Movies like Idle Hands

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Idle Hands (1999)
 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 playground has a kernel of truth after all.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, realistic, macabre, suspense, cult film, dark humor, psychotronic, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, halloween, supernatural, teenage life, ghost, best friends, youth, deadly, murder, high school, priestess, attic, zombie, slasher, androids and robots, supernatural ability, stoners, chaos and mayhem, chaos, buddies, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, amputee, blood, slacker ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: utah

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Most similar movies to Idle Hands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about deadly, death, blood, violence, gory, gore and murder mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Idle Hands: Detention (2011), Life After Beth (2014), The Convent (2000), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997), The Return of the Living Dead (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Detention (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, youth, social relations, imaginary, cheerleader, time machine, survival, teenage life, delusion, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1998, year 2011 ...
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100%
Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, deadly, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, young lovers, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
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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 ⇓
100%
An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, rescue, dangerous animal, afterlife, transformation, animal horror, race against time, eaten alive, meat, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
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%
 5.4
 42K
Teeth (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn is an active member of her high-school chastity club but, when she meets Tobey, nature takes its course, and the pair answer the call. They suddenly learn she is a living example of the vagina dentata myth, when the encounter takes a grisly ...
Style: suspense, scary, dark humor, biting, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, high school, rape, vengeance, masturbation, teenage life, dysfunctional family, rape and revenge, coming of age, teenage rape, revenge, surgery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
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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 ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
 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, dark humor, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, vietnam war, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, deadly, supernatural ability, hanging, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, prank, psychopath, bikini, espionage, gory, contests and competitions, investigation, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, danger, characters killed one by one, death, psychic, youth, supernatural, life & death, survival, race against time, twists & turns, freak accident ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 62K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mysterious character, small town, transformation, youth, danger, obsessive quest, werewolf, teenage life, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mary Lou, the prom queen burned to death by her boyfriend back in the fifties, has escaped from hell and is once again walking the hallways of Hamilton High School, looking for blood. She chooses as her escort in world of the living Alex, an average ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, supernatural, prom, acid, ghost, school, violence, youth, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Student Bodies (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Director Mickey Rose's zany send-up of teen slasher flicks features a maniacal psycho known as the Breather (played by Jerry Belson), who stalks –and murders– promiscuous students at a suburban high school. The fanatical killer's ...
Style: horror spoof, humorous, not serious, dark humor, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, serial killer, slasher, murder, investigation, psychopath, high school, gory, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, murder, supernatural, serial killer, teenage life, good versus evil, gory, goth, slasher, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
Trick or Treat (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eddie is your average 80's metal head teen. Now he's obsessed with his heavy-metal superstar idol, Sammi Curr who is killed in a hotel fire. Eddie becomes the recipient of the only copy of Curr's unreleased album, which when played ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film, weird ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, high school, supernatural, school, halloween, danger, ghost, radio dj, rock star, obsession, zombie, radio show ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
 4.8
 39K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, killer doll, supernatural, objects come to life, pregnancy, slasher, urban legend, baby, homicidal maniac, filmmaking, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1998, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.0
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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 ⇓
38%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, gory, violence, bounty hunter, crazy, hockey mask, diner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003, 1990s
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the night so they can meet the movers in the morning, but begin to ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, psychopath, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, psychopath, psycho killer, who done it, investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
 7.8
 149K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, tape recorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%