Movies like Moon of the Wolf

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Moon of the Wolf (1972)
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Moon of the Wolf (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, cult film
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, small town, deadly creature, monster, wolf, occult, murder, sheriff, investigation, pregnancy, crimes, stalking, mystery, dangerous animal, rivalry, law enforcement, social relations, human becoming an animal, small town life, dog, horse, death, murder investigation, doctor ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Moon of the Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, murder, crimes, gory and monster mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Moon of the Wolf: Night Shadow (1989), I Am Lisa (2020), The Beast of Bray Road (2005), Viking Wolf (2022), Frost: Portrait of a Vampire (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of the Wolf (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: werewolf, wolf, monster, investigation, stalking, murder, animal life, crimes, golden years, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 70s
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95%
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Night Shadow (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex, an up-and-coming TV journalist, returns to her hometown of Danford as local police attempt to cope with a series of brutal murders. The small town plunges into a state of panic and the murders--clearly the work of a monster, more beast than ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: werewolf, murder, small town, monster, supernatural, hitchhiker, journalist, human becoming an animal, small town life, dangerous animal, mystery, journalism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
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I Am Lisa (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A vicious and corrupt small-town sheriff and her deputies brutalise Lisa and leave her for dead in the nearby woods. There she is bitten by a werewolf and bestowed with supernatural abilities. Can Lisa retain her humanity as she exacts revenge and ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, supernatural, monster, revenge, hunting, vengeance, supernatural power, murder, creature, peril, young girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Beast of Bray Road (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts of werewolf sightings in Walworth County, Wisconsin, the film follows a local sheriff who is finally forced to accept that a string of horrifying deaths is linked to a predator which possesses DNA of both man and wolf.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: werewolf, human becoming an animal, cryptozoology, small town, dangerous animal, sheriff, false accusation, murder, creature, monster, wolf, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Viking Wolf (2022)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thale (17) has just moved with her parents to a small town after her mother has a new job in the local police. After a student is killed brutally at a party Thale attends, she becomes a key witness.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, murder, small town, who done it, murder investigation, creature, evil, chase, monster, fear, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Frost: Portrait of a Vampire (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: San Diego, present day: The murders are starting again. A girl has been found with two holes in her neck and her body totally drained of blood. Lt Dan Richardson [Shane Pliskin] knows what it is but doesn't believe it, so he calls in blind ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, murder, deadly creature, supernatural, lieutenant, mountain climbing, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, buddies, crimes, ambush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 870
Animals (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Syd Jarrett is an unsuspecting, down-and-out man in a washed-up hick town who gets pulled into a sub-culture of blood-hungry creatures. He encounters Vic, a renegade whose animal instincts are stronger than his human ones. As things begin to get ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, human becoming an animal, small town, love triangle, fired from the job, deadly creature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hunting, mystery, love and romance, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 9K
Wer (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney begins to suspect that her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, might be more than meets the eye.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, murder, who done it, supernatural, found footage, mystery, superhuman powers, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, medical examination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bad Moon (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, dog, transformation, deadly creature, full moon, single mother, monster, supernatural, child in peril, boy dog relationship, german shepherd, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, teenage life, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspense, slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 44K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: supernatural, disaster, apocalypse, occult, small town, death, religion, swamp, save the world, curses spells and rituals, investigation, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Curse of the Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dakota, a young werewolf, has finally learned to control her nighttime transformations. She desperately wants to live a normal life, and to break free from her curse, she flees to hide in the city. When the pack aggressively hunts her down, the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, rough, splatter
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, deadly creature, on the run, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, martial arts, monster, wolf, exploitation, runaway, mafia ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
 2K
Dark Wolf (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hip, very erotic twist on the werewolf thriller, this atmospheric horror film adds a a wickedly sexy appetite to the bloodthirsty cravings of its monster. A vicious werewolf stalks the streets of Los Angeles. Between killings, its desperate goal ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, talky, suspense ...
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, investigation, supernatural, police detective, rivalry, rescue, dangerous animal, crimes, stalking, lovers on the run, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, scary ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, small town, possession, survival, murder, violence, ghost, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
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11:11 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eighteen years after the murder of her parents, Sara Tobias searches for the meaning of the numbers '11:11' that was scratched in blood beside her mother's body. Following three sudden murders, supernatural events are unleashed as she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, serial killer, small town life, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, small town, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 8K
Late Phases (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When deadly attacks from the forests beset a secluded retirement community, it is up to a grizzled veteran to figure what the residents are hiding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: werewolf, dog, survival, vietnam veteran, retirement home, elderly, golden years, dangerous animal, veteran, supernatural, forest, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Children of the Living Dead (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, living dead, plague, small town, teenage life, social relations, crimes, violence, zombie attack, monster, cemetery, infection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Visitation (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: faith, small town, supernatural, miraculous event, murder, church, mysterious character, mystery, investigation, supernatural ability, healing power, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
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Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: scary, tense, suspense, macabre, serious ...
Plot: dog, rabies, dangerous animal, boy, killer dog, monster, brutality, animals, survival, death, creature feature, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Feeding (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A werewolf pursues campers in the Appalachian Mountains. Consumed by its legendary bloodlust, the creature begins the hunt for its oldest and most dangerous prey: Man. Special Agent Jack Driscoll has seen this before. The beast is his obsession and ...
Style: suspense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: werewolf, mountain, wilderness, teenage life, special agents, dangerous animal, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
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Choke (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lines between reality and fiction, and good and bad blur when both a nihilistic detective and a serial killer's affairs with a mysterious girl overlap.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, graphic violence, chase, police detective, crimes, death, police investigation, track down, murderer, murder investigation, uncover truth, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 762
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, plague, murder, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, monster, mutant, insect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bonehill Road (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young couple become stranded in the woods where they encounter a werewolf and a house of horrors.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, monster, killer, exploitation, murder, supernatural power, killings, violence, vengeance, characters in danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 1.9
 308
Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: serious, scary, rough, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, stalking, rivalry, female nudity, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: ghost, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, small town life, dark and stormy night, game, sexual murder, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, family relations, survival, creature, forest, showdown, resistance, violence, rivalry, ghost, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Talbot County (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When six college kids in a sleepy Southern town are assigned a group project to rediscover a moment in history, one of them sets in motion a horrific fate when he proposes they head into the Georgia backwoods to tackle the legend of Emily Burt, the ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: forest, urban legend, creature feature, wolf, student, victim, fear, hunting, escapades, friendship, rescue, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.4
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Alpha Wolf (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Virginia and her husband Jack spend a long weekend in the idyllic countryside, they encounter a creature that tears their lives apart. While the attack has an effect on each of them, it brings out the worst in Jack.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: creature, countryside, werewolf, sex scene, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, survival, evil spirit, transformation, husband wife relationship, supernatural, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: small town, scarecrow, small town life, crimes, mentally unstable, journalism, clergy, religious fanatic, evil man, supernatural, murder, preaching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%