Movies like Thinner

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Thinner (1996)
 5.8
 28K
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: suspenseful, macabre, tense, suspense, scary, serious, cult film, surprise ending, psychological thriller, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, legal action, vengeance, death, supernatural, gangsters, paranoia, guilt, redemption, husband wife relationship, corruption, justice, stephen king, weakness, fat suit, crimes, courtroom, manslaughter, cover up, weight loss, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, fellatio ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Thinner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and cult film films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, vengeance, gory, demon and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thinner: Creepshow 2 (1987), Pumpkinhead (1988), Pet Sematary II (1992), Creepshow (1982), Wishmaster (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: 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: dark humor, anthology, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gore, murder, hit and run, zombie, hitchhiker, blob, lake, revenge, supernatural, gory, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, maine, new jersey
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100%
 6.2
 21K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, dealing with death, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 43K
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, back from the dead, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.8
 21K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wish come true, genie, supernatural, violence, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
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: scary, anthology, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, witch, murder, monster, gargoyle, supernatural, black cat, vengeance, transformation, hitman, held captive, one day ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: memory loss, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, rescue, psychopath, burned alive, amnesia, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, mother son incest, vampire, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, ohio, california, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, murder, serial killer, journalism, investigation, undead, reporter, airport, airplane, supernatural, zombie, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, ghost, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
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, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, vengeance, serial killer, danger, mind game, supernatural ability, gory, crimes, murder, supernatural, nightmare, evil doll ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 6K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, satanism, crimes, criminal's revenge, destiny, reincarnation, back from the dead, deal with the devil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, weird ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, slasher, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 256K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, fear, evil, isolation, survival, haunted house, trapped, insanity, hallucination, paranormal activity, supernatural, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, danger, fear, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, evil, mute or deaf, family problems, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
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: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: voodoo, superstition, hallucination, anthropologist, zombie, rite, supernatural, uncover truth, leadership, danger, religions or cults, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 322
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: puppet, vengeance, puppets, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, hip hop, hospital, evil doll, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.6
 20K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, monster, serial killer, supernatural, murder, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect the new puppet master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, puppet, evil doll, egyptian mythology, gory, hotel, chaos, mutant, deadly creature, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, police investigation, deadly, imaginary, wizards and magicians, gory, police detective, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 95K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, stephen king, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 4.5
 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, psycho terror, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, psychopath, ghost, danger, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, reboot ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, death, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, vacation, slasher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 88K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, toys, danger, youth, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 10K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: 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, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, doll, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 24K
Silver Bullet (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands Antilles
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: beast, werewolf, small town, danger, escapades, social relations, deadly, murder, transformation, dangerous animal, curfew, catholic priest ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1976
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: vengeance, mental illness, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, danger, evil doll, murder, pinocchio, demon, schizophrenia, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%