Movies like Child's Play

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Child's Play (1988)
 6.6
 84K
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: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious, suspense, cult film, gothic, macabre, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, toys, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, youth, danger, curses spells and rituals, nobody believes, evil, parents and children, voodoo, back from the dead, toy comes to life, child in peril, foot chase, gun, birthday, toy, revenge, objects come to life ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and cult film films with plots about slasher, serial killer, crimes, deadly, murder, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Child's Play: Curse of Chucky (2013), Charles (2020), Hush (2016), Cult of Chucky (2017), Dolly Dearest (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, doll, family relations, killer doll, wheelchair, escape, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, disability, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa
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100%
 5.8
 43K
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: dark humor, scary, serious, suspenseful, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, child in peril, psychopath, serial killer, objects come to life, murder, chase, gory, strong violent content, profanity, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charles (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: A young couple moves in to their first apartment and encounters a red-headed freckled doll. Soon they discover that their home and doll reveal an evil presence.
Style: macabre, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: landlord, doll, evil doll, killer doll, supernatural, serial killer, evil, old dark house, deadly, murder, danger, slasher ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
52%
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 6.6
 93K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, slasher, murder, masked killer, isolation, blood, survival, trapped, alone, writers ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, halloween, blood, attic, good versus evil, masked killer, niece, evil, knife, ambulance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 5.2
 19K
Cult of Chucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica Pierce is erroneously convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new therapeutic “tool” to facilitate his ...
Style: suspense, tense, dark humor, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, cult, killer doll, danger, serial killer, handicapped, violence, slasher, psychopath, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dolly Dearest (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, supernatural ability, deadly, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, family in danger, parents and children, good versus evil, toy, toys, child in peril, child ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: psycho film, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, deadly, murder, supernatural, psychopath, urban legend, haunted by the past, nightmare comes true, gory, small town, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, gory, parents and children, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, legends and myths, imaginary, serial killer, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
 4.8
 37K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, supernatural, killer doll, objects come to life, pregnancy, toy comes to life, slasher, urban legend, baby, homicidal maniac, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1998, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: england, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 14K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, maniac, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, violence, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 5.1
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, woman in danger, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: 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 ⇓
38%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, murder, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, severed foot, sadism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, serial killer, amusement park, deadly, youth, crimes, mental institution, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
 4.8
 24K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, killing off one by one, psychopath, violence spree, crimes, danger, gore, death, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, mental institution, wedding, maniac, stepfather, dentist, violence, hospital, family relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, washington d.c., portland oregon, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, afterlife, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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