Movies like Candyman 1992

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Candyman (1992)
 6.7
 88K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, gothic, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, haunted by the past, belief, investigation, supernatural, slavery, ghost, cult, disfigurement, evil, urban decay, revenge, vicious, bee, monster, research, strong violent content, woman in danger, encounter, rottweiler, university, brutality, murder, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois

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Most similar movies to Candyman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, chase, gory, deadly, brutality, serial killer and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Candyman: Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999), Curse of Chucky (2013), Hellraiser (1987), Dead Silence (2007), Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, murder, ghost, woman in danger, serial killer, curse, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
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100%
 5.9
 54K
Candyman (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his ...
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: urban legend, mirror, revenge, missing child, police, haunted by the past, investigation, urban decay, supernatural, death, fear, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s, year 1977, year 2019
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, woman in danger, vengeance, legends and myths, who done it, rivalry, ghost, supernatural, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, serial killer, doll, family relations, escape, vengeance, nobody believes, disability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: year 1988, 2010s, year 2013, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 117K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, dark fantasy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brutality, demon, murder, supernatural, vengeance, monster, undead, violence, surrealism, death, dangerous attraction, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 93K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, doll, legend, ventriloquist, murder, small town, mystery, urban legend, investigation, clown, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, curses spells and rituals, leadership ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.4
 123K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, brutality, group of friends, traffic jam, museum ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 4K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, supernatural, hospital, afterlife, suicide, cult leader, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, insanity, sole survivor, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Final Destination 2 (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, a vision, supernatural ability, death, characters killed one by one, creativity, haunted by the past, coincidence, escapades, premonition, passenger, cheating death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, psychiatric ward, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 49K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, escape, survival horror, sadistic horror, masked killer, serial murder, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping, psychopath, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 6K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 118K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, chase, manhunt, disfigurement, massacre, trap, youth, friends, friendship, strong violent content, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, child in peril, psychiatrist, boogeyman, kitten, heroine, hospital, supernatural, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, butcher, violence, photographer, psychopath, crimes, witnessing a crime, violent, obsession, stalking, torture, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, stalking, woman in danger, student life, sibling relationship, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 64K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 7K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, college, psycho killer, abandoned house, student life, stalking, college life, serial killer, psychopath, prank, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 40K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, afterlife, ghost, evil doll, murder, vengeance, supernatural power, psychopath, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 2K
Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly creature, investigation, survival, legends and myths, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, student life, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, suspense, intense, scary ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psycho, halloween, killing spree, murder, maniac, massacre, brutality, violence, paranoia, fear ...
Time: year 1978
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 112K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, mental institution, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural, mind game, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, goth, dark humor, good versus evil, teenage life, toy comes to life, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 39K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, missing person, zombie, murder, videotaping, cannibalism, strong violent content, monster, violence, evil, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 62K
V/H/S (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, halloween, videotaping, survival, petty criminal, confined, burglary, juvenile delinquency, haunted house, demon, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, survival, psychopath, death, masked killer, psychological torture, human monster, hitchhiker, rivalry, zombie, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, california, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%