Movies like The Horror Show

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The Horror Show (1989)
 5.0
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The Horror Show (1989)
Original name: House III: The Horror Show
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
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, female nudity, mirror, supernatural power, nightmare, execution, blood ...
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 serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, slasher, gory, rivalry and serial killer mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Horror Show: Spiker (2007), Severed (2002), Jack-O (1995), 976-Evil II (1991), Forever Evil (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.2
 392
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: serious, rough, scary
Plot: serial killer, ghost, blood, sex, who done it, supernatural ability, crimes, teenage life, fugitives, small town, small town life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.8
 204
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, decapitation, special agents, track down, crimes, mind game, psychopath, bounty hunter, who done it, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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
Plot: slasher, zombie, reincarnation, halloween, gore, rivalry, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, mysterious character, suburbs, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.2
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, chase, slasher, obsession, murder, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, escapades, teenage life, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 4.4
 268
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: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, college, murder, religions or cults, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, psychopath, deadly creature, supernatural ability, crimes, life is a bitch, curses spells and rituals, law enforcement, police corruption, vengeance, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Igor and the Lunatics (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 16 years in prison, Igor and his gang are out and bent on taking revenge on the town that sent them up.
Style: scary, rough, serious, brutal, realistic
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, serial killer, social misfits, criminal's revenge, danger, vengeance, rivalry, small town, murder, sect, dismemberment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, teenage life, uncover truth, who done it, violence spree, crimes, sport team, serial killer, supernatural, rivalry, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: small town life, supernatural ability, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, crimes, obsessive quest, who done it, slasher, danger, murder, small town, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, slasher, murder, college, mysterious character, student life, crimes, teenage life, who done it, youth, woman in danger, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, gory, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, vengeance, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.4
 1K
Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, 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: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, serial killer, slasher, motorcycle gang, murder, college, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.0
 6K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electric chair, death row, revenge, psychopath, false accusation, kidnapping, woman in danger, danger, slasher, vengeance, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, slasher, curse, ghost, danger, ghost town, gold, undead, adventure, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 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: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, dark humor
Plot: murder, slasher, spa, danger, farm, stalking, afterlife, mentally unstable, deadly, gory, ghost, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.6
 645
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: slasher, revenge, pizza, mute or deaf, deadly, gory, danger, youth, psychopath, vengeance, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, urban, deadly, gory, youth, danger, survival, psychopath, ghost, vengeance, city life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: slasher, supernatural, gore, blood, forest, decapitation, murder, jack the ripper, legends and myths, danger, curses spells and rituals, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, party, gory, deadly, rivalry, ghost, vengeance, friends, afterlife, danger, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, deadly creature, small town, curses spells and rituals, mortician, master villain, police, demon ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.1
 763
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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, youth, danger, chaos and mayhem, violence spree, crimes, amateur detective, rivalry, gory, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.5
 896
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, slasher, zombie, vampire, gory, deadly, obsessive quest, chaos and mayhem, dealing with death, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 936
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, youth, danger, violence, gory, violence spree, deadly, kids in trouble, in the woods, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.3
 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: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: murder, serial killer, supernatural, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, experiment gone awry, psychopath, vengeance, danger, slasher, music band ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 5K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, slasher, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 1K
Mausoleum (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, violence spree, danger, afterlife, slasher, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, gory, couples, mentally unstable, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 539
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, deadly, gory, superhuman powers, crimes, supernatural, danger, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
 191
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: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, rivalry, danger, race against time, vigilantism, afterlife, tragic hero, wizards and magicians, reincarnation, ghost, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, church, crimes, murder, deadly, gory, orphan, siblings relations, danger, family relations, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.9
 1K
Inkubus (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inkubus tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: serial killer, police station, psychopath, crimes, gory, law enforcement, deadly, supernatural, nightmare, mysterious stranger, characters killed one by one, evisceration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%