Movies like Rawhead Rex

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Rawhead Rex (1986)
 5.3
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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, british horror, bloody ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, family relations, village, danger, deadly, deadly creature, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, small town, demon, legend, curse, loss of son, skepticism, gory, mutant, village life, small town life, chaos, siblings relations, rivalry, social relations, vengeance, irish ...
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, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, death, storytelling and vengeance mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rawhead Rex: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000), Leprechaun: Origins (2014), The Canal (2014), The Hallow (2015), Lord of Illusions (1995). 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, gory, curses spells and rituals, danger, tour guide, forest, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology, a vision ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, danger, deadly, gory, vengeance, death, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, vacation, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 13K
The Canal (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, protagonist as suspect, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, investigation, mystery, obsession, haunted, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 16K
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, intense, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, transformation, forest, survival, legend, isolation, deadly creature, danger, in the woods, couples, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, danger, sect, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, leadership ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1982, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 17K
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, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, mutant, nightmare, supernatural, gory, disorder, mystery, survival, deadly, danger, village life, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, scary, surreal, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, maze, demon, supernatural, mental institution, good versus evil, betrayal, pain, mattress, seduction, self mutilation, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 30K
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, supernatural, witch, small town, legends and myths, haunted by the past, danger, ghost, child in peril, childhood trauma, brother sister relationship, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.1
 5K
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, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, murder, small town, mortician, family in danger, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, family problems, afterlife, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 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, tense ...
Plot: family relations, isolation, mystery, family in crisis, parents and children, deadly, danger, gory, stranded, spirit, husband wife relationship, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 21K
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, supernatural ability, dealing with death, crimes, deadly, danger, death in the family, evil ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 8K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, man versus machine, uncover truth, technology gone awry, murder, psychopath, danger, deadly, deadly creature, rescue, ghost, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 96K
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, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, afterlife, stephen king, indian burial ground, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, grief, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Beneath Still Waters (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Studying under a disciple of Aleister Crowley, the leader of an upper class group invokes a supernatural force that slowly devours the village of Marienbad and its inhabitants, threatening to spread beyond its geographical limits. The mayor from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, slasher ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, supernatural, uncover truth, journalism, teenage life, rescue, ghost, escapades, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ 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, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 103K
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, human becomes animal, deadly creature, human becoming an animal, beast, superhuman powers, supernatural, gory, missing person, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boat, survival, psychopath, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, gory, curse, mysterious character, cruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, imaginary, danger, family problems, ghost, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, old house, estate, creature, teeth, hearing voices, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 20K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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: gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, monster, serial killer, supernatural, murder, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 87K
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, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, ventriloquist, mystery, doll, murder, funeral, legend, curses spells and rituals, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, France
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: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, danger, deadly, gory, law enforcement, brutality, rescue, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 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, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, deadly, photographer, butcher, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, subway train, psychopath, obsession, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, woman in danger, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, small town life, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 2K
Plague Town (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: mutant, kidnapping, deadly, danger, youth, social relations, crimes, village, pregnancy, babies and infants, incest, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 25K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, 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, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 10K
Puppetmaster (1989)
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 ...
Style: scary, rough, gothic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, objects come to life, puppet, deadly creature, danger, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, hotel, violence, toy comes to life ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: yale university, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%