Movies like Bubba Ho-Tep

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Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
 6.9
 48K
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, not serious, absurd, funny, talky, light, psychotronic, splatter, melancholic, macabre ...
Plot: nightmare, roommate, president, dark humor, musician, mummy, retirement home, good versus evil, partners, odd couple, heroes, nurse, mental illness, irreverent, john f. kennedy, ancient, lookalikes, rivalry, self sacrifice, sexual content, elderly, golden years, heroic mission, retirement home life, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, egypt, southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, weird, cult film and scary films with plots about supernatural, danger, dialogue, mentor, brutality, storytelling and violence mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bubba Ho-Tep: What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Shaun of the Dead (2004), My Name Is Bruce (2007), John Dies at the End (2012), Rapture-Palooza (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: absurd, gothic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, goth, vampire, friendship, werewolf, immortality, buddies, social misfits, supernatural, roommate, beast, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1978, year 1912
Place: new zealand
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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: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, siege, cult, zombie attack, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, cannibalism, survival, friends, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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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: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, small town, comedy of errors, heroic mission, save the day, survival, rescue, evil force, mistaken identity, good versus evil, misfit, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, surreal, not serious, psychedelic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, dark humor, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, dog, monster, adaptation, alternate universe ...
Time: contemporary
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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: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, disorder, chaos, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, ireland
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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: parody, humorous, funny, absurd, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, haunted house, good versus evil, pregnancy, demon, clergy, family, stupidity, transformation, graphic violence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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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: parody, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, stupidity, farce, surveillance, demonic possession, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles
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Evil Dead II (1987)
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: scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ooga Booga (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, dark fantasy, psychotronic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: middle ages, 13th century, year 1992, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: parody, suspenseful, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 37K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
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: absurd, parody, surreal, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, dark humor, supernatural, filmmaking, crazy, disorder, graphic violence, silly humor, violence spree, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, southern california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, absurd, unusual plot structure, funny, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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28%
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: scary, parody, not serious, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
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Duration: 104 min.
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Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: teens
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27%
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Style: humorous, parody, not serious, surreal, satirical ...
Plot: drug lord, farce, organized crime, cowboy, escapades, drug dealing, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, eccentricity, gangsters, family business ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, not serious, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, parody, talky, surreal, not serious ...
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25%
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: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: slasher, not serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%