Movies like The Fog

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The Fog (1980)
 6.8
 67K
The Fog (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses a mystical fire; and hitchhiker Elizabeth discovers the mutilated corpse of a fisherman. Then a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, and more people start to die.
Style: gloomy, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, serious, non-linear, macabre, cult film, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, gold, ghost, supernatural, leprosy, anniversary, sea, ship, church, beach, lighthouse, sword, decapitation, vengeance, graphic violence, haunted by the past, small town life, back from the dead, social relations, boat, curse, prophecy, revenge, fog, zombie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa, northern california

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Most similar movies to The Fog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and serious films with plots about murder, death, violence, supernatural, brutality, chase and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Fog: Halloween (1978), Prince of Darkness (1987), Halloween II (1981), Bad Dreams (1988), Dead Birds (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 242K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, violent, masked killer, evil, violence, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: antichrist, apocalypse, church, lovecraftian, secret, satan, save the world, satanic cult, research, obsession, good versus evil, religion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 78K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: slasher, psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff, knife murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, evil, niece, psychiatric ward, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.6
 4K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, cult, hospital, suicide, cult leader, psychopath, woman in danger, mind game, afterlife, deadly, danger, insanity ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, gory, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, torture, black magic, violence, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 98K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, stephen king, family in danger, indian burial ground, supernatural, pets, cemetery, pet, coffin, back from the dead, grief ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, psycho film, scary, rough ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psycho, halloween, slasher killer, maniac, massacre, violence, gory, police, killing spree, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.1
 36K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, psychopath, danger, good versus evil, pitchfork, kitten, psychiatrist, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, serial murder, supernatural, masked killer, zombie, summer camp, cemetery, forest, massacre, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, cult, small town, murder, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, cornfield, sacrifice, isolation, children, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, summer camp, psychiatrist, supernatural horror, sadism, massacre, forest, telekinesis, lake ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 36K
The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lighthouse, fog, ghost, small town, supernatural, island, danger, vengeance, leprosy, mystery, haunted by the past, prophecy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, killing spree, supernatural horror, massacre, sadism, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 65K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, teacher, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 76K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, gory, serial killer, urban, slavery, ghost, cult, vicious ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 149K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, demonic possession, graphic violence, violence, sacrifice, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: usa, california, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.5
 128K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, violence, maniac, death, blood, stabbed to death, knife ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, camp counselor, slasher killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, forest, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 469K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, paranormal investigation, family in danger, danger, witch, paranormal activity, fear, evil force, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971 ...
Place: new england, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 59K
V/H/S (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, survival, danger, halloween, burglary, webcam, videotaping, petty criminal, confined, deadly, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, ghost, serial killer, hook, curse, gory, vengeance, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.3
 150K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, psychic, poltergeist, good versus evil, kidnapping, missing child, child in peril, nightmare, parallel world, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A House Is Not a Home (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ben (Webb) and Linda Williams move the family into a dream home in a last ditch effort to save their troubled marriage. Despite their good intentions, they cannot shake the feeling that they are being watched by something. Their unimaginable fears ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, pursuit, blood, fear, death, monster, creature, supernatural, supernatural power, chase, evil, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, escaped mental patient, revenge, maniac, escape, family relations, blackout, mental institution, family in danger, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 7K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, college, psycho killer, psychopathic killer, gory, deadly, student life, college life, stalking, abandoned house, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 7K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, danger, uncover truth, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 43K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rabies, dangerous animal, dog, killer dog, danger, hiding in a car, animal horror, murder, blood, brutality, corpse, saint bernard dog ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 19
Betamax (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A bunch of really cool stuff happens, just watch it. Trust me.
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: death, dead, darkness, blood, demon, doom, corpse, violence, rescue, paranormal investigation, revenge, hunting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%