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The Dead Pit (1989)
 5.4
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The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which cracks the seal to the Dead Pit, freeing the evil doctor to continue his work.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: zombie, mental institution, supernatural, doctors and patients, crimes, vengeance, confined, memory loss, hospital, mental illness, mad scientist, danger, chaos, escapades, gory, deadly, rivalry, mysterious character, maniac, serial killer, earthquake, mental patient, psychopath, torture, crazy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Dead Pit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, crimes, rivalry and zombie mostly in Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Dead Pit: The Horror Show (1989), Corpses (2004), Boo (2005), Pink Eye (2008), Dead Clowns (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 3.5
 375
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, mortician, small town, chaos and mayhem, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead ...
Style: epic, stylized, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, zombie, danger, rivalry, vengeance, cons and scams, experiment gone awry, afterlife, plague, disorder, gory, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 5K
Boo (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, mysterious character, haunted by the past, ghost, deadly, mental institution, human experiment, supernatural, trapped in a building, violence, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: walking dead, zombie, chaos, survival, isolation, apocalypse, danger, deadly, gory, supernatural, farmhouse, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 120
Pink Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pink Eye is set in a small town in upstate New York, at a prison-like, dilapidated insane asylum where secret drug testing has gone inexplicably wrong. Patients are dying in sick and twisted ways and those who survive are becoming raging, homicidal ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, vengeance, experiment gone awry, survival, psychopath, supernatural, deadly, danger, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.2
 476
Dead Clowns (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of Port Emmett prepare for a hurricane that will churn up a 50-year-old secret, awakening an army of zombie clowns. Left to die after a circus train accident, the clowns rise from their muddy graves to get revenge. The guilty can run, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: zombie, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, gory, small town, crimes, circus, evil clown, killer clown, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Zombie Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is a new evil, and you have no idea what's coming... When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of ...
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: survival, zombie, undead, chaos, danger, apocalypse, plague, rivalry, deadly, experiment gone awry, supernatural, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, mine, ghost town, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, adventure, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 4K
Patrick (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, psychic power, psychopath, isolation, mental institution, danger, supernatural, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, deadly, telekinesis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, isolation, mortician, drugs/alcohol, farm, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural ability, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 2K
Cover Up (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1957, Dorothy and Edmund Yates (Keith and Rupert Davies) were committed to an institution for the criminally insane, she for acts of murder and cannibalism and he for covering up her crimes. Fifteen years later, they are pronounced fit for ...
Style: cult film, scary, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, murder, slasher, danger, mental illness, gory, golden years, mysterious character, mind game, ghost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chase, supernatural, zombie, obsession, murder, high school, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, crimes, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 1K
Jack-O (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, rivalry, supernatural ability, ghost, zombie, reincarnation, small town, gore, halloween, vengeance, suburbs, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.1
 332
Psycho Ward (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of urban researchers set about exploring an abandoned psychiatric hospital with a terrible history, but are they prepared for the horrifying, possibly supernatural secrets hidden within its crumbling walls? No sooner do they get there than ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, survival, psychopath, danger, confined, crimes, isolation, slasher, deadly, characters killed one by one, escaped mental patient, masked killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.8
 546
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: hospital, college, monster, danger, stalking, crimes, mind game, escapades, slasher, supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.8
 407
Dr. Chopper (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young friends head out to the country for a weekend at the family cabin and run afoul of a group of motorcycle riding madwomen led by the sadistic, knife-wielding plastic surgeon Dr. Fielding.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, survival, obsession, psychopath, confined, danger, serial killer, gang, escapades, crimes, deadly, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, deadly, social misfits, crimes, rivalry, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, small town, sheriff, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: torture, gore, illusion, magic, blood, hypnosis, mystery, imaginary, police investigation, slasher, danger, crimes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 279
Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, zombie, college, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A company, not wanting to pay for their chemicals to be dumped properly, put some into a truck of milk, which eventually kills three girls. The girls then return from the dead to seek bloody revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, terrorism, sexual relations, vengeance, gory, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, deadly, toxic, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 3.4
 544
The Dark Power (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The spirits of dead Indians are haunting a couple's house, and they call in an exorcist, whose trademark is a black whip, to get rid of them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, zombie, ghost, haunted house, racism, americana, gory, deadly, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Zombie Island Massacre (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Americans on vacation in the Caribbean take a tour of a nearby island at night and watch a local voodoo ritual. Soon after, they find themselves stranded on the island and under attack by unseen foes. One by one they meet violent ends.
Style: offbeat, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, island, jungle, slasher, voodoo, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, murder, love affair, supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Girls School Screamers (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, ghost, murder, rivalry, serial killer, supernatural, clergy, youth, investigation, danger, mysterious character, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 745
Offerings (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: slasher, mental institution, revenge, pizza, crimes, mute or deaf, serial killer, prodigy, youth, deadly, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 927
Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, survival, woman in danger, gory, serial killer, danger, deadly, escapades, reunion, evil child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, survival, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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