Movies like Afraid of the Dark

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Afraid of the Dark (1991)
 5.7
 1K
Afraid of the Dark (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, wedding, investigation, murder, rescue, mind game, voyeurism, voyeur, blindness, psychopath, obsession, youth, crimes, stalking, mystery, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, babies and infants, boy, dog, police officer, train, police, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Afraid of the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, danger and mind game mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Afraid of the Dark: Blood of the Undead (1976), Relative Fear (1994), Marebito (2004), My Little Eye (2002), The Last Horror Movie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, stalking, obsession, wedding, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, chase, terror, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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95%
 5.5
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Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer child, murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, mentally challenged, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
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Marebito (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: psychological, disturbing, scary, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, vampire, filmmaking, grudge, androids and robots, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
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My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, video surveillance, contests and competitions, real world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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54%
 5.8
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The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, afterlife, hotel, architect, supernatural, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: secret identity, police detective, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, missing person, friendship, vengeance, murder, rivalry, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hunting Humans (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Aric Blue. He's young. He's handsome. He's successful. He's also a serial killer. He picks his victims at random, stalking them and taking advantage of the patterns in their life to kill them. He's the ultimate serial ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, rivalry, dangerous attraction, who done it, crimes, mystery, murderous pair, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, blindness, strong female character, investigation, woman in danger, stalking, police detective, female protagonist, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, pregnancy, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Card Player (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, serial killer, investigation, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, murder, police investigation, track down, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, mind game, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, couples, memory loss, obsession, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
In the Devil's Garden (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a reporter from one of the local papers, and against the ...
Style: slasher, mind bending, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, rape, serial killer, psychologist, voyeur, schoolgirl, bait, psychopath, journalism, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence spree, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, cons and scams, supernatural, forest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, murder, violence spree, psychopath, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, rivalry, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 17K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, obsession, murder, school, mystery, police investigation, blindness, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, germany, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, mind game, mystery, dark humor, youth, police investigation, teenage life, obsession, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
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Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, mystery, crimes, youth, mind game, parents and children, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, amateur detective, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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The Other (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, twins, good versus evil, mystery, siblings relations, countryside, graphic violence, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, psychopath, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: holland, connecticut, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, oedipus complex, split personality, voyeurism, motel, radio dj, cross dressing, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), mysterious character ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, woman in danger, who done it, police investigation, crimes, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 758
Angel of Death (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets of the Old Town in time-honored ritual. But for one celebrant this Holy Week is different. For him Semana Santa is a time to ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, fascism, mind game, investigation, serial killer, clergy, rivalry, murder, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, s&m ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 13K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, mystery, kidnapping, investigation, supernatural ability, woman in danger, haunted by the past, hospital, female protagonist, suicide attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
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Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, stalking, psychopath, mental institution, maniac, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, down on your luck, violence, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five frat boys are stalked by a machete wielding maniac, after they are involved in a horrifying Devil's Night accident.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, maniac, forest, stalking, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, group of friends, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%