Movies like The Day of the Beast

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The Day of the Beast (1995)
 7.4
 20K
The Day of the Beast (1995)
Original name: El día de la bestia
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story revolves around a Basque Roman Catholic priest dedicated to committing as many sins as possible (Angulo), a death metal salesman from Carabanchel (Segura), and the Italian host of a TV show on the occult (De Razza). These go on a literal "trip" through Christmas-time Madrid to hunt for and prevent the reincarnation of the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, scary, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, futuristic, semi serious, macabre, dark ...
Plot: apocalypse, black magic, murder, prophecy, catholic priest, devil, heroic mission, save the world, sin, unlikely criminals, dark humor, antichrist, babies and infants, surrealism, clergy, burned alive, hell, virgin, crucifix, satire, catastrophe, christmas, heavy metal, angel, gang ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe, los angeles, usa, madrid

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Most similar movies to The Day of the Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, murder, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, violence and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day of the Beast: End of Days (1999), Rapture-Palooza (2013), Legion (2010), Corpses Are Forever (2004), Dying of Laughter (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 108K
End of Days (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, deal with the devil, heroic mission, danger, new year's eve, save the world, temptation, faith, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 70s, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, danger, partners, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 102K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, god, supernatural, fallen angel, prophecy, heroes, heroic mission, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Reno, Benoit Magimel and Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Star Wars Trilogy) star in the riveting action-packed sequel to Crimson Rivers. No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apocalypse, police detective, police investigation, ritual, serial killer, who done it, monastery, danger, uncover truth, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Corpses Are Forever (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: MALCOM GRANT, CIA operative has just woken up from a nightmare, only to find the Gates of Hell are open and the World is over-run with the living dead. To make matters worse, his terrifying dream is someone else's reality. With no ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly, chaos, murder, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, soldier, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dying of Laughter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, rise to the top, actor's life, buddies, reunion, nightclub, media satire, workplace situations, dark humor, friends, comedian, new year's eve ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bless the Child (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, satanism, murder, demon, autism, save the world, danger, religions or cults, custody, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 30K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, dark, suspenseful, tense, dark fantasy ...
Plot: devil, angel, good versus evil, prophecy, afterlife, vicious, christianity, god, supernatural, religions or cults, insubordination, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.5
 58K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, devil worship, killer child, parents and children, loss of child, hospital, church, ambassador, nanny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 53K
Night Watch (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, vampire, demons, witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, russian, death, danger, human becoming an animal, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mutant Action (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo, a rich businessman, to claim for the rights of the ugly people. Escaping from the police in their spaceship, Ramon try to ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, kidnapping, gang, hostage, spacecraft, siamese twins, woman in danger, hostages, danger, leadership, rescue, terrorist ...
Time: future
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Witching & Bitching (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, witch, witchcraft, curse, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, countryside, danger, crimes, supernatural power, evil witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 16K
Warlock (1989)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, warlock, wizards and magicians, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, curse, adventure, heroic mission, danger, chase, witch ...
Time: 80s, future, 17th century
Place: boston, los angeles, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Prophecy V: Forsaken (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Bucharest, Allison is protecting the mysterious bible, "The Prophet Lexicon", where the last chapter about the apocalypse, called Revelations, discloses the name of the Antichrist in its last page. Meanwhile, the evil and jealous leader ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, gothic, scary ...
Plot: angel, antichrist, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger, betrayal, obsessive quest, riddles and clues, destiny, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Every six hundred years, a great evil has the opportunity to escape and unleash Armageddon. A group of five stones has the power to either free the evil, or banish it for another six hundred years. An order of Druids battles with a Warlock ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: warlock, supernatural, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, teenage life, destiny, magic, gory, obsessive quest, heroes, save the world, mischievous children ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chosen one, supernatural, demon, save the world, danger, good versus evil, on the run, mysterious character, rivalry, master villain, track down, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1917, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Prophecy: Uprising (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There exists an ancient manuscript still writing itself called the Lexicon. It supposedly tells of the coming of the Anti-Christ, and happens to fall into the hands of an unsuspecting woman (Kari Wuhrer). Now, she is being pursued by angels intent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, brutal, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, handcuffs, vampire, ghost, afterlife, destiny, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, clergy, good versus evil, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 1K
Devilman (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A scientific exploration in search of a new energy source unleashes a group of powerful demons who begin possessing human bodies and destroying civilization. Close friends Akira (Hisato Izaki) and Ryo (Yusuke Izaki) wind up on different sides of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, good versus evil, fall in love, heroic mission, survival, teenage life, chaos, danger, supernatural ability, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jimmy Cuervo is a down-on-his-luck ex-con living in a polluted mining town on a reservation that would run him out of town if not for the remainder of his probation. With his time nearly finished, he plans to start a new life with his girlfriend ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, redemption, supernatural, superhero, good versus evil, vigilantism, rivalry, master villain, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, heroes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 11K
Common Wealth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administrator. ...
Style: humorous, enigmatic, unusual plot structure, bleak, witty ...
Plot: real estate agent, stolen money, greed, murder, neighbor, dark humor, fish out of water, dishonesty, crimes, crime, deadly, conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, tokyo, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 14K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, isolation, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 3K
The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, murder, nun, supernatural, gory, survival, haunted by the past, danger, youth, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, werewolf, small town, friendship, world domination, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, frankenstein's monster, danger, save the world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Ferpect Crime (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A playboy has the tables turned on him when he finds himself being used as a plaything by an undesirable woman in this black comedy from Spain.
Style: suspense, humorous, surreal, cynical, funny ...
Plot: murder, ambition, rivalry, store, salesman, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, perfect crime, dark humor, satire, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Holocaust 2000 (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive in charge of a nuclear power plant in the Mid-East must stop his son-- who turns out to be the Anti Christ -- from blowing it up.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, save the world, good versus evil, danger, religions or cults, chaos, nightmare comes true, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 55K
The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.
Style: disturbing, psychological, surreal, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, serial killer, danger, factory, psychopath as protagonist, pets, hearing voices, crimes, workplace situations, murder, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 93K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: cult film, humorous, surreal, mad, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 111K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: antichrist, devil, prophecy, priest, good versus evil, monk, murder, apocalypse, gory, supernatural, mystery, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, rome italy, europe, london, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, apocalypse, society, save the world, catastrophe, danger, chaos, escapades, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, rome italy, middle east, italy, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrown Priest. To save the village from paranormal menaces, he deals with and battles a host of mysterious creatures including: a little mischievous ...
Style: semi serious, gothic, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, vampire, clergy, deadly creature, supernatural, babies and infants, danger, escapades, wizards and magicians, mad scientist, master warrior, heroes ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%