Movies like Evil Dead II

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Evil Dead II (1987)
 7.7
 160K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.
Style: scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful, surreal, semi serious, surprise ending, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, tombs and skeletons, survival, forest, spirit, evil dead, dark humor, cult, supernatural, deer, friendship, friends, graphic violence, rescue, love and romance, couples, isolation, professor, confined, strong violent content, evil force ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Evil Dead II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, splatter, weird and humorous films with plots about zombie, gory, danger, violence, deadly, blood and gore mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Evil Dead II: Re-Animator (1985), Army of Darkness (1992), The Return of the Living Dead (1985), Night of the Creeps (1986), An American Werewolf in London (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 203K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: macabre, splatter, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil, zombie, monster, dark humor, strong violent content, extreme violence, survival, demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural horror, deadly creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 63K
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
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, reanimated corpse, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, zurich switzerland, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 168K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, survival, demon, friendship, rain, brutality, forest, isolation, curses spells and rituals, rape, violence ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Army of Darkness (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Style: humorous, dark fantasy, psychotronic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, siege, skeleton, good versus evil, magical, beast, prophecy, monster, chase, sword fight, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, year 1992, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, cemetery, crematorium, cannibalism, back from the dead, nuclear, mortician, strong violent content, experiment gone awry, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, demon, heroes, zombie, deadly creature, demon hunter, chainsaw, graphic violence, living dead, evil dead, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment, chaos and mayhem, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, afterlife, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, nurse, transformation, curses spells and rituals, race against time, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 67K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: scary, parody, not serious, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, nazi zombie, dark humor, world war two, supernatural, nazism, friends, cult, survival, best friends, nazi, undead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 47K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, buried alive, cult, death, dark humor, violence, torture, family relations, back from the dead, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, future, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 96K
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: splatter, humorous, surreal, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, monster, deadly creature, supernatural, brutality, eaten alive, graphic violence, party ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: humorous, absurd, unusual plot structure, funny, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dark humor, nothing goes right, death, vacation, disorder, youth, friends, student, accidental killing, peril, buddies, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Demons (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, humorous, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, halloween, teenager, seance, demon, halloween party, supernatural, survival, afterlife, zombie, brutality, cult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 138K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, teenage life, supernatural, gang, goth, brother brother relationship, violence, teenage love, youth, fight to the death, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 105K
Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, stalker, vampirism, teenager, vampire hunter, graphic violence, suspicion, celebrity, supernatural, female vampire, loss of friend, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
29%
 5.0
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, dark humor, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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 6.0
 12K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, criminal heroes, family in danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, misfit, violence, cannibalism, cult, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chainsaw, serial killer, murder, sadistic horror, dark humor, psychopath, radio dj, rescue, investigation, woman in danger, human monster, zombie ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 19K
Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: murder, raped by monster, siamese twins, vengeance, monster, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, silly humor, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 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, murder, nun, supernatural, survival, haunted by the past, youth, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, zombie, possession, convent ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 13K
Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, occult, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, youth, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Name Is Bruce (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, small town, comedy of errors, heroic mission, save the day, survival, rescue, evil force, mistaken identity, good versus evil, misfit, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, siege, cult, zombie attack, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, cannibalism, survival, friends, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, small town life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 199K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, macabre, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil, curses spells and rituals, ghost, witch, evil wins, dark humor, life turned upside down, supernatural, heaven and hell, gypsy, curse, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, year 2009, 60s ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 3K
Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, curses spells and rituals, black magic, murder, zombie, old dark house, occult, supernatural, sorcerer, vampire, destiny, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, chaos, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, eaten alive, farmhouse, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Slaughterhouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his 350lbs, mentally retarded son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentally challenged, murder, dark humor, slaughterhouse, vengeance, buddies, rock, police investigation, pig, survival, trespassing, violent ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%