Movies like Afraid of the Dark

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Afraid of the Dark (1991)
 5.8
 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: scary, psychological, tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, macabre ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, wedding, investigation, murder, voyeurism, mind game, rescue, voyeur, blindness, crimes, vengeance, youth, obsession, psychopath, drug dealing, crime, mystery, stalking, babies and infants, danger, deadly, rivalry, boy, dog ...
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 crimes, psychopath, murder, 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), The Stranger from Afar (2004), My Little Eye (2002), The Sight (2000). 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, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological thriller ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, obsession, stalking, wedding, woman in danger, danger, mystery, losing-it hero, pursuit, murder, axe ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
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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, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, danger, mentally challenged, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
65%
 5.5
 12K
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, rivalry, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, deadly, crimes, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.9
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: psychological, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, mind game, woman in danger, vengeance, split personality, deadly, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 8K
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, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, blindness, mind game, crime, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, stalking, psychopath, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 426
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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police investigation, rivalry, mind game, deadly, law enforcement, slasher, mystery, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 841
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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, psychopath, murder, stalker, memory loss, obsession, couples, deadly, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Card Player (2004)
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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, serial killer, slasher, investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, who done it, woman in danger, slasher, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, mind game, stalking, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 16K
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, obsession, murder, school, falling in love, mystery, police investigation, blindness, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, germany, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, confined, danger, serial killer, vengeance, teenage life, rivalry, deadly, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, oedipus complex, split personality, radio show, motel, voyeurism, radio dj, cross dressing, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 80s, 40s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 328
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, mind game, youth, crimes, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, psychopath, family relations, rivalry, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, holland, connecticut, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: rough, sexual, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: murder, rape, serial killer, voyeur, psychologist, schoolgirl, deadly, life is a bitch, gory, psychopath, bait, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mind game, mystery, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, teenage life, slasher, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
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, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, danger, friendship, deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.3
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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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, crimes, danger, psychopath, in the woods, deadly, stalking, serial killer, masked killer, maniac, murder, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
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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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, couples, psychopath, crimes, deadly, stalking, mind game, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 12K
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, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, investigation, haunted by the past, woman in danger, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 705
Angel of Death (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
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: disturbing, psychological, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, fascism, investigation, mind game, danger, psychopath, murder, clergy, rivalry, deadly, slasher, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.1
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, danger, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, deadly, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4K
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, psychopath, crimes, mind game, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%