Movies like Puppetmaster

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Puppetmaster (1989)
 5.5
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Puppetmaster (1989)
Original name: Puppet Master
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of the monstrous marionettes and set off to stop them.
Style: scary, rough, gothic, enigmatic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, slasher, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, puppet, evil doll, supernatural, objects come to life, deadly creature, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, hotel, violence, ghost, demon, secrets, transformation, toy comes to life, heroes, crimes, miraculous event, stalking, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, good versus evil, family in danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: pacific ocean, yale university, california

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Most similar movies to Puppetmaster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, rivalry, demon and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Puppetmaster: Child's Play (1988), Puppet Master II (1990), Curse of the Puppet Master (1998), Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996), Skinwalkers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, doll, supernatural, murder, psychopath, evil doll, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals, youth, voodoo, evil, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
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100%
Puppet Master II (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The puppets return, this time they hunt some Paranormal Researchers to take their brain fluid for the dead/living puppet master, Andre Toulon
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, puppet, zombie, supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, rivalry, heroes, escapades, crimes, good versus evil, revenge ...
Time: 90s, year 1912, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert the Doctor is trying to ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, vengeance, serial killer, mind game, supernatural ability, crimes, murder, supernatural, nightmare, evil doll, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect the new puppet master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, puppet, evil doll, hotel, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: macabre, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, afterlife, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, supernatural ability, master villain, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 18th century, 1790s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: new york, europe, france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychopath, good versus evil, child in peril, psychiatrist, heroine, boogeyman, kitten, killer, halloween, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
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100%
 4.5
 13K
Skinwalkers (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Creatures, bound by the blood of the wolf, that can kill with curses and move at lightening speed, watching the night sky for the rise of the blood-red crescent moon. They are SKINWALKERS. They feed on our flesh and thirst for the taste of human ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, transformation, young heroes, youth, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, child in peril, good versus evil, rivalry, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 5.4
 21K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, ghost town, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 13K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, crimes, survival, missing person, cannibal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will animate the dead, in order to use in the war effort. Toulin arouses suspicion as a Nazi dissident, and his secret is discovered. During a Nazi raid on his home, ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, gothic, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, zombie, supernatural, nazi occultism, revenge, world war two, monster, disorder, experiment gone awry, curses spells and rituals, destiny, reincarnation ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, track down, rivalry, heroes, escapades, revenge, zombie, death of husband, vengeance, nobody believes, vampire hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, alaska
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100%
The Prophecy II (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: angel, pregnancy, monk, hospital, death, supernatural, police detective, religions or cults, chaos, afterlife, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 11K
Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, torture, black magic, violence, survival, brutality, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Crawlspace (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mind game, hostage, obsession, murder, woman in danger, isolation, espionage, student life, maniac, war criminal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 3K
Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, supernatural, monster, maniac, priest, obsession, video game, mind game, hidden identity, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, italy, new york
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100%
 5.1
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Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, ghost, afterlife, evil doll, murder, vengeance, supernatural power, psychopath, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cellar Dweller (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the 1930s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, basement, fire, monster, demon, cartoonist, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), performer's life, escapades, mentally unstable, dangerous animal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s
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100%
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 6.3
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Dolls (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, evil doll, supernatural, objects come to life, youth, toy maker, stranded, good versus evil, house, ghost, couple relations, storm ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
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20%
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Ragdoll (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged rapper uses his Gran's magic powders to help him in his revenge against those who put her in the hospital.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: evil doll, vengeance, puppet, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, hip hop, hospital, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic, save the day, rivalry ...
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Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, warlock, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, deal with the devil, love affair, murder, clergy ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation, secrets, genetics ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Puppet Master 4 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, splatter, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, ghost, supernatural, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, chaos, pyramid, demon, monster ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi assassins, Danny finds the old man's crate of mysterious puppets and is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, undercover, supernatural ability, deadly creature, puppet, nazi, abduction, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: usa
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33%
Snakes on a Train (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Under a powerful Mayan curse, snakes are hatched inside a young woman, slowly devouring her from within. Her only chance for survival is a powerful shaman who lives across the border. With only hours to live, she jumps on a train headed for Los ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, curse, train, human becoming an animal, survival, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, confined, giant snake, characters killed one by one, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Netherworld (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: family problems, domestic disturbance, rivalry, mystery, uncover truth, escapades, good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, crimes, prostitute, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
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100%
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of toymakers seek to use Andre Toulon's formula, now in the hands of Toulon's great-nephew Robert, to give life to a line of killer toys that they plan to unleash on Christmas Eve.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, curses spells and rituals, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, factory, evil corporation, villain turns good ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 15K
Phantasm II (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mortician, zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, tall man, hospital, murder, clergy, obsessive quest, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, ghost, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, escapades, good versus evil, destiny, flashback ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, dark humor, goth, good versus evil, teenage life, toy comes to life, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, water ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%