Movies like Prince of Darkness

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Prince of Darkness (1987)
 6.7
 37K
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, cult film, cliffhanger, surprise ending ...
Plot: antichrist, church, lovecraftian, apocalypse, secret, satan, save the world, satanic cult, obsession, research, good versus evil, religion, demon, secret society, dream, priest, sleeping, graphic violence, danger, chaos, time travel, artifact, supernatural, end of the world, devil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Prince of Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, demon, blood, gory, murder, danger and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prince of Darkness: In the Mouth of Madness (1995), The Omen (1976), The Fog (1980), The Final Conflict (1981), Stigmata (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In the Mouth of Madness (1995)
Genre: Drama, 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, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, hallucination, disappearance, insanity, investigation, neo noir, paranoia, police brutality, violence, h.p. lovecraft, gory, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 106K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
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, bleak, psychological, scary, biblical ...
Plot: antichrist, devil, priest, good versus evil, prophecy, monk, apocalypse, murder, gory, supernatural, mystery, rottweiler ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, england, jerusalem, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 63K
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, supernatural, leprosy, ghost, sea, sword, lighthouse, beach, ship, decapitation, church ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, rough, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antichrist, devil, apocalypse, supernatural, demon, conspiracy, good versus evil, heroes, fox hunt, ambassador, gory, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, london, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.2
 64K
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, vatican, secrets, danger, priest, supernatural, woman in danger, hopes, faith, moral dilemma, mission from god ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy, new york, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 9K
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, demon, murder, supernatural, ghost, hell, model, woman in danger, danger, investigation, crimes, secret society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 7K
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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: church, supernatural, demon, ghost, secret, massacre, gory, zombie, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 70s
Place: germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 34K
Halloween 5 (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: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, child in peril, danger, good versus evil, psychopath, psychiatrist, kitten, boogeyman, scythe, pitchfork ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 226K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, evil, violent, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antichrist, devil, supernatural, good versus evil, coming of age, burned alive, occult, raven, 666, military academy, orphan, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film, satanic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, nightmare comes true, burned alive, party, fire, dream, sleepwalking, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 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, bleak, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: half breed, succubus, good versus evil, church, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, save the world, supernatural ability, danger, imaginary, lust, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 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, serious, scary, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, high school, revenge, satan, rivalry, afterlife, religions or cults, social misfits, supernatural ability, society ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, sleeping, psychopath, diner, disfigurement, resurrection ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, violence, buried alive, priest, cemetery, suicide, investigation, danger, rescue, psychic power, race against time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, new england, manhattan new york city, georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, slasher, murder, good versus evil, ghost, evil, reporter, gory, murder of a policewoman, supernatural, vengeance, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, ceremony, cult, danger, deathtrap, woman in danger, sacrifice, gory, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, bloody ...
Plot: death, cabin in the woods, monster, supernatural, survival, zombie, in the woods, giant snake, danger, youth, weekend, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1900s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, save the world, good versus evil, danger, parents and children, religions or cults, nightmare comes true, chaos, curses spells and rituals, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 78K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 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, scary, cult film, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: coven, murder, witch, lesbian subtext, dancer's life, serial murder, supernatural horror, ballet, mystery, killing off one by one, supernatural, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 42K
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, apocalypse, river, miraculous event, small town, investigation, bible, danger, save the world, deadly, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, futuristic, scary, serious, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, addiction, obsession, future dystopia, undead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Catholic priest is sent to investigate reports of two virgin conceptions. One is about to give birth to the child of God and the other is the child of the Devil and he must decide which one is good and which one is evil before Satan's ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: good versus evil, investigation, pregnancy, rivalry, danger, religions or cults, apocalypse, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, priest, antichrist, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, tourist, satanic cult, minotaur, demon, missing person, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 212K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, dark, surreal, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, monster, insanity, evil, mysterious place, revenge, ghost town, parallel world, suffering, sadism, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, danger, evil, fear, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, family problems, mute or deaf, childhood trauma ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 105K
End of Days (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, apocalypse, good versus evil, supernatural, deal with the devil, heroic mission, danger, new year's eve, faith, temptation, christianity, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1979, 70s, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%