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The House by the Cemetery (1981)
 6.2
 11K
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Original name: Quella villa accanto al cimitero
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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, surprise ending, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, haunted house, mad scientist, gore, slasher, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, gory, psychopath, axe, vengeance, supernatural ability, family in danger, haunted by the past, good versus evil, blood, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, murder, brutality, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to The House by the Cemetery

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about blood, murder, gory, deadly, slasher, danger and death mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The House by the Cemetery: City of the Living Dead (1980), The Beyond (1981), Zombie (1979), Two Evil Eyes (1990), Absurd (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, slasher, violence, suicide, surrealism, priest, extreme violence, flesh eating, demon, living dead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 17K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, mutilation, acid, hell, entrails ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 22K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, shark, violence, tropical island, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, plague, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, violence, murder, cat, anthology, photographer, hallucination, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, psycho killer, monster, death, sadism, priest, cannibal, slasher, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The House of Clocks (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of vicious young punks break into the house of an elderly couple, terrorize, and then murder them. Suddenly, the clocks in the house begin to run backwards, and the dead come back for revenge!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, time, home invasion, murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, gory, vengeance, estate, danger, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, boiler room, child killer, teenager, fear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, village, black cat, photographer, psychic, investigation, gory, mysterious character, serial killer, mystery, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, gore, splatter, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, serial killer, slasher, necrophilia, death, torture, violence, psychopath, creep, gory, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, high school, martial arts, serial killer, murder, dream, nightmare, resurrection, disfigurement, gory, child killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 5K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, summer camp, hospital, serial killer, revenge, psycho killer, extreme violence, campfire story, maniac, campfire ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, zombie, mad scientist, jungle, mad doctor, cannibal, gory, apocalypse, deadly creature, experiment, undead, survival ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 163K
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: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, evil, demonic possession, occult, gory, log cabin, monster, cult, axe, stabbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, rough, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, serial killer, slasher, youth, murder, cannibalism, gory, satanic ritual, violence spree, violence, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, camp, cemetery, mask, psychopath, gory, zombie, knife murder, summer camp, in the woods ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, sequel to cult film, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, high school, transformation, serial killer, disfigurement, party, school bus, fire, possession, diary, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Manhattan Baby (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, investigation, gory, ghost, slasher, mystery, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, murder, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 20K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, serial killer, shyness, psychopath, violence, pedophile, camp, water skiing, teenage life, mystery killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 972
Touch of Death (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lester Parson is a lonely gigolo who dates and kills off middle-aged women in ultra-gory fashion just for the pleasure of watching them die, as well as to take their money and jewelery as well as cook and eat their remains for his dinner.
Style: dark humor, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gore, gambling, murder, psychopath, gory, zombie, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 17K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, chaos, prostitute, pimp, deadly creature, gory, slasher, supernatural ability, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, italy, rome italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, murder, haunted, supernatural, indian burial ground, mystery, paranormal, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, serial killer, in the woods, murder, back from the dead, death, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 50K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, gore, violence, nightmare, psychopath, stalking, knife murder, gory, family in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 58K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 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, atmospheric, sinister, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: ballet, witch, supernatural, dancer's life, murder, evil, noise, apartment, coven, danger, gory, supernatural horror ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 15K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, college, murder, gory, danger, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, evil, nightmare, fear, murder, danger, gory, knife murder, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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