Movies like Prince of Darkness

If you like "Prince of Darkness" you are looking for suspenseful, stylized and suspense movies about / with antichrist, church, satan, apocalypse, save the world, satanic cult and obsession themes of Horror genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Prince of Darkness (1987)
 6.6
 43K
Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, scary, talky, serious, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, sinister ...
Plot: antichrist, church, satan, apocalypse, save the world, satanic cult, obsession, research, good versus evil, demon, secret, secret society, priest, dream, religion, sleeping, graphic violence, chaos, computer cracker, time travel, artifact, supernatural, end of the world, devil, claustrophobia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles

Movie in categories

church movies
3072
satan movies
109
apocalypse movies
1810
80s movies
80s
5380
suspenseful movies
19293
stylized movies
8278

Most similar movies to Prince of Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and splatter films with plots about supernatural, blood, gory, murder, danger, demon and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prince of Darkness: In the Mouth of Madness (1994), The Fog (1980), The Omen (1976), The Final Conflict (1981), Stigmata (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: insanity, hallucination, disappearance, investigation, paranoia, police brutality, mind game, mental illness, apocalypse, monster, small town, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 72K
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: gloomy, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, gold, ghost, supernatural, leprosy, anniversary, sea, sword, decapitation, ship, church, lighthouse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 116K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: antichrist, devil, prophecy, priest, good versus evil, monk, murder, apocalypse, supernatural, mystery, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, england, europe, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Final Conflict (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfills a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antichrist, devil, apocalypse, supernatural, demon, heroes, good versus evil, conspiracy, ambassador, nudity (full frontal - brief), clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, london, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 68K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, biblical, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Plot: miraculous event, religion, priest, investigation, secrets, conspiracy, supernatural, woman in danger, hopes, moral dilemma, faith, mission from god ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vatican, usa, brazil, pittsburgh, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 10K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, woman in danger, ghost, demon, murder, supernatural, model, hell, investigation, crimes, secret society, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, chaos, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, eaten alive, farmhouse, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 8K
The Church (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: church, supernatural, ghost, massacre, zombie, demon, heroic mission, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, deadly creature, mystery ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 70s
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 265K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, child in peril, psychiatrist, boogeyman, kitten, heroine, hospital, supernatural, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rough, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, priest, suicide, extreme violence, investigation, rescue, buried alive, living dead, psychic power, race against time, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Damien: Omen II (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, antichrist, 666, raven, supernatural, good versus evil, burned alive, coming of age, occult, blond boy, adoption, military academy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 1K
Demon Hunter (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After resolving a situation of exorcism, the half-breed demon hunter Jake Greyman (Sean Patrick Flanery) reports to Cardinal White (William Bassett) and they realize that the demon Asmodeus (Billy Drago) is impregnating many mortals trying to raise ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: half breed, succubus, good versus evil, church, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, save the world, supernatural ability, lust, exorcism, demon, priest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 39K
Near Dark (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, road movie, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hitchhiker, gang, small town, femme fatale, rescue, drifter, supernatural, dangerous attraction, crimes, immortality, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, texas, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 1K
Fear No Evil (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, high school, revenge, satan, religions or cults, afterlife, social misfits, supernatural ability, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, strong sexual content, murder, good versus evil, ghost, evil, reporter, murder of a policewoman, rain, supernatural, vengeance, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, insanity, serial killer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 91K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: coven, murder, witch, lesbian subtext, dancer's life, serial murder, supernatural horror, boarding school, ballet, mystery, supernatural, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
priest movies
2532
dream movies
2594
religion movies
2143
The House of the Devil (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, occult, supernatural, satanic ritual, cult, deathtrap, woman in danger, sacrifice, mystery, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Edges of Darkness (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three interconnected tales of terror set against the backdrop of a zombie apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, future dystopia, obsession, addiction, chaos, rivalry, life is a bitch, undead, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 77K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, illness, infected, deadly virus, plague, forest, survival, disease, small town, eaten alive, dark humor, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 117K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: scary, gothic, macabre, dark fantasy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brutality, demon, murder, supernatural, vengeance, monster, undead, violence, surrealism, death, dangerous attraction, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, dream, nightmare, sleepwalking, sadism, psychopath, fire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1989
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
scary movies
6560
talky movies
6061
sleeping movies
933
 6.5
 21K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: dark, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, new york, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Devil Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, exorcism, demonic possession, possessed girl, death, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, supernatural, filmmaking, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 2009, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Holocaust 2000 (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive in charge of a nuclear power plant in the Mid-East must stop his son-- who turns out to be the Anti Christ -- from blowing it up.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, save the world, good versus evil, chaos, religions or cults, nightmare comes true, parents and children, family relations, curses spells and rituals, antichrist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, fear, ghost, curse, haunted by the past, family in danger, evil, family problems, mute or deaf, childhood trauma ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Land of the Minotaur (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, investigation, demon, tourist, satanic cult, minotaur, religions or cults, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 43K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, occult, swamp, apocalypse, river, save the world, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, small town, sacrifice, religion, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 203K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: macabre, splatter, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil, zombie, monster, dark humor, strong violent content, extreme violence, survival, demonic possession, supernatural, supernatural horror, deadly creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%