Movies and TV shows like The Twilight Zone 1985

If you like "The Twilight Zone" you are looking for thought provoking, anthology and psychological movies or TV shows about / with supernatural, back from the dead, supernatural ability, mystery, investigation, human nature and hidden truth themes of Drama, Fantasy and Horror genre shot in UK or Canada.
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The Twilight Zone (1985)
 7.8
 11K
The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: thought provoking, anthology, psychological, atmospheric, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, supernatural ability, mystery, investigation, human nature, hidden truth, mysterious character, buried truth, nightmare comes true, nobody believes, abduction, society, imaginary, surrealism, body swapping, foreknowledge, freak, alternate reality, contamination, human host, supernatural power
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Twilight Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, mystery, danger, supernatural power, supernatural ability, mysterious character and paranormal phenomena mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Twilight Zone: Black Mirror (2011), Night Visions (2001), Night Gallery (1969), The X-Files (1993), Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.8
 478K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, philosophical, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, satire, dark humor, technology, media satire, gadget, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 887
Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of human nature. Henry Rollins was the uncredited host of ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, mystery, human nature, danger, figment, secret, paranormal, mysticism, paranormal activity, puzzle, cautionary tale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: anthology, serious, surreal, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, back from the dead, museum, human nature, witchcraft, art gallery, painting, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 210K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, alien contact, special agents, fbi, conspiracy, top secret, paranormal activity, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is an American television anthology series created by Lynn Lehmann, presented by Dick Clark Productions, and produced and aired by the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. Each episode featured five stories, all of which ...
Style: gloomy, offbeat, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fictional reality, uncover truth, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, imaginary, danger, mystery, escapades, belief, destiny, figment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Tales from the Darkside (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Darkside is an anthology horror TV series created by George A. Romero; it was released in 1984. Similar to Amazing Stories, The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The Outer Limits, Tales From The Crypt, and Lee Martin's The Midnight ...
Style: anthology, scary, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, nightmare comes true, supernatural ability, danger, nobody believes, paranormal activity, mysterious character, imaginary, dark humor, the underworld, freak, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 670
Memorist (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Dong Baek was a high school student, he suddenly gained a supernatural power. Whenever he touches somebody, he can read that person's memory. Dong Baek reveals his memory reading ability to people and he becomes a detective. He is gung-ho ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural power, mind reading, mystery, police, investigation, supernatural, inside the mind, mysterious character, police investigation, police detective, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 29K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, airplane, alternate dimension, supernatural, apocalypse, airport, survival, obsessive quest, stephen king, disappearance, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 910K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural, super powers, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, missing person, friendship, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: usa, indiana, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, uncover truth, hidden truth, buried truth, mystery, danger, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 298
Darkroom (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Darkroom is an American television thriller series which ABC transmitted from November 27, 1981 to January 15, 1982. It was an anthology horror/thriller series, similar in style to Rod Serling's Night Gallery. Each 60-minute episode featured ...
Style: anthology, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes, mystery, deadly, wizards and magicians, television, partnership, makeover, boogeyman, guillotine, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology, exciting ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, forest, paranormal, mystery, danger, youth, riddles and clues, alien encounter, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 13K
The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: spy, prison, gadget, mind control, research, scientist, convict, interrogation, experiment, government facility, anger, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 228K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, fbi, experiment, alternate dimension, investigation, creature, top secret, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, danger, mysterious character, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 631
The Unsettling (2019)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Becca, a 16-year-old girl, arrives at her new foster home located in a remote area. Her foster siblings are less than welcoming but none more so than the 11-year-old biological son of their foster parents. Becca tries to keep to herself and adjust ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, wealthy family, tragic event, teenage girl, mysterious character, danger, fear, supernatural, mansion, nobody believes, orphanage
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, investigation, miraculous event, back from the dead, supernatural, uncover truth, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, family relations, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, alternate reality, newlyweds, woman in danger, objects come to life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 608 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly, losing-it hero, danger, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.4
 44K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, scientist, danger, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, crimes, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.5
 62K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal, tense ...
Plot: small town life, crime, small town, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement, evil spirit, mystery, special agents, surrealism, mysterious event, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 8K
The Prisoner (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s about a government agent who is kidnapped and sent to a remote island known as "the Village".
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, village, desert, confined, uncover truth, isolation, captivity, prison, danger, mind game, escapades, society ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 2K
Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, psychic power, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, paranormal activity, nobody believes, danger, mystery, unlikely partners, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, journalism, media, danger, law enforcement, heroes, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Point Pleasant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, mysterious character, memory loss, dark heroine, human nature, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, betrayal, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Dead Zone, aka Stephen King's Dead Zone was an American-Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, credited as "based ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychic power, psychic, time travel, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural power, supernatural, life changing experience, hopes, destiny, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Deadly Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Hitchhiker is a mystery anthology series that aired from 1983 to 1987 on HBO and First Choice in Canada. The series later moved to the USA Network from 1989 to 1991.
Style: anthology, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, hitchhiker, chaos, supernatural ability, supernatural, mystery, human spirit, vengeance, storytelling, morality, breaking the fourth wall, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 103K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: trapped, life turned upside down, small town, supernatural, survival, small town life, society, danger, human existence, isolation, separated, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Declan Dunn has a fascination with mystical phenomena that began when he was buried under an avalanche and given up for dead. After he miraculously survived, he committed his life to investigating miracles and the absolute proof of their existence. ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: miraculous event, uncover truth, investigation, supernatural, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, psychiatrist, mystery, back from the dead, research, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%