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The Ninth (2019)
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The Ninth (2019)
Original name: Девятая
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Petersburg at the end of the 19th century was embraced by a massive enthusiasm for the occult sciences and esotericism. British medium Olivia Reed arrives in the capital of the Russian Empire on tour and gathers crowds of people at her public spiritualistic sessions. At this time, a series of ritual mysterious murders takes place in the city. Girls are abducted on the streets, their mutilated bodies are found in various parts of the city. The investigation is carried out by a young police officer Rostov and his assistant Ganin. With each new victim, things are becoming more confused. Suspicion leads Rostov to Olivia, and he decides to turn to her in the hope that her genuine or imaginary ability to summon the spirits of the dead can help to get on the trail of the killer.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, mysterious, suspense, neo noir, bleak, noir
Plot: investigation, black magic, search, occult, love, ritual, psychic power, book of magic, past, killing spree, storytelling, back from the dead, neo-noir
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, suspenseful and tense films with plots about investigation, danger, murder, crimes, supernatural, mystery and death mostly in Mystery, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like The Ninth: Detective Anna (2016), Gogol. The Beginning (2017), Azazel (2002), Eye of the Devil (1966), I See You (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Detective Anna (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Nineteen-year-old Anna, living at the end of the nineteenth century in the town of Zatonsk, unexpectedly discovers that she possesses supernatural powers. The spirits of the dead literally haunt her, begging to help. Aided by her visions, Anna ...
Style: captivating, mysterious, twists and turns, breathtaking, intellectual ...
Plot: investigation, female detective, murder, supernatural ability, ghost, partners against crime, death, clairvoyance, romance, danger, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Gogol. The Beginning (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mysticism, witch, intrigue, investigation, murder, writers, good versus evil, secrets, femme fatale, nightmare, dreams
Time: 19th century
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100%
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Azazel (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on Boris Akunin's novel 'Azazel' (English title 'The Winter Queen') set in Moscow in 1876. The novel started a long series quite popular in Russia. In 'Azazel' a young police officer - Erast Fandorin - ...
Style: tense, humorous, surprise ending, suspense, captivating
Plot: secret society, whodunit, power struggle, police investigation, terrorist plot, amateur sleuth, betrayal by friend, investigation, love and romance, intern, russian, private detective
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eye of the Devil (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French nobleman deserts his wife because of an ancient family secret.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: estate, danger, black magic, family secret, family secrets, family relations, deadly, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, nightmare, archery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france
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 6.8
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I See You (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: disappearance, missing child, kidnapping, investigation, serial killer, small town, cruelty, obsession, forest, murder, home invasion, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Apparition of Evil (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Chilling paranormal portmanteau following a researcher who stumbles across a collection of disturbing video evidence she has obtained from a mysterious source including a location recce made by two young filmmakers, Cain and Dion, who venture to the ...
Style: anthology, tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: curse, investigation, ghost, paranormal phenomena, witchcraft, possession, found footage, sacrifice, evidence, evil spirit, evil force, danger ...
Place: england
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33%
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A Dark Song (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, british horror
Plot: occult, black magic, ritual, angel, supernatural, demon, loss of child, isolated house, mansion, loss of son, ghosts, female protagonist ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, curse, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, murder, deadly creature, rivalry, track down, riddles and clues ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
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29%
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Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2016. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who has been terrorizing the city for two ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, exciting
Plot: ritual murder, serial killer, investigation, journalist, love triangle, corpse, jail, church, myth, assassination, twins, sex scene ...
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Satan's Stratagem (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Ďáblova lest is a Czech crime movie. The movie was making in Benedict's abbeys of Saint Václav in Broumov, the Church of Saint Margaret in Podlažice and City Museum, Chrast by Chrudim.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, exciting
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, ritual murder, investigation, police investigator, police officer, religion, serial killer, police investigation, snake, devil, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 6K
Strangled (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfü. A psychotic killer is on the prowl, who continues to slaughter young women while an ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, woman strangled to death, investigation, murder, strangulation, crimes, hunting, death, danger, psychopath, group shower, cruelty ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Black Door (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seattle, USA, 1999. At the demand of MEG, a camera crew investigates the strange course of events that brought STEVEN H., her boyfriend, to be hospitalized. Steven's condition is serious. His body has been severely lacerated by an unknown ...
Style: dark, bleak, disturbing, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, black magic, occult, revelation, cult, human sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, supernatural power, research, missing person, mysterious man, devil worship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Spectre (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renowned criminologist and occult investigator William Sebastian (Culp) recruits his old friend Dr. Hamilton (Young) to aid him in his current case. Anitra Cyon (Bell), the sister of prominent British businessman Geoffrey Cyon (Villiers), believes ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: investigation, occult, inspector, good versus evil, supernatural, cave, millionaire, demon, supernatural power, mansion, black magic, fire ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 4.2
 72
Blood Ties (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, crimes, mystery, danger, youth, stalking, deadly, struggle for survival, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, mind bending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 2K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, monster, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, reincarnation, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, maniac, murder investigation, serial murder, murderer, crime investigation, killing spree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 513
Blood Sabbath (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coven of witches captures a young man traveling through the woods. He gets involved in a power struggle between a beautiful witch and the evil queen who heads the coven.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, captivating
Plot: coven, witch, human sacrifice, curse, ritual, occult, nymph, convention, stabbed in the belly, seductress, sabbath, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 12K
The Unholy (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, mystical, mysterious, captivating ...
Plot: witch, journalist, miraculous event, virgin mary, healing, young girl, priest, religion, uncover truth, evil spirit, supernatural power, private investigation ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 702
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, murder, prison, danger, ghost, rivalry, confined, deadly, crimes, supernatural, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hazing Secret (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Megan loses her long term memory in an accident she had five years ago as a sorority girl. Every night, she has the same dream of a party and the death of a sister. When she's invited to a Greek reunion, she realizes it wasn't just a dream.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, memory loss, obsession, uncover truth, reunion, intrigue, dishonesty, ritual, therapy, mockery, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Vanished (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense
Plot: missing child, accidental killing, sheriff, police, camping, investigation, disappearance, missing person, husband wife relationship, swearing, pedophile, search ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Secret of Slenderman (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 64 min.
Story: After their bus broke down two friends, Sergey and Oksana, go into the woods, where they plan to reside in the cabin of Sergey's friend. Suddenly a monster starts to haunt them. A monster, which goes by the name of Slender Man...
Style: suspense, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, underground film ...
Plot: found footage, forest, monster, missing person, ghost, lost in the woods, road trip, uncover truth, mystery, russian, amateur, home movie ...
Time: year 2013
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 16K
The Empty Man (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: occult, cult, investigation, sacrifice, sect, creature, sex scene, teenager, suicide, bridge, lovecraftian, danger ...
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Lost Tribe (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Anthropologist Max Scarry mysteriously disappears while doing excavation/research of a lost New Zealand tribe on a remote island. His wife and his twin brother Edward are clueless as to what could have happened, a situation complicated by their ...
Style: psychotronic, ambiguous ending, sinister
Plot: tribe, revenge, cave, female nudity, possession, expedition, gun, affair, wilderness, mother daughter relationship, journey, search ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, crime, police detective, police investigation, mountain, ritual, corpse, crimes, faked death, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Valdemar Legacy (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared, Maximilian, president of her company, engaged the services ...
Style: serious, gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, curses spells and rituals, private detective, estate, uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, haunted house, danger, ghost, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ruby Herring Mysteries: Her Last Breath (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ruby and Detective Killian investigate a suspicious fatal car accident. With their yin and yang relationship, they solve the case, until Ruby finds new evidence that they may have it all wrong. Stars Taylor Cole and Stephen Huszar
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, captivating, light, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%