Movies like Bubba Ho-Tep

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Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
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Bubba Ho-Tep
Original name: Bubba Ho-tep
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic, funny, absurd, talky, atmospheric, harsh ...
Plot: mummy, golden years, cancer, splatter, cult, retirement home, storytelling, redemption, odd couple, insanity, mythology, life & death, elvis presley, gory, danger, drinking, dialogue, elderly, mental illness, irreverent, eccentricity, deadly, existentialism, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, egypt
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Evil Dead II
Comedy, Horror
USA
84 min.
 7.8
The Kingdom
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands
561 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, stylized, dark humor and scary films with plots about dialogue, brutality, splatter, mentor, demons, adaptation and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bubba Ho-Tep: My Name Is Bruce (2007), John Dies at the End (2012), Vamp (1986), Evil Dead II (1987), The Raven (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Name Is Bruce
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, cult, small town, monster, good versus evil, gory, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, goth, deadly creature, comedy of errors, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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John Dies at the End
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: alternate reality, alternate universe, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, invasion, parallel universe, save the world, adaptation, book, chase, imaginary, drugs ...
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Vamp
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, college, supernatural, chase, violence, splatter, dangerous animal, camp, blood, gang, nightclub, demons ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Evil Dead II
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, cult, violence, supernatural, splatter, gore, wilderness, blood, monster, chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 14th century, year 1987
Place: usa
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    User:   56%
 
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The Raven
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Vampire's Kiss
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: dark humor, surreal, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
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Duration: 98 min.
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Audience: teens
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Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, cult, zombie, chase, time travel, monster, dark fantasy, gore, violence, blood, fish out of water ...
Time: middle ages, 1990s, year 1992, 20th century, 14th century
Place: england
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    User:   55%
 
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Rubber
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, Angola
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: desert, parody, deadly creature, serial killer, splatter, crimes, danger, surrealism, deadly, dialogue, storytelling, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
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System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
Phantasm IV: Oblivion
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taking off immediately where the last one ended, in this episode Mike travels across dimensions and time fleeing from the Tall Man, at the same time he tries to find the origins of his enemy, and what really happened the night that his brother died. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, gore, desert, master villain, gory, aliens, supernatural ability, demons, obsessive quest, first contact, race against time ...
Place: tokyo
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 6.8
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Housebound
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, mystery, plot twist, ghost, splatter, ghosts, violence, gory, curses spells and rituals, twists & turns, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 6.2
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House
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: humorous, scary, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, supernatural, vietnam war, zombie, solitude, monster, ghost, happy ending, blood, ghosts, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the mysterious figure and in his path of ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Bordello of Blood
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Private eye Rafe Guttman is hired by repressed, born-again Katherine to find her missing bad-boy brother. The trail leads him to a whorehouse run by a thousand-year-old vampire and secretly backed by Katherine's boss, televangelist Jimmy ...
Style: humorous, sexy, scary, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, gory, blood, violence, femme fatale, deadly creature, strong sexual content, gore, splatter, hospital, private detective, goth ...
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Parents
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: cannibalism, school, self discovery, blood, parents and children, suburbs, dark fantasy, dysfunctional family, cannibal, eccentric family, workplace, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
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    User:   39%
 
Ed and His Dead Mother
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.
Style: macabre, scary, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: parents and children, danger, irreverent, splatter, life & death, deadly, brutality, weapons, death, love and romance, gore, violent ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
Psycho Beach Party
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally ...
Style: not serious, satirical, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, teenage life, psychopath, brutality, friends, youth, camp, parody, surfer, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: europe, florence, italy
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
The Frighteners
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, small town, private detective, supernatural ability, danger, poltergeist, cons and scams, dishonesty, haunted house, funeral, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
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Shaun of the Dead
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, parody, cult, survival, transformation, friendship, gore, violence, chase, postmodernism, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 6.0
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Creepshow 2
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, slasher, revenge, gory, vengeance, supernatural, gore, blood, violence, bullying, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 7.3
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Cemetery Man
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: humorous, macabre, dark humor, semi serious, gothic ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, supernatural, death, gore, blood, splatter, violence, supernatural ability, dark hero, hospital, life & death ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
The Happiness of the Katakuris
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Katakuri family has just opened their guest house in the mountains. Unfortunately their first guest commits suicide and in order to avoid trouble they decide to bury him in the backyard. Things get way more complicated when their second guest, a ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, suicide, death, dancing, dance, surrealism, parents and children, splatter, family bonds, murder, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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 8.3
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The Kingdom
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 561 min.
Story: The first part of a Danish miniseries that has been edited into two massive films, "Riget" is set in the neurosurgical ward of Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet, the city and country's main hospital, nicknamed "Riget". The ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, insanity, ghost, death, mystery, doctors, afterlife, life & death, surrealism, obsession, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
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System:   31%
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Rapture-Palooza
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, religion, devil, christianity, good versus evil, young heroes, god, irreverent, parody, dialogue, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 6.0
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Motel Hell
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, gore, cannibalism, cult, murder, violence, serial killer, hotel, splatter, monster, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
The Abominable Dr. Phibes
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized, serious ...
Plot: revenge, murder, camp, serial killer, vengeance, master villain, doctors, mad scientist, death, stylish, insanity, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: egypt, scotland yard
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
 6.7
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Brain Damage
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: addiction, gory, drug abuse, monster, drugs, blood, gore, male nudity, death, splatter, farce, drug addiction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 6.5
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Phantasm II
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, good versus evil, hospital, zombie, supernatural, murder, small town, blood, death, splatter, alien, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 

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My Demon Lover
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Denny has yet again been left by her thug boyfriend Chip. It seems as if she is doomed to be stuck with awful guys, this time she has to choose between nerdy Charles and the strange Kaz, who turns into a monster when sexually aroused.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, scary, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, supernatural, switching roles, demons, danger, splatter, monster, homeless, family, love and romance, vampire human love, monsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
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System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
House of My Father
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.
Style: humorous, surreal, stylized, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, farce, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, splatter, disorder, farm, drug dealing, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, drug lord ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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