Movies like The Evil Dead

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The Evil Dead (1981)
 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, serious, suspenseful, slasher, satanic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil, zombie, monster, dark humor, strong violent content, extreme violence, survival, demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural horror, deadly creature, friends, nightmare, evil force, curses spells and rituals, aggression, violence, characters killed one by one, legends and myths, group of friends, evil dead, survival horror, forest, murder, occult ...
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, splatter and suspense films with plots about gory, danger, supernatural, blood, violence, deadly and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Evil Dead: Army of Darkness (1992), Braindead (1992), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Drag Me to Hell (2009), Demons 2 (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Style: scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, tombs and skeletons, survival, forest, evil dead, spirit, dark humor, cult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
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%
 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 ⇓
77%
 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 ⇓
100%
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, mind bending, surreal, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark humor, creature, deathtrap, death, monster, zombie, supernatural, cabin in the woods, survival, fear, trapped, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 5.9
 10K
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: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, plague, pregnancy, supernatural, zombie, demon, apartment building, psychopath, woman in danger, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, panic, death, curses spells and rituals, survival, youth, deadly creature, supernatural ability, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, italy, rome italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
60%
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: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, zombie, experiment gone awry, laboratory, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, teenage life, love affair, wish come true, crimes, soldier, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ 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, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, resurrection, small town, death in the family, murder, bully, supernatural, burial, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 391K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, frightening, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, supernatural, priest, religion, curses spells and rituals, evil force, supernatural ability, paranormal activity, brutality, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, middle east, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, strong sexual content, murder, good versus evil, ghost, evil, reporter, murder of a policewoman, rain, supernatural, vengeance, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 28K
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, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, cannibalism, island, back from the dead, shark, voodoo, mad scientist, supernatural, survival, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
20%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: 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, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, cannibalism, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, trapped, cemetery, confinement indoors, group of strangers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, virus, survival, living dead, chaos, deadly creature, mad scientist, underground bunker, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, strong violent content, cross country trip, deadly creature, serial killer, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, scarecrow, farm, monster, supernatural, serial killer, survival, high school, cheerleader, countryside, sport team, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 77K
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: suspense, rough, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, illness, infected, deadly virus, plague, forest, survival, disease, small town, eaten alive, dark humor, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.3
 11K
Dolls (1986)
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, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, youth, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house, ghost, couple relations, storm ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, crypt, mad scientist, cannibalism, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, high society, brutality, death, monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: southern italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
 751
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, supernatural, legends and myths, violence, camping, vacation, murder, graphic violence, friends, forest, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, paranormal activity, family problems, parents and children, mystery, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: creature, monster, survival, murder, wilderness, deadly creature, stalking, supernatural, forest, psychopath, americana, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 220
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, suspense, tense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mafia, survival, rivalry, isolation, confined, small town, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, cannibal, zombie, curse, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 100K
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, slasher, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, supernatural, ghost, supernatural horror, survival, escapades, ghost ship, ocean, shipwreck, death, supernatural ability, sea disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%