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Tales from the Darkside
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tales from the Darkside is an anthology horror TV series created by George A. Romero; it was released in 1984. Similar to Amazing Stories, The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The Outer Limits, Tales From The Crypt, and Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour, each episode was an individual short story that ended with a plot twist. The series' episodes spanned the genres of horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and some episodes featured elements of black comedy or more lighthearted themes.
Style: dark humor, scary, twists and turns, semi serious, surreal, atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, mind bending
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, mysterious character, supernatural ability, imaginary, nightmare comes true, nobody believes, freak, paranormal activity, the underworld, anthology, monster
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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561 min.
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Being John Malkovich
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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112 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, dialogue, supernatural ability, mentor and storytelling mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Tales from the Darkside: Cast a Deadly Spell (1991), Critters 2 (1988), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Motel Hell (1980), Vamp (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tales from the Crypt
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark humor, witty, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mysterious character, amateur detective, hidden identity, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, master villain, nightmare comes true, nightmare, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Cast a Deadly Spell
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a fantastical 1940s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
Style: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized, atmospheric ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Critters 2
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, violence, mad scientist, small town, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, countryside, evil alien, egg, easter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
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The Witches of Eastwick
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: dark humor, sexy, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: magic, witch, devil, supernatural, small town, love and romance, mysterious character, good versus evil, supernatural ability, women, witches, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, england, rhode island
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Motel Hell
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Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious ...
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Vamp
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.
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Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, macabre, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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    User:   73%
 
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House II: The Second Story
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations. They are soon joined by Jesse's goofy friend Charlie (Jonathan Stark), who ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, chase, adventurer, deadly creature, halloween, splatter, ghost, alternate universe, adventure ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
 6.4
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Arachnophobia
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, spiders, survival, jungle, death, dangerous animal, culture clash, deadly creature, danger, doctors, chase, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, south america, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
 5.1
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976-EVIL
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, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, supernatural, high school, vengeance, splatter, slasher, gore, revenge, supernatural ability, demons, murder, spiders ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   72%
 
Being John Malkovich
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: surreal, talky, clever, psychological, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, identity, surrealism, sexuality, postmodernism, metaphysics, sexual identity, twists & turns, urban, puppeteer, insanity, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   73%
    User:   83%
 
 5.9
 11K
Vampire's Kiss
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: dark humor, surreal, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: vampire, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero, rape, womanizer, splatter, loneliness, psychiatry, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   59%
 
Deadtime Stories
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
Style: scary, fairy tale, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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    User:   62%
 
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The Visit
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, semi serious, humorous ...
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Place: pennsylvania, usa
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    User:   67%
 
Edgar Allan Poe's the Black Cat
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 ArgentoÆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: gory, good versus evil, artists and showbiz, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, cat, rivalry, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
 5.0
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Hard to Die
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorized by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the strange janitor, who witnessed another series of killings years back, is at ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary
Plot: college, crimes, deadly, office, skyscraper, supernatural, best friends, gang, ghost, violence, sex, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
Tequila Body Shots
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three buddies discover a road trip for a party in Mexico can take more out of you than expected. Things begin to take a strange turn when Johnny gets mind reading powers from a medicine man's magical tequila. Johnny's friends want him to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, on the road, drugs/alcohol, danger, supernatural, buddies, supernatural ability, true love, destiny, reincarnation, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   62%
 
Head of the Family
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, deadly creature, gory, strong sexual content, mad scientist, slasher, zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, deadly, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   65%
 
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Night Gallery
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, surreal, gloomy ...
Plot: museum, supernatural ability, human nature, imaginary, supernatural, danger, deadly, back from the dead, supernatural power, vampire, painting, anthology ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
Wicked Stepmother
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural ability, estate, domestic disturbance, switching roles, parents and children, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, cat, spell, magic, rescue, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
 3.7
 485
Ooga Booga
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Revenge is served on a spear when dirty cops brutally murder DEVIN, an innocent African-American med student. Devin’s soul is magically transferred into the body of an action figure named OOGA BOOGA. Armed only with his tribal weapon and the help ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppets, vengeance, gory, urban, danger, deadly, rivalry, witnessing a crime, violence spree, trailer park, spear, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
 6.7
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The Raven
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: parody, supernatural, magic, death, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, wizards, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, adaptation, monster, splatter ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
 7.1
 104K
Let Me In
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: bleak, gothic, melancholic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, unlikely friendships, loneliness, vampire human love, transformation, gory, moral ambiguity, blood, adolescence, small town, brutality, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
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System:   63%
    User:   75%
 
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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, offbeat, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, blood, hotel, supernatural, small town, good versus evil, demons, splatter, gore, dark hero, master villain, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
Storm of the Century
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: small town, murder, supernatural, good versus evil, island, storm, suicide, village, mysterious character, secrets, small town life, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
 7.7
 101K
Barton Fink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: dark humor, surreal, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, writer's life, hollywood, serial killer, murder, insanity, surrealism, writing, creativity, neo noir, writers, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Professor and students camp out to find Bigfoot-type creature.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, deadly, wilderness, escapades, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, zombie, professor, swamp, monster, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, skyscraper, save the day, friendship, experiment gone awry, danger, genetics, monsters, escapades, chaos, spiders ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   63%
    User:   69%
 

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Thriller
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Duration: 84 min.
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System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
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Beetlejuice
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, gothic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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