Movies like Child's Play

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Child's Play (1988)
 6.6
 72K
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, gothic, suspense, frightening, bloody, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, voodoo, murder, doll, blood, psychopath, gory, supernatural, toy comes to life, evil, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth, nobody believes, parents and children, revenge, back from the dead, foot chase, birthday, toy, killer, stalker, explosion, gun ...
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 scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about gory, deadly, blood, serial killer, slasher, violence and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Child's Play: Curse of Chucky (2013), Hellraiser (1987), My Soul to Take (2010), Fright Night (1985), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, slasher, doll, escape, killer doll, serial killer, psychopath, gory, puppets, toy comes to life, vengeance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 38K
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: scary, dark humor, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, gory, murder, puppet, toy comes to life, chase, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.0
 30K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, slasher, killer doll, gory, ghost, murder, vengeance, military academy, toy comes to life, recruit, puppet, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, camp, cemetery, mask, psychopath, gory, zombie, knife murder, summer camp, in the woods ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser (1987)
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: supernatural, demon, murder, gory, vengeance, demons, danger, monster, blood, death, adultery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, supernatural, hockey mask, gory, knife murder, zombie, bounty hunter, camping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, small town, urban legend, danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 51K
Fright Night (1985)
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, werewolf, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, mysterious character, blood, teenage life, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, halloween, slasher, blood, knife, masked killer, evil, ambulance, niece, good versus evil, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, death, evil, niece, small town, gory, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, lake, camp, psychopath, gory, axe, vengeance, in the woods, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 185K
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, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, murder, death, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, psychiatrist, supernatural, teenager, telekinesis, lake, camp, gory, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train (1980)
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, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, murder, college, serial killer, slasher, revenge, mask, killer, costume, psycho, stalker, masked killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, torture, violence, gore, blood, chainsaw, cannibalism, slaughterhouse, severed foot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, serial killer, murder, sexualized violence, gory, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, danger, drugs/alcohol, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 33K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, UK
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, killer doll, supernatural, gory, psychopath, pregnancy, filmmaking, paparazzi, objects come to life, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, morgue, camp, psychopath, gory, knife murder, summer camp, strong sexual content, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, goth, gory, serial killer, toy comes to life, teenage life, good versus evil, brutality, slasher, voodoo ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 50K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 13K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gore, supernatural, rage, maniac, blackout, terror, killer, evil, electricity ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 22K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, revenge, mystery killer, psychopath, murder, valentine's day, danger, gory, violence against women, school, success ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 28K
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, youth, murder, scythe, pitchfork, kitten, barn, psychiatrist, boogeyman, masked killer, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, corn, barn, sheriff, preacher, gory, violence, children, serial killer, ghost, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 4K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, death, psycho, forest, campfire, camp counselor, stalking, murder, slasher killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 56K
Candyman (1992)
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: gothic, suspenseful, scary, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, investigation, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, urban, slavery, cult ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 5K
Hell Night (1981)
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, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, ghost, haunted house, serial killer, college student, gory, psychopath, supernatural, trespassing, abandoned house, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, human monster, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, death, violence, masked killer, boarding school, evil, underage drinking, witness protection, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 1K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, nurse, psychopath, gory, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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