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: sexual, atmospheric, sexy, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, children, mansion, family relations, clergy, religions or cults, society, nanny, estate, master and servant, male homosexuality, seminary, religion, gay teenager, homosexual, beach, pursuit, boy, supernatural power, homosexuality, governess, bathtub, dead child, homoeroticism ...
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, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, haunted house, family relations, curses spells and rituals and children 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), The Awakening (2011). 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, mind bending, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, repression, estate, governess, children, master and servant, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, governess, pursuit, possession, isolation, estate, family relations, gory, supernatural, youth, danger ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Presence of Mind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, supernatural, ghost, mystery, death in the family, family in danger, woman in danger, mysterious character, master and servant, haunted house, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, serious ...
Plot: ghost, nanny, orphan, sexual abuse, mystery, supernatural, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, family in danger, school, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: nanny, governess, ghost, pursuit, possession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, domestic disturbance, couples, power relations, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: possession, mansion, dead child, children, supernatural, haunted house, brother sister relationship, governess, ghost, supernatural power, pursuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.9
 396
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, nanny, voodoo, mysterious character, ghost, deadly, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, danger, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, new york, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 63K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, boarding school life, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, gothic horror, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.1
 314
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: ghost, survival, starting over, family relations, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, supernatural, supernatural power, murder, haunted house, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.9
 499
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, serious ...
Plot: estate, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, trapped, secret, murder, ghost, hugging, factory, bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 388
Purgatorio (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: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, danger, isolation, reincarnation, supernatural, woman in danger, loneliness, neighbor, paranormal activity, haunted house, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, mind bending, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, uncover truth, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, ghost, mental institution, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, deadly, on the road, danger, estate, escapades, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 968
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, on the road, religions or cults, church, clergy, losing-it hero, farm, dealing with death, murder, ghost, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, couples, danger, family relations, family problems, parents and children, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 169K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, frightening, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, paranormal activity, adoption, children, haunted house, parents and children, redemption, secrets, cabin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 1K
Second Name (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the suicide of her beloved father, the biologist Daniella Logan visits her catatonic mother in a mental institution to tell the tragic event and her mother calls her "Josephine". Daniella goes to the cemetery and finds that her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: suicide, investigation, curses spells and rituals, obsession, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, supernatural, danger, destiny, father daughter relationship, uncover truth, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, obsession, adoption, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Nightcomers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
Style: scary, gothic, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: bondage, obsession, sexual abuse, nanny, orphan, ghost, exploitation, murder, evil, children, mansion, masochist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Haunting of Helena (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a divorce, Sophia moves to the south of Italy with her daughter, Helena. Their new home, an apartment within an austere building of the fascist age, is a chance for them to start a new life. But inside an old storage room hides a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, single parent, ghost, danger, deadly, haunted house, family relations, gory, child in peril, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 551
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, paranormal, halloween, ouija board, spirit, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 575
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 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, mystery, danger, supernatural, uncover truth, mentally unstable, death, violence, life is a bitch, college
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.1
 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, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, supernatural horror, investigation, psychic, demonic possession, levitation, father daughter relationship, doctor, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 145K
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: haunted house, psychic, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, missing child, kidnapping, good versus evil, child in peril, nightmare, parallel world, ghosts ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 2K
The Tomb (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, supernatural, estate, power relations, couples, femme fatale, deadly, danger, terminal illness, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 7K
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: twists and turns, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, disorder, workplace, crimes, evil force, haunted house, dishonesty, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, mystery, gem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.4
 4K
The Abortion (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, mentally unstable, family relations, haunted by the past, ghost, confined, mother daughter reunion, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, babies and infants, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, confined, woman in danger, isolation, haunted house, danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, in the woods, manipulations, dishonesty, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, possession, prison, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, human host, urban legend, youth, deadly, electric chair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%