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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: tense, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: neo noir, missing person, farm, countryside, supernatural, asteroids and comets, danger, laboratory, meteorite, meteor, h.p. lovecraft, riddles and clues, in the woods, mystery, alien, water, soldier, farmer, mushroom, insanity, thunderstorm, library, professor, devastation, dead animal ...
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, deadly, mystery, survival, ghost and missing person mostly in Horror, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Color Out of Space: Colour from the Dark (2008), Behind the Walls 3D (2011), The Big Bad (2011), The Unknown (2000), Skinwalker Ranch (2013). 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: suspenseful, bleak, tense, scary, serious
Plot: farm, countryside, danger, mental illness, isolation, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, family life, deadly, blood, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: countryside, supernatural, mentally unstable, ghost, confined, losing-it hero, heroes, lifestyle, writer's life, hallucination, unfulfillment, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, bleak, surreal, tense, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, revenge, witch, werewolf, danger, mystery, obsession, supernatural, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Unknown (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 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: supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, isolation, wilderness, in the woods, biologist, forest fire, confined, hand camera, carcass ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, dark ...
Plot: investigation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, missing child, ufo, countryside, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, village life, missing person, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2011
Place: usa, utah
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36%
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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, tense, mind bending, serious, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, obsession, danger, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, uncover truth, mystery, father daughter relationship, hidden truth, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, infection, contamination, meteorite, farm, space and aliens, chaos, danger, escapades, supernatural, rescue, countryside ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, obsession, inventions and discoveries, scientist, professor, missing father, blackboard, student, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, bleak, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, danger, farm, countryside, alien, survival, deadly, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, riddles and clues, supernatural, abduction, mystery, danger, deadly, space and aliens, escape attempt, dishonesty, human host, deadly creature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: vermont, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: woman in danger, ghost, graphic violence, deadly, mystery, supernatural, danger, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, cult, monster, locked in a room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, mysterious character, riddles and clues, fear, supernatural, brutality, haunted house, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, military base, laboratory, supernatural, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 653
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, reunion, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, island, little girl, promise, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, danger, rivalry, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, nightmare comes true, danger, mad scientist, laboratory, family relations, disorder, parents and children, obsession, brain surgery, uncover truth, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: deadly creature, survival, mutant, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, violence spree, small town, parasite, bare midriff, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ 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, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, greenhouse, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, crimes, estate, fiancee, old dark house ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Dead Still (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, gore, missing person, supernatural romance, imaginary, gory, wedding, photograph
Time: victorian era, victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: village, danger, mystery, supernatural, crimes, deadly, buddies, estrangement, missing person, survival, trapped, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Enemy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story begins a couple days after the war has ended. A group of Serbian soldiers in charge of clearing the fields from mines discovers a man sealed inside a factory's basement. A mysterious man says he is 'ours', he doesn't ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: mysterious character, isolation, post war, military, supernatural, deadly, danger, missing person, prisoner, soldier, paranoia, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: deadly virus, confined, isolation, plague, laboratory, race against time, genetic engineering, workplace, experimenting, human host, obsession, genetics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Children of the Damned (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 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, danger, supernatural ability, social misfits, moral dilemma, children, telekinesis, killer child, genius ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: surreal, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, wizards and magicians, mystery, investigation, crimes, manipulations, police detective, rivalry, supernatural ability, serial killer, danger, manipulation ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Absentia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, clever ...
Plot: tunnel, missing person, missing husband, investigator, sister sister relationship, grief, evil force, supernatural, woman in danger, presumed dead, back from the dead, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, experimental, tense ...
Plot: new wave, society, rebellion, life is a bitch, danger, revolution, fascism, disorder, chaos, future dystopia, cult, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
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How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, confined, isolation, rescue, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, life is a bitch, on the run, in the woods, chaos, gory, end of the world, virus, countryside, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Left Bank (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chilling thriller about a woman, who upon moving in with her new boyfriend, becomes obsessed with the fate of the previous tenant and descends into madness.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: illness, running, mystery, missing person, memory loss, supernatural, athlete's life, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, losing-it hero, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages, 2000s
Place: europe, belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK, Ukraine, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.
Style: gothic, bleak, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, amateur detective, supernatural, isolation, friendship, convent, woman in danger, mystery, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, good versus evil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%