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Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
 5.5
 4K
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: cult film, scary, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, island, ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, cemetery, living dead, afterlife, supernatural ability, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, slasher, danger, filmmaking, curses spells and rituals, escapades, gays and lesbians, isolation, deadly, gory, disorder, deadly creature, leadership, prank, silly humor ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films with plots about deadly, supernatural, zombie, gory, danger, slasher and escapades mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things: The Dead Hate the Living! (2000), Ghoulies II (1987), Choking Hazard (2004), The Slaughter (2006), The Monster Club (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic, humorous
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, deadly creature, gory, chaos, slasher, danger, supernatural, disorder, deadly, afterlife, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 4K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, escapades, deadly creature, dangerous animal, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, ghost, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip turns into a frantic fight against the supernatural when an ancient demon and a fearsome female warrior bring their eternal battle into the present day. Jason Parks is trying to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine, by arranging a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, gory, curses spells and rituals, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, wizards and magicians, thirtysomething life, uninhibited rivalry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 444
Choking Hazard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When self-help guru Dr. Reinis (Jaroslav Dusek) led his students on a retreat to ponder the meaning of life, he had no intention of leading them all to their doom. But when gut-munching zombie woodsmen emerge, the group finds itself locked in mortal ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, survival, deadly, gory, silly humor, isolation, danger, deadly creature, wilderness, in the woods, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, gory, friendship, ghost, haunted house, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, rescue, afterlife, danger, heroic mission, fall in love, nightlife, writer's life, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 614
The Granny (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, zombie, danger, thanksgiving, vengeance, deadly, gory, rivalry, escapades, obsession, store, militant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.7
 907
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, serial killer, laboratory, gory, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural, psychopath, mutant, danger, toxic waste ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Parts of the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beyond the front door of an old, decrepit house is buried a horrible and tragic past. One horryfing and gory night a family of four is brutally hacked to pieces. The only survivor is the young and beautiful housekeeper, Ella. When she steps out of ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious, scary
Plot: murder, zombie, survival, confined, deadly creature, supernatural, race against time, isolation, vengeance, danger, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shrunken Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three teens killed by a local crime boss return for revenge after a witch doctor revives them through voodoo magic.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, voodoo, master villain, chaos and mayhem, gangsters, escapades, experiment gone awry, crimes, heroes, gays and lesbians, supernatural ability, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 2K
Hack! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seven college students are picked to travel to a private island owned by the reclusive Vincent King and his film-obsessed wife Mary Shelley to study island wildlife. But is isn't long when a mysterious killer begins killing the students ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, college, island, isolation, obsessive quest, youth, danger, supernatural, wilderness, killer clown, student life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, plague, survival, danger, slasher, chaos, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns them not to mess with things they do not understand (the murders were occult related), but the director wants to be as authentic as possible and has ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, haunted house, zombie, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, estate, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, parody, drug use, self sacrifice, experimental drug, watching a movie, save the day, group of strangers, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, rough, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, crimes, criminal's revenge, escapades, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rescue, anti hero, danger, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 375
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, chaos, deadly, gory, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, vengeance, supernatural, mortician, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Andre the Butcher (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Andre the Butcher will make sure you pay for your sins.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: slasher, psychopath, confined, survival, violence spree, gory, deadly, isolation, serial killer, danger, supernatural, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.5
 2K
Uncle Sam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, slasher, gore, patriotism, experiment gone awry, danger, serial killer, afterlife, supernatural, anti war, gulf war, desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
House of the Damned (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman uses witchcraft to try to steal her daughter's youth.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: zombie, ghost, wizards and magicians, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, danger, supernatural, rivalry, race against time, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 882
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, small town, satire, graphic violence, small town life, nudity (full frontal - brief), store, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 2K
Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, murder, gory, survival, slasher, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppets, puppet, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 1K
Frightmare (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered powerful black magic, and Conrad hasn't taken his final ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, zombie, supernatural, slasher, murder, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, dealing with death, crimes, mysterious character, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Head of the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, infidelity, eccentric family, disorder, mad scientist, disability, femme fatale, love affair, experiment gone awry, mentally challenged, strong sexual content, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A college student creates and sells a drug called 'Z' on campus which resurrects the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, zombie, disorder, college life, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, experiment gone awry, slasher, youth, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
House II: The Second Story (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations. They are soon joined by Jesse's goofy friend Charlie (Jonathan Stark), who ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, dinosaur, adventurer, ghost, house, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, babies and infants, deadly creature, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 101
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, zombie, gory, disorder, school, haunted house, deadly, theater, goofy hero, crimes, investigation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, zombie, gory, deadly, military life, countryside, survival, heroes, escapades, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, scary, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, corpse, gory, deadly, disorder, supernatural, experiment, splatter, camp, gore, holiday, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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