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The Turning (2020)
 3.8
 8K
The Turning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, India
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, doll, female director, mental institution, spider, mannequin, governess, horse riding, garden, phone booth, niece, flashlight, nephew, sewing machine, underwater scene, stable, cd, audio tape, puppets, maze, horse, puppet
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 atmospheric films with plots about haunted house, ghost, supernatural, danger, death, supernatural power and pursuit mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Turning: The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), The Grudge (2020), The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), The Haunting (1999), Dark Water (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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, child abuse, orphanage, haunted by the past, supernatural, world war two, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 20th century, 40s, contemporary ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, child in peril, countryside, danger, world war two, supernatural horror, death of child, cemetery, evacuation, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, year 1941
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 17K
The Grudge (2020)
Genre: 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, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: haunted house, death, ghosts, ghost, crimes, danger, domestic disturbance, adaptation, violence, disorder, supernatural, curse ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, year 2004, year 2006, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, occult, funeral home, evil force, curses spells and rituals, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 70K
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, ghost, insomnia, evil, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 59K
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, danger, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, supernatural, imaginary friend, elevator, drowning, teacher, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 22K
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, nightmare, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, psychology, haunted by the past, uncover truth, spirit, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Plot: doll, mansion, murder, curses spells and rituals, evil, supernatural, family, haunted house, devil, death, violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, evil doll, supernatural, ghost, child in peril, priest, supernatural power, corpse, hiding, demon, little girl, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: macabre, suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: ghost, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, danger, death, revenge, supernatural, haunted house, brutality, family, redemption, greed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 6K
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: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, car chase, grudge, family problems, family relations, crimes, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, family in danger, woman in danger, death in the family, mysterious character, master and servant, family relations, family problems, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 20th century, victorian
Place: england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, found footage, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, deadly, danger, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 168
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, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, ghost, paranormal phenomena, evil spirit, supernatural power, murder, skeptic, afterlife, supernatural, ghost hunter, abandoned hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, gory, cons and scams, danger, deadly, exorcism, experiment, one night, mansion ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bleak, suspense, scary, queer cinema
Plot: caregiver, haunted house, gothic horror, lesbian, girlfriend, evil, loneliness, lonely
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, scary, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, pursuit, death, basement, haunted house, unfulfillment, domestic disturbance, losing-it hero, supernatural ability, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.6
 331K
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, scary, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, mysterious character, psychic, supernatural, uncover truth, parallel world, single parent, supernatural ability, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, nanny, mentally unstable, estate, repression, governess, children, power relations, master and servant ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, widower, danger, dark secret, house, missing girl, troubled teen, doll, radio ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 180
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: premonition, mysterious death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, nightmare, ghost, curse, haunted house, corpse, good versus evil, darkness, underwater scene ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, tense ...
Plot: gothic horror, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Little Stranger (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, melancholic, scary, psychotronic
Plot: country estate, ghost, doctor, supernatural power, mystery, haunted by the past, disfigurement, fire, suicide, falling from height, maid, country house ...
Time: year 1919, year 1947
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: ghost, haunted house, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 2K
Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tv show, danger, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2009 mezzo-mezzo supernatural horror purporting to be based on a true story in which a cancer-afflicted teen starts seeing things in the new Victorian house he and his family moved into.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family in danger, new house, danger, child in peril, parents and children, dead man, doll, slave ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1993
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Remember You (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After an older lady hangs herself in a church, a new psychiatrist discovers she was obsessed with the disappearance of his eight-year-old son, who vanished three years earlier. Meanwhile, three city dwellers are restoring a house when they realize ...
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clairvoyant, ghost, disappearance, cold case, psychiatrist, dead mother, violence, haunted house, supernatural, danger, trapped, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 34K
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, supernatural, disappearance, ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, mystery, danger, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, woman in danger, adultery, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, scientist, murder, missing person, spiritualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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