Movies like Gremlins

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Gremlins (1984)
 7.3
 218K
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, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, dark fantasy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, escapades, daring rescue, human animal relationship, genetically altered, transformation, gadget, adventure, puppet, department store, heroes, salesman, cult, chaos, loser, breeding, layoff, save the day ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Gremlins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about danger, supernatural, demon, dialogue, mentor, monster and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Gremlins: Critters (1986), The Monster Squad (1987), Ghostbusters (1984), Ghoulies (1985), Goosebumps (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: skyscraper, monster, mad scientist, mogul, mutant, disorder, friends, genetically altered, chaos, breeding, silly humor, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 35K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, bounty hunter, chaos, small town, outer space, misfit, family in danger, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien creature, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: werewolf, mummy, vampire, small town, friendship, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, frankenstein's monster, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 404K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, parody, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, friendship, chase, paranormal activity, heroic mission, slime, creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 9K
Ghoulies (1985)
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, battles, ghost, curses spells and rituals, chaos, religions or cults, escapades, rivalry, monster ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 87K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: monster, good versus evil, magic, werewolf, adventure, youth, fantasy world, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, family, small town, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 134K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, desert, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, rescue, small town, mutant, stranded, death, tentacle ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 72K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: scary, dark fantasy, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, christmas, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, beast, creature, monster, child in peril, blizzard, santa claus, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, normandy, florida, alaska, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Munchies (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, chaos, disorder, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, deadly creature, supernatural, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem, legends and myths, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 203K
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghost hunter, rescue, heroes, psychic, museum, old love, painting, reincarnation, urban setting, slime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 138K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, teenage life, supernatural, gang, goth, brother brother relationship, violence, teenage love, youth, fight to the death, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, dark humor, small town, magic, devil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witchcraft, love and romance, promiscuity, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. Through a bite in her toe he starts her slow transformation in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, dangerous animal, deadly creature, supernatural, parents and children, family life, woman in danger, suburbs, animal life, family relations, werewolf, pets ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, scary, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 47K
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, scary, macabre, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, buried alive, cult, death, dark humor, violence, torture, family relations, back from the dead, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, future, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.7
 27K
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, slasher, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, monster, deadly creature, murder, supernatural, vengeance, family in danger, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, small town life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, corpse, supernatural, disorder, camp, experiment, struggle for survival, graphic violence, battles, monster, white trash, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dark humor, serial killer, judge, poltergeist, architect, supernatural ability, psychic, funeral, small town, private detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mortuary Collection (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the ...
Style: surprise ending, dark, enigmatic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: mortician, funeral home, mysterious death, killings, morgue, dark humor, dark secret, memories, supernatural, young woman, blonde, multiple deaths ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 6K
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, slasher, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, dark humor, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, crimes, gang, misfit, ghost, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The horrifying yet delicious and chewy Gingerdead Man causes murder and mayhem on the set of a horrible low budget movie set. It will take the determination of the studio's young new owner to save both his company and well as the lives of his ...
Style: slasher, scary, humorous, not serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades, serial killer, rivalry, deadly creature, darkness, killer, showbiz, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 13K
Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, occult, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, youth, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Saturday the 14th (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: parody, humorous, scary, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation, vampire, evil, little boy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.4
 341
Splatter Beach (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Splatter Beach is a 2007 low-budget horror comedy film made by the prolific Polonia brothers. It was released on DVD by Camp Motion Pictures.Starring Erin Brown, Erika Smith, Alison Whitney, Brice Kennedy, Ken Van Sant and Dave Fife, Splatter Beach ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, parody, scary ...
Plot: beach, escapades, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, terrorism, creature feature, social relations, ocean, strong violent content, bodybuilder, beach party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, dark humor, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 3K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, slasher, parody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, supernatural, crimes, missing person, escapades, death, violence, brutality, murder, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 12K
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, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, magician, castle, duel, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, raven, haunted by the past, presumed dead, wizards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, murder, nun, supernatural, survival, haunted by the past, youth, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, zombie, possession, convent ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%