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Poison for the Fairies (1986)
 7.4
 1K
Poison for the Fairies (1986)
Original name: Veneno para las hadas
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1965 Mexico City, Fabiola, a wealthy yet lonely schoolgirl, befriends Graciela, a young orphan girl who has an unhealthy fascination with witchcraft. Fabiola is convinced that she, herself, is a witch by Graciela, who then uses the fear that she's put into her new friend to get Fabiola to carry out her orders. As their games grow more serious, the two girls find themselves involved in murder.
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: friendship, murder, youth, misfit, orphan, graphic violence, danger, imaginary, mischievous children, social misfits, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, young heroes, teenager, dog, witch, school, fairy, snake, spider, teacher, supernatural, death, witchcraft ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, murder, curses spells and rituals and imaginary mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Poison for the Fairies: Darker Than Night (2014), The Dead Matter (2010), Screamtime (1983), Horror House (1969), Something Weird (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darker Than Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, cat, best friends, supernatural, woman in danger, broken promise, characters killed one by one, family secret, old house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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100%
The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, deadly, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, imaginary, gory, witchcraft, rivalry, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 742
Screamtime (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, serial killer, danger, psychopath, graphic violence, deadly, gory, youth, supernatural, couple relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 839
Horror House (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, seance, murder, slasher, party, teenager, youth, danger, supernatural, estate, gory, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, ghost, good versus evil, partners against crime, supernatural ability, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 986
Mimesis (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, slasher, danger, psychopath, gory, confined, deadly, isolation, role playing, farm, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 312
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, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: puppet, puppets, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, hip hop, hospital, evil doll, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 19K
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, demon, evil, pumpkin, slasher, crimes, death in the family, dealing with death, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: serial killer, experiment gone awry, ghost, mad scientist, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gory, imaginary, evil doll, escapades ...
Time: 1990s, 1940s, 1920s, 90s, 1900s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What's scary is being a human being, and what's scary is being myself. Truly horrifying things reside inside oneself. The work asks if you can stand the inescapable terror.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, crimes, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, rivalry, deadly, danger, gory, premonition, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, legends and myths, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 781
Tears of Kali (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A creepy three-part anthology which is actually constructed from a trio of German-produced independent short films that form a narrative around a mysterious cult in 1983 India as a wrap-around story. In the first story "Shakti", a reporter ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: sect, self discovery, journalism, rehabilitation, danger, experiment, gory, deadly, charlatan, murder, drugs, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 532
Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, danger, slasher, supernatural, crimes, deadly, violence, survival, reincarnation, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shattered Lives (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Her fears and inability to cope with the harsh realities of life becoming so intense that they manifest themselves in an altered state of reality, a schizophrenic girl begins taking orders from a pair of clown dolls who instruct her to murder her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, split personality, youth, family problems, parents and children, doll, hallucination, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cellar Dweller (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the 1930s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony.
Style: suspenseful, scary, offbeat, serious, dark humor
Plot: supernatural, demon, basement, monster, cartoonist, cellar, deadly creature, graphic violence, profanity, hotel, nudity (full frontal - brief), experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 7K
The Wicked (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. It's almost Halloween and six young people, spooked but not undaunted by the folklore surrounding an old haunted house, make their way to the abode ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: witch, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, danger, youth, urban legend, small town, in the woods, gory, old house, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 1K
Goblin (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every Halloween, a small hamlet in the deep woods is visited by a fierce goblin, intent on capturing infants and brutally murdering anyone in it's path.
Style: scary, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: village, curses spells and rituals, missing child, danger, deadly, slasher, small town, sacrifice, survival, urban legend, violence, halloween ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Torture Garden (1967)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five people visit a fairground sideshow run by the sinister Dr. Diabolo. Having shown them a handful of haunted-house-style attractions, he promises them a genuinely scary experience if they will pay extra.
Style: anthology, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, greed, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, zombie, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, slasher, hollywood, jail ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.8
 69K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, gory, ruins, vacation, ancient mystery, friendship, self sacrifice, survival, death, mercy killing, tourist, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 426
Necromancer (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A schoolgirl is raped by three low-lifes, and is then blackmailed by her attackers to keep her quiet. Desperate for revenge, she makes contact with a necromancer, who promptly "takes care" of the boys using her magic powers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, nudity (full frontal - brief), curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, gender bending, strong sexual content, rivalry, supernatural, reincarnation, switching roles, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blacker Than the Night (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.
Style: atmospheric, scary, captivating, bleak, serious
Plot: haunted house, ghost, terror, supernatural, best friends, danger, black cat, estate, inheritance, killing a cat, female ghost, occult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, family in danger, gory, deadly, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, demon, revenge, murder, road trip, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ice from the Sun (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the devils in hell.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, experimental, serious ...
Plot: crimes, coming out, hitman, imaginary, heroes, chaos and mayhem, chaos, supernatural, rivalry, gory, deadly, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coffin Joe is still looking for the perfect woman to give birth to a son of his, and, cleared of the past crimes in the first film (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul), keeps terrorizing the people in his small town with his iconoclast and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, obsession, coffin, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock, mentally unstable, isolation, family in danger, gory ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Demonic Toys: Personal Demons (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of people on a world wide search for oddities find themselves trapped in a nine hundred year old Italian castle when they accident unleash the Demonic Toys.
Style: serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: seance, danger, supernatural, deadly, escapades, toy comes to life, toy, toys, evil doll, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, conspiracy ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, zombie, gory, deadly, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, supernatural ability, afterlife, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 19K
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: wish come true, genie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Edgar Allan Poe's the Black Cat (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mark Ravenna, a famous Italian horror film director, sets out to script his latest film entitled 'Suspiria : De Profundis'. His film is based on Dario ArgentoƆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of ...
Style: scary, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, supernatural, witch, cat, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, artists and showbiz, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fear Runs Silent (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high school science teacher, Mr.Hill, convinces his student, Kerry Johnson, and a group of her friends to go on an overnight field trip, they find themselves face to face with the darkest side of terror. Not even their worst nightmares will ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, wilderness, youth, danger, teenage life, in the woods, curses spells and rituals, murder, nightmare ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 2K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, curse, old dark house, vengeance, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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