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Dr. Caligari (1989)
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Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: psychotronic, scary, psychological, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, parody, cult film, offbeat, sexploitation film
Plot: surrealism, zombie, serial killer, psychopath, supernatural, obsession, plague, murder, crimes, mental institution, mental illness, sexual relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, transplant, doctors and patients, disorder, mad scientist, woman in danger, deadly creature, experimenting, suburbs, drugs, cannibal, female nudity ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, disorder, experiment gone awry, gory and mad scientist mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dr. Caligari: Return of the Living Dead II (1988), Doctor Hackenstein (1988), The Invisible Maniac (1990), Redneck Zombies (1989), Fangs (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, disorder, mutant, silly humor, farce, crimes, dealing with death, supernatural, reincarnation, cult, mental illness, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An invisible scientist escapes from an asylum and teaches high-school physics to nubile teens.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, splatter, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, cheerleading, invisible man, sexploitation, psychopath, disorder, serial killer, supernatural, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, forest, disorder, chaos, friends, toxic, rivalry, heroes, mad scientist, survival, supernatural, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, mad scientist, supernatural, police investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, escapades, dangerous animal, crimes, deadly creature, murder, bat ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, farm, disorder, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, survival, heroes, countryside, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's ...
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, psychopath, disorder, misfit, mentally challenged, mental illness, rivalry, countryside, murder, surgery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Frog-g-g! (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Chemical waste seeps into a small town's water supply, causing the birth of a mutant FROGGG which is instinctively driven to mate with its genetic match - human women. Sexy EPA super-agent Dr Barbara Michaels tracks the Froggg's every ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspense, tense, humorous ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, supernatural romance, society, chaos, silly humor, clergy, gays and lesbians, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, slasher, parody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, supernatural, crimes, missing person, escapades, death, violence, brutality, murder, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.
Style: serious, scary, rough, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, criminal heroes, deadly creature, crimes, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, frame up, martial arts, technology gone awry, heist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Parts of the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beyond the front door of an old, decrepit house is buried a horrible and tragic past. One horryfing and gory night a family of four is brutally hacked to pieces. The only survivor is the young and beautiful housekeeper, Ella. When she steps out of ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, parody ...
Plot: murder, zombie, deadly creature, confined, supernatural, survival, chaos, isolation, experiment gone awry, vengeance, escapades, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A college student creates and sells a drug called 'Z' on campus which resurrects the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, rave, supernatural, disorder, chaos, college life, youth, school, college, experiment gone awry, undead, living dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Die You Zombie Bastards! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Red Toole is an average good-hearted serial killer who enjoys killing hippies almost as much as he loves his wife Violet. But when Violet is kidnapped Toole sets out to reclaim the woman he loves, with unusual and often hilarious results.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, scary, offbeat
Plot: superhero, zombie, serial killer, daring rescue, escapades, rivalry, woman in danger, supernatural, on the road, disorder, kidnapping, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic ...
Plot: zombie, afterlife, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, disorder, filmmaking, supernatural, escapades, violence, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bite Me! (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a new strain of marijuana is delivered to a remote strip club, an army of insect creatures hungry for human blood starts feeding on the staff and patrons. Soon the bugs cause provocative havoc as their bite elicits a particularly potent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slaughter Party (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Here's what Judge David Johnson has to say about this film: Yes, there is a party, and some people do get slaughtered. Beyond that you're better off looking the other way and using your time more wisely. Go read a book. Or run for a ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, slasher ...
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Big Monster on Campus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Monster High (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two high school goofs steal an explosive device from another world that has been hidden on earth, and an alien named Mr. Armageddon is sent to retrieve it from them.
Style: semi serious, scary, exciting, humorous, splatter ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bugged (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Body Bags (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three tales are told, each one increasingly terrifying. The first tells the story of a woman being stalked by an axe-weilding maniac. The second is the story of a man who pays the ultimate price for a beautiful head of hair. The final tale shows ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, feel good, slasher ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: splatter, humorous, scary, disturbing, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Schlock (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A monkey-type monster falls in love with a blind girl, which thinks that he's a giant dog. After kidnapping the girl and fleeing king-kong-like onto the roof of a gym, he gets involved with the army.
Style: not serious, parody, scary, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, monkey, deadly creature, crimes, rescue, dangerous animal, escapades, zombie, misfit, supernatural, chase, heroes ...
Time: 70s, prehistory, 20th century
Place: california, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: scary, semi serious, slasher, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: island, zombie, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, cemetery, living dead, isolation, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, experiment gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, semi serious ...
Plot: mad doctor, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, surgery, car accident, transplant, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, stripper, decapitation, surgeon ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%