Movies like Hysterical

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Hysterical (1983)
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Hysterical (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frederic Lansing (Bill Hudson) is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he's staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia (Julie Newmar), who had killed herself 100 years ago and now wants to use Lansing as a vessel for her dead husband, Captain Howdy (Richard Kiel). When Howdy's ghost starts killing people, two bumbling scientists (Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson) are brought in to investigate the history of the lighthouse and solve the case.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, scary, horror spoof, disturbing, psychotronic, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, possession, lighthouse, reincarnation, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, vengeance, danger, curses spells and rituals, zombie, death of lover, shipwreck, adventure, crimes, airplane, supernatural ability, satire, murder, who done it, disorder, deadly, siblings relations, silly humor ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, parody and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, murder, deadly and death mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Hysterical: Supernatural Activity (2012), Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006), Paranormal Movie (2013), Ghost Team One (2013), Ghost Fever (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Supernatural Activity (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The world's most beloved illusionist, armed with his team of oxymoron’s, embark on the freakiest, most adventurous paranormal investigation of all time. Terrorized at every turn by an unexplainable irregular patterns of mysterious ...
Style: parody, not serious, scary, humorous, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, broken nose
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's the 1980's and a group of typical horror movie high school kids are getting together to hold a séance in a haunted house. Naturally, people start dying preposterously bloody deaths, girls are getting naked for no apparent reason and ...
Style: slasher, parody, not serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, ghost, youth, deadly, danger, supernatural, haunted house, survival, teenage life, prank, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Paranormal Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man, long haunted by the paranormal, captures on camera the horror and hilarity he and his beautiful girlfriend encounter after moving into a new home.
Style: parody, not serious, horror spoof, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, supernatural, silly humor, disorder, haunted house, danger, ghost, toilet humor, pop culture, paranormal phenomena, farce, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Ghost Team One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two roommates deathly afraid of ghosts both fall in love with a girl who believes their home is haunted.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, buddies, deadly, danger, exorcism, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, haunted house, friends, looking for sex, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mad scientist, ghost, haunted house, mansion, supernatural, clergy, crimes, investigation, deadly, danger, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Ghost Fever (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings.
Style: parody, not serious, scary, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, american civil war, zombie, haunted house, supernatural, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, curses spells and rituals, factory, estate, silly humor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, tense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, survival, danger, deadly, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, graphic violence, paranormal activity, puzzle, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
House of the Damned (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman uses witchcraft to try to steal her daughter's youth.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, gays and lesbians, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, danger, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: parody, slasher, humorous, not serious, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school life, youth, danger, serial killer, teenage life, who done it, disorder, strong sexual content, law enforcement, sexual humor, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.1
 112
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, crimes, goofy hero, deadly, haunted house, gory, disorder, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Camp Death III: The Final Summer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Camp Crystal Meph has reopened but the curse of mongoloid (and scurvy ravaged) killer Johann Van Damme continues to cause murder & mayhem. Assisted by his chronically ill-tempered Uncle Mel, Head Counsellor (and epic nitwit) Todd Boogjumper has ...
Style: parody, humorous, psychotronic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: summer camp, killings, death, victim, demon, rescue, fear, revenge, deadly creature, murder, monster, evil ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Untitled Horror Movie (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set on computer screens and found footage style content, the movie follows six actors who decide to shoot their own horror movie as their hit TV show is on the brink of cancellation. In their search for a plot, they unintentionally summon a spirit ...
Style: feel good, suspense, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, evil spirit, spirit, demon, vengeance, paranormal, filmmaking, victim, mission, supernatural, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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49%
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Hell Baby (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After she and her husband move into a haunted house, a woman gives birth to a demonic infant that wreaks havoc.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, absurd, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, haunted house, good versus evil, pregnancy, danger, demons, demon, clergy, family, stupidity, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Exorcist (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator, trapped in a haunted skyscraper on Christmas Eve. The skeptical young woman, Georgette Dubois, is horrified once confronted with the reality of the supernatural. She risks life and limb to escape her ghoulish prison, ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, demon, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, partners against crime, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, revenge, track down, murder, vengeance, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
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Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, devil, exorcism, disorder, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, mistaken identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 1990s, year 1990, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: parody, slasher, humorous, scary, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, prank, reunion, stoners, dark humor, psychopath, danger, youth, misfit, deadly, social misfits, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1972, year 1982
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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: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: friendship, ghost, supernatural ability, danger, gory, haunted house, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Evil Bong 666 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When a blood sacrifice opens a portal to Hell, Ebee is returned to Earth where Lucy Furr, the new proprietor of her weed shop, has some sinister plans of her own.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, humorous ...
Plot: satanist, female demon, supernatural, devil, hell, murder, demon, vengeance, killings, supernatural power, peril, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Evil Nurse 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three young teens, Jack, Tando and Shelly like to race motorcycles on the road. One night Shelly had an accident. The two companions immediately brought her to the nearest hospital. While waiting for Shelly in care, they met with a Japanese girl who ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, scary, parody
Plot: ghost, hospital, nurse, paranormal investigation, supernatural, demon, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, supernatural ability, peril, paranormal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Haunted Trailer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two goofy hick brothers (Elvis and Aaron), their crazy redneck Momma and sexy sister (Prissy) must exorcise their mobile home of an ancient demon set free to fulfill an end-times prophecy, with the help of a low rent TV evangelist named Reverend ...
Style: bleak, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, humorous
Plot: demon, poltergeist, hillbilly, pursuit, exorcism, ghost, supernatural power, death, revenge, fear, violence, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The setting is Carpathia. The year is 1851. When Elvira gets kicked out of an Inn for a slight monetary discrepancy, she is rescued by a local who takes her to stay at the castle in the hills high above the village. The fact that she happens to ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: castle, mad scientist, supernatural, supernatural ability, master and servant, ghost, danger, disorder, curses spells and rituals, village, cliche, secret passageway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, imaginary, stupidity, farce, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Frightmare (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered powerful black magic, and Conrad hasn't taken his final ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, supernatural, ghost, gory, psychopath, strong violent content, youth, serial killer, woman in danger, vengeance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ghosts of Darkness (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two paranormal investigators are unexpectedly thrown together in the hope of solving a 100 year mystery. Locked for three nights in a house with a dark and unsettling past, the two investigators must put their differences to one side and work ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: pursuit, paranormal, haunted house, ghost hunter, paranormal investigation, possession, countryside, paranormal phenomena, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 2K
Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, horror spoof, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, stupidity, murder, comedy team, gross out humor, secret door, exorcism, dumb, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A L.A. Private Eye is hired by a worried mother to find her missing runaway daughter, Samantha. As Private Dick Jack Chandler searches for her whereabouts he will have the misfortune of encountering an evil cult that worships an Egyptian god, the ...
Style: not serious, parody, slasher, realistic, scary ...
Plot: private detective, human sacrifice, prostitute, missing person, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, religions or cults, deadly, stalking, crimes, danger, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
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The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, nun, murder, supernatural, gory, survival, haunted by the past, danger, youth, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Slaughter Party (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Here's what Judge David Johnson has to say about this film: Yes, there is a party, and some people do get slaughtered. Beyond that you're better off looking the other way and using your time more wisely. Go read a book. Or run for a ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mad scientist, deadly, stalking, crimes, danger, disorder, police, murder investigation, serial murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%