Movies like Pet Sematary

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Pet Sematary (1989)
 6.6
 75K
Pet Sematary
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At first, only the family's cat makes the return trip, but an accident forces a heartbroken father to contemplate the unthinkable.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric, serious, frightening, suspense, disturbing, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, family drama, death, family in danger, grave robbing, life & death, loss of pet, afterlife, zombie, gory, violence, blood, murder, gore, splatter, adaptation, ghost, book, danger, ghosts, demons, head injury, dead cat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
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Poltergeist
Horror, Thriller
USA
114 min.
 7.4
Halloween
Horror, Thriller
USA
91 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Pet Sematary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, demons, splatter, violence, dialogue and brutality mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pet Sematary: Cujo (1983), Children of the Corn (1984), Poltergeist (1982), Bad Dreams (1988), Riding the Bullet (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.0
 32K
Cujo
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: dog, dangerous animal, danger, brutality, hiding in a car, blood, rabies, death, mother son relationship, murder, chase, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
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    User:   94%
 
Children of the Corn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sacrifice, small town, cult, children, murder, killer child, human sacrifice, isolation, religion, brutality, preacher, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   78%
 
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Pet Sematary II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, vengeance, supernatural, dog, small town, zombie, slasher, death, chase, violence, gore, halloween ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 123K
Poltergeist
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, poltergeist, ghost, haunted house, missing child, psychic, child in peril, parents and children, family drama, good versus evil, little girl, parallel world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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System:   81%
    User:   65%
 
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 3K
Bad Dreams
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
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    User:   87%
 
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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, small town, murder, supernatural, investigation, cult, children, death, curses spells and rituals, lame, splatter ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   87%
 
Riding the Bullet
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: scary, psychological, macabre, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, obsession, hospital, destiny, suicide, on the road, ghost, halloween, life & death, parents and children, death, goth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
 6.8
 54K
The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, ghost, zombie, storytelling, murder, violence, death, blood, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   68%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, desert, gory, blood, violence, brutality, violent, family in danger, danger, stranded, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   79%
 
 6.6
 56K
Candyman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, revenge, urban legend, slasher, supernatural, gory, belief, haunted by the past, investigation, cult, slavery, bee ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, revenge, vengeance, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
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The Dark Half
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, book, supernatural, alter ego, family, ghost, adaptation, supernatural ability, writers, splatter, mentor, gory ...
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    User:   59%
 
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Cat's Eye
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, cat, revenge, life & death, supernatural, child in peril, girl, dishonesty, multiple storylines, demons, couple relations, cure ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
 6.2
 154K
Mama
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: children, ghost, supernatural, adoption, redemption, secrets, danger, imaginary friend, afterlife, hospital, ghosts, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   67%
 
 6.6
 72K
Child's Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, voodoo, murder, supernatural, blood, toys, revenge, splatter, demons, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, hospital, blood, zombie, slasher, betrayal, obsession, supernatural, torture, gore, insanity, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
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 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
 5.7
 6K
Dementia 13
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, guilt, irish, police investigation, violent, violence, insanity, parents and children, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   73%
 
 7.1
 51K
Fright Night
Genre: 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, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, transformation, blood, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, violence, mysterious character, brutality, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
 5.9
 5K
Hell Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, gory, serial killer, supernatural, ghost, college, survival, splatter, halloween, blood, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
Curse of Chucky
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, vengeance, death, blood, puppets, murder, violence, splatter, wheelchair, doll ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
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 6.1
 15K
The Sacrament
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cult, brainwashing, isolation, murder, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, suicide, manipulation, death, missing person, supernatural, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
 5.8
 51K
Commander
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, halloween, haunted house, male nudity, death, blood, zombie, drugs/alcohol, danger, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 
Final Destination
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, destiny, survival, life & death, supernatural, danger, youth, race against time, psychic, unlikely partners, group of friends, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
Graveyard Shift
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, small town, insanity, monsters, splatter, deadly creature, spiders ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, woman in danger, danger, estate, voodoo, curses spells and rituals, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, violence, gore, blood, torture, cannibalism, psychopath, death, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
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