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The Reckoning (2020)
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The Reckoning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her landlord, she is falsely accused of being a witch and thrown in jail for a crime she didn’t commit. She must endure physical persecution at the hands of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter and face her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, dark fantasy, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: witch hunt, plague, witch, pursuit, torture, curse, adventure, assassin, witchcraft, tough guy, occult, chase, black magic, danger, showdown, damsel in distress, near death experience, imprisonment, tragic hero, dark hero, stylized violence, dungeon, vengeance, widow, falsely accused ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to The Reckoning

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, witch, supernatural, rivalry, murder, curses spells and rituals and deadly mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Reckoning: Cry of the Banshee (1970), Black Death (2010), Loon Lake (2019), The Conqueror Worm (1968), Pyewacket (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In seventeenth century England Lord Whitman wages unending war on what he sees as the ever-present scourge of witchcraft, and many local villagers have suffered at his hands. But one victim uses her occult powers to curse his family, enlisting ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, witch, torture, revenge, rape, massacre, witch hunt, curse, werewolf, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1500s
Place: europe, england
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95%
 6.4
 46K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, sword and sorcery, dealing with death, mercenary, village ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.0
 338
Loon Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eager to escape the grief and nightmares of the city, Louis Olsen travels to Southwest Minnesota, seeking the peace of the rural countryside. When he accidentally disturbs the grave of a supposed local 'witch' Mary Jane Terlinden, what ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: witch, curse, ghost, small town, isolation, legend, undead, pastor, nightmare, witchcraft, cemetery, ritual ...
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, clergy, danger, crimes, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 8K
Pyewacket (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A frustrated, angry teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, scary
Plot: ritual, mother daughter relationship, black magic, forest, teenage girl, curse, witch, murder, devil worship, occult, female protagonist, witchcraft ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.5
 136
The Scar Crow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The three Tanner sisters live in fear after their mother is hanged for witchcraft, in her absence their father takes advantage of his daughters leaving the family somewhere between life and death cursed for an eternity.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, family problems, danger, deadly, graphic violence, countryside, violence spree, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, chaos, torture, coffin, black magic, supernatural, vengeance, danger, supernatural ability, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 1K
Terror (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A witch's prophecy - while being burned at the stake- curse condemns a family to horrible deaths.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, silent film, rough ...
Plot: curse, supernatural, murder, witch, danger, escapades, crimes, rivalry, ghost, heroes, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Satan's School for Girls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman enrolls at an all-girls college in New England to investigate her sister's suicide and is slowly lured into a witchcraft cult by a quartet of students wanting to make her their fifth member of their evil circle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: loss of sister, college, amateur detective, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, religions or cults, danger, death in the family, witch, secret movement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A devout community suffering from a plague is torn apart by a beautiful young woman and the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: plague, countryside, riddles and clues, isolation, imprisonment, assignment, danger, witch, character study, cult, secret, freedom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 820
Crowhaven Farm (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple inherit a farm and hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by supernatural forces.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: farm, witchcraft, witch, troubled marriage, birth, reincarnation, torture, nightmare, sacrifice, small town, pursuit, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 5K
Hagazussa (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The dark legend of the young woman Albrun and her struggle to preserve her own sanity, and tries to explore the fine line between ancient magic, faith and madness at a time when pagan beliefs in witches and nature spirits spread fear and terror in ...
Style: bleak, rough, scenic
Audience: student film
Plot: witch, superstition, forest, paranoia, cabin in the woods, illness, mental illness, recluse, mother daughter relationship, curse, society, countryside ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, fairy tale, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, adventure, bounty hunter, black magic, witch hunt, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, witches, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.8
 825
Three Suns (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The plague hits medieval Sweden.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: plague, on the road, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, medieval, woman in danger, adventure, strong female presence, painter, opium, crusader ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 5K
Epidemic (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The second of Trier's films known collectively as the Europa trilogy. The other two films in the trilogy are The Element of Crime (1984) and Europa (1991). Co-written by Niels Vørsel, the film focuses on the screenwriting process. Vørsel and ...
Style: stylized, psychological, cynical, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: plague, save the world, filmmaking, film within a film, morgue, obsession, apocalypse, obsessive quest, danger, partners, chaos, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 6K
Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, dark fantasy, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger, church, escapades, evil dead, priest, clergy ...
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 1K
Virgin Witch (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Christine gets her big chance at modelling when she applies at Sybil Waite's agency. Together with Christine's sister Betty they go to a castle for the weekend for a photo shoot. Sybil has lured Christine to the castle for more than ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: occult, witch, witchcraft, exploitation, countryside, fashion, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, twins, palaces castles and temples, virgin ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Age of the Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a world ravaged by a rabies virus that turns people into hungry cannibals, Alice a pregnant survivor, along with two other men, struggles to reach an island unaffected by the plague. Meanwhile a dangerous man is on the trail of a mysterious girl, ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary
Plot: walking dead, zombie, undead, living dead, deadly, cannibalism, violence, cannibal, zombie apocalypse, plague, death, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 3K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: curse, haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, old dark house, vengeance, haunted by the past, investigation, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sickhouse (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror lurks in the old orphanage, beneath a disused London hospital - a Seventeeth Century malevolence, the Plague Doctor, has returned to complete his evil masterpiece
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, plague, hospital, deadly, danger, mad scientist, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, crimes, supernatural ability, supernatural, archaeologist ...
Time: middle ages, 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Devil's Business (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two hit men are sent to murder an old associate of their underworld boss. Middle-aged Pinner is the been-there-done-that cynical veteran, while his new inexperienced partner Cully is about as green as they come. Waiting for their mark to return ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, occult, black magic, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, crimes, murder, contract killing, death, indoor, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 485
Inquisition (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is killing off Satan's servants.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: village, spanish inquisition, medieval, devil, satanism, death, devil worship, revenge, torture, curses spells and rituals, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Seasoning House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong violent content, kidnapping, confinement indoors, rapist, prostitute, sexual abuse, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, escape attempt, dehumanization, danger, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s
Place: europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Possessed (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Whilst growing up in rural Thailand, a young orphan girl is taught the ways of magic by her grandmother. But when grandmother falls sick, Dau is lured to Bangkok to find work so that she can buy medicine. She finds herself working in a go-go bar, ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, asian horror ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, grandmother granddaughter relationship, loner, revenge, prostitute, witch, grandmother, supernatural ability, evil spirit, danger ...
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Voodoo Possession (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine an insatiable demon that feeds on blood, thrives on pain, and reaches from beyond the grave to torment the living...and the dead. For believers and skeptics alike, there is nothing in this world or the next to rival the relentless evil of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, possession, voodoo, rivalry, danger, deadly, mystery, curse, standoff, showdown, salvation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, ritual sacrifice, occult, black magic, satanism, coven, danger, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, rivalry, giant spider, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Flavia the Heretic (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a cult besieges her convent, a young nun goes with an army of Muslims to destroy the convent and kill who wronged her.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, scary
Plot: convent, torture, injustice, rape, revenge, muslim, deadly, life is a bitch, society, fighting the system, danger, clergy ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 329
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gory, chaos, survival, supernatural, life is a bitch, rivalry, imaginary, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals, plague, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 213
Skin Crawl (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre
Plot: revenge, black magic, family curse, witch, death, witchcraft, murder, danger, conspiracy, ugly duckling, neck breaking, vomiting blood ...
Time: 21st century, 17th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%