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, dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: forest, vengeance, danger, killer child, supernatural, mystery, violence spree, rivalry, supernatural power, mental illness, teddy bear, revenge, youth, psychopath, family relations, misfit, escapades, gory, disorder, deadly, deadly creature, meat, sexuality, football, monster ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Pit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, gory, crimes and blood mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Pit: Dead & Rotting (2002), Scourge (2008), The Mangler (1995), Terror Train (1980), 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, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: deadly creature, survival, mutant, violence spree, deadly, mystery, danger, supernatural, small town, parasite, bare midriff, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, man versus machine, uncover truth, murder, technology gone awry, psychopath, race against time, deadly creature, rescue, ghost, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 10K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, stalking, prank, revenge, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, gory, supernatural, death, danger, scarecrow, chase, serial killer, brother, survival, dead teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, rough, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, college, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ 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, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, danger, supernatural, babies and infants, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: ghost, murder, vengeance, mystery, danger, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, wizards and magicians, woman in danger, mistress ...
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, grandmother, vengeance, death in the family, mystery, mischievous children, danger, supernatural ability, family problems, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaking, survival, mystery, slasher, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, vengeance, isolation, movie business ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, deadly, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 12K
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentally unstable, store, gory, mysterious character, rivalry, deadly, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, deadly, mind game, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, serious, sexy, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, mental illness, slasher, danger, serial killer, psychopath, santa claus, gore, christmas, knife murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, danger, youth, police officer, violence, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, wolfman, obsession, monster, mansion, guest, supernatural, mind game, deadly creature, investigation, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, vengeance, murder, isolation, on the run, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 3.6
 520
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, survival, vengeance, danger, supernatural, crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 2K
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, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, violence, diary, haunted by the past, mystery, supernatural, danger, crimes, youth, aging, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: telephone call, investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, urban legend, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 12K
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, isolation, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, vengeance, deadly, serial killer, crimes, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, deadly, danger, paranormal investigation, insanity, blood, maze ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, deadly, danger, gang, violence spree, gory, survival, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, slasher, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.9
 781
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 ⇓
34%
 6.2
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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, desert, small town, car chase, vengeance, violence spree, mystery, crimes, danger, chase, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 2K
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, mutant, murder, violence, revenge, slasher, deadly creature, isolation, gory, rescue, danger, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 1940s, year 1946
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: school, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, social misfits, youth, danger, deadly creature, deadly, crimes, vampire, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: slasher, experiment gone awry, psychopath, supernatural, confined, serial killer, survival, danger, isolation, murder, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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