Lovecraftian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lovecraftian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, suspense, suspenseful, weird, cult film and serious films and TV shows about / with h.p. lovecraft, monster, danger, supernatural, death, violence, creature, blood, murder and occult plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
lovecraftian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lovecraftian: The Void (2016), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), The Thing (1982), Event Horizon (1997), The Dunwich Horror (2008), Dark City (1998), The Lighthouse (2019), Annihilation (2018), The Creature Below (2016), Prince of Darkness (1987).

List of lovecraftian movies

The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: dark, macabre, suspense, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body horror, hospital, monster, insanity, another dimension, human experiment, mutation, murder, cult, small town, isolation, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, paranoia, snow, supernatural, creature, scientist, fear, suspicion, body horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, trapped in space, insanity, space station, nightmare, hallucination, space and aliens, rescue team, survival, astronaut, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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The Dunwich Horror (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Louisiana, in the wicked Whateley House, Lavina delivers two babies whose fate is written. Ten years later, three scholars of the occult discover that one page of the “Necronomicon,” the unspeakable book, is missing and the Black Brotherhood ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, mutant, parallel world, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, escapades, destiny, legends and myths, save the day, portal, evil alien, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: psychological, mind bending, neo noir, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, cyberpunk, alien race, alternate reality, post apocalypse, alien, future dystopia, amnesia, memory loss, virtual reality ...
Time: future, 1940s
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The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hallucination, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, isolation, symbolism, drunkenness, nightmare, storm, fight, bird, stolen identity, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new england
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Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, macabre, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: female protagonist, dna, creature, scientist, mutation, expedition, research, biologist, animal attack, transformation, psychologist, genetics ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, pakistan
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The Creature Below (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young scientist discovers a malevolent entity which sets her on a bloody descent into the jaws of insanity.
Style: scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: creature, monster, creature feature, murder, marine biologist, nightmare, sibling relationship, diving, eaten alive, insanity, laboratory, occult ...
Place: atlantic ocean
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Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspense, scary, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, zombie, satan, demon, devil, monster, antichrist, obsession, research, save the world, good versus evil, black magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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Banshee Chapter (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the trail of a missing friend who had been experimenting with mind-altering drugs, a young journalist - aided by a rogue counter-culture writer, The Silence of The Lambs -- finds herself drawn into the dangerous world of top-secret government ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, surreal, satanic ...
Plot: found footage, missing person, experiment, experimental drug, drug use, uncover truth, lsd, ghost, desert, female protagonist, missing friend, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Color Out of Space (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Malaysia, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surreal, tense, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mutation, farm, meteorite, alien invasion, husband wife relationship, alien possession, farmhouse, infected, monster, self mutilation, mind control, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future
Place: new england, massachusetts
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The Borderlands (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vatican investigators are sent to the British West Country to investigate paranormal activity, and they find the events are more disturbing than they first imagined.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, church, catholic priest, supernatural, suicide, religions or cults, uncover truth, paganism, clergy, countryside, curses spells and rituals, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: monster, space travel, mars, space station, alien, astronaut, alien life-form, survival horror, death, research, science, evil alien ...
Time: future, near future
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Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, cerebral, suspenseful ...
Plot: found footage, space travel, spacecraft, alien, space exploration, astronaut, survival, distant planet, moon, spacewalk, monster, self discovery ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 50s, year 1972
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Necronomicon – The Book of Hell (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A librarian founds a copy of the fabled Necronomicon, only unleash hell on earth.
Style: scary, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: occult, supernatural, supernatural being, librarian, death, violence, evil, demon, youth, mission, escapades, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, spider, religious fanatic, creature, chaos and mayhem, small town, survival horror, trapped, death, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, maine
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, water, fear, creature, sea creature, ocean, earthquake, survival horror, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
Style: suspense, funny, slasher, psychotronic, dark fantasy ...
Plot: superhero, monster, multiverse, sorcerer, witchcraft, magical power, alternate universe, interdimensional travel, alternate dimension, supernatural power, possession, power ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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The Empty Man (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
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, scary ...
Plot: occult, suicide, sacrifice, supernatural, cult, investigation, teenager, death, riddles and clues, legend, cave, missing person ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019, year 1995, 90s
Place: missouri, himalaya
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The Keep (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, demon, supernatural, nazi, monster, ss, surrealism, magic, good versus evil, vampire, village, military ...
Time: 80s, year 1941
Place: germany, romania, bucharest, black sea, transylvania ...
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Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: hentai, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, adult animation ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, monster, violent sex, obsession, parallel world, good versus evil, interdimensional travel, monster rape, chaos, supernatural, demon, violence ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: osaka japan, tokyo
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Spring (2014)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.
Style: scary, atmospheric, sexy, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dangerous attraction, monster, mysterious woman, romance, immortality, love, transformation, supernatural, small town, magic realism, runaway, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, new jersey, rome italy, naples italy, california
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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space station, trapped in space, alternate reality, scientist, parallel universe, alternate dimension, monster, parallel world, alternate world, time travel, giant monster ...
Time: near future, future, 2000s, 2020s
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Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, scary, surprise ending, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, monster, chase, supernatural, small town, mutant, nightmare, sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fishing village, suicide, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, galicia, europe
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, train, creature, supernatural, murder, monk, anthropologist, zombie, death, alien, expedition, journey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, prehistory
Place: siberia, china, russia, england, asia ...
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Dark Waters (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.
Style: gothic, bleak, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, nun, convent, amateur detective, island, isolation, friendship, woman in danger, mystery, unlikely criminals, beast, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine
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Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, supernatural, monster, catastrophe, spacecraft, androids and robots, space and aliens, investigation, mars, memory, science ...
Time: 50s, prehistory, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
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Lurking Fear (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The town of Leffert's Corners has been plagued by unearthly beings for decades, and now there is only a few people left, including the local priest and a woman traumatised by the death of her sister. But when John Martense turns up to claim his ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, serious, christmas horror, cult film
Plot: monster, supernatural, christmas, church, breeding, mortician, small town, vengeance, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly creature, ancient mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Shadow Bound (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
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Story: Welcome to Veritas. It is an old place. A place with a long memory. A city of shadows and hidden terrors long forgotten by the modern world of 1931. But some things in the shadows are best left forgotten... SHADOW BOUND follows famed pulp horror ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, writer's life, losing-it hero, rivalry, dishonesty, good versus evil, mystery, small town, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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