Movies like Children of the Corn

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Children of the Corn (1984)
 5.7
 45K
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, serious, cult film, surprise ending, macabre, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: human sacrifice, murder, sacrifice, small town, isolation, killer child, preacher, good versus evil, cult, children, supernatural, brutality, cornfield, violence, gas station, religion, slasher, serial killer, teenage life, crimes, youth, investigation, psychopath, religions or cults, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa

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Most similar movies to Children of the Corn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, murder, supernatural, danger, slasher, gory and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Children of the Corn: Christine (1983), Beware: Children at Play (1989), House of Wax (2005), Halloween (1978), Sweet 16 (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, slasher, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, psychopath, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, preacher, corn, sheriff, barn, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, cult, blood, dream within a dream, telekinesis, corn, cornfield, blood splatter, killer child, priest, city, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Children of the Corn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set primarily in 1975 in the fictional town of Gatlin, Nebraska this remake of the 1984 original (based on Stephen King's 1977 short story) centers around traveling couple Burt and Vicky as they fight to survive a cult of murderous children who ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: cornfield, ritual, society, danger, rivalry, countryside, small town, murder, human sacrifice, children, corn, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1963, 70s
Place: nebraska, usa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 68K
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: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: california, detroit, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: epic, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, danger, youth, deadly, gory, small town life, teenage life, toxic, mischievous children, small town, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 113K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, psychopath, ghost town, traffic jam, woman in danger, torture, violence, deadly, group of friends, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, children, escapades, curses spells and rituals, mystery, teenage life, deadly, child in peril, supernatural, rescue, rivalry, slasher ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 219K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, masked killer, violence, psychiatrist, evil, small town, violent, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 1K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, deadly, gory, slasher, small town, female serial killer, parents and children, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska - only to find that it's been condemned and overtaken by possessed children. As she digs deeper, she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: ghost, small town, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, zombie, deadly, gory, law enforcement, danger, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, slasher, murder, stalking, camp counselor, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, psycho, forest ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, student life, stalking, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, survival, danger, deadly, isolation, urban, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, teenager, summer camp, psychiatrist, lake, telekinesis, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 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, suspenseful, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, mind game, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, afterlife, deadly, cult, insanity, suicide, sole survivor ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 33K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, murder, child in peril, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, barn, kitten, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, psychopath, serial murder, cemetery, mask, lightning, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, elementary school, birthday, children, family life, crimes, crime, supernatural, psychopath, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1970, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, danger, youth, deadly, isolation, confined, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 115K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, hostage, slasher, survival, murder, serial killer, hostages, psychological thriller, mysterious character, confined, violence, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, axe, lake, camp, psycho terror, gory, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 7K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, supermarket, danger, woman in danger, stalking, law enforcement, gory, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, forest, psychopath, serial killer, survival, slasher, gory, murder, danger, rescue, religions or cults, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, summer camp, serial murder, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, in the woods, killing off one by one ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, bus, bus trip, survival, stalking, danger, youth, chaos, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 35K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, slasher, killer doll, murder, vengeance, gory, psychopath, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, investigation, afterlife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 41K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, river, miraculous event, small town, religion, investigation, bible, danger, deadly, save the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%