Movies like Spooky Encounters

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Spooky Encounters (1980)
 7.1
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Spooky Encounters (1980)
Original name: 鬼打鬼
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sammo is Courageous Cheung, a pedicab driver in a rural community who is known around town as the man who fears nothing. Well, this is proved false before the opening credits finish when he endures a particularly frightening nightmare of flesh-eating zombies. But, that's just the beginning of his run-ins with the supernatural...
Style: humorous, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: martial arts, zombie, black magic, supernatural, love triangle, betrayal, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, escapades, mind game, rivalry, possession, survival, vampire, kung fu, magic, wizards, cheating wife, sorcerer, mistress, conspiracy, male nudity, cheating ...
Place: china, asia

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Most similar movies to Spooky Encounters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, supernatural, martial arts, danger, heroes, escapades and imaginary mostly in Action, Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like Spooky Encounters: Mr. Vampire (1985), A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991), Mr. Vampire II (1986), A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Vampire (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vampire, martial arts, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, zombie, clergy, heroic mission, supernatural ability, supernatural power, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, tense, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, martial arts, ghost, rivalry, legends and myths, love and romance, supernatural, supernatural romance, romance, heroic mission, love affair, heroes ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mr. Vampire II (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern grave robbing "archeologists" find perfectly preserved specimens from the past of a man, a woman, and their child. Unbeknownst to the scientist and his two bumbling assistants, these are vampires immobilized only by the paper spells ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: vampire, disorder, good versus evil, reluctant partners, supernatural, unlikely partners, chase, goofy hero, escapades, heroes, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, fall in love, adventure, martial arts, collector, monk, heroic mission, love affair ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Encounter of the Spooky Kind II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Impoverished teahouse worker (and martial-arts student) Abao is engaged to his boss' daughter, Little Chu, and fights to protect her from the lecherous advances of the wealthy but repulsive Master Shi. The two men's romantic rivalry ...
Plot: magic, possession, ghost, zombie, snake, martial arts, vampire, monkey, cockroach, pig, male nudity, mummy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrown Priest. To save the village from paranormal menaces, he deals with and battles a host of mysterious creatures including: a little mischievous ...
Style: gothic, exciting, scary, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, vampire, wizards and magicians, master warrior, clergy, supernatural, supernatural ability, mad scientist, rivalry, babies and infants, good versus evil, escapades ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, epic, serious ...
Plot: destiny, supernatural, ghost, adventure, heroic mission, betrayal, escapades, dishonesty, intrigue, battles, martial arts, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Era of Vampires (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th century China, zombies and vampires roamed the lands, feeding on the unsuspecting. A group of martial artists / vampire hunters find themselves employed by a very rich - and very insane - old man who has kept everyone of his relatives ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, martial arts, vengeance, clergy, rivalry, escapades, zombie, wedding, hidden treasure, treasure hunt, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, wing chun, power relations, tough heroes, coming of age, track down, master warrior, contests and competitions, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
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Magic to Win (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows that Professor Hong Sum Kwai is actually the Water Magician, one of the five elemental wizards. One day, Hong accidentally loses his magical powers, which are transferred to his student Cheng Meisi. The girl happily uses the superhuman ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, wizards and magicians, rivalry, supernatural power, attack, college student, magic, super strength, asian, wind ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, monkey king, legends and myths, changing the past or future, time travel, true love, heroic mission, love triangle, love and romance, master villain, supernatural ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Soulkeeper (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thieves (Rodney Rowland, Kevin Patrick Walls) compete with a madman in their search for an ancient relic which can create an army of evil souls.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, humorous, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, afterlife, treasure hunt, supernatural, heroic mission, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, demon, supernatural ability, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, ancient history, misfit, social misfits, cooking and food, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
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: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: private detective, gangsters, zombie, supernatural ability, mystery, rivalry, good versus evil, investigation, curses spells and rituals, crimes, occult, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Magic Crane (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his way to a congress of kung fu masters, an initiate falls from a high cliff, only to be rescued by lovely Tien Lam (Anita Mui), who rides a huge (and sorry-looking) crane. The rest of the movie features a battle between warring martial arts ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, turtle, bat, magic, battles, superhero, supernatural ability, supernatural, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, mountain, soldier, ghost, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, college, heroic mission, legends and myths, adventure, supernatural, superhero ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, adventure, deadly creature, rivalry, partners, park ranger, graphic violence, disorder, misfit partners, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Van Helsing had been asked to help against the tyranny of skeletal creatures that are responsible for terror and death amongst the peasants in rural China. He is the only person qualified to deal with the cause of these phenomena, for the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, martial arts, vampire hunter, obsessive quest, supernatural, legends and myths, good versus evil, master villain, adventure, master warrior, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: china, hong kong, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Eternal Evil of Asia (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fun-filled trip to Thailand turns out to be a deadly one for four best friends when they accidentally killed the sister of a local sorcerer. When one of them mysteriously died upon returning the remaining trio discovers that a curse has been cast ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, scary, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, ghost, invisibility, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, best friends, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong
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28%
My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: martial arts, farce, partners, undercover, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, nothing goes right, down on your luck, disorder, transvestism, gang ...
Time: 80s
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28%
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Evil (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evil force is awakened in downtown Athens transforming the unsuspecting citizens into raving zombies. The few survivors will have to fight hard for their lives. To the death.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, survival, curses spells and rituals, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, brutality, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, plague, zombie outbreak ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, heroic mission, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, heroes, friendship, martial arts, escapades, master villain ...
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27%
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2002 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan. When his partner ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspense
Plot: afterlife, special agents, ghost, reincarnation, martial arts, good versus evil, supernatural, battles, vengeance, introspection, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Boy Eats Girl (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, friendship, chase, survival, love affair, teenage life, experiment gone awry, escapades, youth, supernatural, plague, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010's cult smash, "Ninjas Vs Zombies"! Moments after down-on-his-luck Aaron is rejected by the girl of his dreams, they both ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ninja magic, vampire, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, escapades, good versus evil, supernatural, save the world, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan, is slowly killing all of the members of the Eight Big Clans. Something Cho did to her early in their ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, romance, obsessive quest, heroes, ghost, love and romance, tragic hero, betrayal, master warrior, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, graphic violence, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, redemption ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Twins Effect (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An evil Duke attempts to kill and collect the blood of a royal family of European vampires in order to become all powerful. The only surviving member of the family travels to Hong Kong, only to complicate his struggle by falling in love with a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, martial arts, fall in love, heroic mission, twins, supernatural, royal family, rivalry, fight, tough girl, heroes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 2K
Raw Force (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, martial arts, zombie, slavery, monk, cruise, bar fight, mate swapping, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
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Devil's Den (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Quinn Taylor and his friend Nick are on their way back from Mexico with a load of Spanish Fly to sell in the States. They stop at a gentlemen's club called The Devil's Den and decide to test out their product on the unsuspecting women ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, slasher ...
Plot: survival, cons and scams, supernatural, escapades, buddies, rivalry, violence spree, crimes, government agency, strip club, criminal, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%