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The Turning (2020)
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The Turning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland, India, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
Style: scary, gothic, suspense, bleak
Plot: haunted house, ghost, nanny, orphan, maze, female director, rape, mental institution, spider, tattoo, mannequin, governess, horse riding, fish, nightmare, swan, phone booth, tutor, niece, flashlight, sexual assault, nephew, pond, sewing machine, underwater scene ...
Time: year 1994

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Most similar movies to The Turning

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, death, ghosts and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Turning: The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), Annabelle Comes Home (2019), The Grudge (2020), Dark Water (2005), The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: gothic, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, child in peril, supernatural horror, danger, countryside, world war two, death of child, evacuation, cemetery, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
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100%
The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A year after their son goes missing, a family moves to Crickley Hall. When supernatural events begin to take place, Eve feels the house is somehow connected to her lost son.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, missing child, orphan, orphanage, child abuse, haunted by the past, supernatural, world war two, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, evil doll, priest, supernatural power, ghost, asthma, child in peril, nanny, corpse, hiding, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 21K
The Grudge (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to ...
Style: scary, tense, reboot, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: death, haunted house, ghost, crimes, violence, danger, disorder, domestic disturbance, adaptation, supernatural, ghosts, curse ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, year 2006, year 2005, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, danger, starting over, haunted by the past, parents and children, supernatural, imaginary friend, drowning, elevator, teacher, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle washington ...
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100%
The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
TV show
Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, scary, enigmatic, emotional, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, ghost, lgbt, afterlife, netflix, supernatural power, supernatural ability, family in danger, nanny, uncover truth, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 2020s ...
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100%
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The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, evil, ghost, insomnia, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 23K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, danger, ghost, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, psychology, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, mysticism, danger, death, supernatural, revenge, haunted house, redemption, family, brutality, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Unquiet (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, whether you do or not, you'll want to tune in for this superspooky flick that takes you inside an abandoned -- and possibly haunted! -- women's prison. A skeptic and her ex-husband, a documentary filmmaker, ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, ghost, paranormal phenomena, evil spirit, supernatural power, murder, skeptic, afterlife, ghost hunter, abandoned hospital, supernatural
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, evil force, curses spells and rituals, seance, reverend, hallucination, cancer, family in danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, vengeful ghost, grudge, crimes, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly, rivalry, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 179
Seance (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Half-sisters Aileen and Romina, along with first cousins Ruth and Sandra, reunite in Camiguin to bury their grandmother. Accompanied by Sandra's friend, Lucy, the five girls dare to call on the spirits of the dead when they find their old Ouija ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: premonition, mysterious death, ghost, nightmare, sister sister relationship, haunted house, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, curse, corpse, good versus evil, underwater scene, death ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: According to local legend, the ghosts of tortured slaves still haunt New Orleans' Lalaurie House. For The St. Francisville Experiment, a paranormal researcher, a self-proclaimed psychic, a Louisiana historian, and a filmmaker were given digital ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, cons and scams, gory, deadly, danger, exorcism, mansion, one night, experiment ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Soon after moving in with her aging aunt Dora, Adele meets Beth, seductive and mysterious, who tests the limits of Adele's moral ground and sends her spiraling down a psychologically unstable and phantasmagoric path.
Style: gothic, scary, bleak, suspense, queer cinema
Plot: gothic horror, caregiver, haunted house, lesbian, evil, loneliness, girlfriend, lonely
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, serious, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, pursuit, death, basement, haunted house, losing-it hero, dealing with death, life is a bitch, supernatural, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, fear, panic, paranormal activity, supernatural, nightmare, danger, videotaping, evil force, desperation, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, deadly, mental institution, danger, maze, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 101 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: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, afterlife, mysterious character, psychic, spiritualism, uncover truth, ghosts, supernatural, nightmare, parallel world, single parent ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, loss of son, tragic event, village ...
Time: 1900s, victorian era, 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Nesting (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn't know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by the ghosts of dead prostitutes.
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: ghost, haunted house, prostitute, supernatural, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), agoraphobia, isolation, gory, estate, danger, writer's life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, supernatural romance, estate, psychopath, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 3.7
 3K
The Remains (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, widower, danger, dark secret, house, troubled teen, missing girl, doll, radio ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal activity, psychic, nightmare comes true, ghost, family, fear, demon, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 35K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, gothic horror, obsession, old dark house, ghost, supernatural, disappearance, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1960s, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%