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Shatterbrain (1991)
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Shatterbrain (1991)
Original name: The Resurrected
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments (and the delivery of what appear to be human remains at all hours) are beginning to arouse the attention of neighbors and local law enforcement officials.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: resurrection, private detective, laboratory, zombie, crimes, supernatural, investigation, obsession, afterlife, supernatural ability, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, murder, danger, escapades, gory, disorder, deadly, experiment, occult, chemist, corpse, meat, ancestor, body horror ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, crimes, zombie and murder mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shatterbrain: Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993), The Dead Hate the Living! (2000), Netherworld (1992), The Rage (2007), The Dead Next Door (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: H.P. Lovecraft anthology is divided into four segments: "The Library" which is the wraparound segment involving Lovecraft's research into the Book of The Dead and his unwitting release of a monster and his writing of the following ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, controversial ...
Plot: serial killer, necronomicon, immortal, woman in danger, motel, basement, legends and myths, escapades, deadly, mysterious character, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, semi serious, scary, epic ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, danger, deadly creature, chaos, gory, supernatural, escapades, deadly, afterlife, experiment gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Netherworld (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, ghost, crimes, danger, family problems, family in danger, imaginary, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, mystery, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
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The Rage (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, splatter
Audience: teens
Plot: bio weapon, mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, monster, experiment, disorder, supernatural, experiment gone awry, vengeance, experimenting, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, epic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, zombie, escapades, crimes, disorder, chaos, gory, vengeance, experiment gone awry, plague, afterlife, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, small town, murder, demon, deadly, vengeance, crimes, escapades, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Upon his uncle's death, Serge Chekov journeys to a spooky Scottish village for the reading of the will. But when he inherits the estate, Serge runs afoul of his uncle's jealous wife , his business partner , his maid and others. It's ...
Style: gothic horror, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, satanism, necrophilia, gory, disorder, conspiracy, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joe Slaader is a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family. Edward Eischel, a young intern, sees something more than just an inbred monster in this new inmate, however. Instead, he sees him ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, non-linear, psychological
Plot: obsession, supernatural, danger, deadly, murder, mental institution, crimes, ancient mystery, mental disorder, doctor, mountain, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Dead Clowns (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of Port Emmett prepare for a hurricane that will churn up a 50-year-old secret, awakening an army of zombie clowns. Left to die after a circus train accident, the clowns rise from their muddy graves to get revenge. The guilty can run, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, vengeance, gory, deadly, crimes, small town, circus, evil clown, killer clown, danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 23K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Legend of the Chupacabra (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Is the legend of Chupacabran (roughly translated to getsugare) true? Or is it just folklore? Or a madman in latex suit? When Maria Esperanza's uncle and his goats are assaulted and killed, she collects together a team of crypto zoology student ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: uncover truth, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, deadly, creature feature, legend, gory, escapades, crimes, urban legend
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Damned (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A clan of vampires has just moved into the neighborhood, and college student Tom accidentally discovers his new neighbors' secret. When the vampires find out that Tom knows, he must do whatever he can to survive. His two roommates, a horror fan ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, police investigation, zombie, danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, heroes, amateur detective, investigation, imaginary, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
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Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, slasher
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
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976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Revenge of the Dead (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and notices that some text is still readable on the ribbon. He manages to reconstruct the story of a scientist, Paolo Zeder, who, in the 1950s, discovered that some types of terrain have the power ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, devil worship, murder, vampire, investigation, revenge, morgue, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, escapades, wizards and magicians ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror. Three renegade scientists have resurrected the Frankenstein Monster. . . legendary indestructible dead man come to life. . . and they have also ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
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Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, scary ...
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Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
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Time: 90s
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48%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Necromentia (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A off-world look at the superstitious repercussions of tattooing an Ouija Board on your body. Hagen, who has a dead wife believes that he can revive her from the dead. Travis, a man who lost his brother and wants to join him in the after life. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, experimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Severed (2002)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jack-O (1995)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, tense, serious
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