Movies like Curse of the Puppet Master

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Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
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Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert the Doctor is trying to create a "perfect race" of puppet humans. Jane discovers a "matt puppet" which is from his first assistant. She comes back just in time to see her father, cut up by the puppets, has succeeded in putting a living human, Robert, into the puppet he carved.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, parody, romantic, humorous, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, serial killer, vengeance, monster, murder, brutality, secrets, supernatural ability, mind game, crimes, supernatural, nightmare, death, evil doll, catastrophe, gay, gangsters, magic, demon, revenge, doctors, snake, natural disaster, violence, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Curse of the Puppet Master

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, slasher and suspenseful films with plots about supernatural, deadly, rivalry, danger, gory, vengeance and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Curse of the Puppet Master: Puppetmaster (1989), Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003), Puppet Master 4 (1993), Ragdoll (1999), Puppet Master II (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, slasher, suspense, gothic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, evil doll, murder, supernatural, objects come to life, deadly creature, monster, violence, demon, transformation, secrets, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: yale university, pacific ocean, california
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Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect the new puppet master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.
Style: slasher, scary, unusual plot structure, allegory, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, demon, monster, supernatural, hotel, killer doll, gangsters, first contact, brutality, serial killer, mentor, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will animate the dead, in order to use in the war effort. Toulin arouses suspicion as a Nazi dissident, and his secret is discovered. During a Nazi raid on his home, ...
Style: slasher, dark, melancholic, macabre, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, monster, nazi occultism, zombie, supernatural, world war two, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), killer doll, revenge, woman on top, sex scene ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, new jersey
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50%
Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, ghost, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, puppet, killer doll, doll, monster ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Puppet Master 4 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case ...
Style: slasher, scary, feel good, absurd, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, monster, supernatural, ghost, demon, doll, killer doll, pyramid, police investigation, murder, revenge, writers ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
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Ragdoll (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged rapper uses his Gran's magic powders to help him in his revenge against those who put her in the hospital.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: puppet, evil doll, vengeance, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, hip hop, hospital, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic, save the day, killer doll ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Puppet Master II (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The puppets return, this time they hunt some Paranormal Researchers to take their brain fluid for the dead/living puppet master, Andre Toulon
Style: slasher, scary, gothic, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, monster, hotel, zombie, doll, violence, revenge, murder, killer doll, weapons, fantasy world, farce ...
Time: 90s, year 1912, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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43%
Retro Puppet Master (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Toulon runs a puppet theatre in the heart of Paris and meets the sorcerer (the mysterious Afzel). When his life is saved by the lovely Swiss Ambassador's daughter Ilsa, we bear witness to the origin of the Puppet Master.
Style: slasher, harsh, unusual plot structure, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, monster, adventure, killer doll, god, murder, death, killer clown, family, doll, gay, disaster ...
Time: year 1944, year 1912, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: paris france, egypt, europe, france, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi assassins, Danny finds the old man's crate of mysterious puppets and is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, slasher, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, puppet, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, undercover, supernatural ability, deadly creature, abduction, violence, nazi occultism ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, bloody, suspense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, brother sister incest, demonic possession, parents and children, murder, supernatural ability, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, vengeance, murder, small town, crimes, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, demon, supernatural, police, master villain ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Puppet Master: Axis Termination (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In PUPPET MASTER XI - AXIS TERMINATION, the final chapter of the AXIS Saga, we find our heroic band of lethal puppets-BLADE, PINHEAD, TUNNELER, JESTER, SIX SHOOTER, and LEECH WOMAN, joining forces with a secret team of Allied Operatives, all masters ...
Style: captivating, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: puppet, magic, world war two, supernatural, rivalry, vengeance, young heroes, good versus evil, nazi, supernatural ability, undercover, espionage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, evil doll, warlock, deal with the devil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, love affair, murder, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the mysterious figure and in his path of ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, macabre, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, space and aliens, serial killer, zombie, tall man, abandoned city, male nudity, mausoleum, hospital, sexualized violence, dark hero, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: witch, possessed woman, evil witch, resurrection, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, youth, demonic possession, seance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, youth, murder, vengeance, haunted house, doll, military ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of toymakers seek to use Andre Toulon's formula, now in the hands of Toulon's great-nephew Robert, to give life to a line of killer toys that they plan to unleash on Christmas Eve.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, captivating ...
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, curses spells and rituals, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, factory, evil corporation, christmas ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, supernatural, monster, video game, obsession, maniac, priest, multiple storylines, virtual reality, isolation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Shriek (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Clark (Tanya Dempsey), a young Mathematics major at University, thinks she's found the best deal for student housing: a group of squatters who live in an abandoned hospital secretly. The quirky residents let her into their community provided ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: monster, hospital, college, lesbian, crimes, mind game, zombie, supernatural ability, serial killer, stalking, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 90s
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Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taking off immediately where the last one ended, in this episode Mike travels across dimensions and time fleeing from the Tall Man, at the same time he tries to find the origins of his enemy, and what really happened the night that his brother died. ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, flashback, time travel, good versus evil, riddles and clues, siblings relations, heroic mission, vengeance, supernatural ability, heroes, master villain ...
Place: tokyo
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28%
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, zombie, brutality, violence, exploitation, visceral, human sacrifice, psycho killer, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, egypt, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
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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, slasher, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, genie, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, djinn, wish come true, violence, monster, good versus evil, devil, death, transformation ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
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26%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, supernatural, ghost, murder, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal, psychopath, crimes, experiment gone awry, killer clown, vengeance, bad girl, monster ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, vengeance, supernatural, monster, murder, revenge, witch, pumpkin, father son relationship, halloween, visceral, death in the family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, college, psychopath, murder, ghost, uncover truth, youth, crimes, vengeance, teenage life, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Flesh for the Beast (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, afterlife, psychopath, supernatural ability, femme fatale, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, occult, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Puppet Master X follows the characters of Danny as he attempts to rescue his girlfriend Beth with the help of Toulon's puppets. However their help is short lived as they end up getting stolen by Ozu (Terumi Shimazu). Danny and Beth must try to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, puppet, supernatural, good versus evil, mad scientist, military, rescue, escapades, rivalry, killer doll, nazi occultism, doll ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows attached to her new friend. Suddenly, accidents begin to happen to those ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: evil doll, pinocchio, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, serial killer, supernatural, puppet, murder, demon, schizophrenia, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, death, torture, supernatural, diner, forest, psychopath, vengeance, demon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%