Movies like Turn of the Screw

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Turn of the Screw (1985)
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Turn of the Screw (1985)
Original name: Otra vuelta de tuerca
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Spanish version of Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw".
Style: gothic, atmospheric, sexy, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, sexual, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: ghost, religion, mansion, supernatural, children, beach, boy, governess, gay interest, dead child, homoeroticism, gays and lesbians, haunted house, seminary, male homosexuality, nanny, family relations, society, clergy, estate, master and servant, religions or cults, gay teenager, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to Turn of the Screw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about ghost, supernatural, danger, haunted house, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals and family relations mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Turn of the Screw: Presence of Mind (1999), In a Dark Place (2006), The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995), London Voodoo (2004), House of Usher (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, gothic horror ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, estate, repression, children, female nudity, youth, governess ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
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95%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henry James' classic tale of terror The Turn of the Screw receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a governess for two children, Miles and Flora (Nilo Mur and Ella ...
Style: scary, gothic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural, mystery, family relations, family problems, master and servant, mysterious character, family in danger, death in the family, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Turn of the Screw (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, youth, governess, haunted house, possession, ghost, supernatural, family relations, estate, isolation, curses spells and rituals, understanding ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
In a Dark Place (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The disturbed arts teacher, Anna Veigh, is hired by Mr. Laing as a governess to raise Flora and her brother Miles. Anna believes that the ghosts of the former governess, Miss Jessel, and housekeeper, Peter Quint, are in the property haunting the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, sexual abuse, child abuse, nanny, mystery, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, governess, estate, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Turn of the Screw (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
Style: slasher, gothic, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: nanny, ghost, governess, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, possession, mystery, mysterious character, losing-it hero, master and servant, mischievous children, supernatural ability ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of their former care givers.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted, supernatural, brother sister relationship, governess, possession, mansion, dead child, children, supernatural power, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, nanny, voodoo, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, family relations, couples, ghost, mysterious character, parents and children, family problems, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.1
 562
House of Usher (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, gay, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, murder, secret, trapped, ghost, house, homosexual, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.1
 350
House of Bad (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Yearning to break free from their sordid pasts, three sisters unite for a simple plan: steal enough drugs to set themselves up for a new life. But when the eldest sister Teig decides they're going to hide out in their old, abandoned family ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family relations, survival, crimes, on the run, drug dealing, starting over, supernatural power, murder, haunted house, woman urinating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 1K
Psalm 21 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Henrik is a young father who lives in Stockholm, constantly plagued by nightmares with his deceased mother. One day, he receives the news that his father, father, who lives in a remote village, it is drowned and died. The circumstances of drowning ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, church, religions or cults, clergy, losing-it hero, on the road, farm, dealing with death, ghost, murder, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 421
Purgatory (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A woman must survive the night after she welcomes a neighbor's child into her home.
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, reincarnation, isolation, loneliness, woman in danger, supernatural, neighbor, paranormal activity, family in danger, evil force, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, supernatural, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, mental institution, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 3K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, psychological thriller
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, on the road, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, survival, gladiator, graphic violence, teenager, mansion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost, supernatural ability, parents and children, adoption, obsession, adopted son, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, child, killer child, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, supernatural, mystery, estate, hospital, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, hidden treasure, love affair, strangulation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 654
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ouija board, halloween, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, murder, violence, death, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 11K
Apartment 143 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in a newly occupied apartment. Telephone calls with no caller, mysterious shadows, extraordinary light emissions, flying objects, and exploding light ...
Style: scary, serious, enigmatic, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, found footage, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural horror, demonic possession, psychic, levitation, doctor, father daughter relationship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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 1K
Blackwood (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, violence, death, folklore, life is a bitch, college, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: faith, small town, terminal illness, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, supernatural ability, healing power ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 8K
Pizza (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story is about how around a pizza delivery boy lands in a mysterious circumstance and how it works a dramatic change in his life. A very different thriller which will make you sweat.
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, workplace, ghost, crimes, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, life turned upside down, evil force, haunted house, pregnancy, gem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 2K
Conjurer (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife, Helen, begin to suspect that a ramshackle cabin on their property is haunted by the malevolent spirit of a long-dead witch who ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curse, family problems, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, orphan, murder, spirit, infection, supernatural ability, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 160K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, poltergeist, psychic, suburban life, child in peril, haunted, nightmare, parallel world, good versus evil, missing child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Coffin (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Thailand, Singapore
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the Thai custom to cheat death and rid oneself of bad luck, a man who lays in a coffin for an evening subsequently experiences a series of terrifying incidents
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, terminal illness, curses spells and rituals, ritual, supernatural power, near death experience, healing, fear, death, death of fiance, claustrophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, mental illness, ghost, crimes, couple relations, father son relationship, supernatural power, dementia, stalking, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 1K
Cinderella (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Though having never once in her life seen her father, Hyun-soo has never felt his absense, as there is a perfect mother for her. Her mother is also a renowned plastic surgeon, so she is never lonely, surrounded by girls who want beauty consultations ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, obsession, supernatural, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, nightmare, murder, haunted by the past, uncover truth, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.4
 4K
The Abortion (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, scary, rough, serious
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, family relations, mentally unstable, confined, haunted by the past, ghost, afterlife, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter reunion, babies and infants, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hold Your Breath (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on holiday doesn't hold ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, possession, prison, urban legend, youth, human host, redneck, electric chair, serial killer, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 362K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, scary, gothic ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, mysterious character, uncover truth, spiritualism, able to see the dead, psychic, nightmare, mansion, isolation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 58K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, macabre, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, poltergeist, clown, demon, family relations, monster, brutality, child in peril, chaos and mayhem, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%