Movies like Gargoyles 1972

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Gargoyles (1972)
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Gargoyles (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do so, they, as well as the town, are besieged by a colony of gargoyles living in some nearby caverns.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: desert, demon, monster, chase, car chase, cave, skeleton, anthropologist, vampire, survival, on the road, supernatural, heroes, confined, misfit, archaeologist, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, a.i., anti hero, on the run, legends and myths, experiment gone awry, danger, chases and races ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, new mexico

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Most similar movies to Gargoyles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, gory and imaginary mostly in Horror, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Gargoyles: Seventh Moon (2008), The Craving (2008), Werewolf (1995), The Mummy Resurrected (2014), LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seventh Moon (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls, the couple end up in a remote village, and soon realize the legend is all too real. Plunged into an ancient custom they ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, confined, imaginary, isolation, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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 3.6
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The Craving (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of college students embarking on a cross country road trip to the Burning Man Festival find themselves stranded in desert. Come nightfall a vicious predatory monster comes out searching for a meal. Will anyone survive the nocturnal attacks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, deadly creature, supernatural, slasher, danger, deadly, escapades, addiction, isolation, college, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Werewolf (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A team of archaeologists with unplaceable accents unearth a skeleton at a dig in an Arizona quarry. The Native Americans on the dig instantly recognize it as the remains of a werewolf, so the team leaders immediately take it to their lab and stare ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: werewolf, desert, archaeologist, skeleton, danger, rescue, deadly creature, legends and myths, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its eternal tomb.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, escapades, danger, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, deadly creature, good versus evil, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east
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64%
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Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An author who was sent to the town Drakho, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mystery revolving around demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses them as her own imagination, but when they turn out to be real she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, small town, priest, blood, howling, female werewolf, supernatural, vampire, legends and myths, experiment gone awry, cons and scams, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Re-formed by a coded message to their web site, a group of animal rights activists set off to free an imprisoned colleague from a terrifying ordeal. Their rescue mission leads them to a disused lab, but what should have been a simple raid turns into ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, deadly, confined, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, danger, frame up, laboratory, secret experiment ...
Time: contemporary
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Blood Ranch (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: perversion, slasher, survival, psychopath, serial killer, danger, rescue, gory, deadly, mind game, mental illness, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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62%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: monster, creature, survival, murder, wilderness, gory, deadly, danger, deadly creature, stalking, supernatural, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
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61%
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Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror. Three renegade scientists have resurrected the Frankenstein Monster. . . legendary indestructible dead man come to life. . . and they have also ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: mutant, rivalry, experiment gone awry, isolation, danger, escapades, deadly, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 20th century, 40s
Place: california
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61%
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Nightwing (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, murder, plague, spiritualism, rabies, native american reservation, gory, religions or cults, animal life, losing-it hero, clergy, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico
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60%
The Vampire Conspiracy (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five people are abducted by a maniacal vampire and put into a deadly maze of wits and endurance. If they make it through alive, they'll be placed back in the game - forever - as bloodthirsty slaves pursuing the next round of victims. The group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, mind game, riddles and clues, captivity, isolation, rivalry, danger, deadly creature, confined, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Chupacabra Terror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, the monster breaks out of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, gory, daring rescue, deadly creature, cruise ship, cryptozoology, captain, blood, hostage, soldier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Day of the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Venezuela
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Welcome to Egypt, land of the Pharaohs. A place steeped in history and legend; Gods and spiritual guides; untold wealth – and the bone-cracking, blood-spilling guardians of its riches. Jack Wells has arrived in Egypt in search of the famous ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mummy, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, reincarnation, ancient mystery, treasure hunt, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, escapades, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Bells of Innocence (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jux Jonas (Mike Norris) is stuck deep in the heart of Texas with his friends Oren (Carey Scott) and Conrad (David White) after an emergency plane landing. Soon, they realize they're far from safety, stranded in a strange community where the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: good versus evil, small town, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, supernatural, escapades, small town life, desert, curses spells and rituals, destiny, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dracula II: Ascension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sequel to Dracula 2000. Father Uffizi [Jason Scott Lee] hunts vampires. He travels the world to behead them with his bullwhip, but his ultimate goal is to find the first vampire, Dracula (revealed as Judas Iscariot in Dracula 2000), absolve ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, good versus evil, dangerous animal, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, danger, zombie, imaginary, mummy, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, new orleans, louisiana, england ...
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Dark Town (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The vampires have taken over suburbia, and the only hope for escape is to dismantle the white picket fences and drive them through the hearts of the undead in this tale of bloodlust.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, gang, dysfunctional family, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, race against time, deadly, gory, life turned upside down, survival, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Savage Harvest (1994)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The agony and death of the Trail of Tears. A Cherokee elder, desperate to aid his people. Demons bursting into our world to destroy the entire tribe. And a great flood that washes the evil up into our modern world. The demons await the smell of the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: in the woods, kids in trouble, gory, ghost, escapades, vampire, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, small town, legends and myths, forces of nature, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Legend of the Chupacabra (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Is the legend of Chupacabran (roughly translated to getsugare) true? Or is it just folklore? Or a madman in latex suit? When Maria Esperanza's uncle and his goats are assaulted and killed, she collects together a team of crypto zoology student ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, deadly, creature feature, legend, crimes, escapades, gory, urban legend
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, danger, demon, disappearance, revenge, murder, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, demon, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, strong violent content, deadly creature, danger, deadly, ancient mystery, college, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
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57%
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Rattlers (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A herpetologist investigating a series of fatal rattlesnake attacks discovers that the creatures have been infected by a mysterious nerve gas disposed of in the desert by the military.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, mutant, desert, snake, nerve gas, rattlesnake, deadly, law enforcement, danger, murder, vengeance, animal life ...
Time: 70s
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56%
Satan's Playground (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: SATAN'S PLAYGROUND is a supernatural shocker chronicling a family's spine-tingling odyssey in New Jersey's legendary Pine Barrens region. En route to a wilderness camping retreat, their car inexplicably breaks down. As darkness falls, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, surreal, serious
Plot: ghost, dysfunctional family, slasher, supernatural ability, serial killer, danger, supernatural, psychopath, isolation, survival, wilderness, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
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Jaws of Satan (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A preacher whose ancestors were Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: snake, priest, supernatural, witch, small town, curses spells and rituals, danger, dangerous animal, druid, clergy, cobra, rattlesnake ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Grim (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A team of spelunkers, when investigating a system of caves beneath a small town, come across a hideous creature that can move through walls.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: cave, supernatural, creature, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mutant, suburbs, monster, ouija board, chaos, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.6
 620
Shapeshifter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A maximum-security prison goes into serious lockdown mode when a shape-shifting demon with an insatiable taste for human flesh unleashes its fury on the inmates and guards. Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Ocean, Vaz Andreas, Thomas Downey, Chris Facey, Marat ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: prison, survival, vengeance, confined, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, deadly, isolation, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Velvet Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sleepy-eyed nice guy Lee Ritter and his vapid, but pretty wife, Susan accept the invitation of mysterious vixen Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Tensions arise when the couple, unaware at first that Diane is in reality a ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, sex in bed, desert, femme fatale, female vampire, power relations, isolation, curses spells and rituals, estate, couples, strong female presence, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bat People (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr. John Beck, recently married, decides to take his wife, Cathy, spelunking in Carlsbad Cavern. While there, Dr. Beck, who specializes in bats, is bitten by a fruit bat. He is then, inexplicably, transformed into a vampire bat. While he escapes and ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: mutant, vampire, desert, bat, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, transformation, monster, animal attack ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Night of the Demon (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A professor and his students have a grisly encounter with a sasquatchlike creature that prowls the backwoods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: raped by monster, student, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, escapades, youth, supernatural, sexual abuse, teenage life, mountain, college professor ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.9
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Bloody Days (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sai, a young artist living in a downtown warehouse delves into an ancient world of blood and lust. An enigmatic foreigner seduces her to try a long forgotten drug making her the prey of a dimensional vampire who needs her new found hunger for blood ...
Style: psychological, sexy, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary, addiction, parallel world, painter, sex scene, curses spells and rituals, gory ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 461
Darkness (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small community is besieged by vampires. After he watches friends ravaged in a convenience store, a lone avenger goes off to do battle with the undead, armed with shotgun, chainsaw, and Holy water. Later he finds other survivors and they try to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, zombie, battles, gore, blood, deadly, heroes, supernatural, escapades, danger, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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54%