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List of the best movies like Dark Spell (2021): The Last Letter From Your Lover, Be My Kirill, Ready or Not, (UN)Ideal Man, Spontaneous, To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Resort to Love, Pride & Prejudice, Gretel & Hansel, The Half of It.

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove, True love, Obsession with love
StyleRomantic, By books, Womens in main roles

A young journalist in London becomes obsessed with a series of letters she discovers that recounts an intense star-crossed love affair from the 1960s.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Everyday life
PlaceRussia
StyleWomens in main roles

The insecure girl Sasha is lying to her family that she is dating handsome Cyril, although he is just her running coach, with whom she is afraid to even speak. Sister Pasha's husband knows the truth, but he has enough of his own problems - he and his wife have not had sex for a year. Having signed up for running therapy together, Sasha and Pasha decide that they can get away from problems together.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersStrong women, Family, Brides, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Survival, Pursuit, The escape, Wedding
PlaceCastle, Estate, Mansions
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Vivid

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

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersRobots, Androids
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Happiness
PlaceRussia
StyleRomantic, Cute, Womens in main roles

In a future in which human-like androids have become commonplace companions and servants, one, with a handsome male appearance, finds its owner's feelings difficult to understand and her desires impossible to fulfill.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Survival, Relationship, Life, Meaning of life
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StylePhilosophical, Heavy, Fancy, Makes me think, Womens in main roles

When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally), seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, First love
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
TimeGraduation
StyleWomens in main roles

Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersFormer lovers, Singers
PlotLove, Love triangle, Jealousy, Wedding, Rest
StyleLight, Womens in main roles, Uplifting, For relax

Aspiring pop star Erica ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiancé’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Sisters, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, True love, Hatred
PlaceEngland
StyleBy books, Jane Austen Novels, Fascinating, Womens in main roles

Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, South Africa
CharactersWitch, Brother and sister, Wizards, Old man
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft
PlaceForest
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Fairy tales, Disturbing

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Relationship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women, Trainers
PlotSports, Swimming, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceRussia, Depth
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Following her divorce, Marina thinks that she’ll never meet love again. Little does she know that one day, she’ll find the love of her life in freediving, one of the most extreme sports in existence, built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath. In the vast, mysterious realm of the sea, Marina not only regains her sense of peace and well being, but also redefines her existence.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKillers
PlotMystery
PlaceTrains, England
StyleAction, Womens in main roles

Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her inability to recall details of the long-ago disappearance of her sister, recently declared dead in absentia. When Enid is assigned to review a disturbing film from the archive that echoes her hazy childhood memories, she begins to unravel how this eerie work might be tied to her past.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, India, Canada
CharactersBabysitting, Orphans, Nephews
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Labyrinths
StyleBy books, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles, Gothic

A young woman quits her teaching job to be a private tutor (governess) for a wealthy young heiress who witnessed her parent's tragic death. Shortly after arriving, the girl's degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplainable experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses, Orphans
PlotGhosts
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, London
TimeNight
StyleWomens in main roles

London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersStrong women, Serial killers
PlotSurvival
PlaceCountry houses
StyleWomens in main roles

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotFulfillment of desires, Relationship, Happiness, Meaning of life
PlaceRussia, St. Petersburg
StyleLight, Deep Meaning, Womens in main roles

Hoping to change her life, Marina, a small town girl, embarks on a journey to a life coaching event. But an unexpected delay at a St. Petersburg airport sends her on a 24 hour comedic spree, which may ultimately provide her with the key to her happiness.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration01:33
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Now targeted by the demonic spirits, the detective must do anything to protect herself and her family from harm.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Teens
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleWomens in main roles

Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersZombie, Teachers, Cannibals, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Experiments, Fear
PlaceLaboratory
TimePost apocalypse, Future, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Tense, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire
PlotSupernatural, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Anne is married to a small-town Minister and feels her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past 30 years. After a brutal and bloody encounter with "The Master", she discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than before. However, these changes come with a heavy body count and a toll on her marriage.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA, China
CharactersMom and daughter
PlotSupernatural, Missing people
PlaceLabyrinths
StyleWomens in main roles

When Edna—the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family—goes missing, her daughter and granddaughter travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Multi-part
PlaceSummer camp, Small cities
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Disturbing

In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Earthquake
PlaceOcean, Underwater world, Depth
StyleAction, Tense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersCannibals, Single mothers
PlotFriendship
PlaceHospitals
StyleWomens in main roles, Touching

When a young boy contracts a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Pursuit
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Kyung-mi, a girl with hearing impairment lives with her mother. Working at the customer call center, one day she storms out of an unpleasant dinner with the client and drives home after she picks up her mother. Meanwhile, the murderer Do-sik spots Kyung-mi's mother waiting for her daughter who went to park her car but changes his target when another girl So-jung passes him by talking on the phone. So-jung gets stabbed by Do-sik in the back alley and is found by Kyung-mi, who ends up becoming Do-sik’s new prey.

Mark
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
CharactersTeens
PlotFamily life
PlaceRussia
StyleWomens in main roles

Tenth-grade Tanya, being in a difficult life situation, is torn between love for mother and hatred of her stepfather. A decision matures in her mind that can fatally affect not only her life, but also the lives of her closest people.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
CharactersRich
PlotPursuit, Revenge, Obsession, Technology, Death
StyleTwisted plot, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotAlien invasion, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USSR
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Womens in main roles, Creepy

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…





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