Movies like The Monster Squad

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The Monster Squad (1987)
 6.9
 32K
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the only ones daring to stand in their way.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, semi serious, feel good, suspenseful, parody, surprise ending, psychotronic, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: werewolf, mummy, vampire, small town, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, frankenstein's monster, supernatural, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, sea monster, prophecy, dracula, world domination, murder, diary, wolfman, heroes, investigation, youth, friends, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, transylvania

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Most similar movies to The Monster Squad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, semi serious and cult film films with plots about supernatural, danger, heroes, vampire, monster, transformation and dialogue mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Monster Squad: Ghostbusters (1984), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Gremlins (1984), Van Helsing (2004), The Lost Boys (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 404K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, parody, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, friendship, chase, paranormal activity, heroic mission, slime, creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, witty, not serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, fish out of water, dangerous attraction, silly humor, writer's life, media, adventurer, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, transylvania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 218K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, escapades, human animal relationship, genetically altered ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 261K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, adventure, dracula, immortality, deadly creature, steampunk ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, paris france, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.2
 138K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, teenage life, supernatural, gang, goth, brother brother relationship, violence, teenage love, youth, fight to the death, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, small town, supernatural, nerd, alien, save the day, evil alien, apocalypse, high school, dark humor, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters. And he is not disappointed.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, family, female vampire, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, heroes, destiny, siblings relations, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, vampire human love, good versus evil, youth, school, rivalry, female vampire, supernatural, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Knights of Badassdom (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three best friends and dedicated roleplayers take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario as a live action role-playing game. Trouble arises when a prop spellbook purchased from the internet ends up being a genuine grimoire and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: role playing, murder, adventure, succubus, deadly creature, misfit, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, buddies, disorder, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 33K
Troll 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare...
Style: humorous, serious, semi serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, child in peril, cult, witch, seance, vacation, seduction, goblin, destiny, monster, graphic violence, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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.
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, farce, vampire, hypnosis, supernatural, goofy hero, save the day, heroic mission, deadly creature, love, master villain, stupidity ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, transylvania, london, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 105K
Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, stalker, vampirism, teenager, vampire hunter, graphic violence, suspicion, celebrity, supernatural, female vampire, loss of friend, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dinosaur, adventurer, house, vampire, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, disorder, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, friends, superhuman powers, supernatural, good versus evil, partners, teenager, buddies, youth, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deformed Monsters (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mad scientist brings Dracula, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and Frankenstein's Monster to life... but there's a problem and they end up three feet tall.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, parody, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, mad scientist, vampire, werewolf, escapades, race against time, heroes, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal, good versus evil, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleader, chosen one, vampire, high school, heroic mission, cheerleading, youth, mysterious character, supernatural, teenage life, good versus evil, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, southern california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, small town, comedy of errors, heroic mission, save the day, survival, rescue, evil force, mistaken identity, good versus evil, misfit, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 13K
Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, occult, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, youth, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, undead, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, deadly creature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 33K
Cursed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, supernatural, transformation, siblings relations, deadly creature, supernatural ability, youth, curses spells and rituals, high school, lycanthropy, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 1K
Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, good versus evil, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, escapades, transformation, feud, on the run, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 5K
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, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, disorder, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, afterlife, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, escapades, mad scientist, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 6K
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, slasher, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, dark humor, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, crimes, gang, misfit, ghost, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 68K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, small town, youth, teenage life, obsessive quest, violence, neighbor, suburbs, werewolf, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 87K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: monster, good versus evil, magic, werewolf, adventure, youth, fantasy world, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, family, small town, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.7
 2K
Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, adventure, deadly creature, rivalry, partners, park ranger, graphic violence, forest, misfit partners, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Return to Halloweentown (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Halloweentown prepares to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan return to Witch University, where trouble is in session from the Sinister Sisters and from someone who's plotting to use Marnie's powers for ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, halloween, heroic mission, magic, college, adventure, youth, mysterious character, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, skeleton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, family relations, parents and children, family, mischievous children, youth, couples, disorder, woman in danger, single parent, siblings relations, suspicion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 34K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, chase, good versus evil, transformation, immortality, supernatural, legends and myths, death, violence, betrayal, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, london, louisiana, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%