Movies like Child's Play

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Child's Play (1988)
 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, suspense, gothic, splatter, macabre, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, doll, supernatural, murder, psychopath, youth, curses spells and rituals, nobody believes, voodoo, evil, parents and children, evil doll, back from the dead, toy comes to life, child in peril, dark humor, birthday, single mother, killer doll, mother and son, supernatural power, revenge, objects come to life, disbelieving adult, toys ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Child's Play

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, crimes, psychopath, deadly, death, gory and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Child's Play: Curse of Chucky (2013), Puppetmaster (1989), Charles (2021), Seed of Chucky (2004), Cult of Chucky (2017). 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, serial killer, doll, family relations, escape, vengeance, nobody believes, disability, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: year 1988, 2010s, year 2013, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 5.5
 11K
Puppetmaster (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, rough, gothic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, puppet, supernatural, objects come to life, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, evil doll, hotel, violence, ghost, demon ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: yale university, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 52
Charles (2021)
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: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, macabre, twists and turns ...
Plot: evil doll, killer doll, landlord, doll, evil, serial killer, supernatural, murder, old dark house, curses spells and rituals, brutality, death ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 44K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, 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: slasher, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, killer doll, serial killer, supernatural, urban legend, objects come to life, pregnancy, baby, homicidal maniac, paparazzi, psychopath, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2000s, year 1998, 80s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 24K
Cult of Chucky (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: slasher, tense, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: killer doll, mental institution, serial killer, toy comes to life, evil doll, cult, murder, handicapped, violence, psychopath, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.3
 16K
Chucky (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: After a vintage Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets. Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies — and allies — ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: killer doll, doll, evil doll, murder, gay teenager, serial killer, violence, death, curses spells and rituals, chase, supernatural, old dark house ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, goth, dark humor, good versus evil, teenage life, toy comes to life, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 155K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, death, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, paranormal activity, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, good versus evil, attic, evil, sheriff, killing spree, niece, crime spree, masked killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, supernatural horror, killing spree, sadism, massacre, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, forest, summer camp, massacre, killing spree, lake, sadism, masked killer, camp, psycho terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 28K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past, revenge, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, maniac, crimes, youth, homicidal maniac, violence, road trip, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, torture, cannibal, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, confined, rage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheriff and his son who are tracking down a group of bank robbers on their way to Mexico, only to discover that they are being stalked by a far more deadly enemy — The Reeker.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, death, serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, burned alive, ghost, supernatural ability, survival, good versus evil, sheriff ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
28%
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: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, murder, ghost, woman in danger, serial killer, curse, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, youth, crimes, stalking, psychopath, teenage life, captivity, casual sex, monk, priest, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, crimes, death, serial murder, woman in danger, police investigation, vigilantism, chainsaw ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, stepfather, psychopath, mental institution, dentist, maniac, wedding, family relations, domestic disturbance, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, suspense, intense, scary ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psycho, halloween, killing spree, murder, maniac, massacre, brutality, violence, paranoia, fear ...
Time: year 1978
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%