Movies like The Monster Squad

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The Monster Squad (1987)
 7.1
 29K
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, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, small town, werewolf, friendship, world domination, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, sea monster, prophecy, dracula, murder, diary, frankenstein's monster, wolfman, teenage life, youth, investigation, heroes ...
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, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about supernatural, danger, heroes, monster, transformation, escapades and imaginary mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Monster Squad: Ghostbusters (1984), Van Helsing (2004), Troll 2 (1990), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Ghostbusters II (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 356K
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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, slime, monster, danger, heroic mission, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 245K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
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: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vampire hunter, dark fantasy, heroes, human versus monster, good versus evil, deadly creature, dracula ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, rome italy, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 31K
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, cult, witch, danger, profanity, seance, child in peril, monster, sandwich, vacation, seduction, popcorn ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, parody, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, media, master and servant, journalism, master villain, deadly creature, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 184K
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghost hunter, rescue, heroes, psychic, museum, danger, slime, old love, reincarnation, painting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 201K
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: horror for children, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades, human animal relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: 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: vampire comedy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, nerd, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, suspenseful
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: werewolf, vampire, palaces castles and temples, danger, supernatural, estate, deadly creature, imaginary, heroes, family, escapades, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
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, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, academy, vampire human love, best friends, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, school, supernatural, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chosen one, cheerleader, vampire, high school, heroic mission, mysterious character, youth, supernatural, teenage life, good versus evil, destiny, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
32%
Deformed Monsters (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, mummy, vampire, deadly, good versus evil, disorder, experiment gone awry, store, heroic mission, anti hero, deadly creature, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, small town, heroic mission, comedy of errors, evil force, survival, mistaken identity, rescue, save the world, save the day, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Knights of Badassdom (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 145 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, buddies, rivalry, danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 11K
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, occult, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, midget, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, undead, werewolf, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 4K
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, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
29%
 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, youth, supernatural, race against time, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 31K
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, supernatural, female werewolf, transformation, youth, supernatural ability, deadly creature, danger, siblings relations, gory, curses spells and rituals, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.6
 1K
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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, adventure, deadly creature, survival, gory, rivalry, danger, deadly, partners, park ranger, disorder, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 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: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, escapades, deadly, rivalry, feud, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Return to Halloweentown (2006)
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, college, adventure, heroic mission, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, youth, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, absurd, funny, gothic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, parody, farce, dracula, hypnosis, goofy hero, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, save the day, deadly creature, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 307K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demon, monster, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, superhero, good versus evil, heaven and hell, danger, undercover, superhuman powers, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 20th century, 21st century, 40s
Place: new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 573
Mr. Vampire II (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern grave robbing "archeologists" find perfectly preserved specimens from the past of a man, a woman, and their child. Unbeknownst to the scientist and his two bumbling assistants, these are vampires immobilized only by the paper spells ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary
Plot: vampire, reluctant partners, deadly, danger, unlikely partners, imaginary, goofy hero, heroes, supernatural, chase, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 1K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, demon, heroic mission, treasure hunt, supernatural, afterlife, deadly, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Vampire Killers (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With their women having been enslaved by a pack of lesbian vampires, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice.
Style: humorous, sexy, suspenseful, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, lesbian vampire, supernatural, lesbian, deadly, rivalry, youth, buddies, danger, curses spells and rituals, village, stupidity ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%