Movies like Poison for the Fairies

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Poison for the Fairies (1986)
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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, witchcraft, teenager, dog, witch, school, fairy, snake, spider, teacher, supernatural, death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city

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Most similar movies to Poison for the Fairies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and bleak films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, murder and imaginary mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Poison for the Fairies: Darker Than Night (2014), The Dead Matter (2010), Something Weird (1967), Mimesis (2011), Frankenstein's Bloody Terror (1968). 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: serious, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, estate, danger, ghost, best friends, supernatural, cat, old house, woman in danger, supernatural horror, broken promise, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, gory, imaginary, danger, witchcraft, rivalry, relic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Misa Kuroi is an adorable high-school girl who arrives at her new school when it is falling under an evil supernatural force. Trying to figure out who's behind the supernatural attack, Misa also has to deal with assumptions by her fellow ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, school, japanese schoolgirl, graphic violence, teenage life, survival, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, offbeat, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, serial killer, danger, foreknowledge, crimes, deadly, partners against crime, good versus evil, stalking, mysterious character, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.5
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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: suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, gory, psychopath, confined, deadly, isolation, role playing, graphic violence, farm, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Frankenstein's Bloody Terror (1968)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man suffers from the curse of lycanthrope and seeks help from doctor and wife team. They both turn out to be vampires and end up dueling it out with the werewolf star.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, gypsy, silver bullet, skeleton, supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, palaces castles and temples, gory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, supernatural ability, dealing with death, crimes, deadly, danger, death in the family, evil ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, ghost, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mad scientist, imaginary, gory, evil doll, destiny ...
Time: 1990s, 1920s, 90s, 2000s, 1940s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.8
 354
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: evil doll, puppet, vengeance, puppets, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, hospital, hip hop, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hansel vs. Gretel (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Gretel falls under a dark spell and organizes a coven of witches, Hansel must find the courage to fight his twin sister and the sinister forces controlling her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: witch, danger, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, family relations, graphic violence, deadly, escapades, magic, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prison of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kristof, an eccentric rich kid, tricks his high school friends into getting back together for a reunion of sorts, under the pretense of a funeral. The group of twenty-somethings is forced to spend the night in an old abandoned witches' prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prank, danger, supernatural, ghost, survival, curses spells and rituals, seance, deadly, buddies, supernatural power, funeral ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.3
 625
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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, supernatural, survival, reincarnation, violence, imaginary, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, fable
Plot: serial killer, murder, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, gory, premonition, children's book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
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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, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: sect, self discovery, danger, rehabilitation, journalism, introspection, experiment, gory, deadly, charlatan, murder, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, split personality, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family problems, youth, doll, hallucination, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, village, missing child, danger, deadly, small town, sacrifice, survival, urban legend, violence, halloween, computer animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, stephen king, back from the dead, family in danger, resurrection, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
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The Dolls (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young man is having repeated nightmares about dolls trying to kill him. The dreams continues and the nightmares starts to escalate.
Style: dark, suspense, bleak, psychotronic, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, teenager, death, blood, nightmare, supernatural ability, killer doll, youth, killings, vengeance, fear, victim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, greed, supernatural, good versus evil, woman in danger, serial killer, supernatural ability, zombie, danger, hollywood, jealousy, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.8
 8K
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, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: witch, teenage life, supernatural, urban legend, deadly, youth, danger, gory, small town, in the woods, old house, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 3K
Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, satanic ...
Plot: convent, deal with the devil, nun, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, friendship, danger, deadly, gory, clergy, supernatural, witchcraft ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1800s, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, bleak, captivating, serious
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, best friends, danger, black cat, estate, terror, inheritance, occult, killing a cat, aunt ...
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, gory, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, supernatural, demon, revenge, murder, road trip, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, obsession, kidnapping, coffin, dangerous animal, danger, confined, obsessive quest, deadly, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, escapades, deadly, danger, seance, toy comes to life, evil doll, toy, toys, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, adopted son ...
Place: italy
⇓ 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, offbeat, bleak, serious, experimental ...
Plot: heroes, supernatural, danger, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, crimes, gory, hitman, chaos, coming out, chaos and mayhem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cellar Dweller (1987)
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: scary, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, fire, basement, cartoonist, demon, monster, cellar, ghost, zombie, mad scientist, profanity, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 50s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
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Witch Hunt (2021)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a modern America where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal, a sheltered teenager must face her own demons and prejudices as she helps two young witches avoid law enforcement and cross the southern border to asylum in Mexico.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: sorceress, teenager, creature, supernatural power, witchcraft, friendship, hunting, good versus evil, paranormal, witch hunt, chase, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, psychopath, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, gory, dangerous attraction, afterlife, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 657
Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary, slasher ...
Plot: possessed woman, evil witch, resurrection, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, youth, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deadly, witch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%