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, hunting, violence ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, murder, supernatural, crimes and vengeance mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Pit: Dead & Rotting (2002), The Mangler (1995), Scourge (2008), Art of the Devil (2004), Jeepers Creepers (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, vengeance, supernatural, prank, buddies, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 8K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, danger, race against time, rescue, crimes, technology gone awry, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
 964
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, mutant, supernatural, violence spree, mystery, small town, parasite, escapades, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: ghost, murder, mystery, vengeance, deadly, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, wizards and magicians, mistress, woman in danger ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, supernatural, death, survival, danger, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, dead teenager, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vengeance, mystery, afterlife, investigation, journalism, supernatural, deadly, teenage life, danger, curses spells and rituals, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Cut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of film students set out to finish filming a movie that was never completed after its director was murdered. After they begin filming, they realize they're in for a bit of trouble, not unlike the late director...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaking, slasher, survival, mystery, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, vengeance, danger, isolation, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, uncover truth, investigation, vengeance, haunted by the past, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, danger, crimes, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, college, school, gory, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Next of Kin (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, scary, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, diary, violence, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, youth, danger, aging, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 11K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, ghost, vengeance, mentally unstable, mysterious character, deadly, gory, rivalry, store, nightmare, death, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Haunting of Radcliffe House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, isolation, vengeance, murder, estate, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, 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: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, parents and children, mischievous children, death in the family, supernatural ability, mystery, danger, family problems, haunted by the past, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, doctor, chimpanzee, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, desert, small town, car chase, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, mystery, on the run, deadly, small town life, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, rough, serious, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, serial killer, slasher, danger, voyeurism, christmas, santa claus, knife murder, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.9
 751
13th Child (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, demon, danger, deadly, gory, law enforcement, brutality, rescue, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, isolation, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 1K
Live Feed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five young adults are about to find themselves in a fight for their lives, pitted against evil itself! While on vacation in a foreign city, one of the five makes a seemingly innocent albeit ignorant mistake and soon all of them will realize the cost ...
Style: bleak, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, danger, violence spree, confined, deadly, gory, mind game, slasher, psychopath, survival, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, mind game, teenage life, crimes, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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, atmospheric, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Several teenagers in a small-town in Colorado concoct a July 4th prank based on a frightening legend that goes awry when their friend ends up accidentally killed; however, the teens agree to keep their involvement a secret from the authorities, who ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, violence, small town, female singer, rock concert, psychopath, vengeance, deadly creature, prank, who done it, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, serious, scary, british horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, monster, wolfman, obsession, guest, mansion, supernatural, mind game, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, youth, danger, violence, gory, violence spree, deadly, kids in trouble, in the woods, police officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, stalking, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, obsession, survival, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, murder, insanity, demons, ghost, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger, forest, rivalry, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, who done it, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since Sara Wolfe and Eddie Baker escaped the House on Haunted Hill. Now the kidnapped Ariel, Sara's sister, goes inside the house with a group of treasure hunters to find the statue of Baphomet, worth millions and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, evil, supernatural, uncover truth, psychopath, vengeance, danger, isolation, gory, deadly creature ...
Time: 30s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, cult film
Plot: slasher, serial killer, electric chair, supernatural ability, violence spree, crimes, gory, master criminal, deadly, psychopath, vengeance, ghost ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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