Movies like Tales from the Hood

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Tales from the Hood (1995)
 6.5
 9K
Tales from the Hood (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, psychological, twist ending, thought provoking, clever, brutal, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mortician, afterlife, child abuse, evil doll, murder, funeral home, supernatural, hip hop, brutality, drugs, gangsters, blaxploitation, ghost, gang, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, police brutality, doll, puppet, life & death, zombie, demon, revenge, violence, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california

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Most similar movies to Tales from the Hood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, cult film and scary films with plots about vengeance, violence, murder, blood, brutality, dialogue and mentor mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Tales from the Hood: The Vault of Horror (1973), Maniac (1980), Kalifornia (1993), Menace II Society (1993), Alice Sweet Alice (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Vault of Horror (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The sequel to Tales from the Crypt. Five strangers trapped in a basement vault converse about their recurring nightmares. Their stories include vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by ...
Style: surprise ending, slasher, dark fairy tale, gothic horror, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, elevator, painting, buried alive, greed, brother sister relationship, supernatural power, hanged man, husband wife relationship, female vampire, artist, cemetery ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, haiti, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 19K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: slasher, disturbing, splatter, scary, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, violent, torture, murder, exploitation, violence, macabre, extreme violence, disturbed individual, weirdo, maniac, schizophrenic ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, killer, violence, brutality, greed, vengeance, culture clash, relationships, violent, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 55K
Kalifornia (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, road movie, tense, neo noir ...
Audience: adult
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, journalism, journalist, lovers on the run, suspense, road trip, writers, obsession, on the road, cross country, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pittsburgh, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Menace II Society (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Menace II Society is a coming of age tale detailing the summer after its protagonist Caine (Tyrin Turner) graduates from high school. This is Caine's story, which details real life in today's tough inner city.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: african american, ghetto, urban ghetto life, gangsters, hip hop, murder, police brutality, friendship, coming of age, street gang, organized crime, drugs ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bloody, controversial ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, female villain, holy communion, psychopath, suspense, dead child, sister sister relationship, child molester, female serial killer, killing spree ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, slasher, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, rape, serial killer, stranded, murder, dog, violence, torture, vengeance, cannibal, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 445K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, gunfight, drug dealer, police, african american, rookie, mentor, ghetto, corrupt cop, gang member, drugs ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, scary, controversial, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, serial killer, rape and revenge, youth, revenge, psychopath, life is a bitch, violent, vengeance, kidnapping, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 99K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, rough, brutal ...
Audience: adult
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, torture, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, kidnapping, torment, maniac, evil wins ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: disturbing, dark fairy tale, pastoral, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: adult
Plot: swamp, american civil war, curse, civil war, voodoo, serial killer, necrophilia, murder, reporter, supernatural horror, evil child, killer child ...
Time: 50s, year 1933, 1930s, 19th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 128K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.
Style: scary, twist ending, psychological, slasher, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, game of death, deathtrap, suspense, trap, torture, twists and turns, psychopath, violent, survival, mind game, kidnapping ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 107K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, evil doll, suspense, monster, evil, youth, doll, voodoo, cult, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 8K
Bones (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.
Style: scary, bloody, stylized, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blaxploitation, afterlife, betrayal, ghost, vengeance, dog, supernatural, revenge, haunted house, gangsters, haunted by the past, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 28K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, bloody, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, murder, psycho, psychiatrist, mother daughter relationship, characters murdered one by one, suspense, female nudity, police station, waitress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 7K
In Too Deep (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, gang, adaptation, friendship, undercover, twists and turns, mentor, transformation, brutality, betrayal, police detective, chase ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, suspense, obsession, vengeance, brutality, midlife crisis, hallucination, family in danger, rivalry, christmas, psychology ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 198K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, brutal, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, game of death, sadism, trap, suspense, psychopath, mind game, brutality, mutilation, sadistic horror, kidnapping ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 43K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, splatter, bloody, controversial ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, doll, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, monster, toy comes to life, murder, vengeance, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 54K
Child's Play 2 (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Style: slasher, scary, splatter, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, evil doll, doll, serial killer, supernatural, monster, foster home, murder, villain, halloween, puppet, chase ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: realistic, brutal, melancholic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, brutality, police, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, hip hop, murder, lone hero, teenage life, youth, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 280K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, psychopath, fbi, cannibal, master criminal, mind game, psychiatrist, cat and mouse, law enforcement, villain played by lead actor, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: florence, canada, italy, europe, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 11K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape, gay club, gay, torture, violence, necrophilia, killer, serial murder, macabre, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, serial killer, doll, evil doll, disability, vengeance, child in peril, murder, family relations, escape, toy comes to life, puppet ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1988, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 134K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, vengeance, murder, violence, psychopath, extreme violence, brutality, strong violent content, mercilessness, macabre, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, unusual plot structure, pastoral, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, killer child, teenager, murder, supernatural, chase, preacher, dreams, suspense, violence, destiny, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 20K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, suspense, mind game, frame up, police detective, dishonesty, riddles and clues, friend, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 17K
Raising Cain (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, clever ...
Plot: split personality, serial killer, adultery, twins, psychologist, insanity, kidnapping, evil twin, suspense, hospital, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, supernatural, murder, masked killer, psychopath, torture, death, violent, writers, monster, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 33K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, sexy, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, murder, medical school, hospital, twists and turns, serial killer, suspense, corpse, morgue, fiance fiancee relationship, rough sex, god complex ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%