Movies like Bubba Ho-Tep

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Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
 7.0
 45K
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
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: humorous, dark humor, not serious, cult film, absurd, funny, talky, light, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Plot: nightmare, roommate, president, musician, star, mummy, retirement home, partners, good versus evil, odd couple, heroes, anti hero, nurse, anti heroes, mental illness, irreverent, ancient, lookalikes, elderly, self sacrifice, danger, heroic mission, deadly, rivalry, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, egypt, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Bubba Ho-Tep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, dark humor, cult film and scary films with plots about danger, supernatural, brutality, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and weird mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bubba Ho-Tep: My Name Is Bruce (2007), John Dies at the End (2012), Rapture-Palooza (2013), Hell Baby (2013), Army of Darkness (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
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, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, small town, heroic mission, comedy of errors, evil force, survival, mistaken identity, save the world, save the day, rescue, good versus evil, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, 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: absurd, dark humor, not serious, cult film, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, drugs/alcohol, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
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: dark humor, humorous, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, partners, danger, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 9K
Hell Baby (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After she and her husband move into a haunted house, a woman gives birth to a demonic infant that wreaks havoc.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, scary, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parody, haunted house, good versus evil, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, danger, demons, demon, clergy, family, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Army of Darkness (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, prophecy, siege, good versus evil, magical, catapult, monster, chase, sword fight, heroes, army ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, couple relations, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 612
Ooga Booga (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Revenge is served on a spear when dirty cops brutally murder DEVIN, an innocent African-American med student. Devin’s soul is magically transferred into the body of an action figure named OOGA BOOGA. Armed only with his tribal weapon and the help ...
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trailer park, vengeance, crimes, danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, strong violent content, racism, deadly, supernatural, spear, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 145K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, eyeball, tape recorder, evil dead ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Blood Moon Rising (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Devil's daughter rises from the grave bringing with her zombies, werewolves, vampires and the armies of Hell to destroy Earth. Mankind's only salvation is a young hippie girl and a comic book geek Darrel.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, scary, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, vampire, escapades, youth, gory, fall in love, odd couple, young heroes, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 10K
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, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, castle, raven, duel, supernatural, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bordello of Blood (1996)
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: dark humor, scary, humorous, sexy, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, private detective, prostitute, femme fatale, brothel, rivalry, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, afterlife, missing person, s&m ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 34K
Rubber (2010)
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: dark humor, surreal, absurd, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, parody, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, show, tire, crazy, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 11K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, partners, imaginary, vigilante, criminal heroes, vampire, deadly, survival, vigilantism, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)
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, saga, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, cemetery, supernatural, mausoleum, tall man, weird, deadly, race against time, riddles and clues, siblings relations, vengeance ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, odd couple, partners, aging, couples, retiring, crimes, city life, apartment building, lie, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, youth, in the woods, student, vacation, buddies, disorder, accidental killing, slasher, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House of My Father (2012)
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, not serious, surreal, satirical, funny ...
Plot: drug lord, farce, parody, organized crime, cowboy, danger, drug dealing, escapades, fall in love, eccentricity, gangsters, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, morgue, tall man, mausoleum, supernatural, gory, slasher, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural romance, zombie, danger, life turned upside down, disorder, couple relations, youth, deadly, supernatural, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, danger, criminal heroes, supernatural, gory, deadly, imaginary, heroes, deadly creature, rivalry, manipulative behavior ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
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: dark humor, humorous, cult film, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, friends, anti heroes, misfit, slacker, death, pub, survival, winchester rifle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 16K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 511K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, dark humor, absurd, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, danger, road trip, plague, chaos and mayhem, parody, chaos, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.9
 5K
Vamp (1986)
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: scary, humorous, dark humor, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, violence, supernatural ability, slasher, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A secret government lab run by Dr. Hess (Art LaFleur) has been trying to create the ultimate killer using the DNA of infamous killers Jeffrey Dahmer (Ford Austin) and John Wayne Gacy (Randal Malone), but there’s one big problem: they’ve escaped! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, uninhibited rivalry, experiment gone awry, slasher, danger, murder, chaos, graphic violence, deadly, rivalry, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a fantastical 1940s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: private detective, gangsters, zombie, curses spells and rituals, mystery, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, chases and races, supernatural ability, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 41K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, back from the dead, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1830s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 14K
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, imaginary, hallucination, losing-it hero, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, delusion, bite, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: dark humor, absurd, gothic, vampire comedy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, werewolf, parody, immortality, blood, social misfits, stylish, buddies, supernatural, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 1997, year 1912
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: dark humor, sexy, light, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, devil, magic, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, small town, love and romance, mysterious character, supernatural, promiscuity, supernatural ability, tennis ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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