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Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
 6.5
 3K
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a fantastical 1940s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, offbeat, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: private detective, gangsters, zombie, investigation, supernatural ability, mystery, good versus evil, danger, chases and races, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, crimes, necronomicon, occult, wizards and magicians, apocalypse, supernatural, heroes, nightclub, imaginary, escapades, deadly, vampire, magic, rich man ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Cast a Deadly Spell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, humorous and offbeat films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, rivalry, curses spells and rituals and zombie mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Cast a Deadly Spell: The Raven (1963), Warlock (1989), Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010), The Eighteenth Angel (1997), Witch Hunt (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, castle, raven, duel, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
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100%
 6.3
 15K
Warlock (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, warlock, wizards and magicians, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, danger, curse, chase, witch ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
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100%
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, undead, werewolf, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Eighteenth Angel (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Satan will no longer be beast... but beauty!" That declaration comes early in The Eighteenth Angel, signaling the kind of horror movie we're in for: thick and cheesy. When that line (and others like it) is uttered by mad monk ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, scary
Plot: race against time, investigation, escapades, rivalry, danger, supernatural, clergy, imaginary, mind game, deadly, zombie, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.7
 1K
Witch Hunt (1994)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detective Philip Lovecraft lives in Los Angeles in the 1950s when an ambitious Senator is holding hearings, on Magic. Magic is the new influence in Tinsel Town. Lovecraft is unique in that he is the only one who refuses to use magic in his work. ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, stylized, witty, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, witchcraft, black magic, infidelity, shrinking, heroes, investigation, deadly, protagonist as suspect, mystery, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 559
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.5
 190
Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, crimes, danger, rivalry, race against time, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrown Priest. To save the village from paranormal menaces, he deals with and battles a host of mysterious creatures including: a little mischievous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, vampire, clergy, deadly creature, supernatural, babies and infants, danger, escapades, wizards and magicians, mad scientist, master warrior, heroes ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.0
 1K
Nightwing (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, murder, plague, spiritualism, rabies, native american reservation, animal life, gory, religions or cults, strong violent content, losing-it hero, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppet, puppets, curses spells and rituals, battles, danger, ghost, chaos, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 1K
Soulkeeper (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thieves (Rodney Rowland, Kevin Patrick Walls) compete with a madman in their search for an ancient relic which can create an army of evil souls.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, humorous, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, demon, heroic mission, treasure hunt, supernatural, afterlife, deadly, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 532
Wendigo (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A duo of gun happy redneck hunters stupidly break a sacred circle in a hunting spree, which releases the deadly wendigo. The wendigo kills many of the hunters gruesomely, leaving the chosen woman and a gun toting idiot to destroy the deadly beast.
Style: offbeat, humorous, serious, scary
Plot: chases and races, zombie, dangerous animal, in the woods, gory, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, custody, cons and scams, strong violent content, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 11K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, imaginary, partners, vigilante, survival, vigilantism, deadly, vampire, criminal heroes, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip turns into a frantic fight against the supernatural when an ancient demon and a fearsome female warrior bring their eternal battle into the present day. Jason Parks is trying to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine, by arranging a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, escapades, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, thirtysomething life, wizards and magicians, deadly, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.8
 2K
Ghoulies IV (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While in pursuit of cop Johnathan Graves, his demonic nemesis, Faust, sends his disciple Alexandria to hunt down the amulet that will set him free. Meanwhile, the Ghoulies find their way through an open porthole and onto the streets of L.A., ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, heroes, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, mental institution, puppet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Flesh for the Beast (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: zombie, psychopath, supernatural, femme fatale, supernatural ability, gory, dangerous attraction, afterlife, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 4K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 4K
Demonic Toys (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A botched bust on a pair of arms dealers inadvertantly leads to the raising of a sixty-six-year-old demon with the power to bring toys to life as his personal minions. The demon is looking for a body to inhabit so he can increase his powers, and it ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating, semi serious
Plot: supernatural, survival, working undercover, investigation, danger, babies and infants, destiny, pregnancy, evil doll, demon, toy, toys ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 629
The Granny (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives.
Style: semi serious, scary, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: good versus evil, zombie, wizards and magicians, thanksgiving, militant, religions or cults, gory, battles, escapades, deadly, supernatural, master and servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Evil - In the Time of Heroes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story begins on the end of the First "Kako" movie.The survivors meet up with a group of other barricaded survivors and they not only need to take care of the zombies but other random Greek that have taken advantage of the chaos and ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, heroes, experiment gone awry, deadly, escapades, disorder, save the world, chases and races, danger, chaos and mayhem, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, supernatural, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Alone in the Dark II (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, chaos, deadly creature, imaginary, deadly, heroes, danger, wizards and magicians, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.7
 494
The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, slasher, supernatural, deadly, danger, zombie, crimes, investigation, protagonist as suspect, heroes, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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House of the Damned (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman uses witchcraft to try to steal her daughter's youth.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, race against time, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 3K
The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, murder, nun, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, survival, danger, youth, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of toymakers seek to use Andre Toulon's formula, now in the hands of Toulon's great-nephew Robert, to give life to a line of killer toys that they plan to unleash on Christmas Eve.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, crimes, curses spells and rituals, factory, evil corporation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gory, haunted house, danger, supernatural ability, ghost, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fading of the Cries (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jacob, a young man armed with a deadly sword, saves Sarah, a teenage girl, from Mathias, a malevolent evil that has begun plaguing a small farmland town while in search of an ancient necklace that had belonged to Sarahs Uncle. Jacob sets out to get ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, small town, chase, zombie, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Spooky Encounters (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sammo is Courageous Cheung, a pedicab driver in a rural community who is known around town as the man who fears nothing. Well, this is proved false before the opening credits finish when he endures a particularly frightening nightmare of ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, escapades, master warrior, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, rivalry, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, survival, love triangle ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 5K
Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, violence, slasher, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, deadly, ghost, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%