Movies like House 1985

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House (1985)
 6.2
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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 more frequent, Cobb becomes aware that the house resents his presence.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic, neurotic, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, vietnam war, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, teenage life, supernatural ability, mental illness, danger, haunted by the past, hanging, deadly, demon, monster, violence, happy ending, writers, blood, vengeance, witch, death, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, cult film, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about supernatural, death, deadly, transformation, violence, danger and murder mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like House: The Frighteners (1996), Beetlejuice (1988), Leprechaun (1993), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Idle Hands (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, serial killer, architect, judge, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 265K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, surrealism, possession, teenage girl, psychic, life after death, goth, heaven and hell, art ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ 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 ⇓
66%
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: scary, anthology, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, witch, murder, monster, gargoyle, supernatural, black cat, vengeance, transformation, hitman, held captive, one day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
55%
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: dark humor, sexy, light, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, devil, magic, small town, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, love and romance, supernatural, promiscuity, supernatural ability, mysterious character, tennis ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 40K
Idle Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, realistic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, halloween, supernatural, teenage life, ghost, youth, best friends, deadly, murder, high school, priestess, attic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
52%
 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppet, puppets, curses spells and rituals, battles, danger, ghost, chaos, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
50%
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: humorous, scary, satirical, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, danger, eccentric family, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation, book ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, teenager, high school, young lovers, youth, danger, supernatural ability, human becoming an animal, teenage life, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Highway to Hell (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie and Rachel run away from home to get married in Las Vegas. But they get attacked by a zombie who takes Rachel with him to hell, where she will become one of Satan's brides
Style: scary, semi serious, dark humor, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, rescue, undead, zombie, chase, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, danger, on the road, woman in danger, legends and myths ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, psycho terror, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, psychopath, ghost, danger, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: mental institution, disfigurement, serial murder, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, back from the dead, nightmare comes true, ghost, trapped, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
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Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, ghost, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 15K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, maniac, violence, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, violence, ghost, rivalry, investigation, photographer, hallucination, nightmare, cat ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pittsburgh, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.1
 5K
Creepshow 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This follow-up to the George Romero/Stephen King-launched anthology series features five new tales of horror and a wraparound. The main stories deal with alternative realities ("Alice"), possessed communication devices ("The ...
Style: scary, semi serious, anthology
Plot: vampirism, ghost, suburbs, murder, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, danger, crimes, deadly, slasher, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Extra Ordinary (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Finland, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A driving instructor must use her other-worldly gifts to save a lonely man’s daughter from a rock star looking to use her for Satanic purposes.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, feel good, disturbing ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, ghost, seeing dead people, loss of virginity, family relations, death, rescue, supernatural, danger, ghosts, mystery, exorcism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.1
 6K
Tormented (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film centers on Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: slasher, high school, prank, school, suicide, drowning, vengeance, ghost, teenage life, revenge, serial killer, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Horror Film (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mentally unstable, stalking, serial killer, slasher, investigation, obsession, murder, taxi, psychopath, stalker, uncover truth, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, new york, usa, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mortician, back from the dead, punk, cannibalism, nuclear, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), crematorium, living dead, undead, attic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Meet the Applegates (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, dangerous animal, deadly, nuclear holocaust, disorder, suburban life, terrorism, small town, cons and scams, family life, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 2K
Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, serial killer, gory, survival, teenage life, dangerous animal, adventurer, supernatural, stalking, stepfather, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 95K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, stephen king, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, mother son incest, vampire, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, ohio, california, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%