Movies like Theatre of Blood

If you like "Theatre of Blood" you are looking for cult film, witty and humorous movies about / with murder, serial killer, revenge, gory, investigation, crimes and psychopath themes of Comedy, Drama and Horror genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Theatre of Blood (1973)
 7.2
 8K
Theatre of Blood (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
Style: cult film, witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, gothic, macabre, suspense, dark humor, bloody ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, gory, investigation, crimes, psychopath, actor's life, gays and lesbians, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, slasher, suicide, actor, homosexual, jealousy, theater, anti hero, memory, fencing, father daughter relationship, fire, critic, tragic villain ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Theatre of Blood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, humorous and cult film films with plots about deadly, crimes, serial killer, murder, gory, psychopath and slasher mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Theatre of Blood: The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), Popcorn (1991), Motel Hell (1980), Slaughterhouse (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, doctor, disfigurement, revenge, master villain, tragic hero, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, camp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: offbeat, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: zombie, serial killer, mad scientist, murder, immortality, organ, tomb, vengeance, good versus evil, deadly, leadership, disorder ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 4K
Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, revenge, knife murder, gory, halloween, college, deadly, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 9K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, woman in danger, family in danger, criminal heroes, psychopath, deadly, danger, stalking, misfit, crimes, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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: offbeat, scary, suspenseful, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: murder, haunted house, mad scientist, ghost, parody, mansion, deadly, religions or cults, clergy, crimes, curses spells and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, buddies, murder, rock, pig, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.3
 442
Beyond Bedlam (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An experiment gone awry places a neurologist (Elizabeth Hurley) and a homicide detective (Craig Fairbrass) in a psychopath's (Keith Allen) nightmarish world.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, offbeat, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, hallucination, suicide, mad scientist, obsessive quest, down on your luck, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, crimes, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Satan's Little Helper (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Style: humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, halloween, halloween party, crimes, deadly, gory, danger, slasher, obsession, murder, stalker ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, journalism, deadly, small town, halloween, masked killer, insanity, american horror, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, investigation, beach, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, missing person, deadly, danger, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.6
 887
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, serial killer, laboratory, crimes, mutant, psychopath, danger, supernatural, toxic waste ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 435
Blades (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: HAPPY GILMORE meets MANIAC in this gore-filled swing at one of the most popular sports today, golf. A game of hooks slices...and slaughter!!! Meet Blades, the most terrifying character ever to tear up the screen...and Blades isn't even human. ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, jealousy, golf, greed, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, rivalry, battles, psychopath, danger, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Andre the Butcher (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Andre the Butcher will make sure you pay for your sins.
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous
Plot: confined, psychopath, survival, gory, violence spree, deadly, danger, mind game, supernatural, serial killer, slasher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 5K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, missing person, mystery, haunted by the past, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: social misfits, vengeance, serial killer, slasher, misfit, rivalry, crimes, deadly, violence spree, breaking point, small town, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.3
 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, scary, rough, serious, offbeat
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, betrayal, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, slasher, danger, vengeance, ghost ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 5K
Dr. Giggles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1957, Evan Rendell flees after his father is lynched for killing multiple patients in his effort to find a replacement heart for his ailing wife. After 35 years, Evan escapes from a mental institution and returns to town for revenge, killing off ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, mind game, deadly, mental institution, crimes, investigation, small town, transplant, doctors and patients, murder, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, police investigation, serial killer, high school, murder, gore, filmmaking, screenwriter, gory, supernatural, school, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
slasher movies
1993
gothic movies
798
suicide movies
4074
actor movies
1130
 6.2
 15K
Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: scary, suspenseful, cult film, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, gory, danger, monster, siamese twins, slasher, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, lookalikes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 965
Funny Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Max Taylor wins the ancestral home of Callum Chance in a game of Poker, little does he realize that the game is far from over... One by one, Max's family are murdered by the Funny Man, a demonic jester with a varied and imaginative ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Plot: slasher, supernatural ability, crimes, gory, deadly, afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, vengeance, electrocution ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, satanic ritual, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, scary
Plot: buried alive, obsession, danger, vengeance, supernatural, crimes, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, witch doctor, monster, curse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Psychos in Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strip-joint owner and a manicurist find that they have many things in common, the foremost being that they are psychotic serial killers. They fall in love and are happy being the family that slays together, until one day they come up against a ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, violence, cannibal, psychotic, murderous pair, love affair, fall in love, investigation, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 5K
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, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, brutality, midlife crisis, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 3K
Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, murder, murderous pair, dark hero, violent, murder mystery, crime ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 11K
2001 Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, racism, serial killer, violence spree, gory, slasher, violence, gays and lesbians, animal cruelty, american civil war, psychopath, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, florida, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 4K
Drive Thru (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, cynical, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil clown, killer clown, slasher, clown, masked killer, danger, psychopath, deadly, mind game, best friends, youth, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 896
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, ghost, zombie, supernatural, obsessive quest, dealing with death, supernatural ability, crimes, mysterious character, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: sociopath, slasher, summer camp, psychopath, camp, serial killer, police officer killed, murder, anti hero, mind game, gory, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
 361
Homebodies (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: elderly, murder, senior citizen, eviction, rivalry, hitman, assassination, vengeance, deadly, aging, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%