Movies like Children of the Corn

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Children of the Corn (1984)
 5.6
 52K
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, slasher, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending, macabre, splatter ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, cult, small town, murder, cornfield, preacher, human sacrifice, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, children, supernatural, brutality, violence, gas station, religion, ghost town, child murders an adult, serial killer, psychopath, investigation, youth, crimes, intrigue, leadership ...
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 slasher films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, supernatural, crimes, gory and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Children of the Corn: House of Wax (2005), Bloody Birthday (1981), The Visitation (2006), Bad Dreams (1988), Madman (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 123K
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, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, brutality, group of friends, traffic jam, museum ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, family life, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, violence spree, psychopath, mentally unstable, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, healing power, supernatural ability, redemption, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, small town, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, religions or cults, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, tense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer child, cult, good versus evil, priest, dream within a dream, telekinesis, religion, scarecrow, supernatural, vengeance, family problems, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, slasher ...
Plot: ritual, cornfield, society, rivalry, sacrifice, small town, countryside, children, murder, human sacrifice, king, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, 70s, year 1963
Place: nebraska, usa, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sheriff, preacher, murder, serial killer, supernatural, family in danger, woman in danger, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, ghost, good versus evil, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: tense, scary, slasher, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, cornfield, cult, child in peril, religions or cults, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, youth, escapades, rescue, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, psychiatric ward, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 4K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, suspenseful, rough, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, supernatural, hospital, afterlife, suicide, cult leader, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, insanity, sole survivor, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, summer camp, psychiatrist, killing spree, forest, lake, supernatural horror, massacre, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 6K
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, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: zombie, ghost, small town, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, religions or cults, mystery, escapades, crimes, law enforcement, police department ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (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: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, child in peril, psychiatrist, boogeyman, kitten, heroine, hospital, supernatural, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, forest, masked killer, serial murder, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, killing spree, sadism, lightning, massacre ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, psychopath, bus, serial killer, bus trip, survival, chaos, family in danger, isolation, teenage life, suburban life, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 43K
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, occult, swamp, apocalypse, river, save the world, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, small town, sacrifice, religion, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 40K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: 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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, afterlife, ghost, evil doll, murder, vengeance, supernatural power, psychopath, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.6
 99K
Child's Play (1988)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, doll, supernatural, murder, psychopath, nobody believes, youth, curses spells and rituals, voodoo, evil, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, survival, psychopath, isolation, forest, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, stalking, woman in danger, student life, sibling relationship, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 2K
The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: demon, murder, small town, mysterious character, curse, teenage life, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, confined, curses spells and rituals, isolation, farmhouse, escapades, vegan, flashback, stabbed in the back ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
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, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, forest, rescue, survival, serial killer, psychopath, confined, religions or cults, fanatic, husband wife relationship, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, survival, psychopath, death, masked killer, psychological torture, human monster, hitchhiker, rivalry, zombie, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, california, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mirror Mirror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence, high school, punk, death, nightmare, hallucination, insanity, reflection, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 3K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, violence, nurse, obsession, deliberate cruelty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 50K
Child's Play 2 (1990)
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, evil doll, supernatural, psychopath, dark humor, child in peril, foster home, evil, killer doll, doll, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, mentally unstable, journalism, clergy, evil man, religious fanatic, insanity, murder, preaching, religious cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%