations, psychopath, countryside, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, danger, drugs/alcohol, violence, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.4
 32K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, danger, parents and children, crimes, manipulation, deception, problem child, disbelieving adult, youth, investigation, sadism, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, maine, usa, japan, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 17K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wish come true, violence, genie, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, death, blood, demons, mythology, transformation ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 102
Blind Turn (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a devoted family man who descends into madness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, captivity, confined, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, vengeance, drunk driving, family tragedy, haunted by the past, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, killer child, telekinesis, corn, city, cornfield, boy, priest, blood splatter, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 67K
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: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, cynical, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, crimes, vengeance, uncover truth, danger, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, deadly, murder, death of girlfriend, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, turkey, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We Are Monsters (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emma is kidnapped and imprisoned by a trio of psychopaths.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting
Plot: rape, vengeance, woman in danger, confined, crimes, survival, danger, brutality, violence, torture, abduction, escape attempt ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, cult, camp, serial killer, revenge, drowning, teenager, knife murder, mystery killer, maniac, cabin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%