Movies like Carrie

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Carrie (1976)
 7.4
 162K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, serious, gothic, frightening, intense, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abusive mother, high school life, telekinesis, rage, cruelty, prom, social misfits, classmate, teenage life, vengeance, humiliation, teen angst, psychic, supernatural ability, teacher, punishment, goth, taunting, prank, loner, high school, classmates, mother daughter relationship, adolescence, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Carrie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about gory, murder, blood, violence, deadly, vengeance and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Carrie: Silent Hill (2006), Sorority House Massacre (1986), Sleepaway Camp (1983), Sleepwalkers (1992), The Funhouse (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 130K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, humiliation, bullying, social misfits, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. But Rachel has something else that ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, suicide, blood, innocence lost, lone wolves, small town, swimming pool, murder, fire, teacher, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 9K
Carrie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, psychic power, gory, supernatural ability, social misfits, teenage life, youth, parents and children, high school, life is a bitch, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 209K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, dark, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, insanity, survival, revenge, good versus evil, evil, mysterious place, suffering, torture, sadism, ghost town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, hospital, mental institution, escaped mental patient, dormitory, hiding, serial killer, campfire story, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 25K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, psychopath, serial killer, shyness, teenage life, youth, danger, violence, rivalry, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, vampire, danger, kidnapping, morphing, slasher, survival, parents and children, monster, chase, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, california, ohio, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 12K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, halloween, violence, stalking, danger, youth, teenage life, deadly, on the run, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1975, 15th century, 70s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 1K
Fear No Evil (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, reincarnation, high school, revenge, satan, social misfits, rivalry, afterlife, supernatural ability, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 2K
Wishcraft (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life is about to change for Brett Bumpers, Martin Van Buren High School's resident brain. Socially inept and head over heels in love with Samantha the school beauty. Brett receives a mysterious package, a talisman, and the power to make three ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, dead teenager, high school, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, wish come true, slasher, deadly, youth, fall in love, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 68K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: california, detroit, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 350K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, biblical ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, priest, exorcism, religion, demon, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, mystery killer, virginity, crimes, danger, beauty, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 106K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, sadistic, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, serial killer, psychopath, sheriff, torture, insanity, vengeance, brutality, murder, slasher, profanity, disfigurement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 5K
Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, occult, supernatural ability, high school, youth, obsession, gory, deadly, teenage life, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 71K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psycho film, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, stalking, psychopath, small town, obsession, sheriff, mask ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 506
Jennifer (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only method she knows: her psychic control over snakes!
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: revenge, teen angst, snake, paranormal phenomena, cult, teacher, humiliation, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, psychic, school, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.1
 793
The Graveyard (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six friends go to the Placid Pines Cemetery to play hide and seek in the tombs. When a "harmless" prank ends in the accidental death of one of the group, the prankster goes to prison. Five years later the friends meet up in the cemetery ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, prank, vengeance, teenage life, slasher, gory, cemetery, reunion, blood, startled, sex, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 13K
Look Away (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who ...
Style: bleak, psychological, brutal, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, high school life, supernatural, teenage life, teenage girl, parents and children, vengeance, murder, father daughter relationship, mirror, brutality, snow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, fugitives, psychopath, stalking, wilderness, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, slasher, gory, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, slasher, slumber party, neighbor, gory, high school life, youth, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.1
 778
Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: high school, murder, slasher, rivalry, school, investigation, experiment gone awry, transformation, experiment, revenge, science, bullying ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 9K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, demon, murder, supernatural, ghost, model, hell, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 15K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, camp, murder, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, slasher, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, demon, dysfunctional family, family relations, abusive father, demonic possession, possession, poltergeist, exorcism, house, child abuse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, satanic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex, occult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, supernatural, fear, disfigurement, sleeping, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, teenager, high school, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%