Movies like Dr. Caligari

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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, cult film, scary, humorous, psychological, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, sexploitation film
Plot: surrealism, zombie, crimes, serial killer, mental institution, plague, supernatural, obsession, sexual relations, psychopath, mental illness, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, murder, danger, transplant, escapades, doctors and patients, disorder, deadly, woman in danger, deadly creature, experimenting, suburbs, parody ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Dr. Caligari

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, disorder, mad scientist, experiment gone awry and gory 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), Fangs (2002), Blood Beach (1980). 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, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, slasher, deadly, escapades, parody, chaos and mayhem ...
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: humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, disorder, mutant, crimes, danger, dealing with death, deadly, supernatural, gory, silly humor, cult, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: humorous, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, sexploitation, rivalry, deadly, investigation, school, experiment gone awry, voyeurism, vengeance, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, animal life, murder, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.5
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: rough, suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, disorder, in the woods, friends, gory, toxic, experiment gone awry, destiny, apocalypse, survival, plague ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, survival, farm, gory, disorder, deadly, escapades, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, absurd, tense, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, psychopath, disorder, danger, deadly, mentally challenged, misfit, mental illness, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: scary, semi serious, suspense, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, danger, superhuman powers, supernatural romance, chaos, society, gory, environmentalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: rough, offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, heist, plague, frame up, deadly, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: zombie, murder, survival, confined, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, deadly, gory, chaos, vengeance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.9
 2K
Monstrosity (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, bleak, scary, surreal ...
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, cat, experiment, brain transplant, transplant, murder, grave robbing, deadly, supernatural, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, zombie, chaos, disorder, college life, danger, supernatural, youth, slasher, deadly, experiment gone awry, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic, humorous
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, danger, slasher, deadly creature, chaos, gory, deadly, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 355
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
Plot: danger, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, escapades, chaos, deadly creature, deadly, crimes, supernatural, drug dealing, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: humorous, not serious, scary, psychotronic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, parody, disorder, slasher, crimes, danger, mad scientist, stalking, deadly, murder investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Big Monster on Campus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, serial killer, brain transplant, social misfits, crimes, laboratory, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, teenage life, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 1K
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, slasher, betrayal, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: humorous, semi serious, scary, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, save the world, danger, evil alien, rivalry, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, disorder, space and aliens, escapades, youth, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers who, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up releasing a horde of blood thirsty zombies.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, survival, chaos, rescue, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 9K
Body Bags (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: anthology, scary, suspenseful, feel good, tense ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, baseball, hair loss, crimes, gory, danger, woman in danger, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, offbeat, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, vampire, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 223
Bugged (1997)
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: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, imaginary, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, nothing goes right, disorder, gory, mutant, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 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, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, zombie, deadly creature, supernatural, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1930s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 1K
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: witty, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, ape, monkey, suburbs, suburban life, silly humor, human becoming an animal, anti hero, parody, anti heroes, fall in love, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, deadly, danger, psychopath, chaos, chase, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 670
Zombie Town (2007)
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
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, danger, chaos, isolation, survival, deadly, experiment gone awry, violence spree, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: cult film, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Plot: island, zombie, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, cemetery, living dead, deadly, danger, gays and lesbians, leadership, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 23K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 57K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: cult film, dark humor, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, graphic violence, danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%