Movies like Retribution 1987

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Retribution (1987)
 5.9
 762
Retribution (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: psychiatry, nightmare, gangsters, bandit, demon, police, supernatural, investigation, halloween, death, suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, city, supernatural power, artist, slasher, murder, a vision, possessed human, husband wife relationship, police detective, apartment building, gambling debt, flashback ...
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about supernatural, murder, supernatural power, death, blood, demon and ghost mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Retribution: The Ring (2002), The Slayer (1982), Mirrors (2008), Premonition (1972), Witchboard 2 (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 317K
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, life is a bitch, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, little girl, telephone, urban legend, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 2K
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: suspenseful, psychological, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: island, murder, slasher, beach, supernatural, danger, graphic violence, psychopath, evil, dream, death, fear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 101K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family in danger, demon, mirror, evil, demons, uncover truth, investigation, family problems, hallucination, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, haunted house, family in danger, demon, christmas, ghost, found footage, indoor, curses spells and rituals, danger, profanity, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.1
 182
Premonition (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A student hippie and his friends share deadly premonitions.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: premonition, hippie, nightmare, omen, flower, flowers, lsd, college student, supernatural, rock music, death, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, occult, pursuit, rape, search, couples, uncontrollable, fall in love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, imaginary, investigation, ghost, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, parallel world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, riddles and clues, supernatural being, gore, ouija ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.5
 116K
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, family relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, deadly, crimes, murder, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.9
 671
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: slasher, ghost, ghost town, crimes, chases and races, confined, prodigy, deadly, supernatural, lake or river, psychopath, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 12K
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, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, ghost, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentally unstable, store, gory, mysterious character, rivalry, deadly, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
60%
 4.7
 417
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: twist ending, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: possession, aztec, psychokinesis, lecture, possessed woman, disfigured face, demonic possession, professor, ouija, possessed human, supernatural power, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, slasher, police detective, violence, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 264
Dark Intruder (1965)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: occult, supernatural, demon, dwarf, midget, monster, h.p. lovecraft, supernatural power
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, paranormal activity, found footage, supernatural, haunted house, ouija board, couple relations, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, indoor, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: mind bending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, ghost, death, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, delusion, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: psychotronic
Plot: nurse, murder, old man, mansion, supernatural, slasher, physical disability, house, supernatural power, death, knife, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: cult, supernatural, satanism, revenge, violence, death, arrow, demon, supernatural power, sex, occult, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 409
The Witchmaker (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychic researcher and his assistants investigate a series of murders of beautiful young women.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: satanism, swamp, murder, paranormal investigation, witch, psychic, witchcraft, occult, violence, cult, blood, warlock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, brutal, tense
Plot: found footage, haunted house, investigation, hanging, dark secret, group of friends, murder, ghost, tragic event, mysterious death, abandoned hotel, basement ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, deadly, mind game, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 6K
Bruiser (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bruiser is the story of a man who has always tried to fit in. He keeps his mouth shut, follows the rules, and does what he's supposed to do. But one morning, he wakes up to find his face is gone. All the years of acquiescence have cost him the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, infidelity, maid, hidden identity, deadly, haunted by the past, betrayal, husband wife relationship, laser, justice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Meatcleaver Massacre (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four crazed killers, butchered his wife, son and daughter. From his hospital deathbed he called upon the power of the occult for revenge... And he got it, he really got it!
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: strangulation, professor, murder, slasher, knife, supernatural, actor, ghost, demon, murder of family, splatter, blood ...
⇓ 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 horror ...
Plot: supernatural power, haunted house, good versus evil, pastor, husband wife relationship, demon, christian, supernatural, nightmare, pursuit, moving, video camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 10K
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, mortician, sheriff, corpse, social relations, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 533
Delusion (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three years after the death of Frank's wife a mysterious woman appears. As their attraction grows Frank struggles with reality and his loss. He tries to start over not knowing his choices could lead him to his own downfall.
Style: spiritual, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, cult film ...
Plot: mysterious woman, death, starting over, downfall, tragedy, attraction, supernatural, denial, supernatural power, murder, delusion, husband wife relationship ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: cult film, gothic, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.6
 101
Blood Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A modern telling of an ancient genre. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don't know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, tense, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, slasher, vampire, supernatural, murder, cult, strong violent content, secret organization, brutality, psychopath, investigation, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 359
Blood Link (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Italy, USA, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man who has been having psychic visions of himself killing naked women soon discovers that it's not himself he's seeing, it's his Siamese twin. (yes, they've been separated) So he travels to Hamburg, where the things he's ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: siamese twins, murder, nightmare, supernatural, woman stabbed, serial killer, psychic power, naked dead woman, bare breasts, nude woman murdered, twins, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%