Movies like Carrie

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Carrie (2002)
 5.4
 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, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, telekinesis, teenage life, psychic power, high school life, social misfits, prom, youth, parents and children, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, supernatural, vengeance, strong violent content, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, child abuse, dysfunctional family, supernatural power, bad mother, public humiliation, religion, revenge, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Carrie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, rivalry, youth, supernatural, teenage life, high school and vengeance mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Carrie: Look Away (2018), Bad Reputation (2005), The Source (2002), Wishcraft (2002), Tamara (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 139K
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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, bullying, high school, humiliation, social misfits, supernatural ability, teenage life, graphic violence, mother daughter relationship, alienation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 21K
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: brutal, psychological, macabre, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, supernatural, high school life, teenage life, violence, murder, teenage girl, vengeance, parents and children, sexuality, snow, humiliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 182K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, social misfits, abusive mother, cruelty, rage, high school life, vengeance, prom, teen angst, humiliation, supernatural ability, punishment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 802
Bad Reputation (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.
Style: serious, suspenseful, slasher, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, high school, public humiliation, domineering mother, alcoholic mother, vengeance, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, life is a bitch, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 746
The Source (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four outcast teenagers acquire mystical powers that allow them to become gods on campus, with deadly consequences.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, high school, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, teenage love, rivalry, youth, social misfits, prank, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, dead teenager, wish come true, teenage life, supernatural ability, supernatural, fall in love, youth, characters killed one by one, teenage love, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, telekinesis, suicide, lone wolves, small town, innocence lost, murder, teacher, fire, american football, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 10K
Tamara (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tamara, an unattractive girl who is picked on by her peers, returns after her death as a sexy seductress to enact revenge.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, high school, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, social misfits, supernatural ability, seduction, frame up, youth, obsession, resurrection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, psychological, rough ...
Plot: ghost, high school, bully, family in danger, haunted by the past, murder, supernatural, tunnel, train, psychopath, teenage life, school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 11K
The Final (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of high school outcasts get revenge on the students that torment them.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, high school, deathtrap, misfit, social misfits, confined, revenge, torture, society, sadism, murder, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Frightening (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The eighteen years old Corey Peterson moves with his mother to a small town due a trauma in the past. On his first day at Hallows End High School, he is approached by the student also new arrival in town Mason that tells him about a death of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, slasher, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, haunted by the past, teenage life, buddies, supernatural, youth, social misfits, crimes, rivalry, small town, misfit, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.6
 807
Hallows Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in an abandoned schoolhouse with an evil they helped create, but cannot defeat, the students are ill prepared for their last lesson...in terror!
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, isolation, supernatural ability, prank, youth, crimes, power relations, captivity, high school, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, high school life, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, dealing with death, parents and children, haunted by the past, mental illness, teenage girl, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, ghost, prom, cemetery, prank, serial killer, afterlife, school principal, infidelity, prom queen, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 50s, year 1987, year 1957
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.0
 963
Detention (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ghost, confined, school, supernatural, high school, isolation, teenage life, high school life, youth, prank, afterlife, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 2K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to ...
Style: scary, bleak, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, supernatural, adoption, police station, fighting crime, supernatural ability, rivalry, psychic power, addiction, drug abuse, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, supernatural, social relations, ghost, teenage boy, fear, death of brother, psychiatrist, investigation, high school, death, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, teenage life, isolation, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, torture chamber, social relations, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Howling: Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the eve of his high school graduation, unremarkable Will Kidman finally bonds with the girl he has long yearned for, reclusive Eliana Wynter. But he also discovers a dark secret from his past... that he is about to become a werewolf. Now, in an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sentimental, atmospheric, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, teenage life, youth, high school life, good versus evil, teenage love, deadly creature, love and romance, legends and myths, human becoming an animal, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Devil's Diary (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two friends, Dominique and Ursula, uncover an ancient book in a graveyard one night, they discover that the book has the supernatural power to grant any evil desire written within it. In a series of escalating acts of vengeance, Ursula harms ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: high school, youth, supernatural, obsession, vengeance, small town, clergy, teenager, revenge, teenage girl, cemetery, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, homoerotic ...
Plot: high school, wizards and magicians, supernatural, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, youth, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 20K
Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: rat, psychopath, misfit, humiliation, vengeance, greed, workplace, obsession, dangerous animal, mentally unstable, social misfits, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, family relations, social relations, teenage love, rivalry, murder, high school life, social misfits, computers and web, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Deadly Friend (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, splatter, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mad scientist, robot, zombie, child abuse, artificial intelligence, resurrection, vengeance, alcoholic, best friends, youth, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.0
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Plot: ghost, ritual murder, evil nun, curses spells and rituals, curse, vengeance, haunted by the past, religions or cults, boarding school, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, confined, curses spells and rituals, isolation, farmhouse, escapades, vegan, flashback, stabbed in the back ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 750
The Garden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A troubled young boy and his father on a road trip stumble upon a rural farm where the elderly owner has sinister plans for the both of them involving witchcraft and evil.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, parents and children, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, countryside, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, mental institution, father son relationship, hallucination, farm ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, dark humor, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer child, cult, good versus evil, priest, dream within a dream, telekinesis, religion, scarecrow, supernatural, vengeance, family problems, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%