Movies like The Horror Show

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The Horror Show (1989)
 5.0
 3K
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his sanity in question, and his house haunted. Aided by a disreputable college professor, can Lucas reclaim his mind, house, and family? Features Lance Henriksen as the Lucas McCarthy and Brion James as Max Jenke. One of the few movies featuring these actors as main characters.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: serial killer, slasher, electric chair, zombie, crimes, vengeance, ghost, supernatural, psychopath, afterlife, supernatural ability, violence spree, danger, murder, master criminal, deadly, gory, rivalry, supernatural romance, police, female nudity, family relations, mirror, supernatural power, nightmare ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Horror Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, slasher, serial killer, gory and rivalry mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Horror Show: The Dead Pit (1989), Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011), The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005), Blood Descendants (2007), Girls School Screamers (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 2K
The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: mental institution, zombie, supernatural, doctors and patients, chaos, gory, deadly, crimes, escapades, confined, vengeance, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, survival, psychopath, obsession, haunted by the past, rivalry, escapades, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, gory, murder, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, youth, ghost, violence spree, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, psychopath, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, ghost, obsessive quest, slasher, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Girls School Screamers (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, slasher, investigation, crimes, mysterious character, teenage life, danger, woman in danger, youth, psychopath, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, afterlife, vengeance, rivalry, destiny, supernatural ability, deadly creature, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, zombie, slasher, obsession, murder, chase, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, youth, danger, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.2
 398
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, deadly, stalking, crimes, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 1.8
 208
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, decapitation, psychopath, who done it, mind game, danger, rivalry, bounty hunter, chases and races, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.0
 7K
Seed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, revenge, death row, sadistic horror, psychopath, danger, gory, master criminal, deadly, false accusation, slasher ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, youth, danger, deadly, vengeance, crimes, survival, legends and myths, supernatural, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 1K
Jack-O (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, reincarnation, ghost, zombie, rivalry, supernatural ability, small town, halloween, gore, youth, danger, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 278
Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, ghost, zombie, supernatural, college, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural ability, escapades, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 553
Home Sick (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A maniac with a suitcase full of razorblades unleashes a super human killer upon a group of kids in a small Alabama town. They must take up arms with a insane Chili enthusiast if they want to survive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mumblecore ...
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, survival, afterlife, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, crimes, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pinhead returns to terrorize computer hackers who have opened a virtual Lament Configuration on the website Hellworld.com.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth, chaos, vengeance, mind game, deadly, strong violent content, supernatural, losing-it hero, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, dark ...
Plot: psychopath, siblings relations, serial killer, murder, vengeance, haunted by the past, family relations, deadly, gory, orphan, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The legend of Jack The Ripper comes to real when one of his descendants revive him.
Style: scary, rough, serious
Plot: supernatural, slasher, decapitation, murder, forest, blood, danger, psychopath, imaginary, crimes, serial killer, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, murder, parents and children, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.6
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, danger, youth, police officer, violence, gory, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, ghost town, mine, gold, undead, adventure, doctors and patients, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 2K
Death Spa (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michael's health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael's wife killed herself a while before and her brother holds Michael responsible. Michael needs to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, slasher, spa, disability, danger, stalking, rivalry, gory, deadly, gays and lesbians, mentally unstable, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 1K
Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her ...
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: small town, supernatural, ghost, zombie, gory, serial killer, slasher, motorcycle gang, murder, diner, animal life, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 726
Offerings (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, mental institution, pizza, revenge, psychopath, deadly, gory, danger, youth, serial killer, prodigy, escape ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, supernatural ability, crimes, violence spree, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 1K
Frightmare (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered powerful black magic, and Conrad hasn't taken his final ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, supernatural, murder, slasher, psychopath, vengeance, obsessive quest, crimes, escapades, dealing with death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 190
Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, parents and children, escapades, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, reincarnation, race against time, afterlife, vigilantism, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 544
Hell's Highway (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four college friends take a fateful road trip. The road, Hell's Highway--a direct route to terror. They pick up Lucinda: A hot young hitchiker, full of sexual deviance and lust for the bloody kill. After being terrorized and nearly killed, the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, semi serious, cult film
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, ghost, on the road, afterlife, psychopath, danger, deadly, gory, highway, human becomes animal, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 1K
Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, betrayal, slasher, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, psychopath, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.0
 772
Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, small town, vengeance, who done it, investigation, danger, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, mortician, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, slasher, crimes, small town, supernatural ability, mortician, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, master villain, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%