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The Color Out of Space (2010)
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The Color Out of Space (2010)
Original name: Die Farbe
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arkham, 1975: Jonathan Davis' father has disappeared. His tracks lead to Germany, to the Swabian-Franconian Forest where he was stationed after the Second World War. Jonathan sets out to find him and bring him home, but deep in the woods he discovers a dark mystery from the past. Based on H.P. Lovecraft's short novel "The Colour Out of Space".
Style: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, mystical, futuristic
Plot: missing person, farm, countryside, supernatural, mystery, asteroids and comets, meteorite, laboratory, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, paranormal activity, forest, riddles and clues, alien, water, soldier, farmer, mushroom, insanity, professor, thunderstorm, library, dead animal, pet cat ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Color Out of Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and scary films with plots about danger, supernatural, mystery, deadly, ghost, crimes and blood mostly in Horror, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Color Out of Space: Colour from the Dark (2008), The Whisperer in Darkness (2011), Behind the Walls 3D (2011), The Curse (1987), The Big Bad (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Colour from the Dark (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pietro and Lucia live on an isolated farm with Alice, Lucia's younger sister. Poor farmers, they live tilling the soil. Pietro is a good worker and a strong man who, unlike his three brothers, is not at war because of a deformed knee. Lucia is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: farm, countryside, siblings relations, mental illness, family life, curses spells and rituals, isolation, family relations, mute or deaf, misfit, peasant, doll ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Color Out of Space (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Malaysia, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: mutation, meteorite, family, infected, farm, alien invasion, husband wife relationship, mind control, self mutilation, alien monster, farmer, father son relationship ...
Place: new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Whisperer in Darkness (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written in 1931, H.P. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Using its Mythoscope™ process — a ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, mystery, abduction, riddles and clues, space and aliens, escape attempt, dishonesty, deadly creature, conspiracy, human host, professor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new england, vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Behind the Walls 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1922, a young novelist goes to the countryside to write her latest book and falls victim to terrifying hallucinations and nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, tense, serious
Plot: countryside, supernatural, ghost, mentally unstable, confined, losing-it hero, writer's life, heroes, lifestyle, hallucination, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Curse (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathan Hayes is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Hayes family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, contamination, infection, farm, meteorite, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, chaos, rescue, countryside, water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
 245
The Big Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, werewolf, witch, mystery, obsession, rivalry, crimes, supernatural, riddles and clues, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Neverlake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, obsession, life is a bitch, uncover truth, family relations, mystery, family problems, hidden truth, father daughter relationship, lake, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, investigation, mysterious disappearance, deadly creature, supernatural, missing child, disappearance, village life, countryside, paranormal phenomena, missing person, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2011
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends discover an ancient book, the Necronomicon, the Book of the Deads. They discover that the book is a link between our world and the world of ancients creatures, older than our civilizations.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: locked in a room, woman in danger, ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, supernatural, mystery, monster, cult, deadly creature, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Unknown (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five young field-biologists are sent to northern Sweden to investigate effects of a large forest fire. However, what was thought to be some weeks of camping and easy work soon turns into a nightmare as they find the remains of a mysterious creature ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, deadly creature, supernatural, isolation, wilderness, forest fire, biologist, confined, found footage, strange behavior, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, inventions and discoveries, obsession, scientist, professor, missing father, laboratory, student, campus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Circle of Eight (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jessica moves into a loft on the eighth floor of a Los Angeles apartment building called The Dante. The other tenants all seem friendly at first, but when she starts witnessing horrible deaths, she must team up with her neighbor Evan (Doom) to solve ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, mysterious character, fear, supernatural, brutality, haunted house, filmmaking, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Marsh (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Writer Claire Holloway is troubled by nightmares of Rose Marsh Farm. She decides to vacation at the farm which unbeknown to her is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a teenage boy. Claire enlists the help of Geoffry Hunt to help uncover a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak, macabre ...
Plot: swamp, ghost, investigation, supernatural, countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, missing person, little girl, small town, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 698
Forgotten (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their childhood, Hanna and Clarissa were best friends. They spent every vacation together in an old summer house on a small island. Shortly after Hanna’s 9th birthday, they suddenly lost touch and only meet again unexpectedly 25 years ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch, overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, mystery, curse, showdown, salvation, crimes, supernatural ability, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man visits his fiancé's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, crimes, estate, fiancee, old dark house, radiation, paranoid, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 40K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, family in danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 1K
Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, offbeat
Plot: parasite, survival, deadly creature, mutant, mystery, supernatural, violence spree, small town, escapades, small town life, fire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Decoder (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: F.M. discovers that different sonic frequencies induce different patterns of behaviour in listeners, first in his own studio but later in the local "H-Burger" restaurant where the passive muzak appears to be wiping people's emotions.
Style: experimental, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, cult, future dystopia, revolution, disorder, chaos, fascism, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, mystery, riot ...
Time: future
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 1K
Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, farm, countryside, alien, evil alien, survival, survival horror, alien contact, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
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Silk (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A scientist uses his invention - the "Menger Sponge" - to capture the energy of a dead child's spirit in an old building. In trying to determine why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate, the team discovers the identity and the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: afterlife, ghost, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, paranormal activity, haunted by the past, who done it, crimes, supernatural, strangulation, child murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Village of Shadows (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Lucas Frantz invites his friends to visit his hometown Village de Ruiflec, they head in two cars to spend the weekend. The driver Hugo Kerimba, Marion Valeyre, Stan and his girlfriend Katia Brezinsky follows the car of Lucas, David Fontana, his ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: village, mystery, supernatural, buddies, crimes, estrangement, missing person, trapped, survival, murder, village life, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Children of the Damned (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six children are found spread through out the world that not only have enormous intelligence, but identical intelligence and have a strange bond to each other.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: evil child, church, supernatural, prodigy, social misfits, supernatural ability, moral dilemma, children, killer child, genius, scientist, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Whispering Corridors 6: The Humming (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eun-hee is hired as a vice principal at her old high school, where strange things take place in the closed down washroom. High school student Ha-young and So-yeon, who used the washroom as their hideout hear humming in the empty washroom, and ...
Style: psychological, suspense, mystical, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, ghost, supernatural horror, hallucination, mysticism, supernatural, haunted, school, paranormal, high school life, paranormal activity, female ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 35K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hotel, ghost, paranormal activity, workplace, amateur detective, workplace situations, escapades, partners, survival, paranormal, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 2K
Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, heroes, military base, deadly creature, mutant, laboratory, disorder, escapades, supernatural, mercenary, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Remake of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). Shot entirely on green screen. Some exact shots from the 1920 film were superimposed to properly replicate the original. Francis relates the story of traveling magician Dr. Caligari and Cesare. Their ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, serial killer, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery, wizards and magicians, manipulation, rivalry, police detective, investigation, hypnosis, woman in danger ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Sylvian Experiments (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and Japanese guinea pigs that had been found in the basement of a wrecked hospital. Out of the blue, there is a white light and when they look back, they ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, nightmare comes true, obsession, parents and children, family relations, disorder, uncover truth, missing person, supernatural, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Errors of the Human Body (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canadian scientist Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden, Germany. His contribution to their most important project - a human regeneration gene-has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: genetic engineering, deadly virus, confined, laboratory, isolation, plague, race against time, human host, experimenting, obsession, workplace, genetics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Saint Martyrs of the Damned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A reporter goes to a mysterious village to investigate mysterious disappearances until one night, his friend gets abducted and every citizen wants him dead.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: missing person, small town, mystery, bankruptcy, media, ghost, journalism, crimes, village, mysterious woman, hotel, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%