Movies like Rawhead Rex

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Rawhead Rex (1986)
 5.2
 6K
Rawhead Rex (1986)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspense, surprise ending, biting, bloody, macabre ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, family relations, village, curse, deadly creature, parents and children, small town, curses spells and rituals, demon, legend, loss of son, skepticism, mutant, village life, rivalry, chaos, social relations, siblings relations, small town life, vengeance, scarecrow, irish, violence, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to Rawhead Rex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, gory, deadly, death, demon and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rawhead Rex: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000), Leprechaun: Origins (2014), The Hallow (2015), Lord of Illusions (1995), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, forest, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology, tour guide, a vision, paranoia, videotaping ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, boston, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, vengeance, death, violence, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vacation, dark humor, gold, legend, gnome ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 17K
The Hallow (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, fairy tale, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, supernatural, family in danger, transformation, survival, legend, survival horror, haunted house, deadly creature, isolation, monster, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, leadership, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, child in peril, creature, teeth, hearing voices, estate, family relations, family in danger, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 252K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, scary, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, family relations, wilderness, paganism, family bonds, parents and children ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: slasher, atmospheric, scary, surreal, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, maze, demon, supernatural, mental institution, good versus evil, betrayal, self mutilation, seduction, pain, hospital, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 32K
Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, child in peril, darkness, supernatural, witch, small town, haunted by the past, legends and myths, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 24K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, death in the family, dealing with death, crimes, supernatural ability, evil, witch, revenge ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 4K
Wendigo (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his wife Kim, and their son Miles head to upstate New York to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, isolation, spirit, mystery, parents and children, family in crisis, stranded, husband wife relationship, forest, myth, snow, beast ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 3K
The Reeds (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: curse, boat, psychopath, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, cruise, escapades, mysterious character, graphic violence, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 6K
Mortuary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, family in danger, mortician, zombie, murder, small town, mysterious character, supernatural, crimes, mystery, family problems, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 107K
The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, beast, human becoming an animal, superhuman powers, supernatural, missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, investigation, countryside, transformation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, small town, ghost, pregnancy, possession, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 104K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, frightening ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, afterlife, cemetery, family in danger, pets, back from the dead, supernatural, grief, grave robbing, loss of pet, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 94K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, doll, ventriloquist, murder, small town, mystery, urban legend, legend, investigation, clown, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 9K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: macabre, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology gone awry, psychopath, exorcism, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, rescue, race against time, ghost, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, curse, uncover truth, legends and myths, supernatural, crimes, mysterious character, investigation, supernatural ability, small town, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.8
 305K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, nightmare, fear, supernatural, paranormal activity, evil spirit, psychic, parallel world, nightmare comes true, family in danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 23K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, gothic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, serial killer, afterlife, murder, supernatural, escape, obsessive quest, heroic mission, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, hallucination ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 6K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, mysterious character, death, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, ghost, supernatural power, psychic, evil spirit, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 19K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, nightmare, supernatural, mutant, survival, sacrifice, mystery, disorder, good versus evil, village life, chase, fishing village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 857
13th Child (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, demon, law enforcement, brutality, rescue, escapades, crimes, devil, tarantula, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 28K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, beast, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, anthropologist, supernatural, survival, ship, swat team, corpse ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, small town, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, master villain, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: sheriff, highway, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, hitchhiker, mysterious character, family in danger, small town life, mine, brutality, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, butcher, violence, photographer, psychopath, crimes, witnessing a crime, torture, obsession, stalking, violent, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, murder, ghost, woman in danger, serial killer, curse, vengeance, strong violent content, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 7K
Dark Floors (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: monster, ghost, hospital, elevator, confined, survival, supernatural, parents and children, isolation, stopped time, death of protagonist, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%