Movies like Ghoulies

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Ghoulies (1984)
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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: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, ridiculous, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, demon, warlock, puppets, gory, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, ghost, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, religions or cults, battles, escapades, rivalry, youth, chaos, splatter, monster, supernatural power, strangulation, levitation, sunglasses ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Ghoulies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, humorous and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, violence, splatter and zombie mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Ghoulies: The Convent (2000), House II: The Second Story (1987), The Granny (1995), My Demon Lover (1987), 976-EVIL (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
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Ghoulies II (1988)
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, semi serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, zombie, deadly creature, ghost, mad scientist, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 2K
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, serious, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, convent, murder, nun, demon, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, ghost, young people, school life, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 2.6
 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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, mental institution, puppets, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventurer, house, ghost, haunted house, dinosaur, zombie, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, mischievous children, chase, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.0
 544
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, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, store, domestic disturbance, gory, afterlife, danger, deadly, supernatural, master and servant, supernatural ability, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.6
 985
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, dark humor, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: demon, romance, switching roles, danger, love and romance, dangerous animal, supernatural, mentally unstable, sexual relations, supernatural romance, true love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.1
 4K
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: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, gory, high school, phone sex, supernatural, vengeance, supernatural ability, killer, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, reincarnation, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.2
 52K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, legends and myths, family, santa claus, demon, blizzard, creature, danger, deadly creature, power outage, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, gothic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, supernatural, gory, survival, afterlife, transformation, halloween party, demons, zombie, brutality, cult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, evil doll, demon, gory, hotel, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, danger, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, gory, criminal's revenge, deadly creature, music band, vengeance, legends and myths, imaginary, rivalry, musician's life, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.8
 7K
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, offbeat, witty, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, clergy, ghost, rock, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, media satire, mistaken identity, tv show, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 4K
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: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, chase, strip club, murder, fraternity, college, violence, dangerous animal, supernatural, nightclub, gang, bar ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, suburbs, deadly creature, slasher, survival, parody, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 5K
Leprechaun 3 (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It was a normal night in Las Vegas, Nevada, all the lights were flashing brightly, until a man with one hand, one eye, and one leg walks into a pawn shop with a statue of a hideous looking Leprechaun. The owner claims it's a good luck charm. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: blood, casino, gambling, supernatural, deadly creature, gory, college, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 168K
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: humorous, feel good, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, monster, small town, christmas, holiday, chaos and mayhem, danger, human animal relationship, escapades, deadly creature, daring rescue, pets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 12K
The Gate (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, backyard, dead dog, legend, hole, occult, demon, eye, dawn, hand, moth, sibling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 20K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, vietnam war, ghost, gory, supernatural, zombie, supernatural ability, deadly, solitude, haunted by the past, mental illness, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 20K
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, suspense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, murder, deadly creature, vengeance, supernatural, family in danger, slasher, monster, violence, chase, greed, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 19K
Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, revenge, gore, anthology, lake, blob, hitchhiker, slasher, hit and run, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 17K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, murder, witch, cabin, pumpkin, storekeeper, demon, evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, slasher, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, magic, teenage life, rivalry, youth, zombie, murder, back from the dead, supernatural, body swapping, lesbian relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, zombie, ghost, living dead, good versus evil, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, supernatural ability, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: fairy tale, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, witch, cult, impalement, cemetery, dangerous animal, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, girls with guns, motorcycle gang, femme fatale, apocalypse, slasher, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, rough, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, in the woods, anti heroes, gory, buddies, criminal's revenge, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, rescue, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Every six hundred years, a great evil has the opportunity to escape and unleash Armageddon. A group of five stones has the power to either free the evil, or banish it for another six hundred years. An order of Druids battles with a Warlock ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, druid, warlock, good versus evil, magic, zombie, gory, deadly creature, mischievous children, armageddon, supernatural, destiny ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 17K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, violence, genie, wish come true, demons, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Slaughterhouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his 350lbs, mentally retarded son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.
Style: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, rock, teenager, trespassing, slaughterhouse, gory, crimes, deadly, psychopathic killer, vengeance, buddies, mentally challenged ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%