Movies like Sleepstalker

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Sleepstalker (1995)
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Sleepstalker (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the killer to give him last rites, unaware that the minister is a voodoo priest and an ally of the condemned prisoner. The priest places a hex on the Sandman so that when he is executed, his soul migrates into a new body made of sand. To sever his ties with his former life and achieve absolute power, the sandman must find and kill a man named Griffin, the sole survivor of the last family murdered by the killer
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, child abuse, execution, crimes, psychopath, confined, clergy, supernatural ability, journalism, stalking, on the run, slasher, danger, death row, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, rivalry, prison, ghost, police, death, male female relationship, journalist ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Sleepstalker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural, serial killer, murder and gory mostly in Horror, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sleepstalker: Sleepy Hollow (1999), Something Weird (1967), Blood Descendants (2007), The Horror Show (1989), Drive In Massacre (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, witch, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, investigation, small town, magical, murder, gory, legends and myths, mystery ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york
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100%
Something Weird (1967)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, gory, good versus evil, partners against crime, crimes, ghost, rivalry, stalking, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: slasher, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, deadly, supernatural, crimes, danger, ghost, serial killer, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
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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: 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 ⇓
39%
God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What's scary is being a human being, and what's scary is being myself. Truly horrifying things reside inside oneself. The work asks if you can stand the inescapable terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, supernatural, gory, premonition, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Flesh for the Beast (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, zombie, gory, experiment gone awry, afterlife, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, femme fatale, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mimesis (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, slasher, crimes, danger, gory, psychopath, deadly, confined, isolation, role playing, farm, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2.2
 403
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.0
 2K
Incubus (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stranded after a car accident, a medical school student and her friends try to find shelter - only to cross paths with a deranged killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: slasher, experiment gone awry, psychopath, supernatural, confined, serial killer, survival, danger, isolation, murder, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, woman in danger, amateur detective, danger, gory, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 562
Home Sick (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A maniac with a suitcase full of razorblades unleashes a super human killer upon a group of kids in a small Alabama town. They must take up arms with a insane Chili enthusiast if they want to survive.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mumblecore ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, survival, supernatural, afterlife, gory, superhuman powers, crimes, ghost, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.4
 789
Hallows Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trapped in an abandoned schoolhouse with an evil they helped create, but cannot defeat, the students are ill prepared for their last lesson...in terror!
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, gory, danger, crimes, supernatural ability, prank, youth, isolation, power relations, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, serial killer, experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, gory, imaginary, evil doll, deadly ...
Time: 1920s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 1900s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
30%
 4.0
 586
GhostWatcher (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Kove is an agoraphobic young woman whose world turns upside down when she discovers that the apartment she's locked herself into is haunted. Turning to the internet for help, she enlists the aid of Elizabeth Dean, a scam artist who passes ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: woman in danger, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, deadly, ghost, crimes, impossible love, mind game, serial killer, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Someone's Knocking at the Door (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Returning to the same medical school where they were test subjects years before, two twisted serial killers use brutal sex acts to kill off a group of med students.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, murder, doctors and patients, psychopath, danger, crimes, serial killer, deadly, school, sexual abuse, murder investigation, stutterer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, slasher, small town life, who done it, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.6
 2K
Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, who done it, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, danger, intelligence, gory, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows attached to her new friend. Suddenly, accidents begin to happen to those ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: vengeance, mental illness, crimes, supernatural, danger, serial killer, evil doll, murder, demon, pinocchio, schizophrenia, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 532
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, farm, repression, mental illness, village, small town, zombie, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, gory, social relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 546
Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, crimes, supernatural, violence, survival, reincarnation, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, afterlife, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, deadly, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.3
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, man versus machine, uncover truth, murder, technology gone awry, psychopath, race against time, deadly creature, rescue, ghost, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, crimes, slasher, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, imaginary, master villain, deadly creature, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Gingerdead Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer, and this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, christmas horror, fairy tale
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, reincarnation, vengeance, danger, deadly, deadly creature, gory, electric chair, curses spells and rituals, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 554
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: psycho film, serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, deadly, psychopath, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, urban legend, gory, nightmare comes true, danger, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
26%
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