Movies like The Carpenter

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The Carpenter (1988)
 4.9
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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, unfaithful husband, ghost, mental breakdown, house, recovery, sister sister relationship, sheriff, construction worker, protector, slasher, mysterious man, bar, delusional woman, husband wife relationship, handyman, haunted house, attempted rape, dysfunctional couple, nipples visible through clothing, power drill, circular saw

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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, supernatural, danger, murder, slasher, deadly and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Carpenter: The Wind (1986), The Hollow (2004), Haunter (2013), The Ferryman (2007), The Bloody Monks (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 635
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: cult film, suspense
Plot: slasher, novelist, storm, husband, gun, psychopath, typing, death, destruction, village, telephone call, scythe ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 17K
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, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, ghosts, rescue, danger, house, serial killer, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1953, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, rough, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: ocean or sea, slasher, gory, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, ghost, escapades, rivalry, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, gold, monk, evil spirit, slasher, supernatural, ghost, cult, evil, slasher killer, coven, stabbed in the face
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.7
 3K
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, widower, danger, dark secret, house, troubled teen, missing girl, doll, radio ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, 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, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, loss of son, tragic event, village ...
Time: 1900s, victorian era, 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 355
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: pursuit, entity, ghost, loneliness, paranormal, haunted house, technology, house, seance
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, ghost, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.9
 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, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, family problems, psychopath, ghost, police officer, knife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 880
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, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, seance, slasher, murder, teenager, party, buddies, ghost, youth, danger, teenage life, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 904
Dementia 13 (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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: psychotronic, suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, supernatural, catholic priest, inheritance, murder, sister sister relationship, death, revenge, gang, vengeance, dementia ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: possession, mental institution, secret, nurse, haunted house, ghost, retreat, house, mental breakdown, cat, supernatural power, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 2K
The Wisher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary is a horror-movie junkie whose obsession is out of control, leading her over-protective father to ban her from seeing scary flicks. But when she and her friends sneak out to see a film called The Wisher, its creepy antagonist seems to escape ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), slasher, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, gory, deadly, danger, youth, ghost, crimes, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.2
 207
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: house, sheriff, skeleton, grandmother, murder, death, brother brother relationship, axe, terror, corpse, deception, key ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, couples, danger, family relations, family problems, parents and children, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: ghost, haunted house, cemetery, grave, cult, dead, boogeyman, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, supernatural, college, wish come true, slasher, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, college life, heroes, good versus evil, youth, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 809
Witchtrap (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of parapsychologists, as well as a skeptical cop, are terrorized by a Satanic ghost in a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: cult film
Plot: haunted house, paranormal investigation, ghost, possession, parapsychology, murder, investigation, tickling, exploding car, pursuit, medium, psychic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 88K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, toys, danger, youth, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 3K
I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Plot: obsession, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, slasher, bookstore, deadly, rivalry, crimes, mind game, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Midnight Movie (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the 1970's, a slasher flick was released named The Dark Beneath. The director and star of the movie Ted Radford suffers a mental breakdown and is admitted to a psychiatric ward. His doctor attempts to cure him by showing him his movie, ...
Style: scary, rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, slasher, chase, foaming at the mouth, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, gory, danger, deadly, race against time, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, prom, ghost, cemetery, slasher, prank, infidelity, school principal, supernatural, teenager, dressing room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1987, year 1957
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2.3
 3K
Nine Lives (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine friends seclude themselves in an old, isolated Scottish mansion for a birthday weekend bash. Cut off from the outside world by a snowstorm, strange behavior soon invades the group and one by one they disappear.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, haunted house, murder, vengeance, supernatural, danger, ghost, confined, gory, survival, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, gory, violence, bounty hunter, crazy, hockey mask, diner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003, 1990s
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 3K
Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: family in danger, slasher, graphic violence, torture, countryside, home invasion, isolation, masked killer, confined, psychological torture, husband wife relationship, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 767
Screamtime (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.
Style: anthology, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, serial killer, deadly, youth, danger, supernatural, graphic violence, couple relations, teenage life, child killer, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Continuing after the first "Subspecies", a woman who has just become a vampire tries to escape the evil vampire, Radu, who seeks her as his love interest. But she has taken the vampire family's bloodstone, and now Radu must find her ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, vampire, sexploitation, mother, adoption, haunted by the past, deadly, rescue, supernatural ability, heroes, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 886
Sorceress (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two friends, who both work for the same high-priced, high-powered law firm, are both married to modern day witches. Erica, the wife of Larry, believes that he is being led astray by Carol, an old flame, who also works for the same law firm. Erica ...
Style: cult film, remake of cult film, psychotronic
Plot: erotic dream, married woman, lesbian, witch, murder, friendship, blonde, murder by gunshot, husband murders wife, shot in the stomach, female in shower, exploding car ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 131K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, supernatural romance, estate, psychopath, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%