Movies like The Demon 1979

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The Demon (1979)
 3.6
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The Demon (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Random people are terrorized by a malevolent man who brings their worst fears to life.
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: monster, demon, supernatural, investigation, kidnapping, stalking, skeleton, disco, murder, sexploitation, extrasensory perception, serial killer, giant, violence, female nudity, supernatural power, child murder
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa, cape town south africa

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Most similar movies to The Demon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, psychotronic, scary and suspenseful films with plots about murder, supernatural, supernatural power, violence, demon, blood and danger mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Demon: Haunts (1976), Tokolosh (2011), Twisted Nightmare (1987), The Abomination (1986), The Stay Awake (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 607
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, small town, village, farm, repression, zombie, serial killer, crimes, supernatural ability, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
8: A South African Horror Story (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old man, fated to collect souls for eternity, seeks atonement after trading his daughter's soul.
Style: scary, serious, slasher
Plot: demon, schoolgirl, curses spells and rituals, danger, murder, supernatural, woman in danger, gory, obsession, deadly, african american woman, soul music
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tokolosh (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on South African Tokolosh myths & legends. The Tokolosh is believed to be a dwarf like creature that has been killing people since 1838. Set in modern day South Africa a young architect tries to find out more about his wife's ...
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: demon, creature feature, mythical creature, death, paranormal phenomena, murder, paranormal, ghost, supernatural, obsessive quest, exorcism, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Twisted Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of teenagers win a trip to a summer camp they had attended as children. However, soon after they get there they begin to disappear one by one. The survivors suspect that the disappearances may be connected to the death of a handicapped child ...
Style: slasher, splatter, psychotronic
Plot: summer camp, murder, throat slitting, exploitation, double impalement, gore, monster, impalement, disembodied head, female nudity, mutilation, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Abomination (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mother obsessed with mind-altering televangelism consequently vomits a pulsating growth that slithers down the throat of her son during the night. Upon spewing the parasite, the son is driven by an uncontrollable force to murder and feed corpses ...
Style: splatter, psychotronic, slasher
Plot: tumor, gore, possession, supernatural, murder, blood, boss, monster, washing machine, bible quote, serial killer, breakfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.7
 307
The Stay Awake (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ghost of a serial killer, executed for murdering students at a Catholic girls' school, returns to the school to take revenge on the current student body.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, psychotronic, low-budget
Plot: woman in danger, murder, explosion, demon, crucifix, gymnasium, fire, voyeurism, schoolgirl, deadly, vampire, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
House of the Living Dead (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a South African plantation, a maniac is on the loose, first killing the estate's animals, then starting on the human members.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: afrikaans, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, experiment, monster, demon, scientist, cannibal, supernatural power, animals, animal ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Demon Resurrection (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an isolated house, a group of friends battle supernatural forces as they try to protect a young woman from an evil cult in this low-budget shocker that pays homage to 70s horror and exploitation classics.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, witchcraft, demon, satanic cult, supernatural power, blood, violence, zombie, stabbed in the neck, magic, monster rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 3.2
 970
Coffin Baby (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural power, cannibal, police, tools, hotel, chain, tooth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Vault of Terror II: The Undead (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the macabre footsteps of the first VAULT OF TERROR installment, this sequel anthology film tells six more evil, demonic, hellish tales of dread and horror by some of the genre's best filmmakers.
Style: slasher, suspense, anthology, psychotronic, scary
Plot: violence, supernatural, supernatural power, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, demon, victim, ghost, monster, murder, exorcism, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 463
Headhunter (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among Miami's Nigerian community and begins decapitating some people and possessing ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: murder, demon, possession, serial killer, decapitation, demonic possession, mentally unstable, psychopath, graphic violence, human host, crimes, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, florida, miami, south africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Unnamable (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Back in the 1800's a lady gives birth to a monster. They decide that the baby is too ugly to name, therefore the monster is known as the "Unnamable". The creature brutally slaughters his family, and gets trapped in a vault. Go ahead ...
Style: semi serious, slasher
Plot: murder, gory, investigation, danger, curses spells and rituals, school, college, youth, supernatural, deadly, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: murder, supernatural, nurse, old man, mansion, physical disability, supernatural power, death, house, killer, knife, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 1.8
 235
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, police detective, police investigation, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: creature, monster, survival, murder, wilderness, gory, stalking, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, forest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Savage Christmas (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mitch decides to take his virgin girl friend Sarah away for Christmas, her friends tag along. What was suppose to be a weekend of fun, turned into a Christmas they will never forget. A group of filmmakers bring back a demon from the beyond, who ...
Style: psychotronic, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural power, blood, supernatural, monster, christmas, death, obsession, youth, friends, young woman, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
 359
The Ripper (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An old antique ring turns a college professor into a homicidal maniac when he puts it on. The ring originaly belonged to Jack the Ripper, and the Ripper's spirit possesses whoever wears it.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: college, murder, supernatural, serial killer, deadly, small town, working class, small town life, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, makeup artist, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
 598
Eternal Evil (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dissatisfied Montreal director of TV commercials is taught to astrally project himself by a mysterious woman. But soon he finds that he does it against his will when he sleeps, and while he does it, he commits savage acts against those in his life.
Style: slasher, serious, tense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, murder, crimes, deadly, out of body experience, reincarnation, cemetery, morgue, occult, lesbian, riding a bicycle, cult ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2.0
 40
Demon Mind (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An ancient demon head and a pair of demonic battle axes transforms a collector into a hideous and barbaric demon who slaughters any soul caught in his blood thirsty eyes.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: demon, vengeance, priest, nightmare, death, church, murder, possession, violence, blood, revenge, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 2K
Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, small town, zombie, gory, serial killer, motorcycle gang, diner, murder, teenage life, small town life, afterlife ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 231
B.C. Butcher (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a tribe of cavewomen imparts cruel justice on one of their own their fate takes a turn for the worst. After discovering and falling in love with the corpse sacrificed by the girl-gang, a lone wandering giant of pre-historic mythos is inspired ...
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: monster, murder, absurdism, death, violence, creature feature, blood, revenge, creature, characters in danger, evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Letter from Death (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, gothic
Plot: supernatural, murder, demon, supernatural horror, youth, college, investigation, nightmare, danger, rivalry, death, spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Last American Horror Show (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A trifecta of 80s throwback terror with mauling monsters, home invasions gone haywire and stomach-turning human sacrifice.
Style: anthology, slasher, psychotronic, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: creature, monster, murder, violence, chase, supernatural, crimes, rescue, society, revenge, evil, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.6
 9
Brackish (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "If you could bring her back, would you?" This is the question burning deep within the mind of Jake, a man already torn apart by the brutal death of his fiancé Sarah. In an attempt to snap him out of his emotional tempest , Tila, his ...
Style: bloody, slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: demon, cult, evil, death, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, victim, murder, paranormal, vengeance, assassin, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 1K
The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, mental illness, stalking, evil doll, fear, weekend, experiment, demon, demons ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Meatcleaver Massacre (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four crazed killers, butchered his wife, son and daughter. From his hospital deathbed he called upon the power of the occult for revenge... And he got it, he really got it!
Style: psychotronic, cult film, slasher, splatter
Plot: strangulation, professor, murder, knife, supernatural, actor, ghost, demon, murder of family, blood, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 767
Nurse Sherri (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A hospital nurse is possessed by an evil spirit, and proceeds to kill off the hospital's patients.
Style: psychotronic, slasher
Plot: occult, murder, possession, surgery, nurse, demon, exploitation, flashback, professor, violence, operation, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sorority Slaughterhouse (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five sorority girls with dark secrets, including one who just committed murder and another with a mysterious past, awaken one morning to find themselves locked inside their sorority house. Helplessly trapped with a escaped axe maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: voodoo doll, evil doll, paranormal investigation, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, peril, supernatural power, paranormal, demon, murder, monster, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.4
 458
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, danger, stalking, deadly, crimes, small town, evil man, murder, ghost, albino, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.9
 308
Snapped (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Mechanic, an ambitious young photographer, lands the opportunity she has been waiting for. The assignment: to create a dark collection of works based around the theme of death...
Style: slasher, disturbing, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, crimes, amateur detective, law enforcement, murder, mental illness, danger, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%