Movies like The Carpenter

If you like "The Carpenter" you are looking for movies about / with carpenter, ghost, mental breakdown, house, sister sister relationship, sheriff and construction worker themes of Fantasy, Horror and Thriller genre shot in Canada.
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The Carpenter (1988)
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The Carpenter (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A carpenter, who was executed in the electric chair, comes back to finish his dream house, now inhabited by a young married couple.
Plot: carpenter, ghost, mental breakdown, house, sister sister relationship, sheriff, construction worker, protector, slasher, bar, handyman, haunted house, nipples visible through clothing, power drill, circular saw, husband wife relationship, attempted rape, dysfunctional couple

Most similar movies to The Carpenter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about ghost, haunted house, supernatural, danger, blood, murder and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Carpenter: Hex (1980), Horror House (1969), Dementia 13 (2017), This House Possessed (1981), The Remains (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hex (1980)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Constantly mistreated by her cruel, alcoholic husband Chun-yu (Wang Jung), frail Chan Sau-ying (Tanny Tien Ni) awaits certain death from tuberculosis. New servant girl Yi-wah (Chen Szu-chia) takes pity on her mistress' plight but, after ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: undead, witchcraft, exorcist, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, ghost, priest, haunted house, severed head, funeral, pond, hoax ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 779
Horror House (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, murder, slasher, seance, teenager, party, estate, ghost, friends, riddles and clues, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.3
 827
Dementia 13 (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror in this remake of Francis Ford Coppola's first feature film.
Style: bloody
Plot: ghost, serial killer, big breasts, estate, sister sister relationship, drowning, gold digger, bullet, vengeance, axe, retribution, blood ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
This House Possessed (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, Sheila, can't remember the first years of her life, but ...
Plot: possession, mental institution, secret, mirror, haunted house, mental breakdown, retreat, cat, nurse, supernatural power, house, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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The Remains (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted house, ghost, killer child, attic, danger, dark secret, widower, seance, house, doll, incense, pocket watch ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.0
 411
The Wind (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mystery writer Sian Anderson leaves her boyfriend John for three weeks of intense writing in the isolated Greek town of Monemvassia. Upon her arrival in the ancient, deserted, walled-in fortress, she is met by Elias Appleby, the round eccentric ...
Style: suspense
Plot: slasher, novelist, storm, village, death, destruction
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 3.2
 201
Bloodshed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers live alone in a shack in the woods, trying to overcome their abusive past. But when a girl is killed nearby, fearing retribution from the townspeople, they cover up her death, kidnap the only witness and embark on a murderous journey.
Style: suspense
Plot: terror, sheriff, house, corpse, grandmother, murder, death, brother brother relationship, deception, skeleton, axe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Dead Don't Talk (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Sometimes the dead DO talk if ONAR gives them a chance, like this God-forgotten 1970 Turkish Gothic Horror gem. A haunted house in the forest, a ghostly zombie-like bogeyman, a curse, pretty ladies meeting horrible deaths, endless macabre ...
Style: gothic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, cemetery, grave, cult, teacher, dead, boogeyman
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, lawyer, loss of son, village ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.9
 16K
Haunter (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, danger, rescue, haunted house, ghosts, house, serial killer, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1985
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Haunting of Alice D (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late 1890s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice killed herself there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by Alice's ghost, and was eventually abandoned. More than a ...
Plot: prostitute, ghost, supernatural, party, haunted house, curse, breasts, brothel
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Bloody Monks (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the townspeople of a small Mexican village start disappearing, the locals point the suspicion at two young visitors. The only solution is for the two to unearth the legend of a madman in this supernatural thriller.
Plot: monastery, evil spirit, monk, gold, slasher, stabbed in the face, ghost, supernatural, cult, evil, coven, slasher killer
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
No Escape Room (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place.
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre
Plot: quest, ghost, father daughter relationship, fear, rescue attempt, house, group of strangers, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: tour guide, ghost, haunted house, murder, possession, deadly, gory, imaginary, legends and myths, supernatural, seance, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, single mother, gore, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, imaginary, family relations, hotel, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, based on legend, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, legends and myths, supernatural ability, gory, deadly, danger, supernatural, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of Leon, an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, Leon comes to suspect that his mother's oppressive spirit still ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, inheritance, danger, supernatural, haunted house, religions or cults, collector, wealth, cult, death, death of mother, candle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
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Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, child killer, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, gore, actor, blood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Spain, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family problems, couples, family in danger, youth, danger, couple relations, legends and myths, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.8
 2K
House IV (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roger Cobb (William Katt) is killed in a car accident. His family must move into the house that has haunted him for several years. Soon the family begins to experience scary and unexplained phenomena.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, deadly, family problems, escapades, supernatural ability, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, traffic accident, native, house on fire ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wait Till Helen Comes (2016)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a reconstructed family moves to a converted church in the country, 14-year-old Molly, must save her new troubled step-sister from a dangerous relationship with the desperate ghost of a young girl. Based on the best selling novel by Mary ...
Plot: ghost, church, diary, stepfather, butterfly, brother sister relationship, doll, missing child, walkman, tv set, newspaper clipping, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 2K
The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, rough
Plot: ocean or sea, deadly, danger, vengeance, good versus evil, ghost, escapades, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 269
The Unleashed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madison Kennard, a troubled woman dealing with her dark past, must venture home after an 8 year absence following her mothers death. Almost instantly after her return, Madison must cope with the haunting memories of a childhood best forgotten. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural, friend, possession, flashback, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Within These Walls (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prisoner in her own home, a captive in her own body. Assaulted and trapped with no one to hear her cries for help... and knowing no one will believe her if they do. This is the terrifying reality Alaina finds herself in when she moves in to the ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, trapped
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 269
Interior (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: What starts as a simple paranormal investigation inside a mundane Florida house soon becomes a terrifying experience through the unknown and beyond.
Plot: entity, technology, paranormal, loneliness, ghost, haunted house, seance
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 131K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychic, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, missing child, parents and children, good versus evil, child in peril, parallel world, little girl, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
If a Tree Falls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Siblings, Brad and Lisa Carpenter, along with two lifelong family friends, Will and Vanessa, set out road-tripping to an annual family reunion. They make the decision to find a place to stop and camp for the night. What ensues is a violent ...
Style: vintage
Plot: tree, insanity, delusion, fear, blood, mask, abduction, statistics, east coast, summer, slasher, girl in bra and panties ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, ghost, prom, slasher, prank, school principal, cemetery, infidelity, supernatural, teenager, possession ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The evil Djinn is back at again, this time wreaking havoc on the students of Illinois' Baxter University. His victim is a beautiful, innocent and studious teenage girl named Diana Collins who accidentally opened up the Djinn's tomb and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, college, slasher, supernatural, heroes, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, danger, youth, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 401
Sledgehammer (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.
Plot: slasher, serial killer, nude man murdered, hanged boy, characters killed one by one, matricide, murder of a nude woman, killer child, stabbed in the neck, blood, murder, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%