Edgar allan poe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant edgar allan poe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, gothic, serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with edgar allan poe, murder, supernatural, death, blood, revenge, danger, deadly, ghost and monster plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as edgar allan poe: The Raven (2012), Spirits of the Dead (1968), Castle of Blood (1964), The Masque of the Red Death (1964), The Tomb of Ligeia (1964), Lunacy (2005), Extraordinary Tales (2013), Twixt (2011), Terroir (2014), One Minute Before Death (1972).

List of edgar allan poe movies

 6.4
 86K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, writer's life, who done it, murder, mystery, unconventional method ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1840s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, paris france
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Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, macabre, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, surrealism, redemption, twins, supernatural, doppelganger, hallucination, nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity, transformation, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, italy, tokyo, europe, england ...
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Castle of Blood (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A writer accepts a wager that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, reliving their deaths and seeking to kill the writer for ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, suspense, macabre, serious ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, writers, lgbt, halloween, love story, reporter, castle, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, UK
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, suspense, surreal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, medieval, revenge, plague, satanism, good versus evil, mystery, life & death, brutality, tragic villain, sacrifice ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, suspense, surreal, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, monster, twists and turns, cat, obsession, mystery, black cat, demon, claustrophobia, hospital, male nudity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
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 7.2
 4K
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: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, mental institution, blasphemy, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, curses spells and rituals, society, social misfits, s&m, sexual abuse, dark secret, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
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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: enigmatic, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, gothic ...
Plot: old mansion, death, cemetery, writers, trippy, hypnosis, raven, murder, old dark house, paranoia, prisoner, plague ...
Time: middle ages
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 4.7
 11K
Twixt (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, captivating, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, vampire, murder, small town, mystery, writer's life, lifestyle, crimes, sheriff, writers, mass murder ...
Place: california, usa
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 7.0
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Terroir (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Wealthy wine maker Jonathan Bragg (Keith Carradine) hires Tuscan wine detective (Gaetano Guarino) to discover the source of a mysterious bottle of wine. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado".
Plot: wine, revenge, dog, cult, sex scene, priestess, buried alive, murder, female nudity, blood, kiss, wine cellar ...
Place: tuscany
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One Minute Before Death (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on a work by Edgar Alan Poe. A woman finds herself possessed by the soul of another woman trapped inside a painting. Also known as The Oval Portrait
Plot: civil war, mystery, fire, possession, ghost, interrupted wedding, necrophilia, portrait, housekeeper, haunted house, american civil war, painting ...
Place: mexico
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Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon arriving at the dilapidated estate of his mentor, Dr. Harker finds his former professor, Dr. Usher, radically changed. Instead of the reasoned scholar he once knew, a paranoid man is in his place and he's spiraling into madness.
Style: suspense, slasher, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, haunted house, curse, occult, supernatural, mansion, paranormal, monster, mad scientist, murder, revenge, vampire ...
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The Horror Vault Vol.2 (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Nine tales of human cruelty, nine tales of human depravity, nine tales of true horror
Style: anthology
Plot: serial killer, violence, surveillance camera, surveillance, female masturbation, dark humor, big brother, female nudity, voyeurism, voyeur, hidden camera, gore ...
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The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For the past 40 years, Jan Svankmajer (Faust, Conspirators of Pleasure) has been hailed as one of cinema's most consistently surprising, wildly imaginative, and remarkable surrealists of our time. Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, ...
Style: avant garde, disturbing, surreal, psychological, weird ...
Plot: surrealism, puppet, humanity in peril, human flesh, human existence, multiple storylines, death, pig, guinea pig, compilation, coffin, edgar allan poe
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 6.2
 28K
The Wall (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
Style: suspense, serious, tense, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sniper, iraq war, american soldier, marines, soldier, desert, deception, wounded soldier, taunting, trapped, murder, bad guy wins ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq
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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, investigation, vengeance, castle, monster, conspiracy, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
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Premature Burial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, gothic horror, slasher ...
Plot: twists and turns, obsession, tomb, death, fear, haunted by the past, eccentric family, mystery, crumbling marriage, buried alive, mental illness, wedding ...
Time: 60s
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Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, supernatural, reincarnation, vengeance, ghost, afterlife, cat, infidelity, experiment gone awry, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, monster, burned alive, mansion, curse, murder, mutant, village, supernatural ability, warlock, dealing with death, mutation ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, magic, monster, magician, good versus evil, dark humor, revenge, transformation, duel, castle, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak ...
Plot: curse, obsession, vengeance, crimes, supernatural, serial killer, brother brother relationship, monster, murderer, disfigurement, occult, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865, victorian era
Place: africa
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, beast, monkey, whodunit, prostitute, hypnosis, buried alive, decapitation, psychopath, monster, theater ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england
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The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, slasher, mind bending, serious, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, animal life, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
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The House of Usher (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, however, that Roderick's brother Walter has gone insane, and ...
Style: gothic horror, psychotronic, gothic
Plot: mansion, survivor, insanity, kidnapping, obsession, family relations, aristocrat, woman in danger, car, edgar allan poe
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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: inquisition, spanish inquisition, heretic, witch, dungeon, religions or cults, supernatural, clergy, good versus evil, woman in danger, telepathy, black magic ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe
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Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: gothic, macabre, slasher, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: bdsm, cat, greed, murder, ghost, zombie, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, spirit, torture, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america, pittsburgh, new york
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 7.5
 185K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhero, halloween, goth, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, afterlife, violence, justice, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit
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