Movies like Children of the Corn

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Children of the Corn
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, road movie, bloody, frightening, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence, cornfield, good versus evil, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, blood, splatter, chase, death, demons, investigation, adaptation, god ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa

Most similar movies to Children of the Corn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, bloody and suspenseful films with plots about brutality, dialogue, mentor, splatter, violence, blood and gory mostly in Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Children of the Corn: Cujo (1983), Pet Sematary (1989), Terror Train (1980), Halloween (1978), Bad Dreams (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, small town, murder, supernatural, investigation, cult, children, death, curses spells and rituals, lame, splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
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, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   76%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   75%
 
 6.0
 32K
Cujo
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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: dog, dangerous animal, danger, brutality, hiding in a car, blood, rabies, death, mother son relationship, murder, chase, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
 6.6
 75K
Pet Sematary
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, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, family drama, death, family in danger, grave robbing, life & death, loss of pet, afterlife, zombie, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, revenge, vengeance, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, gore ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 7.8
 185K
Halloween
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, masked killer, murder, death, small town, psychopath, violent, gory, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, 1960s ...
Place: california, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, blood, vengeance, hospital, crimes, supernatural, knife, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, zombie, cult, blood, suicide, splatter, afterlife, psychiatrist, insanity, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 6.6
 72K
Child's Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, voodoo, murder, supernatural, blood, toys, revenge, splatter, demons, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, desert, gory, blood, violence, brutality, violent, family in danger, danger, stranded, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
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, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, hospital, blood, zombie, slasher, betrayal, obsession, supernatural, torture, gore, insanity, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 6.8
 54K
The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, ghost, zombie, storytelling, murder, violence, death, blood, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, violence, gore, blood, torture, cannibalism, psychopath, death, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, gory, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 5.2
 28K
Halloween 5
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, hospital, gory, vengeance, halloween, supernatural, obsession, splatter, violence, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, vengeance, death, violence, school, blood, chase, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Friday the 13th Part III
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, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, splatter, brutality, blood, death, gore, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser
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: gory, monster, supernatural, demon, murder, vengeance, blood, demons, dark fantasy, violence, slasher, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
 5.9
 5K
Hell Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, gory, serial killer, supernatural, ghost, college, survival, splatter, halloween, blood, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 6.6
 56K
Candyman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, revenge, urban legend, slasher, supernatural, gory, belief, haunted by the past, investigation, cult, slavery, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
 6.1
 11K
Anatomy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, serial killer, train, german, university, woman in danger, psychopath, splatter, sexualized violence, college, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, medical school, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
 7.1
 51K
Fright Night
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, transformation, blood, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, violence, mysterious character, brutality, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 5.0
 30K
Child's Play 3
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, death, ghost, blood, storytelling, chase, supernatural ability, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
 6.1
 15K
The Sacrament
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cult, brainwashing, isolation, murder, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, suicide, manipulation, death, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, serial killer, sex, supernatural, destiny, gory, teenagers, monastery, male nudity, brutality ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 5.8
 38K
Child's Play 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, chase, supernatural, voodoo, death, blood, splatter, violence, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
Don't Look in the Basement
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, slasher, serial killer, mental illness, murder, insanity, blood, mentally unstable, splatter, violence, mental institution ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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