Movies like Fear(s) of the Dark

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Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
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Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
Original name: Peur(s) du noir
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, epic, psychotronic, anthology
Plot: nightmare, dangerous animal, danger, nightmare comes true, cowardliness, couples, dangerous attraction, fear, monster, ghost, dog, death, hospital, surrealism, isolation, bullying, bestiality, friendship, female director, sex, teenager, school, samurai, demon, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Fear(s) of the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, atmospheric and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, death, ghost, murder, violence and blood mostly in Animation, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fear(s) of the Dark: Perfect Blue (1997), The Apostle (2012), Another (2012), Ao Oni The Animation (2017), Ajin: Demi-Human - Compel (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, obsession, singer, murder, mind game, tv show, split personality, mentally unstable, actor's life, crimes, sexual activity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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100%
 6.8
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The Apostle (2012)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A prisoner recently escaped from prison tries to recover the loot he hid a few years earlier in a remote and secluded village, but what there is is a sentence worse than jail. Claims elderly, strange disappearances, spirits, a peculiar priest and to ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, puppet animation, suspense ...
Plot: village, curses spells and rituals, danger, social relations, imaginary, escapades, obsessive quest, prison escape, ancient mystery, surrealism, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.6
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, classmate, death, supernatural, classmates, curses spells and rituals, school, school life, curse, teenage life, high school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ao Oni The Animation (2017)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Based on the horror game Ao Oni by noprops. Five members of the cultural anthropology club at an old western-style school are trying to come up with ideas for their presentation at the school's culture festival, when they find a collection of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: game, haunted house, demon, evil force, paranormal activity, demonic possession, ghost, uncover truth, curse, school, murder, notoriety ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Ajin: Demi-Human - Compel (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For high schooler Kei—and for at least forty-six others—immortality comes as the nastiest surprise ever. Sadly for Kei, such a feat doesn't make him a superhero. In the eyes of both the general public and governments, he's a rare ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, scary, tense, contemplative
Plot: immortality, japanese teenager, chase, boy, teacher, ghost, girl, experiment, medical experiment, military, teenager, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Where The Dead Go to Die (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.
Style: satanic, bleak, serious, brutal
Plot: demon, surrealism, nightmare, evil spirit, murder, violence, manipulation, creature, gun, grave, gore, hell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Thriller Restaurant (2010)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the spooky western styled mansion turned restaurant "Thriller Restaurant," Kuroka and Ryu disappear. After their disappearance others start to disappear at the restaurant. Rumors soon start that the devil himself is responsible for the ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: missing person, ghost story, teenage girl, restaurant, teenager, ghost, paranormal investigator, supernatural power, escapades, paranormal, youth, exorcism ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
King of Thorn (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the seinen science fiction manga series by Iwahara Yuuji, serialised in Monthly Comic Beam.A mysterious virus, nicknamed Medusa, is spreading around Japan, turning its victims into stone. Given the impossibility of finding an immediate ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, twins, chaos, imaginary, alien encounter, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, infected, survival, mind control ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Extraordinary Tales (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An animated anthology of 5 stories adapted from Edgar Allan Poe.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, thought provoking, anthology
Plot: death, old mansion, crow, cemetery, hypnosis, hypnotism, writers, storytelling, spanish inquisition, edgar allan poe, crazy, masquerade ...
Time: middle ages
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60%
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a ghost ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, school, supernatural, uncover truth, left to die, love triangle, haunted house, buried truth, hidden truth, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, brutality, young heroes, youth, imaginary, survival, dark past, murder, prank, student ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Death Note Relight 1: Visions of a God (2007)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Yagami Light is an ace student with great prospects, who's bored out of his mind. One day he finds the "Death Note": a notebook from the realm of the Death Gods, with the power to kill people in any way he desires. With the Death Note ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, touching, psychological thriller
Plot: death, mass murder, danger, tragic hero, murder, fear, conspiracy, notebook, dark past, supernatural ability, apple
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.6
 698K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary, fantasy world, witch, ghost, adventure, dragon, friendship, creature, rescue, human becomes animal, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, childhood, loneliness, dream, teenage life, self discovery, young girl, village, estate, photograph, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, coming of age, parents and children, family relations, wilderness, rescue, couples, danger, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, imaginary, mass murder, panic, mysterious death ...
Place: japan, asia
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54%
Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second part of the retelling of the first and second seasons of the anime.
Style: contemplative, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, supernatural power, youth, super powers, peril, showdown, deadly creature, characters in danger, good versus evil, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Story: In order to help a friend possessed by a spirit, Ozawa Haruka knocks on the door of her university's movie research association. There she meets Saitou Yakumo, a rude, unkempt young man with a red left eye, who is said to have spiritual powers. ...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, supernatural ability, mysterious place, mysterious character, deadly, danger, crimes, college, college life, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 1: Overlooking View (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When an odd string of suicides begins to occur at a local high rise building, most of the townsfolk treat it as an unfortunate series of events. One girl, however, senses something more sinister at work - especially when a close friend of hers falls ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, paranormal phenomena, hospital, surrealism, suicide, evil, possessed human, serial killer, danger, saving a life, escapades ...
Time: year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Junji Ito Collection (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of animated horror stories based on the works of Japanese artist Junji Ito.
Style: psychotronic, absurd, anthology, disturbing, gothic horror ...
Plot: phobia, transformation, supernatural horror, model, fear, adaptation, supernatural, compilation, puzzle, slug, danger, blood
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50%
Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A group of survivors trapped in a New York apartment fight to stay alive against legions of zombies.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, survival, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation, fear, rescue, group of strangers, survivor, violence, danger, society ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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49%
Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya asks David to give a new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, murder, military base, good versus evil, secret movement, heroic mission, gory, battles, deadly, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Garden of Sinners – Chapter 5: Paradox Spiral (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the middle of October 1998, Enjou Tomoe is attacked by bullies from his old school and saved by Ryougi Shiki. He asks her to hide him at her place and admits that he killed someone. Several days after the incident there are still no broadcasts ...
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, suspense, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, sociopath, teenage boy, murder, paranoia, surrealism, danger, flash forward, disturbed individual, nightmare comes true, neck breaking ...
Place: big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Lunacy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. In 19th century France a young man is plagued by nightmares in which he is dragged off to a madhouse. On the journey back from his mother’s ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, blasphemy, faked death, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, society, danger, social misfits, s&m, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: good versus evil, battles, demon, sword, samurai, catastrophe, heroic mission, vengeance, apocalypse, ghost, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: Beginnings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura ...
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: magic, wish come true, teenage girl, danger, magical girl, hopes, supernatural, parent child relationship, wizards and magicians, mother daughter relationship, foreshadowing, surrealism ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
To Your Last Death (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In order to save her siblings, a young woman takes on her father and the powerful entity known as Gamemaster, who ensnares humans into diabolical plots while her species gambles on the outcome.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: henchman, psycho, heroine, mutilation, woman, violence, murder, trap, supernatural ability, monster, characters in danger, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, nobody believes, evil force, murder, deadly, danger, high school, alter ego, urban legend, memories ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, serious, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, monster, supernatural, gory, bounty hunter, adventure, danger, werewolf, goth, immortality, kidnapping ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Film Noir (2007)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Private detective Sam Ruben's clever plan falls apart with the onset of amnesia. Everyone is trying to kill him and he doesn't know why. The classic film noir milieu now comes to you in the form of an animated feature.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, amnesia, mystery, deadly, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, strong sexual content, violence, crime, graphic violence, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%