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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, werewolf, magic ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Cast a Deadly Spell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and humorous films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability 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.
 6.7
 10K
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, raven, duel, castle, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, presumed dead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 14K
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: wizards and magicians, warlock, time travel, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, danger, heroic mission, curse, chase, witch ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, gothic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, heroes, deadly creature, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, serious
Plot: mystery, escapades, imaginary, uncover truth, supernatural ability, chases and races, supernatural, investigation, chaos, rivalry, mind game, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: offbeat, futuristic, stylized, witty, cynical ...
Plot: murder, private detective, black magic, witchcraft, h.p. lovecraft, shrinking, infidelity, riddles and clues, investigation, hollywood, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, wizards and magicians, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, investigation, mystery, religions or cults, crimes, danger, sect ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppets, puppet, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 548
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, scary, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, danger, youth, buddies, prank, curses spells and rituals, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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: offbeat, gothic, scary, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, village life, heroes, escapades, babies and infants, heroic mission, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, legends and myths, wizards and magicians ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 1K
Nightwing (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, murder, plague, spiritualism, native american reservation, rabies, dangerous animal, doctors and patients, imaginary, special agents, heroes, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 10K
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, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, imaginary, supernatural, partners, vigilante, criminal heroes, vampire, deadly, survival, vigilantism, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 3K
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: survival, supernatural, investigation, working undercover, danger, babies and infants, destiny, pregnancy, demon, evil doll, toys, toy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: scary, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, gory, curses spells and rituals, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, wizards and magicians, thirtysomething life, uninhibited rivalry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 515
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, serious, scary, humorous
Plot: escapades, dangerous animal, imaginary, chases and races, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, in the woods, wizards and magicians, danger, strong violent content, cons and scams, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ 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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, deadly, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroes, curses spells and rituals, mental institution, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, heroic mission, supernatural, treasure hunt, danger, afterlife, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, gory, deadly, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 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, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, escapades, deadly creature, dangerous animal, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, ghost, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 614
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: scary, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, zombie, danger, thanksgiving, vengeance, deadly, gory, rivalry, escapades, obsession, store, militant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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, scary, serious, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, investigation, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, supernatural, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.6
 493
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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, deadly, slasher, danger, crimes, zombie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, investigation, college, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 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, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, gang, ghost ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: zombie, psychopath, afterlife, dangerous attraction, deadly, gory, danger, femme fatale, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, gory, friendship, ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, heroes, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, factory, evil corporation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Valdemar Legacy (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared, Maximilian, president of her company, engaged the services ...
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful
Plot: missing person, curses spells and rituals, estate, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, woman in danger, private detective, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 1K
Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, deadly, transformation, feud, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 681
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, survival, save the world, deadly, chaos, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, soldier, apocalypse, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: zombie, ghost, wizards and magicians, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, danger, supernatural, rivalry, race against time, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 10K
Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, good versus evil, wax museum, transformation, deal with the devil, occult, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, midget ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Corpses Are Forever (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: MALCOM GRANT, CIA operative has just woken up from a nightmare, only to find the Gates of Hell are open and the World is over-run with the living dead. To make matters worse, his terrifying dream is someone else's reality. With no ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, survival, good versus evil, chaos and mayhem, danger, apocalypse, murder, chaos, deadly, soldier, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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