Movies like Pet Sematary

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Pet Sematary (1989)
 6.5
 104K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, 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, macabre, tense, suspense, frightening, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, cemetery, back from the dead, supernatural, grave robbing, family in danger, cat, death, grief, afterlife, ghost, resurrection, murder, neighbor, pets, loss of pet, death of wife, loss of child, death of son, house fire, death of boy, monster, life & death, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, new england, usa, chicago illinois

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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 blood, supernatural, violence, death, danger, brutality and mentor mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Pet Sematary: The Omen (2006), Creepshow 2 (1987), Flatliners (1990), The Fog (1980), Sleepwalkers (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pet Sematary II (1992)
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, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, halloween, back from the dead, supernatural, burial, resurrection, bully, small town, family in danger, chase, vengeance, death in the family ...
Time: year 1992, 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 92K
Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, ...
Style: macabre, suspense, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: back from the dead, evil wins, cat, zombie, father daughter relationship, indian burial ground, undead, life after death, supernatural, pets, grieving father, loss of daughter ...
Time: year 2019
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 59K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, suspense ...
Plot: demon, prophecy, antichrist, murder, devil worship, killer child, devil, catholicism, church, hospital, parents and children, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 26K
Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, bad ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, hit and run, monster, zombie, lake, murder, supernatural, raft, male prostitute, scalping, marijuana, swimming ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, suicide, supernatural, experiment gone awry, near death experience, obsession, resurrection, memory, manipulation, nightmare, hallucination ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 73K
The Fog (1980)
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: scary, gothic, slasher, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, small town, lighthouse, sea, ship, supernatural, fog, murder, chase, revenge, monster, sword ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: california, usa, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 23K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, slasher, sexy, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, incestuous relationship, mother son incest, incestuous sex, supernatural, monster, sex with mother, vampire, cat, sex scene, transformation, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, egypt, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 18K
The Dark Half (1993)
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, disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: alter ego, supernatural, murder, twins, blackmail, life philosophy, brain tumor, lookalikes, supernatural ability, investigation, doppelganger, zombie ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Riding the Bullet (2004)
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, macabre, psychological, suspense, talky ...
Plot: halloween, destiny, on the road, hitchhiker, life & death, ghost, road trip, death, brutality, psychopath, hallucination, hospital ...
Time: year 1969, contemporary, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gargoyle, mummy, monster, witch, transformation, murder, supernatural, vengeance, black cat, hitman, child in peril, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 24K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, vengeance, supernatural, monster, murder, revenge, witch, pumpkin, father son relationship, halloween, visceral, death in the family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, macabre, disturbing, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted, indian burial ground, family in danger, paranormal, mystery, family problems, curses spells and rituals, supernatural horror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: new jersey, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, suicide, supernatural, buried alive, violence, small town, extreme violence, priest, living dead, investigation, ghost, psychic power ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 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, disturbing, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, monster, supernatural, drifter, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, uncover truth, survival, boss and employee, workplace, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 90K
Candyman (1992)
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: scary, slasher, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, supernatural, ghost, revenge, belief, monster, investigation, urban decay, bee, cult, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, spirit, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 62K
V/H/S (2012)
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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, halloween, ghost, zombie, survival, haunted house, demon, confined, petty criminal, videotaping, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, afterlife, psychic, psychopath, satanism, suicide, demon, destiny, supernatural ability, deal with the devil, back from the dead, secrets ...
Time: 90s, year 1995
Place: los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, survival, mental institution, murder, haunted by the past, abandoned hospital, isolation, characters killed one by one, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 15K
Phantasm II (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: slasher, scary, road movie, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mortician, good versus evil, morgue, cemetery, chainsaw, priest, funeral home, small town, monster, zombie, tall man ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 248K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, murder, supernatural horror, fear, crimes, paranormal activity, family in danger, investigation, evil force, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, sacramento california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, found footage, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, chase, survival, filmmaker, back from the dead, chaos, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cemetery, survival, cannibalism, isolation, basement, zombie apocalypse, cult, zombie attack, monster, supernatural, living dead ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voodoo, zombie, hallucination, supernatural, superstition, jungle, anthropologist, surrealism, buried alive, rite, leadership, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 6K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: supernatural, death, sacrifice, nanny, witch, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), pagan, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 10K
Husk (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scarecrow, cornfield, supernatural, friends, curse, murder, group of friends, ritual, violence, farm, curses spells and rituals, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, death, torture, supernatural, diner, forest, psychopath, vengeance, demon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, summer camp, torture, zombie, supernatural, serial murder, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, forest, dead teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 17K
The Hallow (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
Style: scary, macabre, fairy tale, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, transformation, supernatural, monster, legend, creature, family in danger, survival, haunted house, country house, abandoned building, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%