Movies like Rawhead Rex

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Rawhead Rex (1986)
 5.3
 5K
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, supernatural, gory, danger, death, storytelling and brutality 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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, danger, forest, tour guide, video, surveillance, mysterious death, psychology ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, boston, usa
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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, dark humor, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, death, violence, vacation, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, slasher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 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, family, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 15K
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, danger, deadly creature, in the woods, couples, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, wizards and magicians, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, investigation, mystery, religions or cults, danger, crimes, sect ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 102K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, demon, gory, vengeance, undead, monster, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 17K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 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, supernatural, gory, disorder, survival, mystery, village life, good versus evil, danger, deadly, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, estate, creature, teeth, old house, family relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: scary, surreal, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, slasher, demon, supernatural, blood, mental institution, maze, good versus evil, betrayal, pain, mattress, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 93K
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: afterlife, stephen king, zombie, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, coffin, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, legends and myths, haunted by the past, danger, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, murder, small town, mortician, mysterious character, supernatural, family in danger, mystery, deadly, crimes, family problems, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious ...
Plot: family relations, mystery, family in crisis, parents and children, danger, deadly, gory, stranded, isolation, husband wife relationship, spirit, myth ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, man versus machine, uncover truth, murder, technology gone awry, psychopath, race against time, deadly creature, rescue, ghost, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 20K
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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, demon, evil, pumpkin, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, crimes, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, atmospheric, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, journalism, survival, rescue, ghost, escapades, deadly, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boat, psychopath, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, curse, cruise, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.6
 19K
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, dark fantasy, serial killer, supernatural, murder, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, demon, family problems, danger, imaginary, supernatural power, ghost, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 84K
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, gothic, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ventriloquist, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, curses spells and rituals, small town, mystery, investigation, doll, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 102K
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, human becomes animal, deadly, deadly creature, human becoming an animal, superhuman powers, supernatural, gory, missing person, haunted by the past, danger, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 155K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, demons, zombie, supernatural, profanity, demon, survival, violence, friendship, blood, curses spells and rituals, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curses spells and rituals, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, gory, supernatural, death, danger, scarecrow, chase, serial killer, brother, survival, dead teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.9
 781
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 ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, bloody, scary ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, photographer, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, butcher, psychopath, deadly, blood, obsession, subway train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 50K
New Nightmare (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this meta horror film, a demonic entity uses the fictional character of Freddy Krueger to enter the real world and torment "Elm Street" heroine Heather Langenkamp and her family.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, sleeping, slasher, serial killer, stalking, woman in danger, filmmaking, painting, alternate reality, hollywood, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 86K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, toys, youth, danger, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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