Movies like Ghoulies

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Ghoulies (1984)
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, light, entertaining, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppet, puppets, ghost, battles, danger, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, chaos, escapades, deadly, rivalry, monster, supernatural ability, baby, sacrifice, mansion, murder, creature, warlock, pentagram, adventure ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Ghoulies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about supernatural, danger, monster, demon, splatter, violence and zombie mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ghoulies: Troll 2 (1990), Gremlins (1984), Cellar Dweller (1988), The Convent (2000), Wishmaster (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.0
 31K
Troll 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare...
Style: humorous, serious, semi serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, cult, witch, danger, profanity, seance, child in peril, monster, sandwich, vacation, seduction, popcorn ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 201K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades, human animal relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cellar Dweller (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the 1930s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, dark humor ...
Plot: supernatural, cartoonist, cellar, monster, demon, fire, basement, deadly, danger, zombie, deadly creature, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 3K
The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, murder, nun, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, survival, danger, youth, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.6
 4K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 21K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wish come true, genie, supernatural, violence, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 11K
The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, castle, raven, duel, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House II: The Second Story (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations. They are soon joined by Jesse's goofy friend Charlie (Jonathan Stark), who ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, adventurer, dinosaur, house, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, vampire, good versus evil, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2.8
 2K
Ghoulies IV (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While in pursuit of cop Johnathan Graves, his demonic nemesis, Faust, sends his disciple Alexandria to hunt down the amulet that will set him free. Meanwhile, the Ghoulies find their way through an open porthole and onto the streets of L.A., ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, heroes, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, mental institution, puppet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 629
The Granny (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives.
Style: semi serious, scary, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: good versus evil, zombie, wizards and magicians, thanksgiving, militant, religions or cults, gory, battles, escapades, deadly, supernatural, master and servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night of the Demons (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, halloween party, demon, gory, teenager, survival, supernatural, slasher, transformation, zombie, demons ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 5K
Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, violence, slasher, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, deadly, ghost, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Puppet Master 4 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film, weird ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, ghost, supernatural, gory, imaginary, rivalry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, laser, chaos, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect the new puppet master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, puppet, evil doll, egyptian mythology, gory, hotel, chaos, mutant, deadly creature, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 4K
Mr. Vampire (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, martial arts, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, danger, heroic mission, zombie, clergy, supernatural ability, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: skyscraper, monster, mad scientist, mutant, danger, daring rescue, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, friendship, chaos, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.2
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Doll Graveyard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: It's 1905 when 12 year old Sophia plays all by herself in her big, creepy house with only four handmade dolls as friends. When her abusive father has finally had enough, he forces her to bury them in the backyard. But, after she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: family in danger, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, gory, teenage life, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Leprechaun in the Hood (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Butch, Postmaster P, and Stray Bullet loot the local hip-hop mogul's studio to fund their demo album, the threesome unwittingly ends up with the secret of Mack Daddy's success: a magical flute. Their gigs instantly turn golden but a ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: troll, silly humor, deadly creature, criminal's revenge, curses spells and rituals, crimes, hip hop, danger, legends and myths, wish come true, vengeance, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 21K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, dealing with death, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Demon Lover (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Denny has yet again been left by her thug boyfriend Chip. It seems as if she is doomed to be stuck with awful guys, this time she has to choose between nerdy Charles and the strange Kaz, who turns into a monster when sexually aroused.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: demon, romance, supernatural, couples, graphic violence, mentally unstable, love and romance, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, animal life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, cheerleader, high school, witch, body swapping, teenage life, youth, rivalry, zombie, supernatural, graphic violence, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Deadtime Stories (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
Style: scary, suspenseful, fairy tale, cult film, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, werewolf, monster, resurrection, telekinesis, cult, loss of virginity, magic ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 24K
Leprechaun (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, deadly creature, murder, monster, supernatural, vengeance, family in danger, slasher, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 43K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, back from the dead, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, clergy, obsessive quest, supernatural, rivalry, danger, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, year 1990, 1990s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 15K
The Gate (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the three kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that is literally ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, demon, suburbs, heavy metal, demons, backyard, legend, dead dog, occult, nanny, dawn, hole ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Knights of Badassdom (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Three best friends and dedicated roleplayers take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario as a live action role-playing game. Trouble arises when a prop spellbook purchased from the internet ends up being a genuine grimoire and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: role playing, murder, adventure, succubus, deadly creature, misfit, supernatural, escapades, buddies, rivalry, danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 10K
Puppetmaster (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, rough, gothic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, objects come to life, puppet, deadly creature, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, hotel, violence, toy comes to life ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: yale university, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%