Movies like Castle Freak

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Castle Freak (1995)
 5.9
 6K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become the castle freak and is out to wreak havoc.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, serious, biting, bloody, disturbing, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: castle, haunted by the past, death, cannibalism, gory, danger, parents and children, freak, cellar, slasher, prostitute, captive, bloody mouth, brutality, family drama, voyeurism, blind girl, crimes, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, investigation, family relations, supernatural ability, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon, italy, europe

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Most similar movies to Castle Freak

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about blood, danger, deadly, murder, brutality, gory and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Castle Freak: The Unborn (2009), The Guardian (1990), We Are What We Are (2013), From Beyond (1986), Boogeyman (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 48K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, danger, woman in danger, death, ghosts, haunted by the past, rabbi, twins, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, danger, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, religious, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, danger, family problems, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 20K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.2
 29K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, supernatural, hometown, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, gory, danger, ghost, destiny, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, mental institution, danger, haunted by the past, survival, gory, vengeance, mystery, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, danger, old love, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 24K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, woman in danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.9
 6K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, journalism, gory, haunted by the past, teenage life, deadly, danger, woman in danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 72K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, siblings relations, family in danger, parents and children, family problems, ghost, slasher, danger, step parent, pretense, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, death, nightmare comes true, danger, serial killer, youth, back from the dead, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 18K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, axe, writer's life, mystery, investigation, gory, dark and stormy night, obsession, crime, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, rhode island, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 28K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, investigation, mental illness, track down, mind game, haunted by the past, manic, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, lebanon, australia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, death, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, masked killer, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 12K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, voyeurism, hotel, split personality, nun, corpse, gore, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: psycho film, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, psychopathic killer, gory, creep, mystery killer, investigation, mystery, crime, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 51K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: humorous, scary, disturbing, not serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, overdose, zombie, decapitation, bodies, splatter, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, danger, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, europe, campus, austria, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, insanity, investigation, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, hallucinations, deadly, mind game, danger, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, death, survival, danger, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, dead teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 80K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 5K
Dr. Giggles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1957, Evan Rendell flees after his father is lynched for killing multiple patients in his effort to find a replacement heart for his ailing wife. After 35 years, Evan escapes from a mental institution and returns to town for revenge, killing off ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, mind game, investigation, crimes, deadly, mental institution, small town, doctors and patients, transplant, murder, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 94K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark fantasy, demons, supernatural, murder, gory, vengeance, demon, danger, monster, blood, slasher, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, investigation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ritual murder, voodoo, ritual, sacrifice, crimes, religions or cults, family relations, deadly, danger, supernatural, cult, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, occult, resurrection, mind game, investigation, mystery, danger, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, masked man, held captive, gory, extreme violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 47K
New Nightmare (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this meta horror film, a demonic entity uses the fictional character of Freddy Krueger to enter the real world and torment "Elm Street" heroine Heather Langenkamp and her family.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, slasher, painting, serial killer, filmmaking, stalking, alternate reality, disfigurement, kidnapping, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 87K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, pet, family in danger, grief, coffin, loss of pet, grave robbing, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%