Movies like The Carpenter

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The Carpenter (1988)
 4.9
 466
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, husband wife relationship, handyman, haunted house, attempted rape, dysfunctional couple, nipples visible through clothing, power drill, circular saw, delusional woman

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, haunted house, murder, death and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Carpenter: The Wind (1986), Dementia 13 (2017), The Remains (2016), Haunter (2013), Interior (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 563
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, landlord, typing, police, writers, death, destruction, village, handyman, husband ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 892
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: tragic, psychotronic, bloody
Plot: ghost, axe murder, serial killer, bullet, aristocrat, plan, hitting a woman, shot in the face, secret passage, retribution, reunion, lake ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: haunted house, killer child, ghost, attic, widower, danger, dark secret, house, missing girl, troubled teen, doll, radio ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, time loop, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, danger, rescue, ghosts, serial killer, teenager, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1953, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 331
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, ghost, haunted house, loneliness, paranormal, technology, entity, house, seance
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: mental institution, possession, secret, retreat, mirror, haunted house, supernatural, house, celebrity, cat, supernatural power, spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: ghost, haunted house, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, curses spells and rituals, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 856
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, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, murder, slasher, seance, party, teenager, buddies, youth, supernatural, ghost, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.2
 204
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: sheriff, house, grandmother, terror, corpse, skeleton, axe, death, murder, brother brother relationship, deception, key ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: cemetery, haunted house, ghost, grave, dead, teacher, boogeyman, cult
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, monk, evil spirit, gold, slasher, supernatural, ghost, evil, cult, coven, slasher killer, stabbed in the face
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, atmospheric, rough, serious, scary
Plot: ocean or sea, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, ghost, gory, rivalry, slasher, deadly, legends and myths, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, escapades, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, family problems, psychopath, alternate dimension, bathroom, car accident ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, supernatural, slasher, college, djinn, college life, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: supernatural, vengeance, obsession, gory, deadly, youth, ghost, crimes, danger, slasher, wish come true, film within a film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
If a Tree Falls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 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: cult film, suspense, vintage
Plot: recruit, hostage, brutality, motive, forest, respect, trip, axe, torture, tree, abuse, mask ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 127K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Horror, 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, suspenseful, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, estate, brother sister incest, old mansion, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, supernatural, family in danger, danger, family problems, family relations, parents and children, couples, legends and myths, graphic violence, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dream, swing, girl, teenage girl, sister, brother sister relationship, library, fire, newspaper clipping, butterfly, grave ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, inheritance, haunted house, supernatural, collector, religions or cults, cult, wealth, death, death of mother, danger, candle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 70K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, insomnia, evil, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, inheritance, supernatural ability, ghost, family in danger, danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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, cemetery, ghost, prom, slasher, prank, school principal, infidelity, supernatural, teenager, locker room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, year 1987
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 270
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, bleak
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, supernatural, danger, deadly, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, curse, ouija board, imaginary, dream, old woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, christmas horror ...
Plot: obsession, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, slasher, bookstore, rivalry, crimes, mind game, gory, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 2K
The Unspoken (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1997 the close-knit Anderson family vanished from their home without a trace. No bodies were ever found and no explanation satisfied curiosity. For 17 years the house has remained undisturbed...until now. This eerily expert frightener is further ...
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, death, supernatural, family in danger, exorcism, haunted by the past, sibling relationship, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 1997
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 85K
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, curses spells and rituals, youth, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 389
Hex (1980)
Genre: Crime, 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, severed head, husband wife relationship, mind game, female full frontal nudity, unhappy marriage, mistress, pond, murder, haunted house, consumption ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, murder, possession, haunted house, survival, supernatural, legends and myths, seance, danger, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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