Movies like Frankenhooker

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Frankenhooker (1990)
 6.1
 8K
Frankenhooker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A medical school dropout loses his fiancée in a tragic lawnmower incident and decides to bring her back to life. Unfortunately, he was only able to save her head, so he goes to the red light district in the city and lures prostitutes into a hotel room so he can collect body parts to reassemble her.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: prostitute, mad scientist, lightning, hotel, gory, brothel, reanimation, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, psychopath, deadly, disorder, serial killer, zombie, cons and scams, danger, misfit, prostitution, lesbian kiss, breasts, decapitation, exploding body, disembodied head, video cassette, thunderstorm ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Frankenhooker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, gory, danger, gore, blood, female nudity and supernatural mostly in Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Frankenhooker: Re-Animator (1985), Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008), Basket Case (1982), Basket Case 2 (1990), Microwave Massacre (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 49K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: disturbing, humorous, scary, not serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, decapitation, overdose, splatter, hospital, death, insanity, bodies, reanimation, severed head, reanimated corpse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, austria, europe, campus, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray ...
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, parody, drug use, experimental drug, self sacrifice, save the day, nightclub, isolation, group of strangers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 14K
Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, murder, crimes, urban, danger, deadly, love and romance, serial killer, twins, stalking, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Basket Case 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having eluded the authorities after a series of grisly murders, the pair find sanctuary at the palatial home of Granny Ruth, an eccentric philanthropist who rallies the cause of "Unique Individuals". But even amongst "friends" ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, freak, mutant, gory, splatter, slasher, attic, zombie, social misfits, psychopath, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Microwave Massacre (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A guy kills his wife because she's a bad cook.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, cannibal, prostitute, gory, serial killer, crime, crimes, deadly, buddies, investigation, experiment gone awry, road not taken ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 8K
Brain Damage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: addiction, parasite, brain, metaphor, hallucination, bar, gory, drug abuse, farce, subway train, public restroom, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.7
 870
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, serial killer, slasher, experiment gone awry, psychopath, mutant, crimes, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Head of the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, infidelity, deadly creature, gory, strong sexual content, mad scientist, violence, freak, experiment, slasher, zombie, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.5
 366
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, mad scientist, small town, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: epic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, deadly creature, hospital, gory, laboratory, slasher, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, disorder, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: semi serious, humorous, rough, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, anti heroes, in the woods, gory, buddies, criminal's revenge, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, rescue, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, gory, gang, chase, femme fatale, motorcycle gang, girls with guns, apocalypse, slasher, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, gory, cult, reincarnation, deadly, dealing with death, mental illness, mutant, crimes, danger, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Basket Case 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henelotter up's the ante in the final part of his trilogy by introducing a new member to the family; the potentially monstrous fruit of hideously deformed Belial's loins. With the pair still enjoying relative anonymity and comfort in their ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, clinic, anti heroes, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, survival, siblings relations, family in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 891
Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: surrealism, mental institution, deadly creature, mad scientist, serial killer, zombie, obsession, sexual relations, experiment gone awry, murder, plague, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, deadly creature, suburbs, slasher, parody, survival, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Satan's Little Helper (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, offbeat
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, halloween, gory, slasher, stalker, disguise, crimes, deadly, obsession, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 427
Blades (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: HAPPY GILMORE meets MANIAC in this gore-filled swing at one of the most popular sports today, golf. A game of hooks slices...and slaughter!!! Meet Blades, the most terrifying character ever to tear up the screen...and Blades isn't even human. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: greed, parody, jealousy, golf, serial killer, gory, contests and competitions, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 11K
2001 Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, gory, racism, violence spree, slasher, violence, american civil war, gays and lesbians, animal cruelty, cannibalism, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, florida, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, zombie, ghost, living dead, good versus evil, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, supernatural ability, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, police detective, zombie, reanimation, bat, doctor, basement, desperation, corpse, science, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Undertaker and His Pals (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An undertaker befriends a pair of motorcycle-riding, knife-wielding, psycho restaurant owners who kill people for body parts to use in their blue-plate daily specials.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, cult, goofy hero, gory, restaurant, misfit partners, motorcycle, small town, mysterious character, serial killer, zombie, afterlife ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, sexual, scary ...
Plot: gory, deadly creature, rock, mad scientist, addiction, disorder, buddies, gays and lesbians, desire for fame, rising to stardom, drug abuse, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.2
 4K
Blood Diner (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to make their flesh part of their new special dish at their rundown restaurant while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary, surprise ending
Plot: gore, body part, meat hook, butcher, decapitation, gory, ancient mystery, reincarnation, restaurant, cannibal, disposing of a dead body, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Terror Firmer (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: TROMA crew are the only folks capable of stopping a crazed hermaphrodite from continuing it's violent rampage!
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, filmmaking, camp, gory, parody, psychopath, crimes, deadly, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, showbiz, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 9K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gore, gory, hotel, psychopath, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, family in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fuad Ramses III (J.P. Delahoussaye) returns to Miami to reopen his grandfather's defunct catering company. This arouses the interest of the local sheriff (Mark McLachlan), who holds Fuad's family reputation in ill favor. Fuad is soon, ...
Style: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: gory, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, obsession, wizards and magicians, chloroform, decapitation, shower, lesbian, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly, disorder, supernatural, experiment, undead, gore, holiday, christmas, splatter, camp
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Psychos in Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strip-joint owner and a manicurist find that they have many things in common, the foremost being that they are psychotic serial killers. They fall in love and are happy being the family that slays together, until one day they come up against a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, cannibal, violence, psychotic, psychopath, gory, suburbs, murderous pair, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A L.A. Private Eye is hired by a worried mother to find her missing runaway daughter, Samantha. As Private Dick Jack Chandler searches for her whereabouts he will have the misfortune of encountering an evil cult that worships an Egyptian god, the ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, scary
Plot: private detective, prostitute, chainsaw, blood, gory, slasher, prostitution, dismemberment, cult, ritual, human sacrifice, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%