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Chronos (1993)
 6.7
 28K
Chronos (1993)
Original name: Cronos
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the grave with him. Now, an elderly antiques dealer has found the hellish machine hidden in a statue and learns about its incredible powers. The more he uses the device, the younger he becomes...but nothing comes without a price. Life after death is just the beginning as this nerve-shattering thriller unfolds and the fountain of youth turns bloody.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, cult film, psychotronic, macabre ...
Plot: immortality, artifact, vampire, back from the dead, invention, aging, supernatural, addiction, danger, haunted by the past, race against time, secret, pianist, terminal illness, attempted murder, fountain of youth, mogul, antique dealer, zombie, angel, heroes, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, dealer, deadly ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 16th century, year 1937
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, blood, deadly, danger, gory, vengeance and dialogue mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Chronos: Queen of the Damned (2002), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010), Sleepwalkers (1992), The Dead Matter (2010), Wishmaster (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, fatal attraction, rock star, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, loneliness, vampirism, music ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, old house, estate, creature, teeth, hearing voices, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, rhode island
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93%
 5.3
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Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, mother son incest, supernatural, vampire, danger, kidnapping, morphing, survival, incestuous relationship, incestuous sex, parents and children, monster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, gory, imaginary, danger, witchcraft, rivalry, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his ...
Style: twist ending, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: child abuse, orphan, orphanage, ghost, spanish civil war, republican, boarding school life, danger, gold, disappearance, boarding school, supernatural ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe, andalusia, portugal, catalonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 1940s, 20th century, 21st century, 40s
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
 206K
Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Livid (2011)
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Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Subspecies (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown of Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his father and kills him. Meanwhile two American schoolgirls teams ...
Style: cult film, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: 90s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
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Genre: Fantasy, 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, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Pumpkinhead (1988)
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a dying Voodoo queen chooses an adopted apprentice as her successor, her true heir is outraged. Seeking revenge, he buys the bones of Blacula the vampire off of a dealer, and uses voodoo to bring the vampire back to do his bidding. In turn, ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, parody ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, surreal ...
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Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, satanic ...
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Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1800s, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 44K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, bloody, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, dark humor, buried alive, violence, comics, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: gothic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
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Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, year 1988 ...
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66%
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark fantasy, twist ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, fairy tale, surreal, gothic horror ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal, imaginary, stalking ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, slasher, urban fantasy, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Vampire Journals (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 19th century vampire stalks a more powerful vampire lord in his quest to gain revenge over the death of his mistress. In his search for the vampire lord in Eastern Europe he kills many of his servants and fellow vampires while cursing another to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric, scary ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
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Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, fall in love, female vampire, immortality, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, supernatural, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, secret society, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 21K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, supernatural, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, zombie ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Poison for the Fairies (1986)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1965 Mexico City, Fabiola, a wealthy yet lonely schoolgirl, befriends Graciela, a young orphan girl who has an unhealthy fascination with witchcraft. Fabiola is convinced that she, herself, is a witch by Graciela, who then uses the fear that ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, murder, gory, graphic violence, orphan, curses spells and rituals, social misfits, imaginary, youth, young heroes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%