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Thinner (1996)
 5.7
 24K
Thinner (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate lawyer as he draws closer to his own death, and grows ever thinner.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre, surprise ending, intense, twist ending, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fat suit, curse, vengeance, courtroom, legal action, supernatural, gangsters, crimes, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, lawyer, weakness, revenge, death, justice, mafia, violence, murder, chase, blood, paranoia, pantyhose, female stockinged legs ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, rivalry, gory, vengeance and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Thinner: Pumpkinhead (1988), Pet Sematary II (1992), Leprechaun: Origins (2014), Wishmaster (1997), Creepshow 2 (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 17K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, murder, witch, pumpkin, cabin, storekeeper, evil, demon, supernatural ability, supernatural, slasher, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, animal life, death in the family, family in danger, veterinarian, zombie, gory, back from the dead, vengeance, investigation, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark humor, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, vengeance, danger, deadly, death, violence, legend, monster, slasher, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.8
 17K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wish come true, violence, genie, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, death, blood, demons, mythology, transformation ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 19K
Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: scary, dark humor, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, revenge, gore, anthology, lake, blob, hitchhiker, slasher, hit and run, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, monster, serial killer, nightmare, dream, fetus, murder, nun, birth, disfigurement, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.7
 286
Ragdoll (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged rapper uses his Gran's magic powders to help him in his revenge against those who put her in the hospital.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: hip hop, hospital, puppets, gory, curses spells and rituals, deadly, urban, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania
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, suspenseful, scary, based on poem
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, demon, monster, murder, deadly creature, small town, ghost, master villain, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 59K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsession, chase, vengeance, survival, objects come to life, supernatural, murder, brutality, betrayal, classic car, violence, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1957, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Night Flier (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, reporter, murder, airplane, investigation, airport, undead, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, mystery, female corpse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, youth, memory loss, human monster, amnesia, dream, nightmare, serial killer, disfigurement, killer, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 1950s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, serial killer, supernatural, psychopath, afterlife, woman in danger, destiny, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 35K
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, scary, macabre, dark humor, bloody ...
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, cult, gory, danger, death, revenge, violence, torture, voodoo, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, 19th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 8K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: storm, gore, toy maker, doll, fireplace, candlestick, heavy rain, toy, surrealism, good versus evil, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, danger, serial killer, murder, gory, mysterious character, martial arts, small town, partners against crime, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: children, murder, slasher, religions or cults, danger, mystery, deadly, escapades, supernatural, rescue, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: puppets, serial killer, slasher, crimes, deadly, vengeance, mental illness, danger, rivalry, supernatural, biker, pinocchio ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Vampire Journals (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 19th century vampire stalks a more powerful vampire lord in his quest to gain revenge over the death of his mistress. In his search for the vampire lord in Eastern Europe he kills many of his servants and fellow vampires while cursing another to ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: stalking, impalement, sword, severed head, vampire, gory, deadly creature, ghost, palaces castles and temples, master warrior, supernatural ability, zombie ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a dying Voodoo queen chooses an adopted apprentice as her successor, her true heir is outraged. Seeking revenge, he buys the bones of Blacula the vampire off of a dealer, and uses voodoo to bring the vampire back to do his bidding. In turn, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, reincarnation, wizards and magicians, voodoo ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 20K
Leprechaun (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, deadly creature, vengeance, legends and myths, supernatural, family in danger, slasher, monster, violence, chase, greed, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 3K
Shatterbrain (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments (and the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Plot: laboratory, resurrection, private detective, gory, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation, obsession, afterlife, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Puppet Master 4 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young scientist working on an artificial intelligence project is the target of strange gremlin-like creatures, who are out to kill him and thus terminate his research. By coincidence, in one of the rooms he uses, there's a mysterious case ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, reincarnation, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 820
The Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Children turned into zombies wreak havoc in a coroner's building with just a burned-out psychic, an experienced cop and two coroners to stop the madness.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, coroner, gory, cult, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert the Doctor is trying to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, gory, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, supernatural ability, mind game, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, based on poem
Plot: vengeance, monster, revenge, mayor, judge, demon, witch, gory, reincarnation, deadly, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 7K
Leprechaun 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, the Leprechaun left a bloody trail when he ripped through the countryside in search of his stolen gold. Now he's back in the big city using all of his deadly tricks to snare the girl of his nightmares. His bloody quest ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, gory, supernatural ability, vengeance, slasher, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, kidnapping, legends and myths, woman in danger, psychopath, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a bitter family feud, Jodie Hatfield, and her boyfriend Ricky McCoy, decide to leave town to avoid being found out, but are soon caught in the act. Wanting vengeance, he seeks out the monster Pumpkinhead, and resurrects it seek revenge on the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, based on poem
Plot: ghost, family feud, ritual, demon, monster, vengeance, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, lone wolves, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, psychopath, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, knife murder, fear, evil, nightmare, murder, danger, gory, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, house, return, hometown, supernatural ability, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%