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House II: The Second Story (1987)
 5.4
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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 brought along his diva girlfriend Lana (Amy Yasbeck), in the hopes of being discovered by Kate, who works for a record company. Jesse has returned to this old family mansion after his parents were murdered when he was a baby. While going through old things in the basement, Jesse finds a picture of his great-great grandfather (and namesake) in front of a Mayan temple holding a crystal skull with jewels in the eyes. In the background is a man Jesse learns is Slim Razor, a former partner of his great-great grandfather turned bitter enemy after a disagreement over who would get to keep the skull.
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, splatter, absurd, weird, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dinosaur, adventurer, house, vampire, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, time travel, heroes, politics, afterlife, supernatural ability, good versus evil, babies and infants, danger, imaginary, mischievous children, buddies, curses spells and rituals, escapades, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, offbeat and cult film films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, zombie, ghost, escapades and monster mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like House II: The Second Story: High Spirits (1988), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Ghoulies II (1987), The Midnight Hour (1985), Ghoulies (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Spirits (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, disorder, fall in love, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
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Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette, as well as a whole cast of other weirdos.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, deadly, media, hidden identity, escapades, deadly creature, master villain, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
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Ghoulies II (1987)
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, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?
Style: scary, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, prank, zombie, supernatural, lifestyle, imaginary, deadly creature, danger, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, good versus evil, youth ...
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Ghoulies (1984)
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppets, puppet, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, battles, religions or cults, chaos ...
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, serious ...
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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 ...
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 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 ...
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
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The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: teens
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 7.4
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: It's Halloween night and video store clerk Stan Helsing just got stuck with a last minute request to deliver some videos. With his best friend, his best friend's date, and a smoking hot ex-girlfriend waiting to go to a party, Stan ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, gothic, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
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Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Leprechaun 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, the Leprechaun left a bloody trail when he ripped through the countryside in search of his stolen gold. Now he's back in the big city using all of his deadly tricks to snare the girl of his nightmares. His bloody quest ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader-- her goal is to "marry Christian Slater and die" and nothing gets in her way when it's time to shop. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%