Movies like Spookies

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Spookies (1986)
 5.1
 2K
Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, dark humor, cult film, offbeat, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: black magic, zombie, murder, occult, old dark house, tomb, supernatural, sorcerer, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, vampire, destiny, escapades, estate, giant spider, back from the dead, one night, monster, spider, birthday, ouija, explosion, coffin, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Spookies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, zombie, murder, gory and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Spookies: Waxwork (1988), 976-EVIL (1988), Frightmare (1983), Ghoulies II (1987), Dead Scared (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 11K
Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, wax museum, transformation, deal with the devil, vampire, occult, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, midget, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, satanic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex, occult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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 ⇓
74%
 4.6
 4K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, heroes, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, vampire, mad scientist, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 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 ⇓
57%
 4.0
 1K
Skinned Deep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The horror film Skinned Deep begins when a family suffers a flat tire on a barren stretch of road with only a diner dotting the landscape. They meet Granny, the seemingly nice old woman who runs the establishment, but they soon find that she is the ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, deformity, woman in danger, psychopath, mutant, serial killer, deadly, crimes, gang, murder, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
52%
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppet, puppets, ghost, danger, battles, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
51%
 4.5
 2K
Uncle Sam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, slasher, patriotism, gore, experiment gone awry, gory, psychopath, military, rivalry, crimes, soldier, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 14K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret society, surrealism, transformation, delusion, body horror, family relations, friendship, satire, psychiatrist, mystery, youth, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 10K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, back from the dead, slasher, teenage life, danger, survival, youth, monster, zombie, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns them not to mess with things they do not understand (the murders were occult related), but the director wants to be as authentic as possible and has ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, haunted house, ghost, zombie, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: cult film, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: island, zombie, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, cemetery, living dead, deadly, gays and lesbians, deadly creature, prank, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: cult film, humorous, gothic, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, parody, countryside, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 2K
The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, murder, nun, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, survival, danger, youth, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, missing child, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, family problems, danger, dollhouse, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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 4.3
 2K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, obsession, murder, supernatural, chase, zombie, slasher, telephone call, afterlife, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
Vengeance of the Zombies (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Indian mystic uses magical chants to raise women from the dead, then sends them out to perform revenge killings for him.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, devil worship, murder, vampire, investigation, revenge, morgue, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 10K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, vampire, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, ghost, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, murder, supernatural, serial killer, teenage life, good versus evil, violent, gory, goth, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 42K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, family relations, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, fall in love, heroic mission, afterlife, rescue, danger, filmmaking, nightlife, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 1K
Scarecrow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school outcast who lives in a trailer with his mother finally meets a friend. He wants to ask her if they can go the next step, but then sees her kissing another boy at a party. He runs home only to find his mother having sex with a drunk. He ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, cult film
Plot: supernatural, slasher, scarecrow, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, deadly, gory, murder, zombie, ghost, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, ghost, murder, demon, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
37%
Slaughterhouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his 350lbs, mentally retarded son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.
Style: dark humor, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, mentally challenged, deadly, danger, buddies, murder, rock, pig, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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