Movies like The Evil Dead

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The Evil Dead (1981)
 7.5
 168K
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, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, satanic, demonic, cult movie cast, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, monster, evil, demonic possession, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, survival, in the woods, vacation, danger, nightmare, young people, curses spells and rituals, deadly, weekend, evil force, deadly creature, cult, friends, log cabin, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan

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Most similar movies to The Evil Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, gory, violence, blood, supernatural, gore and death mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Evil Dead: Night of the Living Dead (1990), Silent Hill (2006), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Army of Darkness (1992), The House of the Devil (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 134K
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 ...
Style: scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, knight, stabbing, axe, survival, meat cleaver, eyeball, evil dead, tape recorder, spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 14th century, 1990s, year 1987
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, chaos, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: 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, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, demons, survival, gory, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 201K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, suffering, missing child, insanity, sadism, trapped, torture, revenge, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Comedy, 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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: survival, monster, in the woods, death, supernatural, cabin in the woods, trapped, weekend, danger, zombie, youth, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1900s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, stylized, exciting, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, zombie, prophecy, siege, good versus evil, tombs and skeletons, monster, chase, fish out of water, warrior, evil, army ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 14th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ceremony, pizza, ritual, gravestone, pay phone, eclipse, satanic ritual, occult, witchcraft, secret, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 1K
FleshEater (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, supernatural, danger, rescue, teenage life, deadly, disorder, gory, in the woods, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 176K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, life turned upside down, ghost, gypsy, heaven and hell, obsessive quest, psychic, evil, vengeance, curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 1960s ...
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, apocalypse, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 18K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, pimp, prostitute, chaos, danger, survival, vengeance, slasher, lobbyist, rivalry, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, trapped, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cemetery, siege ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, violence, hanging, slasher, living dead, extreme violence, flesh eating, demon, priest, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 70K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: dark humor, rough, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, disease, illness, gory, deadly, plague, in the woods, small town, college, lodge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, party, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, splatter, gore, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At the edge of a grand estate, near a crumbling old mansion lies a strange stone building with just a single room. In the room there lies a bed. Born of demonic power, the bed seeks the flesh, blood and life essence of unwary travelers… Three ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: ghost, estate, knife, siblings relations, crimes, escapades, supernatural ability, disintegration, supernatural, mentally unstable, palaces castles and temples, zombie ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.0
 5K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, slasher, zombie, vengeance, investigation, supernatural, mind game, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, gore, ghost, maniac, gory, murder, slasher, zombie, danger, haunted by the past, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, slasher, disfigurement, manhunt, chase, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, gory, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, race against time, zombie, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 18K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, hotel, ghost, afterlife, morgue, murder, gore, blood, violence, survival, danger, mutilation ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, sadistic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, school bus, fire, dream, party, disfigurement, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 11K
Blood Creek (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: tense, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: occult, vengeance, revenge, supernatural, confined, isolation, curses spells and rituals, danger, gory, deadly, siblings relations, halloween ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, family in danger, danger, inheritance, violence, machine, survival, gory, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Snakes on a Train (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Under a powerful Mayan curse, snakes are hatched inside a young woman, slowly devouring her from within. Her only chance for survival is a powerful shaman who lives across the border. With only hours to live, she jumps on a train headed for Los ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curse, train, snake, survival, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, confined, transformation, human becoming an animal, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, investigation, ghost, hallucination, photographer, anthology, cat, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, fear, nightmare, evil, supernatural, knife murder, gory, crimes, mute or deaf, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, torture, disfigurement, hitchhiker, violence, psychopath, chainsaw, massacre, killing off one by one, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, campus, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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