Movies like Dolly Dearest

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Dolly Dearest (1991)
 4.8
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Dolly Dearest (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, cult film, gothic
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, supernatural ability, deadly, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, deadly creature, parents and children, good versus evil, toys, toy, child in peril, child, evil doll, evil spirit, crimes, youth, supernatural, family relations, danger, imaginary, gory, gun, supernatural power, teenage boy, catholic ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america

Most similar movies to Dolly Dearest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Dolly Dearest: Curse of Chucky (2013), Joey (1985), Child's Play (1988), Trilogy of Terror II (1996), The Tooth Fairy (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, wheelchair, family relations, escape, doll, vengeance, crimes, disability, nobody believes, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 2013, 2010s, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa
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Joey (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, telekinesis, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, young heroes, danger, deadly, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, gory, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals, youth, danger, evil, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: anthology, serious, slasher, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, killer doll, deadly creature, deal with the devil, psychopath, wizards and magicians, love affair, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, destiny, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, gory, serial killer, danger, family relations, legends and myths, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, serial killer, deadly, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cubbyhouse (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a messy divorce, Lynn Graham moves back home to Australia with her three American-born children in tow. Buying an old house on the same street as her sister seems like a good idea, but its low price reflects a unpleasant history of murder ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: curse, family in danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, murder, isolation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, deadly, rivalry, crimes, escapades, danger, good versus evil, race against time, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, murder, vengeance, gory, supernatural power, voodoo, best friends, good versus evil, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense
Plot: family in danger, mentally unstable, nanny, danger, mind game, parents and children, family problems, isolation, suburbs, obsession, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, family in danger, suburbs, deadly, supernatural, monster, brother brother relationship, gory, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating, scary ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, undercover, danger, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly, puppet, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, rivalry, heroes, crimes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, factory, evil corporation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, graphic violence, disorder, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, starting over, supernatural, deadly, family problems, danger, single parent, mentally unstable, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, supernatural, demon, revenge, murder, road trip, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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666: The Child (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A jet liner plummets from the sky and crashes into the earth. From the burning embers rises one lone survivor - a small boy! But the childless couple that adopts him will soon discover he is no helpless child, but rather something very powerful, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: 666, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, adoption, family in danger, family relations, disorder, parents and children, orphan, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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30%
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Camp Hell (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, curses spells and rituals, danger, confined, youth, isolation, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability, society, clergy, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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29%
SnakeHead Swamp (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A horrifying hybrid of genetic science and nature has taken over the Louisiana bayou, leaving terror in its wake! In the heat of the summer, what began as an day of boating and bikinis changes drastically when a school of genetically enhanced ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: swamp, deadly creature, survival, danger, youth, deadly, dangerous animal, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, gory, stranded, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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Isabelle (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives.
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, ghosts, parents and children, demon, nightmare, supernatural, family in danger, danger, deadly, paranormal activity, afterlife ...
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Night Fangs (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Art Teachers are obsessed with eternal youth. Somehow they manage to get Elizabeth Bathory's diary. Soon, they start to practice bloody rituals that end up unleashing hell on earth. Two lesbian art teachers obsessed with eternal youth have ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexual
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, gory, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, danger, youth, escapades, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Disappointments Room (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.
Style: serious, scary, tense, mysterious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, child in peril, estate, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, danger, deadly, isolation, family problems, haunted house, attic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Finders Keepers (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A haunted doll teaches one little girl why children shouldn't play with undead things.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: evil doll, problem child, murder, possession, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, danger, deadly, possessed girl, math teacher, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, touching ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, danger, crimes, couple relations, mental illness, deadly, ghost, father son relationship, supernatural power, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, homoerotic ...
Plot: high school, supernatural, imaginary, wizards and magicians, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, parents and children, family relations, supernatural ability, deadly, sexual content, profanity, chase, danger, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Demon Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: island, pinata, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, danger, supernatural, gory, village, escapades, deadly, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%