Movies like The Evil Dead

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The Evil Dead (1981)
 7.5
 163K
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: scary, dark humor, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, cult movie cast, demonic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: log cabin, zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, demonic possession, evil, occult, gory, monster, cult, axe, isolation, stabbing, deadly creature, survival, legends and myths, aggression, friends, audio tape, lodge, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, in the woods, confined, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan

Most similar movies to The Evil Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, blood, violence and zombie mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Evil Dead: Night of the Living Dead (1990), Zombie (1979), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), Night of the Living Dead (1968), Drag Me to Hell (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.8
 130K
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, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, gory, evil dead, tape recorder, chainsaw, blood splatter, meat cleaver, deer, spirit, eyeball ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, chainsaw, attack, gory, chaos, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 142K
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, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, isolation, in the woods, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 22K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, shark, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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, in the woods, death, monster, supernatural, cabin in the woods, weekend, danger, youth, zombie, trapped, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, siege, survival, isolation, trapped, cult, cemetery, gun, barricade, cellar, house, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 172K
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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, obsessive quest, witch, heaven and hell, life turned upside down, legends and myths, psychic, curse, gypsy, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, haunted house, mad scientist, gore, slasher, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, gory, psychopath, axe, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, rescue, survival, violence spree, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 68K
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, scary, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, virus, survival, disease, illness, gory, small town, plague, in the woods, deadly, lodge, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, good versus evil, prophecy, tombs and skeletons, necronomicon, evil force, magical, doppelganger, fish out of water, witch, castle ...
Time: middle ages, 1990s, year 1992, 20th century, 14th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 98K
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 197K
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, suspenseful, surreal, dark, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, missing child, suffering, insanity, evil, torture, sadism, revenge, small town, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, slasher, gore, buried alive, violence, suicide, surrealism, priest, extreme violence, flesh eating, living dead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 17K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, chaos, prostitute, pimp, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, rome italy, italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, danger, collector, isolation, inheritance, violence, machine, ghost, gory, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since Sara Wolfe and Eddie Baker escaped the House on Haunted Hill. Now the kidnapped Ariel, Sara's sister, goes inside the house with a group of treasure hunters to find the statue of Baphomet, worth millions and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, murder, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, survival, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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 ...
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, gore, splatter, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 2K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: danger, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, abandoned mine, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, tentacle, dynamite, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, chaos, farm, isolation, danger, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, walking dead, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ 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: serious, rough, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, estate, knife, in the woods, gory, supernatural ability, zombie, palaces castles and temples, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder of a policewoman, reporter, murder, evil, gory, slasher, good versus evil, ghost, deadly creature, drugs/alcohol, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, surprise ending, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, high school, transformation, serial killer, disfigurement, party, school bus, fire, diary, sleepwalking, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 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, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 84K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ship, isolation, supernatural, sea disaster, survival, danger, supernatural ability, slasher, cruise, gory, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1962
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, chase, supernatural, gory, survival, monster, danger, brother, serial killer, death, brother sister relationship, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 17K
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, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, mutilation, acid, hell, entrails ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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