Movies like The Evil Dead

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The Evil Dead (1981)
 7.5
 188K
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: dark humor, cult film, rough, macabre, scary, awful, serious, suspenseful, satanic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, monster, evil, strong violent content, supernatural horror, supernatural, gory, survival, danger, young people, deadly creature, friends, nightmare, curses spells and rituals, deadly, evil force, stabbing, necronomicon, violence, extreme violence, characters killed one by one, legends and myths, in the woods, demonic possession, aggression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan

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Most similar movies to The Evil Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, gory, supernatural, violence, deadly, blood and gore mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Evil Dead: Army of Darkness (1992), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Demons (1985), Braindead (1992), Demons 2 (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 157K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, demons, gory, supernatural, demon, profanity, survival, violence, friendship, blood, curses spells and rituals, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 149K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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 ...
Style: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, tape recorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Army of Darkness (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, 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, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, siege, good versus evil, magical, catapult, prophecy, monster, chase, sword fight, heroes, axe ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, dark humor, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, supernatural, monster, death, zombie, deathtrap, cabin in the woods, creature, survival, in the woods, fear, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2009 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 20K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: exciting, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, danger, panic, curses spells and rituals, survival, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 92K
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, dark humor, humorous, surreal, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly, deadly creature, danger, mad, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 9K
Demons 2 (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, danger, supernatural, plague, pregnancy, apartment building, demon, scratch, zombie, supernatural ability, slasher, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt uses a stolen security pass to sneak in with his thrill-seeking girlfriend Julie, with shocking, deadly results!
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gang, experiment gone awry, laboratory, crimes, obsessive quest, gangsters, soldier, danger, brat, gory, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 188K
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, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, gypsy, witch, ghost, evil, heaven and hell, obsessive quest, supernatural, life turned upside down, curse, legends and myths, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, shopping mall, zombie apocalypse, siege, helicopter, survival, violence, back from the dead, rescue, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 26K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 64K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 92 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: dark humor, scary, bleak, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, nazi zombie, world war two, survival, supernatural, parody, nazism, danger, friends, chases and races, best friends, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, slasher, murder, ghost, good versus evil, reporter, evil, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, chaos, back from the dead, danger, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, farmhouse, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the thirteenth century, the region around the city of Berzano was ruled by a legion of Templar Knights, who sought eternal life through the ingestion of human blood. They terrorized the region by harvesting the land and committing human ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: zombie, evil, medieval, knight, supernatural, chase, stalking, chases and races, danger, deadly, slasher, ancient mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 13th century
Place: europe, spain, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Drink Your Blood (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. After raping a local girl, her grandpa goes after them, only to be beaten and forced to take LSD. His grandson then plots revenge on the satanists by feeding them meat ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Plot: small town, rabies, lsd, sadism, social relations, gory, psychopath, chaos, deadly creature, murder, small town life, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, cult film, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, survival, rescue, isolation, chaos, back from the dead, danger, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 10K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, doll, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: monster, creature, survival, murder, wilderness, gory, deadly, danger, deadly creature, stalking, supernatural, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.1
 674
Boggy Creek (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. While staying at said cabin for a week, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, danger, legends and myths, deadly, supernatural, camping, vacation, murder, violence, gory, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 94K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, macabre, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ship, supernatural, slasher, supernatural horror, survival, escapades, danger, gory, ocean, death, shipwreck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, gory, mass murder, chase, scarecrow, death, danger, strong violent content, deadly, slasher killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 187
Lynch Mob (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The rural town of Leesburg Georgia holds a dark secret. A century old curse has condemned the citizens to a diet of human flesh. Unable to leave the city limits the town folks must lure unsuspecting travelers to their quaint town where they soon ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, survival, rivalry, danger, isolation, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, small town, imaginary, deadly, confined, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.3
 442
Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: deadly, danger, supernatural, zombie, strong violent content, mutant, gory, experiment gone awry, sexual content, survival, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.6
 3K
Creature (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy seal (Mehcad Brooks), his girlfriend (Serinda Swan) and their friends head out on a road trip to New Orleans. The group decides to stop at a roadside convenience store owned by Chopper (Sid Haig), who tells them the tale of Lockjaw, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deadly creature, snake, swamp, survival, legends and myths, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, in the woods, imaginary, alligator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.6
 6K
Satanic (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: occult, satanism, female nudity, supernatural, evil, brutality, murder, sacrifice, violence, demon, seance, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, creature, survival, danger, deadly, isolation, plague, supernatural, heroes, escapades, gory, walking dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 3K
13 Eerie (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to them, the site was formerly used as an illegal biological testing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, captivating, serious
Plot: zombie, deadly, isolation, survival, once in a lifetime opportunity, supernatural, danger, confined, gory, student, experiment, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%