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The House by the Cemetery (1981)
 6.2
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic, atmospheric, serious, awful, cult film, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer, gore, husband wife relationship, ghost, axe, mental illness, corpse, gory, teenage life, crimes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, hanging, 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 cult film films with plots about gory, deadly, death, danger, murder, blood and slasher mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The House by the Cemetery: City of the Living Dead (1980), The Beyond (1981), Demons (1985), Anthropophagus (1980), Blood Feast (1963). 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: 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
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100%
 6.8
 20K
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, gloomy, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, hotel, supernatural, morgue, murder, survival, danger, violence, blindness, mutilation, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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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: exciting, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, danger, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, gory, youth, deadly, supernatural ability, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: cannibal, slasher, island, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, danger, confined, isolation, survival, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.1
 6K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 9K
Demons 2 (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, supernatural, danger, plague, pregnancy, demon, apartment building, zombie, youth, slasher, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Panama
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, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, cannibal, psycho killer, death, priest, sadism, monster, supernatural, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 67K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: slasher, insanity, home invasion, massacre, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, farmhouse, serial killer, gory, bound and gagged, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, supernatural, mad scientist, danger, deadly, cannibalism, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, party, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, survival, investigation, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
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, psycho film, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, death, violence, torture, necrophilia, creep, anthropophagus, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: southern usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 6.1
 108K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beyond the Door II (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple is terrorized in their new house haunted by the vengeful ghost of the woman's former husband who possesses her young son.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, child in peril, losing-it hero, mysterious character, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, danger, supernatural, family relations, addiction ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: zombie, murder, supernatural, home invasion, time, violence spree, vengeance, isolation, estate, gory, strong violent content, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, cult film, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, cannibalism, murder, youth, serial killer, hitchhiker, satanic ritual, gory, slasher, violence spree, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 3K
Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, gothic ...
Plot: gothic horror, supernatural, ghost, hotel, murder, good versus evil, deadly, investigation, slasher, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 6K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, haunted by the past, vengeance, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, investigation, supernatural, foreknowledge, gory, family in danger, violence spree, missing child, murder, curses spells and rituals, nanny, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, dark ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, vengeance, siblings relations, serial killer, orphan, deadly, haunted by the past, crimes, family relations, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 5.7
 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, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, stalking, serial killer, psychopath, gore, nightmare, violence, knife murder, danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 10K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, vampire, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, ghost, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 9K
Dolls (1987)
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, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, doll, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, couple relations, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 26K
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, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, rivalry, serial killer, shyness, youth, danger, teenage life, violence, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%