Movies like The Manitou

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The Manitou (1978)
 5.3
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The Manitou (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: reincarnation, evil spirit, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural, deadly creature, shaman, danger, deadly, hospital, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, indian burial ground, spiritualist, psychic power, supernatural ability, native american, occult, tarot card, demonic possession, tumor, possession, vengeance, mutant, ghost, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, south dakota, san francisco

Most similar movies to The Manitou

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, rivalry, escapades, curses spells and rituals and supernatural ability mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Manitou: Prophecy (1979), The Visitor (1979), The Mummy Lives (1993), Abby (1974), War Wolves (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, danger, deadly, rivalry, animal life, experiment gone awry, native american, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 3K
The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, bird attack, evil child, alien, wheelchair, car accident, basketball, telekinesis, gymnastics, family relations, gory, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mummy Lives (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An Egyptian noble, sentenced to death for a forbidden affair, returns from the grave 3,000 years later and becomes obsessed with a woman whom he thinks is the reincarnation of his dead lover.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mummy, obsessive quest, sacrifice, reincarnation, heroic mission, supernatural, good versus evil, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, deadly, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 882
Abby (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a minister's wife becomes posessed by Eshu, the Nigerian god of sexuality, an exorcist is called in to drive the evil spirit away.
Style: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: bar, good versus evil, supernatural, clergy, rivalry, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, corporate crimes, cons and scams, siblings relations, family in danger, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: nigeria, africa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 943
War Wolves (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack Ford leads a special forces unit back to the United States to hunt down Jake Gabriel, a soldier who has been infected with the werewolf virus that turns man into wolf. Little does Jack know that three of the female soldiers serving in his unit ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: werewolf, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, save the world, track down, good versus evil, chases and races, danger, deadly creature, soldier, virus, swat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: macabre, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, gory, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, master villain, danger, save the world, afterlife ...
Time: future, 18th century, 90s, 1780s, year 1996 ...
Place: europe, france, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter ...
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, warlock, love affair, murder, danger, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, deal with the devil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.9
 1K
Bone Eater (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ancient Native American legend of the Bone Eater rises up and begins terrorizing the local townspeople
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious
Plot: investigation, supernatural, chaos, resort, americana, danger, deadly, good versus evil, desert, death, security, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 1K
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, chases and races, heroes, danger, imaginary, buddies, pets, escapades, profanity, strong violent content, gory, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 3K
It's Alive (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Alive is a modern remake of the classic 1970s horror film. When a young woman learns that she's pregnant, she leaves graduate school to set up a home with her boyfriend in the country. The fate of the happy new family takes a gruesome ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, remake of american film ...
Plot: monster, mutant, baby, pregnancy, riddles and clues, supernatural, disorder, babies and infants, danger, deadly, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Daughters of Satan (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, talky ...
Plot: reincarnation, witch, cult, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, burned alive, occult, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi assassins, Danny finds the old man's crate of mysterious puppets and is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, undercover, danger, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly, puppet, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six young archaeology students discover the remains of an ancient Aztec mummy and accidentally unleash the fury of an evil god.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mummy, supernatural, death, youth, student life, reincarnation, vengeance, college, heroic mission, deadly creature, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A team of archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its eternal tomb.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, supernatural, escapades, survival, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary, rivalry, good versus evil, deadly creature, deadly, cave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 825
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, alien encounter, technology gone awry, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: satanism, occult, supernatural, ritual, deal with the devil, demon, cult, curses spells and rituals, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Soulkeeper (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thieves (Rodney Rowland, Kevin Patrick Walls) compete with a madman in their search for an ancient relic which can create an army of evil souls.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, humorous, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, demon, heroic mission, treasure hunt, supernatural, afterlife, danger, escapades, rivalry, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary
Plot: found footage, wilderness, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, supernatural, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, professor, frankenstein's monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Puppet Master 4 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, splatter, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, ghost, supernatural, gory, imaginary, rivalry, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, laser, chaos, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, disorder, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror. Three renegade scientists have resurrected the Frankenstein Monster. . . legendary indestructible dead man come to life. . . and they have also ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: rivalry, mutant, experiment gone awry, isolation, mad scientist, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, gory, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 20th century, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, demon, escapades, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 3.8
 657
Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary, slasher ...
Plot: possessed woman, evil witch, resurrection, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, youth, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deadly, witch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, ghost, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mad scientist, imaginary, gory, evil doll, destiny ...
Time: 1990s, 1920s, 90s, 2000s, 1940s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of an alien being.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, small town, psychopath, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly creature, deadly, danger, apocalypse, space travel, murder, psychiatrist ...
Place: usa, new york, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, murder, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Awakening (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a British archaeologist violates an Egyptian queen's tomb, her evil spirit enters his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, curse, obsession, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, supernatural, mummy, vengeance, heroic mission, deadly creature, danger, spirit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.0
 404
Doctor Dracula (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An evil hypnotist puts a beautiful woman under his spell.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, vampire, heroes, rivalry, mentally unstable, clergy, danger, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, ghost, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, reincarnation, danger, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%