Movies about the estate

List of the best movies about the estate, selected by visitors to our site: The Little Stranger, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass, The Sonata, Long Lost, The Great Gatsby, Beauty and the Beast, The Russian Bride, Dark Shadows, Loverboy.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Little Stranger (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
CharactersDogs, Maids, Disabled people
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceEstate, Country houses, Cemetery
StyleDepressive, By books

In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life?

We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Hermits
PlotRevenge, Fate, Mental disorders, Friendship
PlaceEstate, USA
StyleAction, Depressive, Heavy, Gothic, Disturbing

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass (2019)
Markimdb: 5
PlaceRussia, Boarding school, Estate

The sinister ghost of the Queen of Spades is out for blood, her victims the students of an old boarding school shrouded in gloomy rumors. Exploring the school’s abandoned wing, the teenagers discover a mirror covered in mysterious drawings. Facing it, they playfully recite an incantation which renders their innermost desires a reality - at the expense of nothing less than their souls.

The Sonata (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
CountryRussia, United Kingdom, Latvia, France
CharactersMusicians, Violinists
PlotMystery, Ghosts, Inheritance, Music
PlaceEstate, Mansions, Forest
StyleWomens in main roles, Psychedelic, Tense, Disturbing

After a gifted musician inherits a mansion after her long lost father dies under mysterious circumstances, she discovers his last musical masterpiece riddled with cryptic symbols that unravels an evil secret, triggering dark forces that reach beyond her imagination.

Long Lost (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, drama, detective

When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersFriends, Lovers, Millionaires
PlotLove, Jealousy, Obsession, Money, Mystery
PlaceParty, New York, Hotels, USA, Estate
StyleFascinating, To cry, By books, Serious, Retro

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CharactersMonsters, Good people
PlotLove, Magic, Curses, Stockholm syndrome
StyleDisney, For children, Touching

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

The Russian Bride (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersManiacs, Rich, Single mothers, Mothers, Dogs
PlotSurvival, Money, Death, Ghosts, Snow
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Depressive, Gothic, Tense

A Russian woman travels to America with her daughter to marry a reclusive billionaire, who turns out to be a psycho who sends their lives spiraling into a living hell.

Dark Shadows (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersWitch, Vampire, Wizards, Werewolf, Psychiatrists
PlotMagic, Ghosts, Supernatural, Revenge, Mystery
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Small cities, Estate, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleGothic, Fancy, Black humor

Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.

Loverboy (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersTeens, Doctors
PlotAdventure, Love, Jealousy, Money, Relationship
PlaceSchool, College, USA, Estate
StyleUnexpected ending

Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. "Loverboy's" reputation soon makes him very popular, but when Mom Bodek suddenly feels like some extra anchovies, things are looking grim for young Randy

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecrime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceForest, Estate
TimeMiddle Ages

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1981 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. A potent streak of humour ran through the film as concerns references to traditional British customs and stereotypes, ensuring the film's popularity with several generations of Russophone viewers. Other features of this best entry in the series include excellent exterior shots which closely match the novel's setting in the Dartmoor marshland, as well as an all-star cast: in addition to the famous Livanov -Solomin duo as Holmes and Watson, the film stars the internationally acclaimed actor/director Nikita Mikhalkov as Sir Henry Baskerville and the Russian movie legend Oleg Yankovsky as the villain Stapleton.

A Promise (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersHorses, Old man
PlotDancing, Love, War, Love triangle
PlaceFrance, Germany, Estate
StyleTouching, Gloomy, Serious, Soulful, Romantic

A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.

The Lark Farm (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, history
CountryItaly, France, Spain, Bulgaria, Germany
CharactersDoctors, Family, Brothers, Military
PlaceItaly, Turkey, Estate

The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.

Get Out (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersDogs, Family, Photographers, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Survival, Slavery, Mystery, Hypnosis
PlaceParty, New York, Estate
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Disturbing, Tense

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

Ready or Not (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFamily, Newlyweds, Brides
PlotWedding, Supernatural, Survival, Survival, The escape
PlaceEstate, Mansions, Castle
TimeDark ones
StyleFancy, Disturbing, Tense, Twisted plot

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

The Irregular at Magic High School: The Girl Who Summons the Stars (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, melodrama, cartoon, anime
CharactersWizards, Family, Brothers
PlotSupernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Superpowers, The escape
PlaceSchool, Japan, Estate
StyleExciting, Romantic, Disturbing

In the story, the seasons have changed and it will soon be the second spring. Tatsuya and Miyuki have finished their first year at First Magic High School and are on their spring break. The two go to their villa on the Ogasawara Island archipelago. After only a small moment of peace a lone young woman named Kokoa appears before them. She has abandoned the Naval base and she tells Tatsuya her one wish.

The Boy (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersParents, Family, Babysitting
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death, Mystery, Dolls
PlaceEngland, Estate, Mansions, Country houses
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Creepy, Disturbing, Tense

A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.

Men & Chicken (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany
CharactersBrothers, Chickens, Fathers
PlotDeath, Mystery, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, Estate

Men & Chicken is a black comedy about two outcast brothers, who by getting to know their unknown family also discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Family, Writers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Cheating, Intrigue, Death
PlaceEstate, Mansions, Country houses
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men, Atmospheric

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

The Disappointments Room (2016)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersDogs, Cats, Blonde girls
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death
PlaceKitchen, Estate, USA
StyleAction, Serious, Tense

A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.