Movies like The Dark and the Wicked

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The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
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The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Style: scary, tense, bleak, dark, suspense, suspenseful, macabre
Plot: grief, supernatural power, mysterious death, haunted, paranormal activity, supernatural horror, death of father, death of mother, haunted house, loss of family, evil force, riddles and clues, suicide, insanity, nightmare, brother sister relationship, trapped, possessed human, family curse, pursuit, possession

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Most similar movies to The Dark and the Wicked

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and tense films with plots about supernatural, danger, haunted house, supernatural power, evil force, death and paranormal activity mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dark and the Wicked: Chasing the Devil (2014), Spirits Among Us (2009), The Amityville Horror (1979), The Ghosts of Angela Webb (2005), The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chasing the Devil (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Patrick McCord doesn't accept the explanation of his sister's mysterious death as suicide, and instead teams up with a team of paranormal investigators to delve deeper into the inexplicable circumstances that surround what he believes to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, evil, mysterious death, paranormal activity, professor, characters killed one by one, fear, violence, video camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Spirits Among Us (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Mark, Janice and their young daughter Julie have lived in their home about two months. Strange things begin to happen, first just annoying, then becoming terrifying. Television sets go on and off by themselves, strange noises in the attic, movement ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, christian horror ...
Plot: supernatural power, haunted house, good versus evil, pastor, husband wife relationship, demon, christian, supernatural, nightmare, pursuit, moving, video camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Ghosts of Angela Webb (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Angela Webb believes her house is haunted. Psychics Alexander Stewart and Bernadette Fieldstone are contacted to try to uncover the secrets hidden within her home. What they experience is more than a mere haunting. They come to understand that ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, dark, suspenseful
Plot: ghost story, haunted house, ghost, insanity, poltergeist, psychic, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, danger, terrorizing, evil force, exorcism ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, suspense, tense ...
Plot: exorcism, supernatural power, supernatural, priest, satan, young girl, save the lady, woman in danger, murder, devil, paranormal activity, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, supernatural, paranormal activity, panic, videotaping, couples, danger, nightmare, evil force, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Devil's Whisper (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Devil's Whisper is a supernatural horror film about demonic possession but at its core it's a psychological thriller about repressed memories, childhood trauma and the cycle of abuse.
Style: bleak, macabre, dark, scary, suspenseful
Plot: priest, fear, good versus evil, evil, life & death, riddles and clues, supernatural power, exorcism, god or devil, evil force, supernatural horror, paranormal activity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: devil, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, priest, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hollows Grove (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young filmmaker documents his ghost-hunting, reality show friends as their routine investigation of an abandoned orphanage turns into a nightmare from which they can't escape.
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: pursuit, supernatural power, ghost, found footage, haunted house, ghost hunting, paranormal investigation, paranormal investigator, supernatural, paranormal, night vision, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman uncovers sinister secrets while investigating the apparent suicide of her sister.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, woman in danger, danger, deadly, family relations, nightmare, apartment, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Asylum of Darkness (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After awakening in a mental asylum, a patient plans an escape to freedom, but finds an even more disturbing, supernatural world on the outside, one that threatens to keep him trapped in madness forever.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, insanity, escape, supernatural power, female villain, mental institution, death of child, villainess, female monster, child murder, suicide, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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1st Summoning (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four student filmmakers set out to explore an abandoned building famous for its connection with the occult, but as their journey becomes littered with strange behavior and unexplained phenomena, it becomes clear the horror they are attempting to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, dark, suspense, psychological
Plot: occult, curse, evil force, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, danger, abandoned house, deadly, violence, fear, supernatural, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, supernatural, mental patient, danger, deadly, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, supernatural horror, house
Time: contemporary, year 1974, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bornless Ones (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the help of her friends, Emily moves to a remote home to take better care of her brother, Zack who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. But what they don't know is that the house kept a terrifying secret that will haunt them one by one.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful
Plot: exorcism, haunted house, symbol, possession, characters killed one by one, obsession, slasher, body count, female nudity, dead teenager, slasher killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Exorcism (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Croatia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The main focus of the story is a young girl, Maša Artuković, allegedly possessed by Satan, whose deteriorating state results in the arrival of Viktor Supilo, a priest who is to conduct the rite of exorcism upon her. The ritual is to be performed ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, dark
Plot: priest, exorcism, clergy, obsession, danger, paranormal activity, supernatural, evil spirit, curses spells and rituals, evil force, journalist, possessed ...
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Final Wish (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the passing of his father, Aaron Hammond returns to his hometown to help his devastated mother and to confront his past demons. Sifting through his father’s belongings, Aaron comes upon a mysterious item that is far more than it seems.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: death of father, mother, artifact, ancient mystery, death, demon, danger, demons, family relations, evil, curse, good versus evil ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
6 Degrees of Hell (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six individuals are caught up in a supernatural perfect storm as an evil lays claim to one of them while threatening to tear apart the soul of a small Pennsylvania town.
Style: serious, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, danger, deadly, crimes, hotel, halloween, possession, evil, psychic, supernatural power
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fear House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a group of friends and colleagues tracks reclusive writer Samantha Ballard (Aleece Jones) to her remote desert house, their reluctant hostess informs them that they'll die if they try to escape. After her ex-husband disastrously tests ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: curse, fear, isolation, death, old house, danger, haunted house, survival, pursuit, paranormal activity, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Amityville Haunting (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This movie is a 'found-footage' film about the Benson family who move in to the infamous house where the DeFeo family were murdered in the 1970s over 30 years earlier. Things start happening to anyone who visits this house, and whoever ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, deadly, violence, husband wife relationship, murder, fear, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 817
Knucklebones (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of bored college students unleash a murderous demon while playing a dice game made from human knucklebones.
Style: suspense, scary, macabre, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: demon, dice, amputation, fear, death, supernatural horror, nightmare, pentagram, dealing with death, abandoned factory, characters killed one by one, teenager ...
Time: year 1976, year 2016
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Apartment 1303 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While celebrating with her friends in her new cheaply rented apartment (with balcony and view of the sea) on the thirteenth floor of a building, the young Sayaka unexpectedly jumps off the balcony committing suicide. Her mother goes insane and her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted house, investigation, losing-it hero, danger, grudge, curses spells and rituals, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 1K
The Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, Sarah Doyle moves back to her childhood home with her estranged brother, Richard. It's not long before Sarah begins to experience supernatural phenomena of a violent and hostile nature.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brother sister sex, demon, possession, evil force, isolation, demon rape, doctor, death, supernatural, incest, preacher, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.1
 306
Live Evil (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense, bleak, tense, scary
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, vampirism, vampire slayer, priest, death of father, blood, contamination, revenge, mother's boyfriend, female vampire, vampire vs vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bake Street Hauntings (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple accept an offer for $2 million to stay in a haunted house for a week. Based on real footage and events.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: fear, husband wife relationship, paranormal activity, married couple, darkness, haunted house, panic, house, danger, ghost, violence, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of student film makers are creating "Project Marble Hornets" when the production is interrupted by a series of paranormal events in this tense and shocking horror.
Style: scary, bleak, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: fear, found footage, supernatural being, monster, pursuit, uncover truth, danger, on the road, love triangle, handheld camera, hallucination
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 1K
The Complex (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, riddles and clues, haunted house, apartment complex, death, retirement home life, domestic disturbance, golden years, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hexecutioners (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two disparate young women working for a company that conducts euthanasia are dispatched to a remote estate to perform a custom assisted-suicide ritual, but unwittingly summon the wraiths of a Death Cult that once inhabited the property.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, bleak
Plot: cult, ritual, missing person, death, euthanasia, pursuit, haunted house, suicide, disappearance
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Curse of the Nun (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A damaged young woman is looking forward to moving to a beautiful new home, but the spirit of a deranged nun wants her to stay right where she is.
Style: scary, bleak, macabre, suspense, dark ...
Plot: curse, nun, god or devil, supernatural power, life & death, suicide, evil force, investigation, danger, altar boy, faith, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.1
 578
Hell Asylum (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A desperate producer faced with unemployment has the ultimate reality television program ready to roll.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, bleak, psychological
Plot: ghost, haunted house, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, gory, supernatural power, death, murder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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