Movies like Carrie 1976

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Carrie (1976)
 7.4
 169K
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, intense, brutal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abusive mother, telekinesis, rage, cruelty, social misfits, prom, high school life, teen angst, humiliation, vengeance, teenage life, classmate, supernatural ability, psychic, teacher, punishment, loner, taunting, prank, public humiliation, high school, classmates, mother daughter relationship, adolescence, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Carrie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and cult film films with plots about gory, blood, violence, deadly, murder, supernatural and vengeance mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Carrie: Sleepaway Camp (1983), Look Away (2018), Sorority House Massacre (1986), Wishcraft (2002), The Devil's Rejects (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 134K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
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, bullying, high school, humiliation, supernatural ability, social misfits, supernatural, teenage life, graphic violence, alienation, gory ...
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, suicide, blood, lone wolves, innocence lost, small town, murder, telekinesis, fire, swimming pool, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 27K
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, psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, shyness, danger, youth, teenage life, violence, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 10K
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, gory, psychic power, social misfits, teenage life, parents and children, youth, high school, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 14K
Look Away (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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: psychological, brutal, bleak, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, high school life, supernatural, murder, teenage life, teenage girl, vengeance, parents and children, female masturbation, humiliation, sexuality, mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serial killer, murder, hospital, mental institution, escaped mental patient, hiding, dormitory, knife murder, campfire story, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, slasher, dead teenager, teenage life, wish come true, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly, youth, fall in love, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, sadistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, serial killer, psychopath, torture, sheriff, vengeance, brutality, murder, humiliation, exploitation, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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, youth, stalking, deadly, on the run, crimes, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 5th century, 15th century, year 1975
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, reincarnation, supernatural, high school, satan, revenge, social misfits, afterlife, religions or cults, rivalry, supernatural ability, society ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 109K
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, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, masked killer, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 73K
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, classic car, chase, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, car, brutality, overprotective parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: california, detroit, southern california
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 363K
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, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, priest, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 76K
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: psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 569
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, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: revenge, teen angst, teacher, cult, paranormal phenomena, snake, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, humiliation, psychic, school, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 798
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, teenage life, vengeance, slasher, gory, cemetery, reunion, blood, sex, startled, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, psycho film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, fugitives, stalking, group of friends, in the woods, serial killer, youth, deadly, gory, river ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 5K
Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, occult, deadly, gory, high school, obsession, teenage life, supernatural ability, youth, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 817
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, experiment gone awry, school, investigation, rivalry, disfigurement, bullying, revenge, potion, transformation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 19K
Deadgirl (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When high school misfits Rickie and JT decide to ditch school and find themselves lost in the crumbling facility of a nearby abandoned hospital, they come face-to-face with a gruesome discovery: a body of a woman stripped naked, chained to a table ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: necrophilia, sexual abuse, rape, mental institution, moral dilemma, sexual perversion, best friends, mentally unstable, depravity, high school, teenager, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, sex in a swimming pool, virus, quarantine, prom, deadly virus, deadly, teenage life, high school life, infected, blood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 16K
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, rough, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, hell, model, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 3K
Evilspeak (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bullied by classmates, a pudgy military-school student fights back by computer with the devil.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, controversial, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, nerd, pig, revenge, computer, orphan, profanity, gory, violence spree, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, demon, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, house, church, exorcism, evil, child abuse, possession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ 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, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, ghost, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Jeepers Creepers II (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scarecrow, beast, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, high school, countryside, farm, monster, survival, sport team, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%