Movies like I Sell the Dead

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I Sell the Dead (2008)
 6.0
 11K
I Sell the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake (Monaghan) tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy (Ron Perlman). Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse peddling business with seasoned ghoul Willie Grimes.
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, brutal, semi serious, surprise ending, gothic, macabre, splatter, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, zombie, grave robber, undead, supernatural, alien, grave, adventure, group of criminals, friendship, vampire, weapons, confession, clergy, curses spells and rituals, hunt down, occult, death, irish, horse, revenge, island, shipwreck, prisoner, morgue ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about zombie, supernatural, deadly, gory, danger, violence and death mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like I Sell the Dead: Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Revenant (2009), Cemetery Man (1994), Spookies (1986), The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, siege, cult, zombie attack, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, cannibalism, survival, friends, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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48%
 6.3
 11K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, partners, vigilante, dark humor, vampire, criminal heroes, vigilantism, police, survival, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 21K
Cemetery Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, reincarnation, mute or deaf, love and romance, back from the dead, erotica, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 3K
Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, curses spells and rituals, black magic, murder, zombie, old dark house, occult, supernatural, sorcerer, vampire, destiny, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: parody, humorous, gothic, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, countryside, rescue, woman in danger, supernatural, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, goofy hero, escapades, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.7
 160K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, tombs and skeletons, survival, forest, evil dead, spirit, dark humor, cult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: absurd, gothic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, goth, vampire, friendship, werewolf, immortality, buddies, social misfits, supernatural, roommate, beast, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1978, year 1912
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: scary, semi serious, slasher, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: island, zombie, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, cemetery, living dead, isolation, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, experiment gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.2
 595
Vampire Party (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sam, Prune et Alice sont trois amis squatteurs de soirées. Le jour où ils dénichent des invitations pour la très mystérieuse Nuit Médicis, ils pensent avoir décroché le gros lot...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, escapades, isolation, friendship, party, dark humor, gross out humor, escape, male female relationship, werewolf, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 17K
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, hallucination, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, delusion, nightclub, psychology, character study ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 105K
Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, stalker, vampirism, teenager, vampire hunter, graphic violence, suspicion, celebrity, supernatural, female vampire, loss of friend, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 6K
Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: scary, humorous, slasher, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, dark humor, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, crimes, gang, misfit, ghost, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, afterlife, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, nurse, transformation, curses spells and rituals, race against time, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.
Style: realistic, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, dangerous animal, family relations, love and romance, disorder, courtroom drama, parents and children, zombie, chainsaw, justice, revenge, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
ABCs of Death 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand, Canada, Israel, Japan, Nigeria
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Taking all that was great from the first installment, ABCs OF DEATH 2 aims to be a wilder, leaner, faster paced and even more entertaining anthology this time around, with a new crop of award-winning, visionary filmmakers from around the globe.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, dark humor, strong violent content, torture, zombie, justice, death, brutality, crazy, obsession, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, corpse, supernatural, disorder, camp, experiment, struggle for survival, graphic violence, battles, monster, white trash, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, dark humor, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Wasting Away (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brain freeze has never been so bad once you’ve tasted Ale Cream, as four friends inadvertently eat some radioactive ice-cream, turning them into zombies. Only problem is they don’t see themselves as the undead, but as super soldiers.
Style: parody, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, friendship, supernatural, disorder, experiment gone awry, multiple perspectives, infected, friends, twentysomething life, bowling, military, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, human sacrifice, machete, silly humor, zombie, abandoned house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blood Moon Rising (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Devil's daughter rises from the grave bringing with her zombies, werewolves, vampires and the armies of Hell to destroy Earth. Mankind's only salvation is a young hippie girl and a comic book geek Darrel.
Style: parody, suspenseful, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, dark humor, supernatural, good versus evil, partners, unlikely couple, odd couple, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, vampire, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, disorder, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, afterlife, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, escapades, mad scientist, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dead Before Dawn (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bunch of college kids accidentally unleash an evil curse that causes people to kill themselves and turn into Zombie Demons, aka ZEMONS!
Style: not serious, scary, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, save the day, chaos and mayhem, youth, adventure, occult, cheerleader, young heroes, heroes, curse, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The ABCs of Death (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, survival, brutality, animal cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightmare, death, zombie, violence, insanity, runaway, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, japan, mexico city, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
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Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, store, satire, female nudity, violence, zombie violence, flesh eating zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Undertaker and His Pals (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An undertaker befriends a pair of motorcycle-riding, knife-wielding, psycho restaurant owners who kill people for body parts to use in their blue-plate daily specials.
Style: scary, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: mortician, diner, murder, friendship, small town life, curses spells and rituals, small town, cult, workplace situations, family business, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, hostage, supernatural, confined, small town, crimes, flesh eating, flashback, machete, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 47K
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, scary, macabre, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, buried alive, cult, death, dark humor, violence, torture, family relations, back from the dead, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, future, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
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Ghoulies (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, battles, ghost, curses spells and rituals, chaos, religions or cults, escapades, rivalry, monster ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, small town, supernatural, nerd, alien, save the day, evil alien, apocalypse, high school, dark humor, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%