Movies and TV shows like The Hunger

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The Hunger (1997)
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The Hunger (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Hunger is a British/Canadian television horror anthology series, co-produced by Scott Free Productions, Telescene Film Group Productions and the Canadian pay-TV channel The Movie Network. Though it shares a title with the feature film The Hunger the series has no direct plot or character connection to the film, and was created by Jeff Fazio. Originally shown on the Sci Fi Channel in the UK, The Movie Network in Canada and Showtime in the US, the series was broadcast from 1997 to 2000, and is internally organized into two seasons. Each episode was based around an independent story introduced by the host; Terence Stamp hosted each episode for the first season, and was replaced in the second season by David Bowie. Stories tended to focus on themes of self-destructive desire and obsession, with a strong component of soft-core erotica; popular tropes for the stories included cannibalism, vampires, sex, and poison.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gothic, scary, serious, erotic, anthology, sexual, sexy, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, vampire, crimes, supernatural, sexual relations, fall in love, danger, female vampire, sex, lust, crimes of passion, sex scene, seduction, power, murder, supernatural horror, desire, erotica, passionate interest, life is a bitch, poisoning, witch, monster, female nudity, stripper ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Hunger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, vampire, murder, mystery and imaginary mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Hunger: Night Gallery (1969), The Twilight Zone (2002), The Moth Diaries (2011), Vampire (2011), Dark Shadows (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: anthology, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, deadly, supernatural ability, danger, back from the dead, museum, human nature, art gallery, witchcraft, painting, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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100%
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The Hunger (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miriam and John are an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. She gave her lover the gift of eternal life and together they hunt. But John begins aging rapidly, he seeks ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, gothic, scary ...
Plot: lesbian sex, femme fatale, goth, vampire, nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, attic, gory, danger, dangerous attraction, couple relations, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, trapped, adventure, investigation, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, surrealism, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Moth Diaries (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, boarding school, boarding school life, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, social relations, youth, danger, obsession, female friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vampire (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A vampire, who works as a teacher, searches for suicidal female students and seduces them prior to sucking their blood.
Style: atmospheric, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, murder, suicide, danger, deadly, human nature, criminal heroes, crimes, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
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Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, gothic horror, curses spells and rituals, danger, estate, mystery, imaginary, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1790s, 18th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Dracula (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
TV show
Story: A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself,
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, mercy killing, palaces castles and temples, couples, mountain, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 816
Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of human nature. Henry Rollins was the uncredited host of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary, anthology ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, mystery, danger, human nature, figment, cautionary tale, morality
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, mysterious character, supernatural, evil force, danger, deadly, wrong place wrong time, woman in danger, honeymoon, alternate reality, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.6
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MindFlesh (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Chris Jackson is a taxi driver with a childhood trauma. The trauma has made him a portal for obsessions to pass from the mind to the physical world and hence disrupt the world's multiple planes of reality. Extraterrestrials that police the ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, murder, evil alien, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, crimes, taxi driver, childhood trauma, portal, nudity (full frontal - brief), love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
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Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, manipulations, mind game, supernatural, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal, venice, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 41K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, fall in love, small town, female vampire, immortality, supernatural, love and romance, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, imaginary, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.2
 112K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, dark fantasy, witch, werewolf, psychotherapy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, monster ...
Time: victorian era, victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
TV show
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, love affair, young people, supernatural, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Salem's Lot (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, small town, murder, priest, danger, supernatural, rivalry, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, israel, usa, middle east, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
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666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, mysterious character, danger, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 37K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, investigation, sex with brother, small town, crimes, danger, social relations, small town life, protagonist as suspect, family secret, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 6K
Blood Ties (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Blood Ties is a Canadian television series based on the Blood Books by Tanya Huff; the show was created by Peter Mohan. It is set in Toronto, Canada and has a similar premise to an earlier series also set in Toronto, Forever Knight, in which a ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, love and romance, love triangle, danger, private detective, investigation, immortality, crimes, romancing partners, supernatural, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Poltergeist: The Legacy is a Canadian horror television series which ran from 1996 to 1999. The series tells the story of the members of a secret society known as the Legacy and their efforts to protect humankind from occult dangers. Despite bearing ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: occult, good versus evil, paranormal phenomena, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, poltergeist, supernatural power, supernatural ability, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freddy's Nightmares is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990. A spin-off from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, each story was introduced by Freddy Krueger. This format is ...
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, crimes, supernatural, slasher, deadly, tv show, murder, fear, high school, serial murder, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, slasher, danger, investigation, mystery, deadly, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, obsession, sex, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, bdsm, love, fall in love, mystery, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 2K
Dante's Cove (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A young couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them.
Style: scary, sexy, suspenseful, gothic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, gay, ghost, danger, mystery, survival, haunted by the past, gay erotica, starting over, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, crimes, investigation, mysterious character, psychopath, murder, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, deadly, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 114K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, suspense, atmospheric, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, gory, friendship, bully, loneliness, first love, fall in love, friends, childhood, supernatural, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
To Sleep with a Vampire (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the world of humans. But when he kidnaps Nina, a beautiful but troubled stripper, his world is turned upside down. For after she discovers that he cannot ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, gory, supernatural, danger, femme fatale, stripper, drugs/alcohol, power relations, supernatural romance, seduction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible is a British comedy-horror anthology series created by Graham Duff, who co-wrote the series with Steve Coogan. BBC Two broadcast the series in 2001. It spoofs the British horror films of Amicus Productions, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, vampire, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, castle, british humour, satire, disorder, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
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Darkroom (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Darkroom is an American television thriller series which ABC transmitted from November 27, 1981 to January 15, 1982. It was an anthology horror/thriller series, similar in style to Rod Serling's Night Gallery. Each 60-minute episode featured ...
Style: anthology, bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, mystery, deadly, wizards and magicians, television, partnership, makeover, boogeyman, guillotine, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Deadly Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hitchhiker is a mystery anthology series that aired from 1983 to 1987 on HBO and First Choice in Canada. The series later moved to the USA Network from 1989 to 1991.
Style: anthology, scary, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, hitchhiker, chaos, supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, human spirit, vengeance, breaking the fourth wall, fear, supernatural power, hitchhiking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 3K
Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, murder, couples, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, countryside, dangerous attraction, gory, deadly, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%