Movies like Retribution 1987

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Retribution (1987)
 5.8
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Retribution (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life.
Style: surprise ending, slasher, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: psychiatry, nightmare, gangsters, bandit, demon, artist, police, investigation, supernatural, halloween, death, murder, suicide, psychiatrist, city, supernatural power, possessed human, a vision, husband wife relationship, flashback, police detective, apartment building, possession, gambling debt, suicide attempt ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Retribution

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, death, murder, demon, ghost and chase mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Retribution: The Ring (2002), Pay the Ghost (2015), The Slayer (1982), Mirrors (2008), Premonition (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
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95%
 5.1
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Pay the Ghost (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, melancholic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: halloween, police, ghost, missing child, child abduction, kidnapping, rescue, nightmare, professor, supernatural, car accident, revenge ...
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, mexico
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88%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, ghost, religions or cults, investigation, parallel world, murder, demonic possession, urban ghetto, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
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87%
 5.2
 3K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: slasher, surreal, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: beach, island, murder, psychopath, graphic violence, supernatural, artist, death, fear, evil, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, curses spells and rituals, found footage, family in danger, haunted house, couples, human host, supernatural power, christmas, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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77%
 6.1
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Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, evil, mirror, family in danger, investigation, uncover truth, demon, family problems, hallucination, possession, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Premonition (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A student hippie and his friends share deadly premonitions.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hippie, premonition, omen, nightmare, supernatural, rock music, lsd, college student, death, supernatural power, flowers
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself ...
Style: mind bending, scary, sexy, serious, sexual ...
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, rape, occult, uncontrollable, couples, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
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74%
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 5.3
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Visions (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, hallucination, supernatural power, nightmare, husband wife relationship, afterlife, female protagonist, intervention, pregnancy, vineyard, ghost, haunted house ...
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72%
 5.0
 2K
Witchboard 2 (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's no record of a murder or even her death.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, crimes, supernatural ability, mystery, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, supernatural being, revenge, artist, female protagonist, evil spirit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just as Dan and Kristi welcome a newborn baby into their home, a demonic presence begins terrorizing them, tearing apart their perfect world and turning it into an inescapable nightmare. Security cameras capture the torment, making every minute ...
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, found footage, supernatural, ghost, evil force, paranormal activity, haunted house, terrorizing, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Coffin Baby (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, serial killer, cannibal, violence, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural power, police, hotel, old man, videotaping, reporter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 3K
The Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, Sarah Doyle moves back to her childhood home with her estranged brother, Richard. It's not long before Sarah begins to experience supernatural phenomena of a violent and hostile nature.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex with brother, brother sister sex, demon rape, demon, possession, brother sister incest, sex with sister, evil force, isolation, deception, supernatural, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 13K
Mirrors 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Max, who is recovering from a traumatic accident, takes a job as a nighttime security guard, he begins to see visions of a young mysterious woman in the store's mirror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mentally unstable, vengeance, supernatural power, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, mysterious character, store, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, strong violent content, cross country trip, deadly creature, serial killer, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Scream (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends on a rafting trip down a river stop in at an old ghost town to spend the night. Soon their rafts disappear, and then they begin to be eliminated one by one by a mysterious killer.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: river, ghost, ghost town, psychopath, confined, prodigy, on the run, mystery, buddies, crimes, supernatural, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
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Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, mirror, paranormal activity, family relations, hallucination, artifact, insanity, magical mirror, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Power (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, twist ending
Plot: possession, disfigured face, unrequited love, possessed woman, demonic possession, psychokinesis, ouija board, possessed human, supernatural power, professor, lecture, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, police investigation, violence, police chase, countryside, loner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Dead Center (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a mysterious "John Doe" wakes up in a morgue and wanders into a psychiatric ward, a devoted doctor and curious medical examiner must slowly uncover dark and sinister secrets about the man that reveal a more horrifying truth than they ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: possessed human, mental patient, psychiatrist, possession, reanimated corpse, back from the dead, ghost, supernatural power, exorcism, supernatural, killings, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 9K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supermarket, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry, woman in danger, who done it, death, violence ...
Time: 80s
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57%
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, asthma, death, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, destiny, cowardice, friendship, delusion, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dead & Buried (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, murder, zombie, supernatural, mortician, corpse, sheriff, riddles and clues, small town life, reincarnation, couple relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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All Light Will End (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a capricious young author with a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by night terrors.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, blackmail, novelist, mistrust, psychiatrist, violence, deception, dark secret, haunted by the past, nightmare, claustrophobia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wraith (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: supernatural power, ghost, supernatural, murder, death, torment, dead, haunted house, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: nurse, murder, old man, mansion, supernatural, physical disability, stalker, death, supernatural power, house, killer, handicapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, psychotronic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, female protagonist, supernatural, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident, organ ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Demon Lover (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of teenagers hanging around a cemetery get involved with a satanic priest who calls up a demon from hell.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural power, death, revenge, violence, murder, sex, possession, demon, supernatural, occult, cult, satanism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Spirits Among Us (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Mark, Janice and their young daughter Julie have lived in their home about two months. Strange things begin to happen, first just annoying, then becoming terrifying. Television sets go on and off by themselves, strange noises in the attic, movement ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, christian film ...
Plot: supernatural power, haunted house, good versus evil, husband wife relationship, pastor, nightmare, supernatural, demon, christian, moving, chase, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, teenage life, crimes, mind game, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%