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Thinner (1996)
 5.7
 25K
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, tense, macabre, suspense, scary, serious, surprise ending, intense, twist ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, vengeance, supernatural, legal action, weakness, weight loss, death, justice, manslaughter, cover up, husband wife relationship, paranoia, fat suit, guilt, redemption, corruption, stephen king, gangsters, crimes, courtroom, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, lawyer ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, vengeance, violence, blood and gory mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thinner: Pet Sematary II (1992), Creepshow 2 (1987), Wishmaster (1997), Creepshow (1982), Pumpkinhead (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, family in danger, dog, death in the family, murder, supernatural, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 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, offbeat, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, revenge, hit and run, gore, anthology, hitchhiker, blob, lake, supernatural, gory, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.8
 18K
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: genie, curses spells and rituals, violence, good versus evil, wish come true, supernatural, danger, death, blood, mythology, transformation, brutality ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, rough, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, danger, psychopath, good versus evil, dream, disfigurement, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.9
 37K
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, revenge, torture, back from the dead, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 18K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, murder, witch, evil, pumpkin, storekeeper, cabin, demon, supernatural, slasher, dealing with death, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, murder, investigation, serial killer, journalism, airplane, airport, reporter, undead, supernatural, zombie, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: youth, memory loss, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, rescue, ghost, burned alive, good versus evil, psychopath, amnesia, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, gargoyle, murder, witch, monster, black cat, anthology, supernatural, vengeance, storytelling, transformation, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, scary, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, satanism, afterlife, crimes, criminal's revenge, destiny, reincarnation, deal with the devil, back from the dead, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark humor, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, danger, deadly, gory, vengeance, violence, death, legend, monster, chase, blood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 17K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural, serial killer, monster, murder, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, hallucination ...
Time: 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, based on poem ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, master villain, small town, crimes, deadly creature, afterlife, slasher, mortician, curses spells and rituals, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, gory, wizards and magicians, reincarnation, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 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, based on legend, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, investigation, crimes, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, nightmare, evil, fear, supernatural, knife murder, gory, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, ghost, back from the dead, trapped, hypnosis, sleepwalking, dream, group therapy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.6
 79K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, back from the dead, indian burial ground, pet, family in danger, grief, supernatural, grave robbing, coffin, loss of pet, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, chicago illinois, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, escapades, curses spells and rituals, ghost, missing person, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, children, escapades, religions or cults, mystery, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, rescue, danger, youth, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: atmospheric, scary, surreal, tense, exciting ...
Plot: voodoo, zombie, chained, airliner, amazon, zombification, tarantula, hallucination, death certificate, anthropologist, rite, superstition ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, gory, vengeance, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, crimes, imaginary, fall in love, escapades, curses spells and rituals, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, suspenseful, serious, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, supernatural, gory, chaos, imaginary, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, laser ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: puppets, wizards and magicians, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, city life, imaginary, crimes, danger, vengeance, hospital, hip hop, urban ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 11K
Blood Creek (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: scary, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: occult, vengeance, revenge, supernatural, isolation, confined, curses spells and rituals, danger, siblings relations, deadly, gory, zombie ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, puppet, evil doll, gory, supernatural, hotel, chaos, mutant, danger, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Prophecy II (1998)
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, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, hospital, monk, autopsy, symbol, angel, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, police detective, chaos, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, zombie, survival, gory, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, murder, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, family in danger, slasher, monster, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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