Movies like Cat People

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Cat People (1982)
 6.1
 17K
Cat People (1982)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After years of separation, Irina (Nastassja Kinski) and her minister brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell), reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator (John Heard) is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic, sexual, sexy, suspense, talky ...
Plot: incest, panther, dissection, attack, shotgun, lingerie, siblings relations, virginity, gory, self discovery, held captive, danger, couples, dangerous animal, dangerous attraction, deadly, family relations, sex, sexuality, voyeurism, transformation, murder, male nudity, blood, human sacrifice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa

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Most similar movies to Cat People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, vengeance, violence, adaptation and storytelling mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Cat People: Embrace of the Vampire (1995), Cujo (1983), Lake Dead (2007), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Embrace of the Vampire (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An 18-year-old college freshman is seduced by a handsome vampire lover who introduces her to a dark world of carnal desires.
Style: sexual, sexy, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: college, vampire, murder, obsession, seduction, lesbian, virgin, love triangle, student life, gays and lesbians, gory, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 34K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous animal, rabies, danger, dog, hiding in a car, blood, brutality, death, dam, corpse, cadillac, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.2
 3K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: psychopath, murder, lake, serial killer, gory, slasher, crimes, deadly, incest overtones, siblings relations, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, blood, survival, rape, gory, kidnapping, incest, family in danger, stalking, danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, danger, monster, supernatural, creature, bathtub, teeth, deadly creature, haunted house, old house, estate, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demons, supernatural, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 91K
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: demons, supernatural, demon, murder, gory, adultery, vengeance, danger, monster, blood, death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, veterinarian, dog, zombie, back from the dead, death in the family, gory, vengeance, supernatural, parent child relationship, murder, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 2K
I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, christmas horror ...
Plot: murder, obsession, slasher, bookstore, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, doctor, crimes, danger, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 542
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, ghost, hospital, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, mysterious character, serial killer, investigation, mind game, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 79K
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, suspenseful, serious, macabre, tense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, indian burial ground, pet, back from the dead, family in danger, grief, gory, grave robbing, supernatural, loss of pet, coffin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 39K
Teeth (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn is an active member of her high-school chastity club but, when she meets Tobey, nature takes its course, and the pair answer the call. They suddenly learn she is a living example of the vagina dentata myth, when the encounter takes a grisly ...
Style: scary, dark humor, satirical, absurd, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, virginity, teenage life, revenge, rape, sexuality, dysfunctional family, brutality, justice, body transformation, vengeance, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Prophecy II (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, angel, monk, symbol, autopsy, pregnancy, supernatural, good versus evil, afterlife, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 62K
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: obsession, vengeance, chase, survival, objects come to life, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, classic car, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 5K
Audrey Rose (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, nightmare, stranger, betrayal, reincarnation, obsession, supernatural, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, witch, murder, monster, black cat, anthology, supernatural, vengeance, transformation, storytelling, held captive, gargoyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, supernatural, hockey mask, gory, knife murder, bounty hunter, zombie, camping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, blood splatter, priest, corn, cornfield, killer child, city, telekinesis, boy, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 30K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, blood, dracula, supernatural, chase, immortality, danger, legends and myths, transformation, death, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1790s, 2000s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two carnies (Sewell and Gugino) abduct a mermaid in Ireland, circa 1900, and decide to transport her to America. As their ship loses its way and heads towards the mythical Forbidden Islands, the mermaid begins to display its deadly side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, ship, mermaid, countryside, danger, rescue, deadly, escapades, creature, metamorphosis, creature feature, dark past ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 8K
Puppetmaster (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hotel, puppet, objects come to life, ghost, supernatural, serial killer, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 102K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, small town, halloween, mask, extreme violence, sadism, maniac, gory, manhunt, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 11K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, split personality, hotel, gore, corpse, nun, blood, sex, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 53K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, transformation, mysterious character, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, blood, teenage life, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, human sacrifice, murder, isolation, small town, preacher, sacrifice, cornfield, good versus evil, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, psychopath, woman in danger, killing off one by one, crimes, danger, death, gore, chainsaw ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Island of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stranded on a deserted island, a group of people struggle to survive against a swarm of supernatural flies.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: island, dangerous animal, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, siege, land developer
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, afterlife, reincarnation, crimes, criminal's revenge, destiny, deal with the devil, back from the dead, suicide, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, offbeat, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: blood, good versus evil, prostitute, demon, chosen one, gory, siege, temptation, hotel, small town, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, afterlife, psychopath, danger, zombie, deadly, ghost, mind game, anti war, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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