Movies like The Pit 1981

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The Pit (1981)
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The Pit (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he's weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie has a secret weapon: deep in the woods he has discovered a deep pit full of man-eating creatures he calls Trogs... and it isn't long before he gets an idea for getting revenge and feeding the Trogs in the process!
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, offbeat, serious, surprise ending
Plot: vengeance, danger, forest, supernatural, mystery, violence spree, rivalry, killer child, supernatural power, mental illness, teddy bear, revenge, youth, psychopath, family relations, misfit, escapades, deadly, gory, disorder, deadly creature, sexuality, monster, violence, death ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, supernatural, murder, crimes and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Pit: The Mangler (1995), Jeepers Creepers (2001), Dead & Rotting (2002), Kill Baby, Kill (1966), One Missed Call (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, uncover truth, supernatural ability, man versus machine, danger, psychopath, ghost, crimes, deadly creature, technology gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, death, survival, danger, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, dead teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.1
 532
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, offbeat, serious, mind bending
Plot: zombie, murder, deadly, danger, youth, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, mystery, rivalry, prank, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, village, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, mystery, supernatural, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, urban legend, vengeance, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, college, school, psychopath, gory, mystery killer, vengeance, mystery, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl begins seeing the ghost of her sister who died in an accident a year earlier.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: supernatural, ghost, grandmother, haunted by the past, danger, family problems, death in the family, mystery, mischievous children, supernatural ability, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.1
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The Car (1977)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is set in the fictional Utah community of Santa Ynez, which is being terrorized by a mysterious black coupe that appears out of nowhere and begins running people down. After the car kills off the town's Sheriff (John Marley), it ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, desert, car chase, violence spree, crimes, mystery, vengeance, danger, on the run, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.
Style: christmas horror, atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, danger, mental illness, psychopath, voyeurism, christmas, santa claus, knife murder, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 301K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 11K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, mind game, rivalry, danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, deadly, slasher, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 108K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, siblings relations, supernatural, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Beast Must Die (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wealthy big game hunter Tom Newcliffe has tracked and killed practically every type of animal in the world. But one creature still evades him, the biggest game of all - a werewolf.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, british horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, monster, wolfman, obsession, mansion, guest, supernatural, mind game, murder, investigation, uncover truth, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 936
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, danger, youth, violence, gory, violence spree, deadly, kids in trouble, in the woods, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, secret, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, revenge, urban legend, psychopath, who done it, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, danger, afterlife, gory, master criminal, deadly, supernatural romance, rivalry, zombie, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
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Humongous (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Woman is raped at cocktail party. Years later, her son grows up to be a big hairy murderous monster who stalks a group of teens shipwrecked on his island.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, slasher, mutant, murder, revenge, violence, deadly creature, isolation, rescue, youth, danger, gory ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1946
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.2
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Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric
Plot: parasite, escapades, deadly creature, violence spree, small town, deadly, small town life, gory, mutant, mystery, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mirrors 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Max, who is recovering from a traumatic accident, takes a job as a nighttime security guard, he begins to see visions of a young mysterious woman in the store's mirror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: mentally unstable, supernatural, store, deadly, gory, rivalry, vengeance, ghost, mysterious character, nightmare, death, grocery store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, forest, danger, woman in danger, youth, deadly, teenage life, gory, rivalry, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, killing spree, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1960
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Igor and the Lunatics (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 16 years in prison, Igor and his gang are out and bent on taking revenge on the town that sent them up.
Style: scary, serious, rough, brutal, realistic
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, violence spree, social misfits, criminal's revenge, danger, vengeance, rivalry, small town, murder, sect, dismemberment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, murder, supernatural, serial killer, violence, old dark house, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, filmmaking, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: vengeance, snake, heroes, mystery, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, reincarnation, in the woods, palaces castles and temples, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, 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, macabre, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, danger, mysterious character, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, slasher, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, death, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, masked killer, human monster, camp counselor, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mysterious character, danger, deadly, female protagonist, neighbor, woman in danger, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 1.9
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Hellbreeder (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five years ago Alice saw her son murdered; now every day is consumed with the need to find his killer. In the sleepy town of Ludlow, the arrival of the mysterious stranger Alice suspects to be the killer of her son coincides with a renewed spate of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, mystery, crimes, supernatural, social relations, serial child killer, insanity, child murder, killer clown, uncover truth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Art of the Devil (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pregnant woman is abandoned by her lover. Enraged, she goes to a witch doctor and uses black magic to have her ex and his family killed, only for another woman claiming to be her lover's secret mistress to claim his inheritance and move into ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, rivalry, deadly, gory, pregnancy, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mystery, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, danger ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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