Movies like Evil Dead

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Evil Dead (2013)
 6.5
 174K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
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 discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one by one.
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, suspenseful, atmospheric, brutal, disturbing, rough, splatter, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, demon, forest, violence, brutality, transformation, monster, extreme violence, violent, rain, addiction, apocalypse, drug addiction, cult, demonic possession, friendship, characters killed one by one, self mutilation, survival, isolation, curses spells and rituals, witch, cabin in the woods, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Evil Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and macabre films with plots about death, murder, violence, blood, gore, brutality and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Evil Dead: Cabin Fever (2002), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), The Amityville Horror (2005), Drag Me to Hell (2009), V/H/S/2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 166K
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, bloody, macabre, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural, monster, demon, dark humor, zombie, curses spells and rituals, halloween, survival, cult, evil dead, chainsaw ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 212K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: macabre, scary, psychotronic, bloody, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, monster, evil, extreme violence, dark humor, evil dead, supernatural horror, demonic possession, demon, supernatural, strong violent content, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, michigan, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 79K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, infected, forest, disease, plague, survival, death, paranoia, illness, cabin in the woods, small town, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, twist ending, mind bending, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, deathtrap, zombie, trapped, cabin in the woods, dark humor, death, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, domestic disturbance, paranormal activity, family in danger, family relations, insanity, parents and children, family problems, death ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 206K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, demon, evil, evil wins, supernatural horror, life turned upside down, curses spells and rituals, dark humor, heaven and hell, gypsy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 41K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, zombie, monster, murder, violence, videotaping, strong violent content, alien abduction, ghost, paranormal investigation, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 102K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, slasher, atmospheric, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, ship, ghost ship, survival, death, supernatural horror, twists and turns, monster, ocean, escapades, greed ...
Time: year 1962, 60s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.3
 102K
The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: hiking, monster, lost in the woods, forest, creature, supernatural, cult, ritual, paganism, guilt, creature feature, pagan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, murder, serial killer, teenager, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, fear, monster, dream, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 182K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, survival, psychopath, strong violent content, crimes, captivity, sadistic horror, dismemberment, torment, surgery, violent, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 76K
The Ruins (2008)
Genre: Horror
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, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, survival, ruins, friendship, self sacrifice, chase, ancient mystery, murder, death, vacation, tourist, mercy killing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 227K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, cave, creature, survival horror, expedition, group of friends, trapped, adventure, woman in danger, mutant, claustrophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 28K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: disturbing, scary, bloody, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, island, shark, zombie attack, violence, zombie outbreak, monster, living dead, cannibalism, exploitation, survival horror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 129K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: scary, macabre, gothic, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body horror, monster, demon, supernatural, torture, surrealism, murder, vengeance, occult, human sacrifice, violence, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 73K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, survival, home invasion, kidnapping, sadistic horror, insanity, psycho killer, killing spree, split personality, disturbed individual, torture, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 124K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, masked killer, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, sadistic psychopath, teenage life, dysfunctional family, monster, manhunt, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 96K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, scary, suspense, sinister ...
Plot: torture, cult, kidnapping, child abuse, violence, revenge, brutality, torture chamber, death, afterlife, torment, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, slasher, atmospheric, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, monster, supernatural, drifter, creature, twists and turns, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, uncover truth, survival, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 23K
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, slasher, suspense, gothic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, incestuous relationship, monster, cat, mother son incest, sex scene, incestuous sex, transformation, brutality, violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, egypt, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cemetery, basement, zombie apocalypse, monster, cannibalism, survival, supernatural, zombie attack, isolation, living dead, farmhouse ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 24K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: scary, slasher, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, demon, supernatural, plague, death, panic, demonic possession, survival horror, body horror, chaos, cinema, fear ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, west germany, germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 266K
It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, epic, macabre ...
Audience: kids
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, clown, evil, creature, panic, carnival, murder, group of friends, kids in trouble, fear, asthma ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 2010s, year 2016
Place: maine, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, murder, chainsaw, masked killer, chainsaw murder, slaughterhouse, massacre, cannibal, monster, hitchhiker, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: macabre, disturbing, scary, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: halloween, supernatural, killer clown, murder, disturbed individual, urban legend, violent, hitchhiker, insanity, brutality, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 56K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: slasher, scary, sadistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: halloween, hospital, murder, serial killer, insanity, murderer, serial murder, brutality, death, rage, chase, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, monster, reporter, nightclub, murder of a policewoman, torture, murder, vietnam war, vengeance, terminator, body horror ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 23K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, scary, slasher, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, blindness, violence, murder, zombie attack, spider, violent, afterlife, monster, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 12K
Dolls (1986)
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, macabre, slasher, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, evil doll, supernatural, youth, toys, ghost, toy maker, puppet, stranded, house, objects come to life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, torture, vengeance, murder, maniac, brutality, exploitation, redneck, mayor, sadism, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%