Movies like Candyman: Day of the Dead

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Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)
 4.1
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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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, crimes, vengeance, ghost, supernatural, psychopath, legends and myths, danger, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, gory, rivalry, woman in danger, police detective, evil, relatives, blonde, female nudity, art, ethnic slur, racial slur ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Candyman: Day of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, danger, serial killer, crimes, psychopath and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Candyman: Day of the Dead: Candyman (1992), Intruder (1989), X-Ray (1981), He Knows You're Alone (1980), No One Can Hear You (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, supernatural, murder, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa
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95%
 6.6
 60K
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: gothic, macabre, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, serial killer, urban, slavery, cult, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.3
 7K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, psychopath, supermarket, supernatural, crimes, who done it, stalking, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: on the road, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, police investigation, woman in danger, race against time, survival, slasher, law enforcement, deadly, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, slasher, murder, stalker, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, police detective, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, mind game, family life, deadly, law enforcement, teenage life, crimes, who done it, rivalry, police investigation, investigation, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 2.5
 1K
Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: realistic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, who done it, police investigation, psychopath, manhunt, crimes, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, master criminal, woman in danger, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, fairy tale
Plot: college, serial killer, slasher, investigation, police investigation, journalism, woman in danger, youth, stalking, danger, psychopath, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 1.8
 204
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, decapitation, supernatural, investigation, police investigation, danger, private detective, bounty hunter, police detective, track down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.2
 442
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, police investigation, crimes, crime, who done it, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.0
 319
Hellblock 13 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a haunted death row cellblock, a deranged female serial killer reads a trio of twisted tales to her executioner.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, dark humor ...
Plot: ghost, prison, supernatural, rivalry, love affair, who done it, confined, crimes, crime, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.5
 576
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, serial killer, murder, stalking, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, crime, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
 826
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, chases and races, doctors and patients, confined, who done it, crimes, slasher, deadly, master criminal, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
 1K
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, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, survival, deadly creature, legends and myths, ghost, psychopath, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, student life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.5
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: death row, murder, transplant, car accident, police investigation, mind game, vengeance, supernatural, danger, serial killer, slasher, body horror ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 2K
Dark Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, zombie, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, vengeance, danger, police investigation, gory, deadly, kids in trouble, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, stalking, mind game, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, danger, crime, chases and races, parents and children, crimes, family relations, rivalry, disability, mental institution ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 1K
Killer Toon (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A series of murders resembling Ji-yoon’s horror webcomic drawings occur and detective Ki-chul unravels the terrifying truth of the comics himself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, police investigation, supernatural, deadly, murder, danger, murder mystery, dark secret, serial killer, sadism, ghost, strange person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, murder, danger, rescue, gory, forest, confined, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 1K
Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly, heavy metal culture, crimes, who done it, murderous pair, law enforcement, psychopath, police station, murder, journalism, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Final Examination (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A burned out L.A. detective moves to Hawaii, where he stumbles upon a murder at a college sorority reunion.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, siblings relations, who done it, crimes, vengeance, investigation, haunted by the past, rivalry, college, resort ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.1
 3K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: psychopath, murder, lake, serial killer, gory, deadly, crimes, siblings relations, family relations, slasher, danger, incest overtones ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 1.3
 268
Mummy Maniac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on true events, tells how a serial murderer, kidnaps and tortures then bandaging girls like mummies.
Style: scary, realistic, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, deadly creature, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, crimes, parents and children, psychopath, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, crimes, danger, nightlife, mentally unstable, investigation, stalking, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, crimes, psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, mind game, survival, gory, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, sex, high school, supernatural, destiny, nun, casual sex, priest, monk, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, jack the ripper, psychopath, maniac, woman in danger, deadly, who done it, crime, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, scotland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, ghost, murder, mental illness, investigation, supernatural, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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