Movies like Child's Play

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Child's Play (1988)
 6.6
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Child's Play
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, serious, suspense, frightening, bloody, bad ending, tense, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, voodoo, murder, supernatural, blood, toys, revenge, splatter, demons, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, violence, death, police investigation, mentor, transformation, halloween, crimes, brutality, dark fantasy, doll, birthday, toy ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
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Horror, Thriller
USA
91 min.
 7.8
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Child's Play

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about splatter, blood, violence, dialogue, brutality, death and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Child's Play: Curse of Chucky (2013), Terror Train (1980), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween 5 (1989), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.8
 37K
Child's Play 2
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, suspenseful, serious, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, chase, supernatural, voodoo, death, blood, splatter, violence, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Curse of Chucky
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror
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, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, vengeance, death, blood, puppets, murder, violence, splatter, doll, wheelchair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   100%
 
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 5.9
 8K
Terror Train
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, revenge, vengeance, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, gore ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
 5.0
 30K
Child's Play 3
Genre: Action, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, death, ghost, blood, storytelling, chase, supernatural ability, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, gory, blood, vengeance, hospital, crimes, supernatural, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
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, camp, gory, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   100%
 
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, vengeance, death, violence, school, blood, chase, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 5.2
 27K
Halloween 5
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, hospital, gory, vengeance, supernatural, halloween, obsession, splatter, violence, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
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, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, supernatural, psychiatrist, vengeance, splatter, blood, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
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, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Friday the 13th Part III
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, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, splatter, brutality, blood, death, gore, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, zombie, cult, blood, suicide, splatter, afterlife, psychiatrist, insanity, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Children of the Corn
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 5.8
 5K
Hell Night
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, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, gory, serial killer, supernatural, ghost, college, survival, splatter, halloween, blood, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, ridiculous, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, supernatural, high school, serial killer, transformation, male nudity, murder, revenge, gay, blood, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, small town, murder, supernatural, investigation, cult, children, death, curses spells and rituals, lame, splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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 5.4
 13K
Shocker
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: scary, suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, supernatural, chase, gore, violence, serial killer, police investigation, vengeance, psychopath, splatter ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 6.8
 53K
The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, ghost, zombie, storytelling, murder, violence, death, blood, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 5.4
 12K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, revenge, chase, vengeance, death, blood, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 5.5
 3K
Body Parts
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, gory, slasher, murder, vengeance, death row, splatter, blood, mad scientist, brutality, doctors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 5.7
 8K
Puppetmaster
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, atmospheric, gothic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, murder, supernatural, blood, ghost, violence, splatter, slasher, demons, puppets, serial killer, revenge ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
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Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
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, suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, death, violence, brutality, blood, gore, cannibalism, torture ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
Friday the 13th Part 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, gore, blood, brutality, violence, death, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
 6.6
 74K
Pet Sematary
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, family drama, death, family in danger, grave robbing, life & death, loss of pet, afterlife, zombie, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
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, suspenseful, serious, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.5
 12K
Maniac
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, gore, serial killer, violence, vengeance, slasher, obsession, splatter, brutality, blood, murder, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   27%
    User:   28%
 

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A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 6.3
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Dolls
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gore, supernatural, blood, ghost, splatter, slasher, transformation, gory, demons, crimes, danger, toys ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
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