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The Skull (1965)
 6.3
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The Skull (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer.
Style: scary, psychological, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: murder, evil spirit, grave robber, auction, demonic possession, skull, crimes, heist, youth, supernatural, miraculous event, obsession, psychopath, wish come true, religions or cults, supernatural ability, mystery, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, danger, dealer, death row, imaginary, s&m, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 18th century
Place: london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, crimes, supernatural ability and rivalry mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Skull: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011), Madhouse (2004), Long Time Dead (2002), The Cry (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: train, vampire, supernatural, destiny, cards, deadly, danger, werewolf, good versus evil, ghost, passenger, serial killer ...
Time: 60s
Place: scottish highlands, west indies
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95%
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tim and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher, reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, confined, youth, off the road, farmhouse, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychiatry, mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, murder, intern, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, genie, seance, murder, youth, supernatural, deadly, danger, serial killer, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, homoerotic ...
Plot: high school, supernatural, imaginary, wizards and magicians, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.5
 521
The Cry (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, reincarnation, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, missing child, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, imaginary, investigation, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
 227
Blood Relic (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: ghost, museum, supernatural, obsession, survival, crimes, danger, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, idealism, mental institution, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: voyeur, murder, supernatural, psychopath, woman in danger, occult, serial killer, supernatural ability, crimes, danger, mind game, tractor ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.2
 503
The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Stranger in Our House (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, voodoo, small community, obsession, horse, car accident, demon, occult, teenager, housekeeper, witchcraft, witch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 584
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, danger, deadly, mystery, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sheriff, preacher, corn, barn, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, escapades, uncover truth, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: experimental, serious, gothic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, island, campfire, orphanage, crimes, rivalry, golden years, mentally unstable, chases and races, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 3K
5ive Girls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five wayward teenage girls are sent to a reformatory and discover they possess unique powers to battle the ancient demon, Legion, which holds thrall over the sinister institution.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, scary, serious
Plot: healing power, demon, girls' boarding school, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, rivalry, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: scary, anthology, suspenseful, tense, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, desire, dog, gory, vengeance, dark humor, santa claus, christmas, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: anthology, scary, mind bending, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, killer doll, deadly creature, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, deadly, escapades, danger, imaginary, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
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The Sculptress (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young artist follows her passion to study at one of the finest art institutes in San Francisco.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, mysterious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, dangerous attraction, mystery, danger, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, gory, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 2K
The Calling (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On her wedding night, a young woman conceives a child during an hallucinatory encounter. Several years later, as her friends and family begin to behave strangely, she pieces together clues that lead to one conclusion...her son is the Antichrist
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: murder, evil child, supernatural, mentally unstable, danger, apocalypse, pregnancy, family relations, babies and infants, supernatural ability, wedding, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The accidental unearthing of Satan’s earthly remains causes the children of 17th-century English village to slowly convert into a coven of devil worshipers.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: village, murder, rape, occult, devil, witchcraft, satanism, beast, deal with the devil, gory, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 1K
The Ghoul (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A former clergyman (Peter Cushing) in 1920s England tries to keep his cannibalistic son locked in the attic.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, estate, cannibal, gory, family problems, parents and children, deadly, ghost, confined, supernatural, psychopath, monster ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
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Ripper (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, college, haunted by the past, police investigation, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, youth, danger, teenage life, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, murder, miraculous event, church, mystery, investigation, mysterious character, supernatural ability, healing power, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: nightmare, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, police investigation, murder, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 833
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 478
Trespassers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: survival, ghost, supernatural, wilderness, isolation, curses spells and rituals, leadership, buddies, rivalry, deadly, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: demon, murder, small town, mysterious character, teenage life, mind game, danger, amateur detective, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, ireland, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Legend of the Bog (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the dead start to mysteriously re-animate from an ancient bog an eccentric hunter, embarks on a crusade to hunt down the forsaken beasts. But when a ferocious Bog Man emerges from the murk, a powerful and ancient evil is released and the Hunter ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: murder, supernatural, mummy, survival, chases and races, danger, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Monkey's Paw (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After Jake Tilton is given a mystical "monkey's paw" talisman that grants its possessor three wishes, he finds his world turned upside down after his first two wishes result in his malevolent coworker, Tony Cobb, being resurrected ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, zombie, supernatural, life turned upside down, psychopath, deadly, crimes, mental illness, death, back from the dead, murder of brother, mascot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, small town life, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, deadly, clergy, journalism, gory, evil man, religious fanatic, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%