Movies like Cujo

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Cujo
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bad ending, serious, realistic, rough, intense, frightening ...
Plot: dog, dangerous animal, danger, brutality, hiding in a car, blood, rabies, death, mother son relationship, murder, chase, violence, crimes, adaptation, supernatural, cars, family, book, deadly, violent, law enforcement, family drama, dysfunctional family, classic car, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
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Halloween
Horror, Thriller
USA
91 min.
 7.8
Poltergeist
Horror, Thriller
USA
114 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Cujo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about catastrophe, violence, dialogue, brutality, splatter, death and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Cujo: Children of the Corn (1984), Pet Sematary (1989), Cat's Eye (1985), Child's Play (1988), Body Parts (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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 6.6
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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
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 20K
Cat's Eye
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, cat, revenge, life & death, supernatural, child in peril, girl, dishonesty, multiple storylines, demons, couple relations, cure ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   87%
    User:   95%
 
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, serious, suspenseful, 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
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System:   82%
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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, serious, suspenseful, 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
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System:   81%
    User:   82%
 
 6.6
 72K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, voodoo, murder, supernatural, blood, toys, revenge, splatter, demons, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
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    User:   70%
 
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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, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, gory, slasher, murder, vengeance, death row, splatter, blood, mad scientist, brutality, doctors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   70%
 
The Last Horror Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: psychological, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, obsession, violence, cannibalism, murder, brutality, police investigation, splatter, violent, torture, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
The Hills Have Eyes Part II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, idiotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, survival, dog, bus, cannibalism, dangerous animal, deadly creature, motorcycle, violence, serial killer, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   64%
 
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, halloween, murder, gory, blood, vengeance, hospital, crimes, supernatural, knife, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   77%
 
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:   72%
    User:   59%
 
 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, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   60%
 
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The Dark Half
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, book, supernatural, alter ego, family, ghost, adaptation, supernatural ability, writers, splatter, mentor, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   66%
 
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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:   71%
    User:   75%
 
 6.4
 50K
The Collector
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: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   64%
 
 6.5
 27K
Them
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, isolation, violence, blood, couple relations, mystery, survival, supernatural, teenage life, gory, forest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   71%
 
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
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, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, violence, gore, blood, torture, cannibalism, psychopath, death, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
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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, halloween, supernatural, obsession, splatter, violence, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   83%
 
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
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:   69%
    User:   72%
 
Dead of Winter
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, kidnapping, missing person, insanity, serial killer, chase, violence, psychopath, prison, violent, twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   72%
 
 6.6
 56K
Candyman
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: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, revenge, urban legend, slasher, supernatural, gory, belief, haunted by the past, investigation, cult, slavery, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   81%
 
 6.6
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The Howling
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, gory, murder, monster, transformation, blood, dangerous animal, male nudity, crimes, danger, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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System:   68%
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The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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System:   68%
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Curse of Chucky
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, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, vengeance, death, blood, puppets, murder, violence, splatter, wheelchair, doll ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   80%
 
 5.7
 9K
Dead Birds
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, gory, haunted house, ghost, torture, supernatural ability, survival, danger, violence, brutality, civil war, demons ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, mexico, latin america, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
 5.6
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The Kindred
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
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, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   67%
    User:   77%
 

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Final Destination
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, destiny, survival, life & death, supernatural, danger, youth, race against time, psychic, unlikely partners, group of friends, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
 6.2
 87K
Vacancy
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, slasher, hotel, one night, trapped, serial killer, psychological thriller, hostages, estranged couple, torture, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
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