Movies like The Sleeping Car

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The Sleeping Car (1990)
 4.6
 510
The Sleeping Car (1990)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin McCarthy).
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, train, crimes, heist, drug abuse, strong sexual content, college, supernatural, afterlife, graphic violence, journalism, alcohol abuse, dangerous animal, mentally unstable, danger, human becomes animal, curses spells and rituals, human becoming an animal, gory, deadly, drugs/alcohol, haunted house, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Sleeping Car

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and humorous films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, gory, ghost and murder mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Sleeping Car: Dead Scared (2004), Spirits (1990), The Slaughter (2006), House of the Damned (1996), 7 Below (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 2K
Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, slasher, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.4
 304
Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest, trying to regain his standing in the church after "falling" and sleeping with a woman, teams with a group of ESP experts to investigate a haunted house. It doesn't help that one of the experts is a beautiful young woman.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, investigation, rivalry, domestic disturbance, danger, mentally unstable, femme fatale, law enforcement, crimes, rescue, ghost, clergy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, supernatural ability, ghost, danger, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
House of the Damned (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman uses witchcraft to try to steal her daughter's youth.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, crimes, deadly, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, race against time, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.1
 4K
7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, confined, supernatural, danger, murder, isolation, time warp, killer child, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 2K
Mausoleum (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, deadly, danger, violence spree, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, investigation, supernatural, graphic violence, wedding ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, transformation, beast, supernatural, countryside, race against time, danger, nightmare, friendship, nurse, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 283
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, zombie, college, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, deadly, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ghost Team One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two roommates deathly afraid of ghosts both fall in love with a girl who believes their home is haunted.
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, buddies, deadly, parody, danger, exorcism, rivalry, strong violent content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 216
Evil Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dark comedy thriller that manages to skillfully blend humor and mystery into one incredible film from its thrilling beginning to the shocking climax! The superb all-star cast is a unique collection of characters who find themselves with one very ...
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, law enforcement, ghost, alcohol abuse, curses spells and rituals, voyeurism, hotel, crimes, supernatural, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sorority Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In danger of losing his badge, a big city detective agrees to aid a small town sheriff in a routine missing persons investigation only to discover that at least one girl has gone missing in this sleepy fishing town each year for the last twenty ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, slasher, gory, danger, violence spree, crimes, woman in danger, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sorority, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 530
Born (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mary Elizabeth goes to bed alone one night, still a twenty one year old virgin, and wakes up the next morning pregnant. Possessed by the demon fetus growing within her womb, Mary Elizabeth obeys her homicidal cravings to kill, for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Plot: religions or cults, danger, supernatural, pregnancy, gory, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, slasher, deadly, mentally unstable, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, not serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, haunted house, ghost, parody, mad scientist, mansion, silly humor, curses spells and rituals, clergy, danger, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.9
 100
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, crimes, deadly, goofy hero, disorder, haunted house, gory, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 1K
Frightmare (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered powerful black magic, and Conrad hasn't taken his final ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, ghost, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, strong violent content, woman in danger, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 299
Late Fee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young couple’s quest to rent the scariest movie on DVD on Halloween eve results in a real life horror show they may live to regret!
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, anthology, humorous ...
Plot: slasher, supernatural, terrorism, murder, isolation, gory, danger, crimes, youth, deadly, stalking, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: It's the 1980's and a group of typical horror movie high school kids are getting together to hold a séance in a haunted house. Naturally, people start dying preposterously bloody deaths, girls are getting naked for no apparent reason and ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, brutal, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, zombie, parody, danger, deadly, youth, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, teenage life, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, demon, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, strong violent content, graphic violence, deadly creature, deadly, danger, ancient mystery, college, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, survival, deadly, danger, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, graphic violence, paranormal activity, puzzle, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 1K
Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, slasher, rivalry, serial killer, supernatural, betrayal, experiment gone awry, psychopath, danger, crimes, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 503
Camp Slaughter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While searching for a way out of the woods, a group of lost friends stumble upon Camp Hiawatha and take up with the teens who are bunking there. But the party's over when they discover that this camp is literally stuck in a time warp -- 1981, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, serial killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, crimes, youth, deadly, gory, in the woods, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 2K
Death Spa (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michael's health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael's wife killed herself a while before and her brother holds Michael responsible. Michael needs to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, dark humor
Plot: murder, slasher, spa, supernatural ability, ghost, gays and lesbians, rivalry, stalking, deadly, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Death by Engagement (2005)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to track down a vicious serial killer bent on reclaiming his mother's family heirloom wedding ring as it passes from bride to bride with the killer always one step behind, and the detectives one step behind the killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, obsession, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, vengeance, track down, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 898
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, small town, store, small town life, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, guts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 378
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, rivalry, crimes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 842
Triloquist (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1993, in Hollywood, California, a decadent ventriloquist overdoses and dies, leaving her two children to be sent to a foster house with their dummy. Their lives become a nightmare of abuse and murder, to be avenged by a wrathful dummy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, dark humor, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: murder, dysfunctional family, orphan, drug abuse, crimes, deadly, psychopath, gory, estrangement, family relations, alcohol abuse, puppet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%