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Thinner (1996)
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Thinner
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, macabre, tense, intense, twist ending, bad ending, suspense, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, gangsters, lawyer, revenge, death, courtroom, legal action, justice, mafia, violence, murder, chase, blood, adaptation, paranoia, book, crimes, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, catastrophe, fat suit, curse, deadly, small town ...
Time: 90s
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Salem's Lot
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Dolls
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USA, Italy
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, brutality, deadly, violence and adaptation mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thinner: The Night Flier (1997), Pet Sematary II (1992), Creepshow 2 (1987), Dolls (1987), Pumpkinhead (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Night Flier
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
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Pet Sematary II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
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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, bloody ...
Audience: teens
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Place: maine, usa
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Creepshow 2
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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, murder, slasher, revenge, gory, vengeance, supernatural, gore, blood, violence, bullying, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   79%
    User:   73%
 
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Dolls
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Italy
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Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
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Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
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Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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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. ...
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Puppet Master 4
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: gory, supernatural, deadly creature, demons, splatter, monster, supernatural ability, monsters, curses spells and rituals, puppets, reincarnation, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
Curse of the Puppet Master
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, slasher, vengeance, supernatural, murder, death, puppets, police investigation, supernatural ability, violence, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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System:   67%
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Amityville: It's About Time
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, slasher, ghost, vengeance, gory, single father, serial killer, brutality, alternate reality, family, estate ...
Time: 90s
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The Serpent and the Rainbow
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural, voodoo, blood, torture, interracial romance, religion, splatter, uncover truth, hallucination, danger ...
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System:   65%
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Scream Blacula Scream
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, ...
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Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, pregnancy, serial killer, gory, murder, vengeance, monster, torture, death, motorcycle, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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System:   63%
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Salem's Lot
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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System:   63%
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Hideaway
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, scary, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, afterlife, supernatural, destiny, brutality, death, supernatural ability, hospital, murder, adaptation, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
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System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
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Silver Bullet
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, werewolf, chase, murder, crimes, transformation, blood, revenge, danger, serial killer, splatter, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1976
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Needful Things
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bad ending ...
Plot: small town, devil, prank, murder, book, adaptation, death, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, manipulation, occult, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, maine, europe, usa, turkey
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System:   60%
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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, serial killer, supernatural, violence, ghost, urban legend, blood, afterlife, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
Amityville: A New Generation
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, vengeance, murder, gory, chaos and mayhem, demons, danger, family, deadly, violence, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
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Halloween
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, halloween, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, blood, torture, murder, gore, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
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System:   57%
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The Prophecy II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hospital, immortality, good versus evil, teleportation, male nudity, afterlife, death, natural disaster, splatter, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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System:   56%
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Puppetmaster
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, murder, supernatural, blood, ghost, violence, splatter, slasher, demons, puppets, serial killer, revenge ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
The Boogey Man
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: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, supernatural, murder, revenge, death, blood, ghost, splatter, halloween, psychiatrist, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the third story is about a man who witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, murder, witch, monster, hitman, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, storytelling, transformation, blood, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon, new york
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System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Puppet Master II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The puppets return, this time they hunt some Paranormal Researchers to take their brain fluid for the dead/living puppet master, Andre Toulon
Style: suspenseful, serious, macabre, twist ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, slasher, gory, zombie, revenge, violence, murder, blood, gore, supernatural ability, splatter, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 

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The Gate
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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Wishmaster
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
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
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